Home Shopping Network
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That’s why we’re ecstatic about the proliferation of so many online grocery-shopping services. Not only will these guys brings the groceries straight to your door, they will pack the bags and boxes with food that is grown and produced by folks in your own ‘hood. It’s like a farmer’s market just happened to set up shop in your living room.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut: For those days when you can’t even decide what to buy, Fresh From the Farm 365 will put together a convenient Market’s Best Bag of seasonal produce and pantry staples full of essentials like organic milk, fresh-baked bread, free-range eggs and seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Brooklyn, San Francisco Bay Area, New Orleans and Los Angeles: Good Eggs specializes in local groceries (with free delivery!) from the best local farmers and foodmakers—meaning you can fill your shelves with everything from organic fruit and nut muesli to fiddlehead ferns, without ever leaving the house.
Seattle, San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles: If you buy from SPUD (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery) you’re guaranteed that every product is either certified organic, natural or locally and sustainably made. The company is also a certified B Corporation.
San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Chicago, Boston, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Philadelphia and Los Angeles: We call on Instacart and it’s army of personal shoppers when we need food—and need it fast. For most stores (including Whole Foods), delivery in less than 2 hours is just $4.
Good food brings people together. So do good emails.