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Fresh Perspective: Chicken & Rice Guys and Long Wind Farm

Monday, July 28, 2014

Fresh Perspective: Chicken & Rice Guys and Long Wind Farm

 

Kendall Square Farmer’s Market offers many very delicious ways to spice up the lunch routine and this coming Thursday July 31st features two of our favorites – Chicken & Rice Guys (a.k.a. CnRGuys) and Long Wind Organic Farm. The wildly popular Boston food truck company and the Vermont-based grower of red and ripe tomatoes deliver on the Kendall Farmer’s Market promise of tasty, fresh, local food every Thursday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

 (image via cnrguys.com)

Ying and Yang. Bert and Ernie. Chicken and rice. Some things just go together. Chicken & Rice Guys Ian So and Jaemin Lee launched their Boston-based food truck in the summer or 2011 after enjoying the pleasures of Halal-style Middle Eastern flavored plates of chicken and rice served from a food truck in Manhattan’s meat-packing district.

 (image via cnrguys.com)

 

For under $10, Chicken & Rice Guys serves up a tasty plate of spiced chicken or lamb (or combo) piled atop a bed of perfectly seasoned rice and lettuce, accompanied with a warm pita. Their garlic-infused white sauce adds a burst of flavor as does the intense hot sauce. This mobile popular lunch spot can be found anywhere the trademark bright yellow food trucks are parked around Greater Boston (daily locations are listed on the internet, Facebook or Twitter.) Fortunately, you can just head to down to the Kendall Farmer’s Market every Thursday to get your fill of CnR!

 

 (Image via http://www.longwindfarm.com)

 

Long Wind Farm is a Vermont-based, certified organic farm dedicated to growing “real” food. Their specialty, fresh, ripe tomatoes definitely are real – even if they look too plump to be true! Every Thursday, the farm brings its ripe goodness to the Kendall Square Marketplace.

 

Long Wind founder Dave Chapman has farmed Vermont’s Upper Valley (near White River Junction) since 1980 and began harvesting soil-grown, organic greenhouse tomatoes in 1990.  This year, Long Wind created a CSA subscription program for consumers, where participants can get fresh farm fare 26 weeks per year.

 (Image via http://www.longwindfarm.com)

 

The Long Wind CSA does not offer a Kendall Square pick-up location, but it does provide the next-best thing. Every Thursday, guests at the Kendall Square Farmer’s market can buy tomatoes that are grown less than three hours away, free of chemicals and harmful pesticides. Sweet, flavorful and juicy, these tomatoes are the way mother nature intended – for real!

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