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

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

April 5, 2015

Learn about Mangoes

Its Mango Season, and this week Brody, our Product Manager, has written all about our Organic, Fair Trade Mangoes.  Read ...

Food System

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 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 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

Feb. 20, 2015

More Than Just Food Delivery: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Us

It was five years ago this month that Miranda and I started The Organic Box.  Based on a firm belief ...

Food System, GBT Fund, Local, Organic

Feb. 18, 2015

Why no Bananas?

The Box, Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

Feb. 18, 2015

Banana Magic

How To, Food System, Fair Trade

Feb. 10, 2015

Mid-Winter Blues

Blue-Berries that is! In the depths of February, the sweet and tangy pop of a blueberry is something to savour. ...

Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

Jan. 27, 2015

Our New Organic Meat Program

This week we are excited to introduce our newly expanded meat program at The Organic Box. Since moving to our ...

Food System, Organic

Jan. 17, 2015

Our Special Bananas

Our certified organic, fair trade bananas are some of the most special bananas on Earth. Grown by two different farming ...

Fair Trade, Food System

Nov. 9, 2014

Natural versus Organic: 5 things you should know

As the snow falls this weekend and we race to wrap up our harvests and get everything into storage, I ...

Food System, Organic

Oct. 21, 2014

Sharing Our Message

Today we were honoured to host several members of the Edmonton City Council in our new facility.   The visits ...

Food System

Oct. 19, 2014

The Big Move

The Move Over the Thanksgiving Weekend, while most of our members and growers were enjoying a day or two off, ...

Food System, The Box

Oct. 8, 2014

Peas on Earth

Eric and Ruby Chen are a huge part of our Food Family here at The Organic Box - we are ...

Food System, Local, Organic