Indigenous Crop: The Boston Marrow Squash famed for its custard-like, buttery flavor

Indigenous Crop: The Boston Marrow Squash famed for its custard-like, buttery flavor

The Boston Marrow Squash is an old heirloom winter squash that is well known in and around Boston, as well as elsewhere in the Northeast America. It is part of the Cucurbita maxima family, which originated from South America. The Boston Marrow was featured in Slow Food’s Ark of Taste, famed for its custard-like, buttery flavor.