News & Announcements

The Good Food Box is going online!

August 4th, 2011

The Good Food Box is going on-line! Starting in October 2011 customers will be able to order their good food boxes online. Customers will be able to place their orders online and arrange to have their boxes delivered to the Good Food Box agency closest to them for regular pick up, or to their home […]

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The Good Food Box goes bi-weekly!

July 25th, 2011

Starting in January 2012 the Good Food Box will be offered on a bi-weekly basis. For the past 12 years the box has run once a month but increased customer demand for affordable high quality local and sustainably grown produce has spurred the box to run bi-weekly. We are thrilled to be able to offer […]

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July 2011 Newsletter

July 20th, 2011

What is the value in a good food box? Local and/or sustainably produced food has significantly higher nutritional integrity. For example, you would have to eat ap- proximately 6 times as much conventionally grown produce shipped in from other countries to match the nutritional value in one serving of the same produce grown locally and […]

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June 2011 Newsletter

June 15th, 2011

Hello Box lovers – this month the good food box unveils its new Snacking Good Food Box – For only $10 this box is two thirds fruit and one third veggies that do not need to be cooked but can be used for quick nutritious snacking. This is perfect for families looking to bulk up […]

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May 2011 Newsletter

May 18th, 2011

Even this grumpy spring weather cant keep good vegetables down. This month we feature 75% local regional sustainably grown produce in our boxes. Of what we had to source outside of our bioregion, 95% is certified organic. A quick price comparison at local grocery stores and specialty organic stores shows that by buying a Good […]

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April 2011 Newsletter

April 20th, 2011

Spring has not sprung warmly or easily this year and our farmers are bearing the hard brunt of the cold, frost, and even snow of the past few weeks. While some spring brassica greens have come through we are still dependent on some California un- sprayed and organic produce to fill our boxes to capacity. […]

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March 2011 Newsletter

March 16th, 2011

We are thrilled to offer over 50% local (from within the CRD!) unsprayed produce this month. We also feature lots of BC regional produce and some organic gems from California and Peru (Kent mangos are in season!) March has come in like a lion but we hope she will ease out like a lamb leaving […]

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February 2011 Newsletter

February 16th, 2011

Its getting to be that time of year when local and BC produce is harder to find. So we are thrilled to offer so much by way of local apples, pears, potatoes, onions, cabbage, kale and (in our organic bags this month) local breakfast radishes and sorrel lettuce! In keeping with our mandate to seek […]

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January 2011 Newsletter

January 19th, 2011

Even in the darkest month we have about 20% local and 50% regional produce for this months boxes. The rest is Californian but organic to ensure the most sustainable farming practices possible as such a distance.

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