Here at Foodtogether, we’re extremely passionate about helping local communities strengthen and grow, and this month we’ve decided to focus on doing just that.
In July 2018, we donated $1 of every Foodtogether order to Bellyful – an amazing organisation dedicated to cooking and delivering delicious meals to families with newborn babies and families with young children who are struggling with illness, who have little or no family or social support.
Bellyful was founded in 2009 by Jacqui Ritchie who had the desire to see families supported by their fellow community members.
Volunteers get together every month for a ‘Cookathon’ to prepare the food packs, freeze them and then deliver them over the next few weeks to families who are referred by health professionals, family and friends.
They’re all about building relationships within communities, and easing the stress that comes with having a new baby or sick family member. Having Bellyful volunteers pop around with a few cooked meals can go a long way toward easing the stress and frustration.
We’re super excited to be helping an organisation that aligns with some of our own core values here at Foodtogether!READ MORE
Winter is upon us, and there’s nothing quite like having hot soup on a cold winter’s day.
So bring out your crown pumpkin and tomatoes from this week’s Foodtogether packs, and try making this easy roasted crown pumpkin soup.READ MORE
Due to changes in our volunteering options, we’ll be offering free delivery in these Auckland locations last day for 2018 orders Tuesday 11 December. (more…)READ MORE
We’re all about eating healthy and nutritious food, which is why we strive to include healthy fruits and vegetables in our weekly food boxes. One of this week’s staples is Red/Purple Cabbage. So before you take that next bite of that purple goodness, here are some of its nutritional benefits you should know:READ MORE
Our ambition here at FoodTogether is not to make big profits, but to grow a sustainable business that improves the lives of New Zealanders.
It all started 25 years ago with founder of FoodTogether, Craig Dixon – who had the idea of starting a social enterprise that is focused on bringing healthy produce to local communities to meet the needs of nutrition and affordability.READ MORE
Some of the staples of this week’s Food Box are Cauliflower, Potato, Carrot and Tomato. So to get all that healthy goodness into one meal, why not try this deliciously spicy curry for your next family dinner?READ MORE
Through out our hub network we have introduced various reusable bags , boxes in an effort to be plastic free while keeping food safety as a priority. We already use less plastic then traditional options as individual produce items are not bagged and now we have options for customers to remove plastic altogether.
Check out our new chiller bag that is being added to the shopping cart.
Do good for your health , the community and the environment with Foodtogether in 2018.