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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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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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Savor Summer’s Bounty

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Celebrate summer’s abundance of fresh veggies with this July 2013 Good Food Calendar that brings a bit of the farm to your desktop. Summer squash like zucchini and yellow straight-neck and crookneck squash are quite bountiful right now. These sweet squash varieties are filled with fiber and vitamin C. They’re also packed with water, which helps them stand up to the heat of a barbecue in Summer Shish Kebabs. We hope this July 2013 Good Food Calendar inspires you to savor the flavors of summer. It’s easy to download the July 2013 Good Food Calendar. Just click on the ideal version for your screen and save/download. 1920 x 1080 1680 x 1050 1600 x 1200 1440 x 900 1208 x […]

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The Side Show

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Side dishes are sometimes afterthoughts or made only to accompany the main dish or entrée. What was the last side dish you had at a BBQ or summer party that stood out and really made you do a double take? Here are three simple tips to make your summer side dishes stars. First, it should be easy for you to make. Take the classic Caprese Salad. Slice and layer. And if you’re using heirloom tomatoes, you’ll see some swoons from the folks digging in. Secondly, it needs to be memorable. Anyone can toss together a potato salad. But when you serve up the Potato Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon Dressing, people will walk right past the entrée for seconds of […]

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The Grill of It All

Time for a little grill talk, since we’re about to usher in summer. Wow backyard guests by tossing the unexpected on the barbie, like avocados, fruit, greens, bread, and more. Our resident foodie Chef Chris rounds up her favorite crowd-pleasing BBQ recipes below.   Find more grilling inspiration at the Kitchen.

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FoodScrapBlog

Have you heard those alarming statistics in the news lately that report that 40 percent of the  food in the U.S. goes to waste? A family of four throws out roughly 20 pounds of food every month, costing them about $2,000 a year, says the USDA. That, my friends, is a lot of beans, literally. So how can you have less of an effect on the Earth, keep from wasting, and get to using? You’ve already started cutting back on food waste by getting your fruits and veggies with us. We work with farms to pick the highest quality produce we can find and then only buy what you order each week, so we avoid over-ordering—a big cause of food […]

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10 Tips to Lessen Your Impact This Earth Day

As we count down to Earth Day on April 22, it’s the perfect time to take a closer look at how your everyday actions are affecting the environment. Most likely you recycle bottles, cans, and newspapers, but there are many other easy ways to go even greener. Take one eco-action a day leading up to Earth Day, and you’ll see how simple it is to make a small change that makes a big difference. (Hint: You can go ahead and cross the first three tips off the list because you’re already buying local, organic produce from Door to Door Organics.) Need inspiration? We’ve put together a list of 10 easy ways to lessen your impact to help you out. Opt […]

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