June 9, 2015

Summer Cherries - Part 1

We begin the countdown to cherry season, only 5 weeks away to the mid-July Rainier and Skeena cherry crop! The ...

BC Fruit, Local, Organic

June 5, 2015

We're bullfrogpowered® here at The Organic Box

The Organic Box is bullfrogpowered® with both 100% green electricity and 100% renewable natural gas! Bullfrogpowering our farm, office and ...

Environmental, Local, The Box

June 5, 2015

Guest Post Bullfrog Power: Montana First Nation

As part of our commitment to renewable energy with Bullfrog Power, The Organic Box—along with the bullfrogpowered community—has supported more ...

Environmental, Local, The Box

June 3, 2015

The Fruit Truck

Like us, you are probably losing count of all of the reasons to love Edmonton in the summer.  Well too ...

Local

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 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 29, 2015

Shoulder Season

The buds on the trees and the green grass mean that spring is finally here and I am sure you ...

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 22, 2015

Chickadee Farm

One of the greatest joys we have at The Organic Box is when we come across a producer that is ...

Local

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 8, 2015

Pickle Power

April. In Northern Alberta could there be a month that is more confusing? At any given time it could be ...

Local, Organic

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 25, 2015

Spring comes to town

Spring.  Can you feel it?  For me at least, this has become the running joke about the equinox.  For weeks ...

Local

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 17, 2015

Farm Stories - The Milk Run

This week, in celebration of where we have come, I thought it would be fun to look back at some ...

Delivery, Local, Organic, Team Members

March 17, 2015

Delicious Local Dairy

One of the things we pride ourselves on is how much of an impact our Food Family is having on ...

Local, Organic

March 10, 2015

#YEGCoffeeWeek

We are halfway through the inaugural celebration of coffee in Edmonton.  For those of you that are new to the ...

Local

March 10, 2015

Edmonton Coffee Culture

In recent years, new cafes and coffee shops have sprouted up in all areas of Edmonton and the surrounding communities.  ...

Fair Trade, 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. 27, 2015

Juice With Love

We are so happy to announce our new partnership launching this week with Glow Juicery! Our goal is to provide ...

GBT Fund, Local, Organic, The Box

Feb. 24, 2015

Best of the beets

We have beets coming from many of our favourite farms this week.  Golden beets and striped beets from Sand Springs ...

Local, Organic

Feb. 24, 2015

Roasted Beet Chips

Transform a humble beet into a fun snack! 2 beets 1 tsp olive oil Salt and pepper Preheat oven to ...

Local, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Feb. 24, 2015

All about those beets

We can’t say enough great things about beets.  They are sweet, earthy, come in all shapes, sizes and colours. Best ...

Local, Organic