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GOOD restaurants serving organic food

I know a lot of places these days say they get their xyz from the local organic abc, but does anyone know of a restaurant that exclusively ( or nearly exclusively) concentrates on local, organic food- not necessarily vegetarian?

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  1. I mean restaurants.....:)

    1. I believe Common Ground in Dorchester serves exclusively organic food. They are in Lower Mills on Dot. Ave...

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      1. re: hiddenboston

        Are they still around; I thought that odd religious community that runs the place had run aground a few years ago.

        1. re: Karl S

          Oh, they are around. Maybe MichaelB will chime in here with recent experiences. :-)

          1. re: yumyum

            Hmm, called out on the Common Ground... *interesting* ;) Anyway, they are still very much in business, although beware their hours -- weekdays only, and they close pretty early (I think at 8 mondays - thursdays; fridays they close mid-afternoon for Sabbath). Hidden may be right that they're exclusively organic; I always had the sense that they were "natural," "wholegrain." no-red-meat -- that sort of thing, rather than strictly organic, but I might just have been distracted by the amazing Brothers Grimm interior.

            Agree with hotoynoodle below that no one around here can source much *locally* grown produce during the winter, although meat and seafood are more doable.

      2. Mare in the North End.

        1. Garden of Eden in the South End. Delicious!!

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          1. re: emc

            Thanks emc ,hiddenb. and Bostonbob3....I'll have to check them!
            h.a.

          2. Oleana in Cambridge - wonderfully seasonal and delicious.

            1. Icarus in the South End

              1. icarus and oleana do use some organic produce but it's not the focus of either.

                not to be a party-pooper, but the op will have a tough time finging a bounty of "local organic" items on any menus right now because of the season.

                1. Genki Ya is a great organic sushi restaurant in Coolidge Corner Brookline. "Organic" may be ambiguous for seafood, but they seem to do a good job and have great food.

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                  1. re: jkcomment

                    I agree. One of my favorite Japanese restaurants in the Boston area....

                  2. Garden at the Cellar on Mass Ave between Harvard Sq. and Central Sq.

                    1. T W Food in Cambridge focuses pretty heavily on local produce. They did an all local dinner just a few days ago. More impressively, when I was there in February, they were serving a lot of root vegetables they'd cellared themselves.