Alton Brown ate at CloverDWY on Friday!

I got a note from James, team leader and fry-guy at the Dewey Square truck. “We served Alton Brown at DWY Square today. I wasn’t positive til I checked his FB and twitter feed when I got home. Really cool. Good Eats made me love cooking.” Alton, thanks for braving the cold for those fries! […]


Brussels sprout sandwich leaving

One of the most magical things about our trip to see our farmers in Hadley was seeing where the fields are located. I was imagining one massive field. I was wrong. Hadley land is gold. It’s fed by the Connecticut River Valley and it’s been farmed since Native American times. New fields are scarce. Ray […]


This crack is the secret to Winter Moon Roots flavor

If you’ve already signed up for your Winter CSA, read on to learn how your vegetables will be stored. If you haven’t signed up, but are interested, do so now. We started with only 200 shares and they’re going fast. Michael Docter picks most of his roots* right before the first frost when they’re at the height of taste […]


The sweeter sweet potato

Remember how we were talking about those 9,000 pounds of sweet potatoes? The ones that inspired Enzo to create the Japanese Sweet Potato sandwich so many of you have been raving about? When we visited Next Barn Over the other week, Ray showed us the sweet potatoes that were headed for Clover. He told me a […]


Coffee: it’s a crop too

Pete (the guy in the black shirt) wrote us a handwritten note about the El Bosque, the new Guatemalan coffee we’re pouring right now. He said he was really excited because, for the first time, customers in Cambridge are asking for a specific farm by name. It’s an exciting thing. It makes you realize coffee is […]


Winter Moon Breakfast

It’s 9am. I’ve gone through a couple different modes of transportation. A 4:30am Uber to Harvard Square to pick up Tracy, and bring us to South Station. A 45-minute commuter rail ride from South Station to Framingham, where Chris meets us in a dark parking lot. Chris’s car (he’s taken out his son’s car-seat to […]


White-bagging it

I found myself at the Martin Brothers liquor store early on a Tuesday afternoon, loading up their counter with cheap beer. At the manager meeting yesterday, we did a blind tasting of lagers. Coors Light, Natty Ice, Heineken, Budweiser, you may know these. Mixed into the tasting were some beautiful lagers from Jack’s Abby in Framingham: Smoke and Dagger, Jabby […]


Hadley gold

Chris, Tracy, Paul, and I just returned from a trip to Hadley to visit Winter Moon Roots Farm (which has a winter CSA share you can sign up for) and Next Barn Over (which has been supplying Clover with most produce for this summer and fall, most recently those sweet potatoes you’ve been eating in […]


Jack’s Abby Winter Seasonal Launch 11/6, 8pm, CloverHSQ

Just in time for this wintery weather, we’re bringing you the very first taste of a Winter Seasonal Lager from the brotherly brewers at Jack’s Abby in Framingham. Sam, Eric, and Jack are students of Bavarian brewing and they’re racking up worldwide accolades for their lagers. This year, Ratebeer, a worldwide beer rating organization, gave […]


Halloween 2014

Thanks everybody who made this Halloween the eeriest ever!