From the archives

Boston loves medlars! Only 5 days to try!

12 January, 2018: Who would have thought? We launched the Medlar Sandwich yesterday. And it was a blockbuster. We sold 500 medlar sandwiches, and sampled around 500 more medlars and jam to folks who were curious. This is the type of ingredient you won’t find in most restaurants, definitely not fast food ones like ours. It’s hard to find (it… Read More

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Pizza 🍕 emoji

12 January, 2018: A bunch of us were having a meeting about the Public Release of the Clover App, coming in mid-February. And we’re all thinking about ways to make the app fun to use. Like, really fun. We want to incorporate some elements of surprise, some elements of playfulness. Jane said, “You know you can text a pizza emoji… Read More

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Mislabeled Medlars

23 December, 2017: You think you know everything about fruits, and then you meet a medlar. It comes into season in the winter. And it needs to “blet” (or rot, or ferment, however you want to call it) a little bit before it is yummy. For this reason, medlars have been used as metaphors (kinda inappropriate by today’s standards) by many… Read More

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That electricity in the air

2 August, 2016: I was hoping this wouldn’t happen, but also knew that it was only a matter of time. The original Clover Food Truck, the CloverMIT truck is closing. Customers will have to go 100 feet down the street to CloverKND for their fix starting this coming Monday. That picture above is from June 2009. That was the first… Read More

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An Ode to the Carrot Sandwich

21 December, 2017: This is Kenny. Jenny and I invited him over to CloverHUB to taste this year’s Carrot Sandwich before it formally launches today. He’s a regular customer at CloverKND, and a grad student in chemistry at MIT. We got a very poetic letter from him through Facebook Messenger a while back asking us to bring back the Carrot Sandwich. Today… Read More

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How does food get on the menu?

14 December, 2017: You might remember our first take at hummus bowls was a disaster. If you were a Kendall customer who tried hummus bowls back in August, sorry! Packaging, operations, communications were all a mess. We regrouped, and tested them again at CloverFIN, and it was a huge success (btw, if you’re craving those hummus bowls, they’ll likely appear… Read More

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Winter Moon Roots CSAs officially SOLD OUT

14 December, 2017: We had a really incredible response to the Winter Moon Roots CSA. We had hoped we would sell 100 shares for Michael and his farm; final numbers are coming in at 300. Thanks to everyone who signed up – you’re all helping support organic farming right here in Massachusetts. The first pickup is Monday, December 18, from… Read More

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Impossible Sausage Egg and Cheese Live

13 December, 2017: The Impossible meatballs have been selling like crazy. Our contractor Justin Kelly suggested we turn our attention to breakfast, asking when we were going to make a sausage egg and cheese. This is the second Impossible item we’ve been working on. That picture above was from a food planning meeting a few weeks back. We were having… Read More

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Happy birthday hat

20 July, 2009: Hat turned 21 last Saturday. About 125 of you were lucky enough to celebrate with Clover cupcakes. This time: chocolate cupcakes with a rum buttercream. last time we try buttercream on the truck. Tasty but melts. Read More

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Take Clover home this holiday season

6 December, 2017: A bunch of you have been asking for this, so here it is! We’re making some of our favorite soups, salads, and appetizers (like that butternut squash soup, or our yummy Hungarian cheese spread) and packing them up in larger quantities for you to bring to your holiday table this year. We’ll have 3 pickup dates, during… Read More

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Changes coming tomorrow!

6 December, 2017: That’s a Spicy Coconut Lentil soup being built at Clover Burlington the other week. We’re rolling out a few changes to the menu tomorrow. We’re hoping they make you love Clover more! If you stop by, help cheer on the crew. They’re adjusting to a lot of changes (where to put things, what time to prep things.)… Read More

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We made a mural with your feedback!

1 December, 2017: Thanks all who are weighing in on the great meatball debate. If you’ve stopped by and had one, chances are, we’ve asked for your thoughts. We gathered up some of the key moments in the Impossible Meat story, and turned our wall at DTX into a mural about serving Impossible Meat. There are some interactive features, where you… Read More

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Meet farmer Michael Docter tomorrow at CloverDTX

28 November, 2017: Stop by CloverDTX (27 School Street, Boston) tomorrow from 2pm to 3:30pm to meet Michael Docter, farmer at Winter Moon Roots in Hadley. He’ll be bringing samples of the brightest, tastiest root vegetables you’ve ever tried. If you’ve been on the fence about signing up for a CSA this winter, he’ll be able to answer questions, too. Read More

From the archives

Earth Day Fiasco

23 April, 2009: OK, I know you’re all wondering what the deal with the cops was, and what those notes were the other day. So here’s the short version of the story: – MIT asked us to park at the Stata for Earth Day – I got the day wrong, I didn’t realize that at MIT “Earth Day” is the… Read More

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Oats from Maine in-testing at CloverHSQ breakfast

21 November, 2017: We’re a few years into the project of using Clover as an outlet for local grain. We started by buying flour from Maine Grains and baking thousands of pita daily. By the way, if you’ve been upset by the pita from New York, our bread oven is back up and running as of this morning!!! Breakfast is… Read More