Best of Boston

BEST Produce Shop

2014 BEST Produce Shop
Photograph by Bruce Peterson. Styling by Kara Butterfield.



Every summer, Russo’s front yard looks like a veritable grotto—lined with row after row of blooming petunias, peonies, and poms. The colorful freshness continues inside, where rustic wooden bins overflow with edible plants of every sort: multiple types of chard,… read more »

2013 BEST Produce Shop

Siena Farms South End


Chris Kurth and Ana Sortun’s 50-acre Sudbury farm supplies some of the area’s top restaurants with fresh produce—and, through their brick-and-mortar shop in the South End, many local home kitchens as well. Peruse the overflowing bins for the most vibrant… read more »

2007 BEST Produce Shop



Gourmet purveyors offering just five perfect pears tagged at $5 apiece are all well and good, but we prefer this veggie Valhalla, where fresh fennel and pluots are piled alongside everyday cooking staples. read more »