March 31, 2015

Team Member Tuesdays - THE PRODUCTION TEAM!

OH how we LOVE our Production Team here at The Organic Box! Twenty-four of the hardest-working, most fun-loving people you ...

Production, Team Members, The Box

March 31, 2015

Score with Shoots!

Both sprouts and shoots are immature plants, but they differ in that shoots are slightly ‘older’ and are clipped from ...

Organic, Local, How To

March 31, 2015

Pea Shoots with Garlic

A quick and flavourful side dish.  Try your favourite pea shoots in a new way. 4 Tbsp soy sauce 2 ...

Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

March 31, 2015

Sunrise Gardens

We are turning the corner from winter to spring, which means that every week we will be seeing new and ...

Food System, Local, Organic

March 27, 2015

Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs

With Easter right around the corner - it's a great time to start collecting your produce scraps! Nope - not ...

How To

March 25, 2015

Asparagus and Potato Salad

This recipe makes the most of young spring asparagus and our favourite holdover from last fall, the potato.  Since the ...

How To, Recipes, Vegan

March 25, 2015

Sunchokes!

You may notice an interesting, knobby, root vegetable in your box this week.  This is our friend the sunchoke, a ...

How To, Vegan

March 25, 2015

Spring comes to town

Spring.  Can you feel it?  For me at least, this has become the running joke about the equinox.  For weeks ...

Local

March 21, 2015

From our General Manager: Grass-fed Dairy

This week while Danny is away, our GM Abbie has written about what grass fed dairy means for Alberta cows. ...

March 20, 2015

Get to Know Your Milk

We often field questions from our members asking if our milk is coming from grass-fed cows or if our butter ...

Food System, Local, Organic

March 17, 2015

Team Member Tuesdays - Melissa

Melissa is the newest member to join our team here at The Organic Box - she started as our Volunteer ...

Delivery, Team Members, The Box

March 17, 2015

Delicious Local Dairy

One of the things we pride ourselves on is how much of an impact our Food Family is having on ...

Local, Organic

March 17, 2015

Farm Stories - The Milk Run

This week, in celebration of where we have come, I thought it would be fun to look back at some ...

Delivery, Local, Organic, Team Members

March 17, 2015

Easy Ricotta

I bet you didn’t know how easy it is to make this fresh cheese.  Yum! 4 Cups Whole Milk 2 ...

How To, Recipes, Vegetarian

March 10, 2015

Brewing your best cup!

We can all agree that going out for a fancy coffee is a treat, especially now that there is access ...

How To

March 10, 2015

Edmonton Coffee Culture

In recent years, new cafes and coffee shops have sprouted up in all areas of Edmonton and the surrounding communities.  ...

Fair Trade, Local, Organic

March 10, 2015

#YEGCoffeeWeek

We are halfway through the inaugural celebration of coffee in Edmonton.  For those of you that are new to the ...

Local

March 10, 2015

Team Member Tuesdays - Judi

Back in the spring of 2012, Judi was sitting in her grandmother's kitchen in Souris, PEI when she found a ...

Delivery, Team Members, The Box

March 8, 2015

The Organic Box in the News!

Many people in our food family may have already seen the recent news about our team, our company and our ...

GBT Fund, Team Members

March 3, 2015

Team Member Tuesdays - Adam

Adam has been part of our driving team since November 2012 - his sister, Judi, loved working in our warehouse ...

Delivery, Team Members, The Box

March 3, 2015

Honey Roasted Almonds

2 Cups raw almonds 1/4 Cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp water 2 tsp oil 2 ...

Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

March 3, 2015

Honey Carrots and Parsnips

Roasting these roots brings out their sweetness.  The perfect accompaniment to something savoury. 4 parsnips 4 carrots 1 Tbsp olive ...

Recipes, Vegan

March 3, 2015

Sweet As Honey

There are plenty of reasons to love honey; its golden colour, its floral sweetness, the way it drizzles from a ...

Food System, Local