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“Fry” Voted

3 November, 2020: Reminder that we are closed today, Election Day, with a paid day off so our staff can all vote, volunteer, or simply rest. Hope you’ve been able to vote early or that you have a plan for getting out there! If you’re reading this it’s not too late to head out. Email us (info@cloverfoodlab.com) with a selfie… Read More

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Free delivery is here

2 November, 2020: Look, it’s Olivia delivering meal boxes during warmer times! Read on for some big news about meal boxes. If the $120 delivery minimum has been keeping you away, check this out: DELIVERY IS NOW $9.99.Thanks to our intrepid driving team, some mapping software, and the popularity of the program (yay!) we’re able to reduce the cost of meal… Read More

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Vote Climate Deniers out of office! PS we’re closed Nov 3.

29 October, 2020: We’re going to be closed on November 3 entirely (no restaurants, no meal boxes) so that our staff can vote or volunteer for the election. Everyone is getting a paid holiday. If you’ve been by you may have noticed the crew sporting these badges. I realized we forgot to tell everyone what these stripes are about. Are… Read More

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The last straw

29 June, 2010: Those of you who’ve been following us for a while know about the back door on the MIT truck. It is exactly the right height for banging your head when you’re stepping off the truck. Nearly everyone has fallen victim to it at one point or another. Last week, LJ banged his head really hard and Chris… Read More

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Birthday cupcakes tomorrow!

28 October, 2020: Do you like cupcakes? Read on for how to snag one whether you’re eating at restaurants or cooking up Clover at home. At the original Clover truck at MIT, if a staff member had a birthday, something special would happen.  We’d bake a batch of cupcakes in our Moffat oven, frost them in the sun (or rain)… Read More

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We’re making a Thanksgiving meal box!

27 October, 2020: Amazing turkey roosting on the counter of the first Clover restaurant. There was a huge response to our Thanksgiving meal box idea, so we’re going to do it! We’ll run the box for a few weeks leading up to the holiday and it’ll be everything you would hope for: lots of fall produce, some of our favorite… Read More

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An apple orchard in every meal box

22 October, 2020: The apple is New England’s fruit. This belongs to us. It’s our heritage. The original Clover truck had a big cardboard box with a little sign saying “take one.” Every fall, we would give away hundreds of apples per day. Apples were our original gift. I wanted everybody to taste a real apple. The apples I love… Read More

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Winter Moon Roots CSAs on sale

16 October, 2020: Year 8 of our Winter Moon Roots CSA! This one feels like a particularly important one to support farmers like Michael Docter. Click here to learn everything you need to know. You can get your share for pickup at your nearest Clover or get it delivered to your house. Read More

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Boiling Sap

15 April, 2009: OK, so here is post #2 in this week’s maple syrup series. I’ll get to the syrup, but first the pitch: – This Sunday, 11am – 1pm at the Clover truck – Pancakes with Cummington Blueberries, corn fritters, pickles, and tons of local maple syrup OK, back to the syrup. So you all know sap comes out… Read More

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I love Flour Bakery too

3 October, 2020: Who wants a sticky bun!!! The first 200 customers to order meal boxes right now will get Flour’s famous sticky buns as a little gift tucked into their box. I was a bit intimidated the first time I met Joanne. I knew her through her work. But the closest I’d come to her was seeing her on… Read More

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Sticky Buns for Everyone!

1 October, 2020: Who wants a sticky bun!!! The first 200 customers to order meal boxes right now will get Flour’s famous sticky buns as a little gift tucked into their box. When I was growing up Birthdays were defined by sticky buns. My dad would get them started the night before then wake up early in the morning to… Read More

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First light, bagels, burritos and MIT

29 September, 2020: Blue and I developed a little routine last fall. When Surfline says the conditions are right, we wake up really early and get down to Narragansett before first light. That’s when the sun hasn’t yet risen but light is just starting to reflect off the atmosphere. It’s a magical time. We get in the water and surf. We are… Read More

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What you want, when you want, where you want

11 September, 2020: When COVID hit I got the chance to step back and look at Clover in some very high-level ways. I realized something in those first few weeks that felt like a bit of a revelation for me.A Clover Meal costs approximately $10 If we take away the ability to choose from a range of options it would… Read More

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Thanks for your patience

6 April, 2010: Ok everybody, we’re feeling some growing pains here. You may not know this, but we fed more customers in Feb than August. And now that the weather has turned we’re coming into a whole new era. Friday we had 10 employees working on the truck at lunch. 10. Prepare for that to become regular as soon as… Read More

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Sharan is back!

8 September, 2020: As we say every year, a big thank-you to Sharan for coming up with this crowd favorite back when he was an intern in our kitchen. The Sharan is Sharan’s take on an Indochinese dish he grew up eating called Gobi Manchurian. A spicy, peppery, sweet spread, fried cauliflower, Napa cabbage slaw, and puffed rice noodles. You… Read More