Archive for July, 2014

We’re excited to declare this month—August 2014—the first annual Shop Online for Groceries Month. There’s so much to love about getting your groceries delivered, and we believe everybody should have the opportunity to experience that joy. We’re kicking off the month-long celebration with a bang: You are hereby invited to enter our sweepstakes on Facebook for a chance to win $1,000 to spend in the Shop on organic produce and curated groceries delivered right to your door. The sweepstakes will run from August 1st through August 11, 2014. And, don’t forget, you can enter once per day for more chances to win. Wait, there’s more! We’re also declaring the second Friday in August henceforth to be the official Shop Online […]

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Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Jane’s Kitchen, a small, love-grown operation that recently created a new lineup of summertime meals that we’ll deliver right to your door. I got so inspired, I had to share Jane’s story with you. Jane’s Kitchen is located in Basking Ridge, NJ, which was settled during the 1720s and has a historic charm that shines through in its quaint storefront-lined streets and a slower pace that compliments the surrounding rolling hills and farmland. It’s the perfect spot for this small meal-delivery and catering company, which was born of one local woman’s love of the “slow food” lifestyle—and her mission to create nourishing, scratch-made meals fresh daily, from organic ingredients and locally grown […]

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Get to Know Your Local Farmers

We’re inspired by the local family farmers who grow the Good Food we deliver to you. That’s why we get so excited about sharing their stories any way we can—like the farmer trading cards we tucked into your boxes throughout the summer of 2014. Meet some of our favorite farmers in this slide show, including Blue Moon Acres, Oyler’s Organic Farms & Lancaster Farm Fresh Co-op.

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Meet the Folks at Oyler’s Organic Farms

Oyler’s Organic Farms is an organic apple & peach orchard located in south-central Pennsylvania, in the town of Biglersville. Bill Oyler’s family has been farming in this part of the state since 1729, when they emigrated from Germany. A fifth-generation farmer, Bill farms the land just as his 18th Century ancestors once did. “Our organic farming practices are based on nutrients, which provide energy for everything on our farm. Light is energy & this is our way of lighting up the world with healthy food to make healthy people.” Meet Bill and the rest of the Oylers, who grow your local, organic apples.

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