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What we learned about food insecurity in Austin from launching Stay Home, Stay Healthy

When we started delivering produce and food staples to food insecure families at the end of 2019, we could never have imagined what 2020 would hold. A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, vulnerable families are being squeezed even tighter as many parents and providers lose jobs, their children lose...

Press Release: Stay Home, Stay Healthy Program Surpasses Three-Quarter Million Pounds Delivered to Austin's In Need

In its first year, Good Apple's Stay Home, Stay Healthy food assistance program delivered more than half a million meals worth of produce and pantry staples to Austin families in need, entirely supported by donors and paid subscribers

What makes a Good Apple Box special?

By now you’ve probably heard of, and likely even received free meal promotions from a variety of food delivery services. So, if you’re looking to get fresh veggies delivered to your door each week, why should you choose Good Apple?

Is locally sourced food healthier than your “average” produce?

Here at Good Apple, we believe in the power of local. All you have to do is open one of our boxes to see the color, taste, and quality that local produce brings to your home. But those warm and fuzzy feelings aside, does locally sourced food really provide more health benefits than your average...

Get to Know Good Apple's Gabe Breternitz

Earlier this week, we had the opportunity to chat with COO and co-founder Gabriel Breternitz to take a deep dive into Good Apple's business model and its operations. Read on to learn more about what drives & inspires Gabe, how Good Apple's business model creates sustainable food support, and where...

Curious? Here's How Good Apple Works!

Wondering how exactly Good Apple works, or how to become a Good Apple yourself? If you’ve made it to our blog, you may know broadly what we do (and it’s okay if you don’t!). Read on to learn more about how we not only deliver delicious produce, but also support the local Austin producers and fight...

Learn Your Labels!

Let’s talk labels - not shipping labels or fashion labels, but food labels. If you take a look at the fruits and veggies at your local grocery store, you’ll likely see a wide variety of stickers and markers adorning them. Read on to learn more about what they mean. 

Food Insecurity in Austin: The Challenge

Food insecurity is an unfortunate reality for many in Texas, with one in seven Texans not knowing where their next meal will come from. That includes Travis County, as the local food system struggles to provide easy access to steady, nutritional food for all its residents. That's why we're doing...

Know Your Veggies: Dino Kale

How well do you know your veggies? In this week's Know Your Veggies we explore one of our Good Apple favorites: Dino Kale! Learn about what Dino Kale is, how you can use it, and how you can store it to last! We've also included a few of our favorite recipes for you to enjoy!

Five Questions with Our CEO Zack Timmons

Last week, we sat down with our CEO and co-founder Zack Timmons to get an inside look at Good Apple and its foundations. Read on to learn more about Good Apple's mission, what inspired Zack to create a company focused on giving back, and his vision for Good Apple and Austin's future.

Meet Good Apple's Farm Partners

Get to know the folks behind your food -- our incredible farm partners! Meet the farm families, learn about their unique farms, and hear more about the smart & sustainable farming techniques they’re using to help ensure the food you eat is just as delicious as it is good for the Earth.

Keeping You & Your Good Apple Produce Safe

Keeping your food safe will always be our highest priority at Good Apple. In light of the pandemic, we've implemented some additional policies to protect our customers and impact clients. Read on to learn more about what we're doing at Good Apple to serve you and your community as safely as...

Press Release: Good Apple Launches Stay Home, Stay Healthy

Good Apple launches free food assistance campaign with Hope Food Pantry and Austin Transportation Department to bring fresh produce and pantry stables to the doors of Travis County’s elderly and immunocompromised during the COVID-19 crisis

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome, everyone! Whether you're a longtime subscriber or a newbie just dipping your toe in, we're excited to bring you tips on how to use your produce, profiles on our farm partners, and more information about our work to combat food insecurity in Austin. Read on to find out more!