For many years now, the organic food movement has been in full flight with consumers demanding to know more about the provenance of the food they buy and choosing to support the farm to fork ethos. With home delivery also on the increase, it makes sense that specialised organic delivery services should be on the up. Want your healthy lifestyle delivered? We got you. Here is our top choices for a healthy home delivered to your door.
Green Earth Organics
Green Earth Organics is a 30 acre mixed organic vegetable farm located just outside of Galway City. At GEO, you can create your very own customised fruit and vegetable order and have it delivered right to your doorstep on a weekly basis. GEO deliver locally in Galway, Mayo, Limerick and Dublin for only €3.50 (depending on your specific location) and also nationwide via courier. With over 200+ certified organic products on our website including organic butter, cheese, eggs, coconut oil, nuts and seeds and even wheatgrass, GEO are your one stop shop for all things organic. The majority of customers choose the weekly box scheme and receive a seasonal box of fruit and veg delivered to them automatically every week. If you prefer, you can shop for exactly what you need online and order from your own shopping list.
I love organic
i love organic is a gem of a shop, located in the bustling university town of Maynooth. From the comfort of your couch you can order from a vast selection of organic produce including fruit & veg, cheeses, snacks, eggs, drinks and dry goods. There is also a decent selection of gluten free and vegan products. i love organic also offer weekly vegetable box delivery with prices starting at €20. Delivery is free in the greater Dublin area for orders over €20.
Another Galway based venture, Beechlawn Farm is a business partnership that was developed by husband and wife team, Padraig Fahy and Úna Ní Bhroin after they met at The Organic College in Limerick where they were both studying Organic Horticulture. The farm supplies over 60 shops and restaurants in Ireland with pre-packed and loose organic vegetables, as well as offering a home delivery service. Apart from the fruit and vegetable boxes, there is organic coffee, dark chocolate, juices, herbs and dry goods available for delivery.
A small family business who have been operating for 16 years throughout Cork City and County, Organic Republic was born at a farmers market in 2001 and not long after branched into the box delivery system. They also provide a wholesale service for local health-food shops and cafes. They stock everything and anything in the line of fruit, vegetables, nuts and herbs from dried or fresh mango to the humble spud, all certified organic. Box deliveries start at €20 and can be delivered weekly or bi – monthly, depending on your needs.
One of Ireland’s oldest organic markets, Supernatural are based in Dublin City. In essence, an organic, super-food, super-market providing a wide range of all your grocery, health and household needs. Offering in person shopping, click and collect or home delivery, the options are endless. Supernatural deliver to 32 counties with next day delivery offered for just €4.95 or free if you spend €60. They offer everything from organic essential oils to eco-friendly coffee filters and firelighters.
Feature By: Ciara McQuillan