Love your vegetables: Garden Grow's baby food delivery service
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If you’ve already worked your way through every color of squeezable baby food from the grocery store it might be time to check into fresh options. Making first foods at home can be a joy or time suck, and if you’re not up for pureeing frequent mini meals of fruits, vegetables and grains consider home delivery baby food service Garden Grow.
Garden Grow was founded by Paige Stoll, a Seattleite who returned to the Pacific Northwest after stints baking for cafes in Manhattan to launch the meal delivery service catering to new parents.
Here’s how it works: Orders placed by midnight on Saturday will be delivered on Tuesday (you can also order by midnight on Tuesday for a Friday delivery) and can be dropped off at work or home addresses within a designated time.
Produce for meals is sourced from local farms and made in small batches with organic fruit and veggies. Meat is free-range and dairy is casein-free, too. Purees flavor pairings are clean and simple, with added flavors coming from herbs and spices.
Servings are priced at $4 and start for babies as young as four months old. Picks include pear, sweet pea and sweet potato. Babies eight months and older can try a kale and blueberry mash-up; apple, sweet potato, broccoli, white bean and quinoa and more. Full meals, including morning shakes, kale slaw and wild salmon cakes, are also offered for delivery.
Stoll changes her baby food menus seasonally: Spring picks run from March till May, summer options are offered through August and so on. Meals are prepared in a shared community kitchen in Lower Queen Anne using BPA-free tools and packaging. More at gardengroworganics.com.
If you’re at the grocery and want another local baby food option, be on the lookout for Mix and Mash. Likening itself to a “personal chef for your baby,” the small business is in the process of launching a new line of super fresh baby food that will be found in the refrigerated section of Seattle-area grocery stores.