Leafy Greens For Spring & Summer

Nothing beats a crisp salad on a warm day. While you’re grilling up Dad’s favorites this weekend, add variety to your meals with some fresh greens. Choose from organic or locally grown hydroponic lettuce and leafy greens like kale, spinach, arugula, romaine, butter lettuce, or a spring mix. Top your salad with plain or marinated sirloin tips from our Butcher Shop, ready to grill and serve.

You’ll find all the following tasty choices lining our greens wall:

Olivia’s Organics
Chelsea, MA
Based in Chelsea, MA, Olivia’s Organics carefully selects organic farms around the United States to grow their greens in regions with the best growing conditions for each season. Olivia’s farmers commit to their Organic Pledge which means all products have been Non-GMO Verified and are never subjected to ionizing radiation.

Farmers use renewable resources and natural methods to increase the fertility of the soil, such as crop-rotation, high quality compost and natural minerals.

Select from Spring Mix, Baby Spinach, Baby Kale, and more.

Little Leaf Lettuce
Devens, MA
Little Leaf Farms in Devens, MA, grows baby greens hydroponically in a 3-acre greenhouse, with sustainability built in at the design level – from the use of renewable energy to power growing lights to their rainwater collection and reuse systems. The greens are grown in 100% captured rainwater with an advanced fertilization and irrigation system that uses up to 90% less water than field-grown greens.

Their natural gas-powered heating system operates with over 95% efficiency. It both heats their greenhouse and captures CO2 to use within their growing system.

The non-GMO greens never come in contact with chlorine-based cleaners or chemical washing agents.

Try the Spring Mix, with a blend of red leaf, green leaf, and blond leaf, lettuces, and arugula, the Red & Green Leaf Mix or the Baby Crispy Green Leaf.

FreshBox Farms
Millis, MA
FreshBox Farms’ greens — grown exclusively in indoor hydroponic farms — often comes to Brothers the same day it was harvested! It’s grown in Millis, MA, just down the street from our Medfield location. These greens are grown purely, without ever using any chemicals. Their crops are never genetically modified, and are verified by the Non-GMO Project.

Grown in climate-controlled, clean, indoor environments, these greens grow in just the right temperature, humidity and lighting, using 99% less water than field farming.

FreshBox use an indoor growing system to grow vertically on shelves, meaning they use a much smaller footprint than farmland. Each of their 320-square-foot hydroponic enclosures operates on its own as a fully sustainable farm, with its environment carefully managed through mechanical and digital controls.

Their non-GMO seedlings are grown in a clean growing environment with auto-regulated, filtered water and carefully craft nutrient blends for each type of plant. They designed their own lights customized to each plant as well. And then all plants are harvested using a proprietary system.

Select from the Fresh & Tender Spring Mix, the Fresh & Hearty 50/50 Blend and more.

 

Once you’ve selected fresh, leafy greens, read up on how to create a hearty salad! 

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