It seems that everywhere you look these days there’s another Meal Kit Delivery service popping up. When people first learn about Acme Farms + Kitchen we often hear, “Oh, you’re just like Blue Apron and Plated”, or any one of the other big national chains.
While it’s true that we offer the conveniences of online ordering, home delivery and recipes, the similarities end there.
Since founding this company over four years ago, we’ve been staunchly committed to making it easier for busy families to bring clean, local food into their homes while supporting local farmers and artisan producers and strengthening their local food system.

Each week our Locavore Boxes are filled with vegetables, meat, cheese, pasta and more from truly local producers that many of our customers already know. Our food comes from people we’ve met and places we’ve been. ACME customers are eating food grown and produced by their neighbors. The bread is baked the morning you receive it and the produce was likely harvested within 48 hours of it arriving on your doorstep.

The national chains cannot make these claims. The big guys ship food hundreds and thousands of miles. Families in Portland, Maine are receiving the same food as families in Portland, Oregon. As a rule, we source a majority of our food from within a 200 mile radius of our Hub, expanding our reach to the greater Pacific Northwest Region, as needed, for specialty items like grains, summer stone fruit and wild Alaskan fish.

Just this week, each Bellingham and Seattle area Locavore Box contained products from 15 local producers including Crown S Ranch, Galley Fare, Breadfarm, La Fiamma Wood Fire Pizza, Lagana Foods, Samish Bay Cheese, Cascadia Creamery, Spice Hut, McIntyre Family Farm, Happy Chix Farm, Mama’s Garden, Prairie Road Farm, Rabbit Fields Farm, Northwest Horticulture, and Sherman’s Pioneer Farms.
Because we don’t serve hundreds of thousands of customers or deliver millions of meals each week, we can stay committed to using only small and mid-sized producers in our food shed and not be dependent upon “Big Ag”. We are strengthening food systems in communities and making them less reliant on industrialized food and the vast transportation network that supports it.

Our boxes travel dozens of miles, not hundreds or thousands. We don’t deliver in the insulated coolers packed with pounds of ice packs that are necessary when travelling for days in the back of delivery truck. We keep our packaging minimal and sustainable and your order is delivered only a few hours after it was packed. The simple cardboard box you receive can easily be returned for reuse at your next delivery as can the ice packs and glass milk bottles. Within the box, produce is portioned into kraft paper or compostable bags. Minimal packaging means minimal waste.

Why not give Acme Farms + Kitchen a try? You'll get truly local, fresh food from small independent producers delivered to your doorstep in minimal packaging for less than $5 per serving! Save $10 off your first order of $50 or more with coupon code LOCAL.

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