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Find Out Where Your Local Lamb Comes From

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Did you know that around the world, lamb signifies birth and new life and is the traditional meat eaten at Easter? Aside from the religious reasons, lamb was also the first fresh meat available after a long cold winter. While we have many more options today, we’re lucky enough to have grass-fed, free-range lamb from a local farm called Boulder Lamb, started in 2012 by Clint and Mary Kay Buckner. The Buckners have always been big supporters of organic and wanting to know where their food came from. “We always dreamed of growing and raising our own food and Boulder Lamb became an extension of that dream,” says Mary Kay. “With everything we produce, we are extremely passionate about providing […]

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10 Superfoods to Keep You Well This Winter

10 Superfoods to Keep You Well This Winter

Have you and your family been spared the colds and flu that have been going around this season? What’s your secret? It just might be Good Food. Fruits, veggies, and other superfoods are loaded with nutrients that bolster your body’s defenses against nasty bugs. Find out which foods to stock up on to fend off the flu — and maybe even win the cold war this winter. Then discover our top immune-boosting recipes at the Kitchen. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2014/02/wellness-foods-blog-final2.jpg" alt="10 Superfoods to Keep You Well This Winter – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/2014/02/10-superfoods-keep-well-winter/" target="_blank">Door to Door Organics Colorado</a></p><img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2014/02/wellness-foods-blog-final2.jpg" alt="10 Superfoods to Keep You Well […]

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More Good Food to Come in 2014

As we welcome the new year, we want to reflect on the past year before looking forward and sharing some new, innovative ways we’ll be bringing you and your family more Good Food in 2014. In 2013, we planted the seeds for growth, including expanding our delivery to the East Coast — Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware — offering more delivery day options, and partnering with more local, artisan producers to add hundreds of new foods to our just-revamped Shop. When we weren’t connecting you to all that Good Food, we were connecting with you at our community events or virtually on social media. Take a look at the fun we had bringing you the freshest, most delicious […]

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Canning & Preserving 101: You Can Do It

Canning & Preserving 101

Curious about canning but slightly scared you’re going to do something wrong? Worry not! I’m a canning expert and the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round, so I’m here to help. As long as you stick with recipes from trusted sources, like those at the Kitchen, and follow a few simple steps, you can easily preserve summer’s bounty and can your own jams, jellies, and pickled veggies. Fruit-based preserves are some of the most popular, but homemade pickles are incredibly easy to do as well (and are far more cost-effective than the store-bought ones). Check out this how-to for 10 tips and tricks that will have you canning in no time! Find fresh fruits and veggies perfect for […]

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Enjoy the End of Summer Tomato-palooza!

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The kids may be back at school, but don’t say so long to summer just yet. Savor the abundance of the season’s juiciest, tastiest heirloom tomatoes ripened in the late-summer sun. Eat ‘em like an apple or slice ‘em up for a quick Caprese Salad or to transform any sandwich. With heirloom cherry tomatoes, pop ‘em straight in your mouth, like juicy vitamin C-packed candy. If you have any left, add these bitty bursts to salads or sauté with garlic and olive oil to toss with pasta. As reminder to enjoy every day of summer before it leaves us in a few weeks, download the September 2013 Good Food Calendar featuring Tomato-palooza to your desktop. Just click on the ideal […]

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Out-of-the-Box Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

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Back-to-school means back to hectic schedules for you and your kids. Between working long hours and shuttling kiddos to school and various activities, when are you supposed to find the time to pack healthy lunches? Relying on highly processed foods or the school’s lunch may save time but it can impact your child’s ability to focus in class. Did you know that processed foods have been linked to attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? A recent study reports reduced ADHD symptoms in 78% of kids who cut out chemical-laden foods, so stick to whole foods and your child’s focus and hyperactivity issues may improve. Chef Chris offers these quick ideas and time-saving tips that will make lunchtime fun again for […]

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Our nectarines are just peachy this week! Let the juice run down your chin as you bite into one of summer’s tastiest treats that are at their peak right now. Did you know that nectarines are just peaches free of fuzz and with a bit more of a red blush on the skin? Sort of like a peach inside and a plum outside. I think that’s the best of both worlds! How and why to eat ‘em Compared to peaches, nectarines are packed with more potassium and vitamins A and C. They’re also fiber-filled so they’ll keep you satisfied with just 60 calories in an average-sized piece of fruit. So go ahead and indulge in this low-cal snack. I’m thinking of turning […]

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