Love fresh, organic produce but hate when it shrivels & wilts before you can use it? Try these tricks to keep your fruits & vegetables fresh longer. Let’s start with these 6 tips: Store fruits & vegetables separately. Fruits like bananas & melons emit the ripening hormone ethylene as a gas, which can speed spoilage of other items. Chop tops. Removing carrots & beet tops helps these veggies retain nutrients & stay fresh longer. Don’t toss beet greens—cook ’em like chard! Let veggies breathe. Store them in reusable mesh bags or unsealed plastic bags. Wait to wash most produce until you’re ready to eat it. Dampness can promote spoilage. Once you’ve cut it, refrigerate it. Wrap tightly in plastic. A […]
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Meet Jaime Lopez of the South on Broadway food blog. She’s a busy Denver mom with a lifestyle blog for lovers of food, design, fashion, and travel. We also think she’s an inspiration for healthy living. We recently asked Jaime to share how Door to Door Organics makes her life a little easier. How does Door to Door Organics simplify your life? “I use Door to Door Organics to keep healthy fresh produce in my home at all times. The items in my delivery are the starting point for my weekly meal planning and often dictate what I will cook for the week ahead. I love that Door to Door Organics has expanded their offerings to include sustainable seafood, locally roasted coffee, range-free eggs […]
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. Find out when our most popular local produce will be at its peak & meet the farmers who grow all this delicious Good Food.
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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.