"I joined because of its flexibility of selecting items a la carte, a user friendly site, and its multiple pick up locations. It's a great way to force oneself to primarily eat vegetables and other produce and thus eat out less and stay healthy! Also I love being able to choose a food source that is locally and sustainably grown. Almost every time I try a local Roots fruit for the first time, my mind is blown"
- Sheena Zhang
“I don’t have to think about going to the market or what I’m going to cook or if what I’m eating is healthy or not. Local Roots is just so easy and so delicious! After tasting Local Roots’ fresh produce, there’s no going back!”
- Phoebe Gittelson
- Alex Lauer
"I love being a Local Roots member -- I feel like I'm part of a community. We're committed to supporting local agriculture, and we're rewarded with very good food. Everyone usually hates Wednesdays, but since they've become my pick-up day, they're become my favorite weekday.
When I get to cooking, I feel like I'm in an episode of Chopped, using my mystery basket to whip up something fresh, healthy, and satisfying. I also love getting vegetables I've never handled (or even seen before), like pointed cabbage (how is that a thing?), romanesco, and funky-shaped summer squashes. It's always good. I also think Local Roots does a good job with its newsletters and Instagram. I look forward to seeing posts from our farmers or the dishes that the other members cook up. "
- Victoria O'Neill
"Thank you to you to you and your whole team for the wonderful service that you provide, to families, to farmers, to the earth."
- Joy Setton
- Rob Corrado, Bushwick Member
"We had a dinner party and ended up supplementing our Local Roots share with some mushrooms fromt he co-op. There was just no question in the difference in taste. Local Roots' mushrooms tasted 100 times better!"
- Nathan Dorr
Growing up in Upstate NY, I’ve always lived sustainably but it was hard to find ways to do that in NYC til I started getting my food through Local Roots NYC. With my busy schedule, I didn’t have time to do all the research for products that aligned with my values, but I trust the farmers and brands Local Roots works with.”
- Ashley M, Greenpoint member
“I love Local Roots NYC. Even though I’m an adventurous eater and cook to begin with, it challenges me to try new greens and veggies that I wouldn’t necessarily buy otherwise. I also love that you can try different food options throughout the year because you offer a whole lot more than just vegetables.”
– S. Blau, Bushwick Member
“I appreciate what you do. The sunflower sprouts are insane! I’ve researched them and not only are they fantastically delicious, they supply a load of nutrients. Thanks for introducing me to a new food!”
– P. Quartuccio, South Street Seaport Member
“I don’t say thank you enough to you or the gang. The Local Roots Farm Share is one of the highlights of my week! If i had one word to describe the Local Roots it would be ‘Pukka’ which means first class or great in the UK’.”
– P. George, Boerum Hill Member
“The strawberries we got in the summer were the best and juiciest I have ever had, did not know they could be so good!”
-Local Roots Member at NYULangone Health, Alexandria Center
“This is my first CSA or Farm Share and it’s the best part of my day. I look forward to it every week. Thank you for bringing it to our office.”
– Local Roots Member at NYULangone Health