Oct. 16, 2018

Donating to Local Organizations

Environmental, Food System

Sept. 13, 2016

Heirloom Tomatoes - Scarred Beauties

Organic, Production, Local, Food System

Feb. 19, 2016

Sunrise Gardens' Garlic Shoots

It's barely March, and we're already celebrating the bounty our local, Alberta producers have to offer. Dawn and Kate's set-up ...

Food System, Local, Organic, The Box

Feb. 9, 2016

The Value of Commitment

All over the news we have been hearing about rising food prices. The reality of living in a place where ...

Cooking, Food System, Local, The Box

Feb. 3, 2016

Your Food Family in February

February is a time of year firmly planted between Resolution Season and Spring Fever. For us, February is full of ...

Food System, Local, Organic, Production, The Box

Feb. 3, 2016

How We Give - Beyond the Box

WOW!  In 2015, our Food Family gave over $50,000 in direct support to charities and other good causes in our ...

Food System, Local

Jan. 27, 2016

M-M-M-Mangoes

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Peru to visit some Fair Trade Co-operatives and to ...

Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

Jan. 7, 2016

We're here for you, Fort Mac!

When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, The Organic Box believes having access to fresh, local, organic food items is ...

Delivery, Food System, GBT Fund, Local, Organic, The Box

Nov. 25, 2015

Winter Has Arrived

Winter in Alberta is officially here.  All it takes is one winter storm and in the blink of an eye ...

Delivery, Food System

Oct. 6, 2015

October is Non-GMO Month - Look for the Butterfly!

Support the Non-GMO Project's annual Non-GMO Month all October long! Their celebration is a focused time to unite many voices ...

Environmental, Food System, Organic

Aug. 19, 2015

Little Beans

One of the best things about working at The Organic Box is being a part of a team that is ...

Food System

Aug. 4, 2015

Summer's Bounty

Summer time is a busy time.  Long days, nice weather, festivals and events mean that life can get so busy ...

Food System, Production

July 22, 2015

Summer Hard Work

Having grown up in the city, my agricultural experience was mostly limited to a backyard garden and visits to u-picks ...

Food System, Production

June 17, 2015

Summer Cherries - Part 2

It is now only 4 weeks to cherry season, just one month to the mid-July organic cherries from Danny and ...

BC Fruit, Environmental, Food System, Local, Organic, Production

June 17, 2015

Summer Solstice

Have you noticed how long the days are getting?  Have you thought to yourself: "Self, it is such a joy ...

Environmental, Food System, Local

May 22, 2015

5 Ways to Support Your Farmers this Summer

It finally feels like spring has arrived.  The air is warm, the grass is green, and the little plants that ...

Food System

May 20, 2015

Summer Holiday Stops

Farmers are planning and planting just for you! The short Alberta growing season means that our farmers plan all year ...

Delivery, Food System, Local, Production, The Box

May 13, 2015

Fair Trade Month

We are very proud and excited to be taking part in Fairtrade Month this year. You may have noticed some ...

Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

May 9, 2015

It's Our Fifth Birthday

This week marks five years since we started our delivery program at The Organic Box. Its hard to believe that ...

Food System, Local

May 6, 2015

Mother's Day

It is early May, a time of year for many celebrations. The weather is starting to turn for the better, ...

Food System, Local

April 24, 2015

The Organic Box Welcomes Skipper Otto

Introducing Skipper Otto's Community Supported Fishery. Earlier this month we did a trial run of our partnership with Skipper Otto ...

Delivery, Food System, Local, The Box

April 15, 2015

Origin Organics

One of my favourite aspects of working at The Organic Box has been to see small, family-owned farms establish themselves ...

Food System, Local, Organic, Production

April 15, 2015

California Drought

One of the biggest issues in food availability in the coming months and years will be the crippling droughts that ...

Food System, Production

April 5, 2015

Your Fair Trade Mangoes

In November 2014 I was lucky enough to be invited by Discovery Organics to visit Peru and Ecuador to check ...

Organic, Food System, Fair Trade