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What Is Good Food? Understanding Product Labels

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We only offer Good Food at our online Shop—food that’s good for your health, our community, and the planet, and food that most definitely makes your family’s bellies happy! We then make online grocery shopping easy by helping you quickly find products based on the food attributes that matter to you most. Here’s a guide to all our Good Food labels that we think best support your health & a healthy planet.   Our Banned Ingredients you will never find in products at the Door to Door Organics Shop: acesulfame-K (acesulfame potassium) acetylated esters of mono- and diglycerides ammonium chloride artificial colors artificial flavors aspartame azodicarbonamide benzoates BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) bleached flour bromated flour brominated vegetable oil […]

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Meet the Family Who Grows Your Colorado Peaches

For more than 100 years, Ela Family Farms has cultivated a rich heritage of growing some of the tastiest fruit on the Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains. Located just outside the small town of Hotchkiss, fourth-generation farmer Steve Ela takes pride in growing organic peaches, apples, pears, and cherries. He also uses innovative, sustainable farming practices to ensure the health of his land and trees. The resulting fruit will soon be ripe enough to be picked at the peak of flavor and make the journey over the Continental Divide to your door.

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The Locavore’s Guide to Eating in Season

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Find out when our most popular local produce will be at its peak & meet the farmers who grow all this delicious Good Food: Door to Door Organics Locavore’s Guide to Eating in Season is an at-a-glance calendar that makes it easy to eat locally & in season, which ensures you’re eating the most nutritious & delicious available. Learn more about the health benefits of local food. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2014/06/LocalProduceCal2014_CO_v1_web.jpg" alt="The Locavore’s Guide to Eating in Season – 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/locavores-guide-eating-season/" target="_blank">Door to Door Organics Colorado</a></p><img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2014/06/LocalProduceCal2014_CO_v1_web.jpg" alt="The Locavore’s Guide to Eating in Season – An Infographic from Door to Door […]

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Why Organic Is Better for the Earth

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There’s a reason why 100% of the fruits and vegetables we sell are organic … actually there are a few reasons. You already know why we choose organic for your health, so here are the top six reasons why we support organic farming to lessen our impact on the land and work in harmony with the natural world. Here’s what you help to keep in the environment (the good stuff) and what you keep out (the bad stuff) when you pick that organic apple instead of the nonorganic one. What Organic Farming Keeps Out of the Land 1. Pesticides out of our drinking water: All those pesticides sprayed by farmers using conventional agriculture methods don’t just stay on the food; […]

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Why Cleanse? 4 Tips for Daily Detox

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It’s hard to believe that people change the oil in their cars more than they cleanse their bodies to keep them running better and longer. Your everyday aches and pains, sluggishness, allergies, breakouts, digestive woes, and anxiety bouts are all “check engine” lights going off and signaling it’s time for a tune-up. Cleansing will help you feel better, sleep better, look better, and have more energy to perform better. The good news is that you don’t have to follow a fasting cleanse to benefit from a detox. Our bodies are designed to “always be cleansing,” which at the Conscious Cleanse we call “doing your ABCs.” This means tuning into how food makes you feel so you eat in a way that […]

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Welcome Autumn With Apples

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Fall’s freshest, crispest apples are at their peak this month. Right now, we have bushels of sweet Fujis, aromatic Galas, tart Granny Smiths, crunchy Honeycrisps, and tangy-sweet Jonagolds, and we’re getting in more varieties every week. Top salads, fill pies, or just snack on slices for juicy bursts of vitamins A, B, and C, and fiber. Find more ways to add apples to your favorite fall dishes at the Kitchen. Then bring a bit of autumn’s bold colors to your desktop as a reminder to savor the season. Just download the October 2013 Good Food Calendar to your desktop by clicking on the ideal version for your screen and then choose save/download. 1920 x 1080 1680 x 1050 1600 x […]

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7 Tips to Make Fruits & Veggies Last Longer [Infographic]

Nurturing fruits and veggies doesn’t end at the farm. Door to Door Organics offers these quick storage tips to keep your produce from spoiling too quickly. Did you know that you can keep your tomatoes free of bruises if you store ‘em upside down? Or that chopping off the tops of carrots helps them retain their nutrients longer? Discover where your favorite fruits and veggies store best to keep them fresh and flavorful longer. Soon you’ll be throwing out less food and saving money. [Click here for full size version]                                                             […]

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