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Contest Wed Aug 31 2011

Hey, Want Some Awesome Produce?

jojo.jpgA few weeks ago, I sampled the offerings of Door to Door Organics. It's fun to get a CSA box delivered, as it takes out the hassle of navigating from table to table at a crowded farmers market. I ate some of the best sweet corn ever--straight from Harmony Valley in Viroqua, Wisconsin (pictured). Door to Door operates both as a traditional CSA and as a Peapod-like business; you can pick what you want, rather than find ways to use up all that (insert name of common produce item you just don't love so much). The growing season is not over yet, so if you're interested in checking it out, you can get a $10 discount on your first produce box order by using the code word "gapersblock" when you check out.

Additionally, we're giving one of our lucky readers the chance to receive their OWN free box of goodies from Door to Door Organics! Send an email to us by this Friday, September 2 at noon with a haiku about your love of seasonal, fresh produce. The winner will get their work published on our site, which (frankly) is incentive enough to enter.

Charles T. has won the contest! Here's the winning haiku:

Strawberry rhubarb
Saturday morning sun fresh
Heirlooms off the vine

Thanks to all who entered.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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