Time for Spinach

Time for Spinach

October is Spinach Lovers Month!  Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a leafy green vegetable that originated in Persia. It was introduced to China in the 7th century, likely brought to Europe in about the 12th century and then to the US in 1806. Due to its origin, spinach...
Curious about Carrots?

Curious about Carrots?

This year, the first day of Autumn is September 22nd – and Autumn is peak season for carrots.   As most know, they are a healthy root vegetable that can be prepared in many different ways. But here are some more unusual things you may not know about carrots. The...
Meet Vivian Weaver

Meet Vivian Weaver

How does The Produce Box ensure members receive quality, local produce in an efficient and timely manner? There are dozens of wonderful people behind the scenes making all that happen.  One of those amazing staff members is Vivian Weaver. At The Produce Box, she packs...
Donations Help So Many

Donations Help So Many

The Produce Box makes donations to many different non-profits every week. One of the recipients is Layden Memorial United Methodist Church, which started holding services in 1955. Located on South Wilmington Street in Raleigh, the Church started receiving weekly...