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Fresh English peas at retail?

MC Slim JB May 21, 2010 12:32 PM

Anyone seen fresh English peas for sale at retail around town? I see them on a lot of local restaurant menus still.

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    quirkydeb May 21, 2010 01:20 PM

    I just saw them earlier this week at the Brighton Whole Foods.

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      cods May 21, 2010 01:21 PM

      Russo's had a big pile 12/20.

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        Tir_na_nOg May 21, 2010 01:42 PM

        I saw frozen shelled peas at Wilson Farm yesterday, although I didn't look close. Frozen will usually be better than unfrozen, since the sugars rapidly turn into starch after picking.

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        Wilson Farm
        10 Pleasant St, Lexington, MA 02421

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          steinpilz May 21, 2010 03:51 PM

          Yes I got these a couple of times and enjoyed shellling them, a nice ritual.

          I've also seen shelled spring peas at the Whole Food in Central Square.

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          ChocolateMilkshake May 21, 2010 05:13 PM

          Yesterday's email from Dave's Fresh Pasta said they had some:
          ENGLISH PEAS organic. Eco-Cottle Farm, NC

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          Dave's Fresh Pasta
          81 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144

          1. ineemeeny May 21, 2010 06:02 PM

            Yep! I've been getting them from Fresh Pond Whole Foods for the past couple weeks!

            1. jgleeche May 22, 2010 09:27 PM

              Yes! I have gotten them at Whole Foods River Street in Cambridge at least a few times.

              1. greenzebra May 23, 2010 06:10 PM

                Verrill's in Concord has their own fresh peas available for sale at their farmstand. Extremely good and sweet, even after a day or two in the fridge.

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                  dsackton May 25, 2010 05:04 AM

                  The ones at Verrill are not actually their own, but both times I've bought them, I haven't felt like waiting for the person that I asked to go find out where they are from. Still good though

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