Giant launches Local Produce Boxes program

Giant Food has begun selling boxes of locally sourced fruit and vegetables online for on-demand delivery.

Called Local Produce Boxes, the program offers locally grown, in-season produce for order through GiantFood.com and fulfilled by the Giant Delivers service, Landover, Md.-based Giant said Tuesday. The boxes carry a retail price of $20 and contain six or more items from local farms in Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.

Giant said the Local Produce Boxes will be available throughout the summer without a subscription or purchase commitment. Items will vary

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Tahoe Food Hub delivers 150 Giving Boxes to school district

Tahoe Truckee Unified School District cook Alejandra Diaz has been instrumental in making food deliveries to families in need.
Tahoe Truckee Unified School District

During the past year, the Tahoe Food Hub has partnered with Tahoe Truckee Unified School District’s Food & Nutrition Services team to provide Giving Boxes to local, school families in need.

As the school year winds down, Tahoe Food Hub on Thursday and Friday of last week provided an additional 150 Giving Boxes to the school district, ensuring fresh fruits and vegetables to each of family in the food pantry program.

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10 best recipe boxes and food deliveries sent right to your door

Homemade Indian food delivered on a bike – what’s not to like? (DabbaDrop)

The virtues of recipe boxes are almost endless. You get a food shop delivered to your door; you often don’t have to think about measuring or even chopping ingredients; food waste is minimal; it makes it easier to get your hands on top-quality produce; you can get specific diets and allergies catered to; and the recipes are often loved by kids both big and small. To many busy Brits, they make perfect sense.

Offerings range from classic boxes from the likes of

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