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Green Living: Buying Produce From A Digital Organic Market

By Edited Dec 14, 2015 0 0

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I personally never thought I'd see the day organic grocers online would beat the prices of retail grocers, but that day has arrived, and it's definitely on time. Peapod's been around for sometime, and it's still standing strong, but specialty organics, in particular, are insanely affordable through a golden few we hope will soon become the authority in digital – and land-based – food distribution.

Organic Kings
The Organic Kings site is essentially a one-stop shop. Their green smorgasborg offers produce, body care products, housewares, and an online pharmacy to name a few categories. With a primary focus on healthy lifestyle; they offer a compendium of health-related information and a health calculator for site visitors that are new to organic living.

Believing that medicine isn't enough, this organic market advocates staying aware of the food you're taking into your system and maintaining ingredients in your household products that won't damage you in the long (or short) run. Their diapers don't contain chlorine and there's no corn syrup in the bread. You can rest easy shopping with them regularly.

Door To Door Organics
Door to Door organics sends joyful boxed bundles of fresh organics in a small range of sizes that you can select according to your household's needs. The produce from this organic market will vary according to what's in season and available during the period you order, but the variety they offer is well-organized in even their smallest package. Door to Door Organic's distribution is still humble, but they cover a good portion of the East Coast, Colorado, Kansas City, Chicago, and Michigan. If you're not on their list, they invite you to send a message through their contact form to see if something can be arranged for your area.

Local Harvest
Local harvest carries a wide array of organic goods that are grown and sold from participating local farms. In addition to allowing you to purchase good produce at affordable prices, they also offer Community Supported Agricultural opportunities. Community Supported Agriculture helps farmers through the membership fees or “shares” received from supporters who, in turn, receive a designated portion of the crops. Local harvest lists 4,000+ farms in their digital record. For the time being, you'll need to type “organic” in search to bring up their organically farmed goods – hopefully they'll add a button for the category sooner than later.

Go Bio
Pioneered by Anke Kruse, Go Bio maintains a fixed eye on industry trends aiming with emphasis on quality. The organic market focuses mostly on dessert items extended by their brand, but an inquiry or two could see them expanding their stock to accommodate the desires of online customers. Located in Ontario, Go Bio ships to both canada and the US.

If you're a small shop owner in New York or New Jersey in need of an outstanding organic supplier check into:

Eco Meal
There's more than just adorable nomenclature to this site. Servicing the Jersey and Manhattan areas, Eco meal picks up supplies from the local harvest of neighboring farmers, including Amish communities and bridges the gap between organic cultivators and retailers. They're a heart-lighting supplier refusing to participate in the sale of frankenfoods (genetically-engineered non-food).



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