Oct. 7, 2014

Sundog Organic Farm

Oh boy - how do we even start to count the ways in which we are thankful for Sundog Organic ...

Organic, Local, Food System

Oct. 2, 2014

Chickadee Farm Organic Herbs

Located on the banks of the Pembina River in the farming community of Flatbush, Alberta, The Marenholtz Family began Chickadee ...

Food System, Local, Organic

Sept. 26, 2014

Fairwinds Farm

Ben and Anita have been farming together for 25 years with their family. In 1994 they bought their first goats ...

Food System, Local, Organic

Sept. 25, 2014

Vital Green Farms

Vital Green Farms is a family operated, local, organic dairy farm with on-farm processing, located just outside Picture Butte, Alberta. ...

Food System, Local, Organic

Sept. 24, 2014

Sunworks Farm

Sunworks Certified Organic & Free Range Farm, the home of Ron and Sheila Hamilton, is located near Armena, Alberta. They ...

Food System, Local, Organic

Sept. 23, 2014

Gold Forest Grains

This certified organic farm located just outside Morinville, Alberta produces stone-milled flour and whole grain products from ancient grains. Their ...

Food System, Local, Organic

Sept. 22, 2014

Rock Ridge Dairy

The Bos family have a long standing foot hold in the farming business, giving them the heart and soul to ...

Food System, Local, Organic

Sept. 20, 2014

Organic Week is HERE!

Organic Week kicks off today! This is Canada's largest annual celebration of Certified Organic food, farming, and products from coast ...

Food System, Organic, The Box

Sept. 5, 2014

"I'm on my way to the farm tomorrow to pick all that stuff up for next week. Hurrah!"

Danny is on his way out to our farm, Just-A-Mere Farm, in Creston, BC. We're all in for a big treat ...

Food System, Local, Organic, The Box

Aug. 29, 2014

#FRUITPHOTOBOMB WINNERS!

Thank you Edmonton! This summer we had a fantastic time introducing our new look to the Edmonton Community at the ...

Food System

July 30, 2014

Summer Eating

I spend most of the summer at our fruit farm in BC but this week I am back in Edmonton ...

Food System

July 4, 2014

Always Growing

Its Time to Grow Again. Since the beginning of 2014, as we have brought hundreds of new families into ours, ...

Food System

April 25, 2014

The Rising Cost of Food

Since the beginning of the year I have heard loud and clear that people are concerned about the rising price ...

Food System

Feb. 28, 2014

True Cost Accounting

As the owner of the company and the co-founder with my wife Miranda, I handle all cancellations we receive from ...

Food System

Feb. 21, 2014

How We Are Sustainable

<span style=QUOTcolor: rgb(0, 51, 51);QUOT>When Miranda and I first started The Organic Box, we made a conscious decision that from ...

Food System

Feb. 13, 2014

Food Security in the 21st Century - Part 2

The majority of the food in major outlets is imported from outside Western Canada. Even in the middle of our ...

Food System

Feb. 7, 2014

Food Security in the 21st Century

Its February already and with only two weeks until Valentine's Day take this opportunity to give your special Valentine some ...

Food System

Dec. 6, 2013

Holiday Plans

December is here! That means Christmas lights, sundown before 5pm and lots of wonderful seasonal food options to choose from. ...

Food System

Nov. 29, 2013

Farmer Training - Part 2

Every now and then, I get a message in the office that someone is looking for advice on how to ...

Food System

Nov. 22, 2013

Farmer Training

There is an entire generation of farmers who are either in their retirement years or who are imminently ready to ...

Food System

Oct. 18, 2013

Why we are Different - Part 3

We work hard to find the producers, set up a plan for the season and execute it. Our food, especially ...

Food System

Oct. 11, 2013

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 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