June 28, 2013

Our Fragile Food System

This has been a challenging week for all Albertans, especially those living in southern Alberta. On Wednesday night I was ...

Food System

June 21, 2013

How and Why We are Different - Part 2

The Organic Box is not a grocery delivery service in the traditional sense. We are an alternative food distribution system. ...

Food System

June 21, 2013

Want Local Salad? We've got it.

This week we have local spinach from Peas On Earth for everyone. This is very special spinach and its nothing ...

Local

June 14, 2013

How and Why We are Different.

Over the past 3 months, as we have brought over 1000 new families into ours, our team has stretched itself ...

Food System

May 31, 2013

Its Market Season - Part 2

The long weekend in May means the start of camping season in Alberta - but is also means the start ...

Food System

May 24, 2013

Its Market Season

Our program is designed to complement the farmers' market - not replace. If you don't have time to regularly attend ...

Food System

May 17, 2013

Seeds Are Going In The Ground! - Part 2

Our explosive growth this year has meant we will need more food than ever and we are planning to grow ...

Local

May 10, 2013

Seeds Are Going In The Ground!

Finally, the snow is gone, the temperatures are up and it is time to get going. All our farming partners ...

Local

May 3, 2013

Overwhelmed by Your Support

This has been a very busy few weeks! Some recent coverage in newspapers in Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver about us ...

The Box

April 19, 2013

A Moment of Truth for Organics - Part 2

Right now, we are facing an imminent and real threat to our entire Organic Industry - the registration and introduction ...

Organic

April 14, 2013

Easter Treats, Spring Break, Alberta Milk

This week we continue our Easter Promotions - look in the Featured Items category on the order page for some ...

The Box

April 11, 2013

A Moment of Truth for Organics

I have a very strong position on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and the role of this technology in our food ...

Organic

March 22, 2013

GMO and You Part - 2

More and more products in our food system are being genetically modified. Not only primary crops like corn and soya, ...

Organic

March 15, 2013

GMO and You

More and more products in our food system are being genetically modified. Not only primary crops like corn and soya, ...

Organic

March 8, 2013

Farm to Fridge? - Part 2

In the local food industry, often there is a lack of appreciation amongst consumers for the complexity and challenges of ...

Food System

March 1, 2013

Easter Treats, Spring Break, Alberta Milk

This week we continue our Easter Promotions - look in the Featured Items category on the order page for some ...

The Box

March 1, 2013

Farm to Fridge?

This year, I have been focusing quite a bit of my time educating about and working on the distribution problem ...

Food System

Feb. 21, 2013

Alberta Organic Milk - Part 2

We saw excellent milk sales growth in 2012 from our members which has translated into a good volume of milk ...

Food System

Feb. 15, 2013

Alberta Organic Milk

When one thinks about the major agricultural outputs of Alberta, usually grains, seeds, beef, and milk come to mind. In ...

Food System

Feb. 8, 2013

We LOVE Chocolate

I look at the world of chocolate with the same lens I use to look at the produce world - ...

The Box

Feb. 1, 2013

Setting Our Course for 2013

January is nearly over and we've spent this month letting the dust settle from last year, collecting ourselves and taking ...

The Box

Jan. 21, 2013

Winter, winter, everywhere - Part 2

The combination of heavy winter conditions in Western Canada and freezing in California and Northern Mexico really highlights the fragility ...

Food System

Jan. 14, 2013

Winter, winter, everywhere

This week you've probably heard lots of news about blizzards in the BC Interior, Alberta, Saskachewan, Manitoba and the Maritimes. ...

Food System

Jan. 1, 2013

Back to School, Back to Normal

We are back to our regular order schedule this week, which means daily trucks from Vancouver and all of our ...

The Box