How A Business Grew From Seeds

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Co-Founders Kelly Coughlin and Greg Woodworth pictured above. With a dream – and 60 tons of butternut squash seed – what started as a cookie company in Boston grew into Stony Brook Wholehearted Foods. Nowadays, Stony Brook makes artisanal seed oils, seed snacks, and protein powder all based out of the Finger Lakes. We spoke with co-founder Greg Woodworth to … Read More

Special Seed-y Gift

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This week Fruit & Vegetable Bag subscribers will find nestled among the vegetables a bag of samples from Seed Phytonutrients. You will receive a sample pack of Daily Hair Cleanser, Lightweight Conditioner, and Body Moisturizer. Seed Phytonutrients is a start-up company based in Doyleston, PA. Their mission is to support American organic farmers by sourcing local seeds as their main ingredient. They … Read More

Black Futsu – It’s what’s inside that counts.

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The black futsu squash is pretty darn ugly. There is no getting around it. But, don’t let the warty, greenish-grey skin put you off, these are one of the best darn squashes around. They are incredibly sweet with a hazelnut taste, plus you can eat the skin…no peeling required. The black futsu is an heirloom variety that is very difficult to … Read More

Spaghetti Squash, A Most Versatile Food

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Spaghetti squash can be baked, boiled, steamed, and/or microwaved. You can serve with sauce or butter it up. It is all the rage as a no carb substitute for spaghetti. Don’t forget the seeds, which can be roasted just like pumpkin seeds. Plus, it is packed with nutrients and low on calories (about 42 calories a cup). Spaghetti squash flavor is mild…okay sorta … Read More