More from Jane

Goodbye Heirloom Tomato and Sharan, hello JSP!

28 September, 2020: We thought we’d have enough heirlooms to last us for the next couple days, but unfortunately the supply has already fizzled out! So it’ll be an early end (or at least earlier than intended) to the Heirloom Tomato Sandwich this summer. A huge thanks to all our farmers in western Mass who grew us such beautiful tomatoes… Read More

Next Barn Over carrots are in the building!

18 September, 2020: Stacia texted me and Lucia this pic yesterday – Ray and their team at Next Barn Over Farm in Hadley just dropped off a pallet of gorgeous sweet western Mass carrots 🙂 Here’s Jess about to forklift them onto one of our shelves in our big walk-in refrigerator. Read More

Happy birthday Ayr :)

16 September, 2020: Not exactly news per se, but today is Ayr’s birthday! Happy birthday Ayr!!! (Pic is from a few birthdays ago, pre-COVID) Read More

Sneak peek at Clover ready-to-eat meals

15 September, 2020: Chris and Ayr have been playing around with this concept (Chris actually got a small heat sealing machine to test things out with! Pic below). Here are some samples we were checking out last week. Aren’t they beautiful? Clover flavors and amazing local ingredients, packaged into single-serve, ready-to-eat meals that could be delivered to your door. What… Read More

Can you help us?

22 July, 2020: Lucia, Ayr, and I were talking recently about older forms of marketing: posters, flyers, mailers, word of mouth. What people now call grassroots. And it made me wonder – we’ve been looking for a couple things lately – can our community provide? So I put out a couple of “calls for help” on social media this week.… Read More

July 4th grill boxes were a big hit

2 July, 2020: These started out as one of those “hey wouldn’t it be fun…” ideas. But it’s turned out to be a big hit – we completely sold out of our Veggie and Post-Meat Grill Boxes that we made specially for 4th of July weekend! So we’ve decided to add both boxes to the Clover At Home menu full-time… Read More

Do you have a friend who needs a visit from the Clover van?

22 June, 2020: (Update July 2: this contest is now closed – thank you so much to everyone who has nominated a loved one! We will announce and contact winners early next week) As we gear up to re-open our restaurants (3 locations are open starting today!) and expand our meal box program (we’ve had to quadruple our capacity in… Read More

In Ayr’s Kitchen – new website!!

4 May, 2020: Can’t believe it’s already been almost a full month of Ayr’s Youtube cooking show. When we started we honestly weren’t sure how much interest there would be. But the support has been amazing!! A ton of folks are tuning in regularly, and we’re getting tagged in a lot of photos of your at-home cooking creations (check out… Read More

In Ayr’s Kitchen, Episodes 23-26

27 April, 2020: Challenge: how many local ingredients can you incorporate into this week’s recipes? Check back here for updated program schedule, ingredient lists, and video links for this week’s episodes of In Ayr’s Kitchen – I’ll be keeping it up-to-date as we go along. All of Ayr’s previous episodes are available on his Youtube channel – you can also find a list… Read More

Local vendors & growers you can support right now

22 April, 2020: For some of us (me included) our pantries need restocking right about now. So if you’re looking to restock AND support local businesses while you’re at it, read on for a few of our recommendations! PANTRY Plimoth Grist Mill – Kim makes incredible stone-ground corn meal, sampe, locally-grown popcorn, and more (we use their cornmeal for our… Read More