Author Archives: 4P Foods

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Weekly Newsletters

Our Weekly Harvest Newsletters are archived here so that you may go back to see what was grown, shared, and cooked through the seasons!  Click on a link below to go to the newsletter (updated weekly). Week of April 19th, 20th,...

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Thoughts on Fair Trade Tropical Produce

We work hard to bring you fresh ingredients sourced from local farmers that are passionate about the environment and their work. Our ultimate goal is to make the grocery store trip obsolete. Tom introduced the dairy and protein shares to have all...

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Fruitcycle // Producer Profile

When Elizabeth Bennet visited an apple orchard in the summer of 2013, she was startled by what she saw. Tons of fruit were going to waste because they were bruised or didn't meet the grocery store beauty standard. She had been working for a small...

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How to Use the New Swap System

Getting local, healthy sustainable food is easier than ever. Once you sign up for your 4PFoods bag, you are just steps away from creating your most delicious meal yet. The swap system lets you decide what you want in your bags each week, creating a...

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Helpful Cooking Resources + Tips and Tricks

You have the beautiful fruits and veggies and delicious meats at your doorstep, but now what? Time to get into the kitchen and whip up some great meals! Whether you’re just starting out to cook or are a veteran to the field, the internet can...

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Gluten-Free Spotlight: Easy Homemade Ricotta

I was so pumped to try my first dairy share this past week! The one thing that I was a bit unsure about in the bag was the whole milk. What do I do with whole milk besides drink it? Good thing Google has some great answers when you type in: What can...

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Hamilton Heights Dairy // Farmer Profile

Hamilton Heights Dairy has been in the Hawbaker family for over 160 years, and Cliff and Maggie Hawbaker are the 6th generation to farm the land, but they're the first generation to grass feed their cows and be certified organic. Cliff told us, "We...

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What do all those labels stand for?

When you enter the grocery store, you are bombarded with labels on everything. From all-natural to Non-GMO verified and Fair Trade, it's confusing to keep everything straight and understand what's regulated and what's not. If something is labeled...

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