Tag: locavorism

DIY APPETIZER: Catalan Pea Shoots

Peas are showing up on purportedly locavore menus around town, but honest local pods won’t debut at Greenmarket for another month or so. Until then, we like to pre-game with PEA SHOOTS, which are literally popping up all over and contain the true taste of the finished product, minus the waiting.


Where some vacationers see surf and sand, this sustainable food expert finds local okra, grassfed lamb and the rumblings of an agricultural transformation.. Read the story for more on the island’s shift away from producing sugar crops for export to growing okra and raising grassfed lamb to feed the locals.