Jan. 10, 2020

FairTrade Blueberries: MakeMake Farms

<p>The story of how Fairtrade does not always mean it is fair for the farmer. MakeMake Farms story highlights this ...

Food System, Local

Nov. 22, 2019

Why Does Organic Food Cost More?

<p>Certifications, higher production costs and increasing demand all influence the cost of Organic Food.</p>

Food System, Organic

July 12, 2019

8 Tips for Eating Local & Seasonal in Cooler Spots with Tuja Wellness & The Organic Box

We love where we live, but it can be tricky to get fresh, local fruit and veg year-round in many ...

Food System, How To, Local

June 27, 2019

Waste Management & Recycling in Edmonton

Our team recently completed a free tour of the Edmonton Waste Facility so that we could understand how we can ...

Environmental, How To, Food System

May 29, 2019

Understanding Organics

Many people believe that organic just means no sprays or fertilizers but it is much more than that! It's not ...

Organic, Food System, Local

May 16, 2019

How To Support Local During The Summer

<p>Summer is only getting closer - How can you continue to support local?</p>

Food System, How To, Local

May 7, 2019

Happy 9th Anniversary Food Family!

<p>This Week Marks 9 Years of Deliveries!</p>

Local, Food System

Jan. 12, 2019

Our Southern Food Family Producers

Organic, Food System, Fair Trade

Jan. 10, 2019

Values at The Organic Box

Food System, The Box, Local

Oct. 16, 2018

Donating to Local Organizations

Food System, Environmental

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

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

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

Jan. 27, 2016


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