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    • How Does Payment Work?

      Why a Credit Card?

      Your credit/debit card will be saved when you sign up, but your card will not be charged until the day before delivery. If you've selected a different payment method (COD or SNAP/EBT), we will always defer to your preferred payment choice. For SNAP payments, please be ready to meet with the driver at the time of delivery. SNAP payments must be made in person. For COD, please have a check ready for the driver or you can send it to us via postal services.
    • We're at capacity


      Greetings from Organics to You!

      We appreciate your business and continued support during these extraordinary times. Because we have seen such a surge in registrations in the past weeks, we have decided to implement a temporary waiting list for our services. We have been able to safely absorb unprecedented growth thus far, but in order to assure that we have the proper infrastructure in place to serve our community for the long run, we will not be accepting new registrations for the next week. We are already working to scale up our operations with added refrigeration space, new vehicles and routes, and new employees, and we definitely have the room to grow.

      Our top priority remains the safety and health of our customers, our workers, and our community, and we are proud to help folks stay healthy and happy while at home during this pandemic.

      We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause in the short-term, but rest assured we will continue to operate in a safe manner, and we plan to be ready and able to serve even more households very soon.

      Please check back here or send your zip code, name, and email address to info@organicstoyou.org to be put on our waiting list for new customers. Thank you for your understanding and support. We hope you are doing well, staying positive, and washing your hands!!

      ~ Organics to You Staff and Crew

    • Alerts


      We are performing website maintenance. If you encounter any errors while trying to modify your account or placing your order, please let us know by emailing us at info@organicstoyou.org. We will make sure everything is handled properly, but we apologize for any confusion. We will have the site up, new, and fully improved as soon as possible and we appreciate your patience and support!!


    • Announcements!



      ***price change, effective 03-25-19***


      Hello and good day..Due to fact we have no delivery charge and have not had a price increase in quite some time, we are forced to raise our prices a little for each box, effective this upcoming week, March 25th. Price of produce keeps going up and with giving employees a living wage, makes it tough. Please check out the produce bins page for information on price changes. We thank you so much for your understanding and support!
      ***If you need to modify your order/delivery schedule: Please be sure to adjust your account (https://organicstoyou.org/login) or contact the office with your e-request (info@organicstoyou.org) at least 48 hours before your scheduled delivery.***
    • Terms & Conditions

      Our Simple
      Terms & Conditions:

      By clicking "Create Your Account", you are committing to receive a delivery of fresh local organic produce to your doorstep, at the frequency you have chosen. Your credit card will be authorized when you click this button, but your card will not be charged until your order is ready for delivery. Gift Certificate purchases are charged immediately, and the certificates are sent to the email address you provide. If you set up recurring deliveries, you will be billed on a recurring basis as orders are prepared for delivery. Billing occurs approximately one day before delivery. Delivery is free of charge, and there is no obligation to continue your subscription: you can cancel at anytime. (Please note 24 hour policy below) You can adjust your order as often as you like, but you must always receive a produce bin (or gift basket) in order to receive delivery (i.e., you cannot receive a delivery of just a carton of milk and some eggs). You will be registered to receive our weekly e-Newletter and other automatic emails regarding service from Organics to You, but you can always respond to unsubscribe to such emails. We NEVER share or distribute your personal information with anyone, anywhere. Any changes/additions/cancellations must be submitted with at least 24 HOURS ADVANCE NOTICE. We try to help with last minute requests, but we are not always able to get to them all. We have to place orders with our farmers and suppliers, and we need accurate projections to do so. Cost increases may occur (on average every three years), but all prices will be reflected accurately on the receipt received. Adjusting your account yourself online through your member page is the easiest way to make changes and see current status, but we're always happy to help however we can via phone or email. A voicemail left on our phone counts as valid notice when left 24 hours in advance. Please double-check and confirm your order's accuracy regarding your items, frequencies, and delivery and billing info before clicking to Create Your Account. Thank you for your business.
      We appreciate it very much! ~ Organics to You, Staff and Crew
    • HOLIDAY DELIVERY SCHEDULE



      ***2017 – 2018 Winter Holiday Schedule***


      ***Christmas Week and New Year’s Day:***
      Tuesday, 12/26: Monday Routes
      Wednesday, 12/27: Tuesday Routes
      Thursday, 12/28: Wednesday Routes
      Friday, 12/29: Thursday Routes

      We will be on a regular delivery schedule the week of the New Year: Monday, 1/1: Monday Routes
      Tuesday, 1/2: Tuesday Routes
      Wednesday, 1/3: Wednesday Routes
      Thursday, 1/4: Thursday Routes


      ***Wishing you a festive holiday season from the Organics to You Staff and Crew!***


      ***If you need to modify your order/delivery schedule: Please be sure to adjust your account (https://organicstoyou.org/login) or contact the office with your e-request (info@organicstoyou.org) at least 48 hours before your scheduled delivery.***
    • Newsletter Archives

    • Feature of the Week



      ***Ground Beef, Pork Chops, Bacon are back!***


      The meat products are from our friendly local farm, Stroupe Farms, they are 100% natural, and 100% delicious. Add some to your order today in the Meat and Fish section!
      ***If you need to modify your order/delivery schedule: Please be sure to adjust your account (https://organicstoyou.org/login) or contact the office with your e-request (info@organicstoyou.org) at least 48 hours before your scheduled delivery.***
    • Frequently Asked Questions



      We've gathered together a few questions that we hear from time to time about our organic home delivery service.

      Take a look and see if your question is here. If you can't find your answers here, send us an email or give us a call at 503.236.6496
      Email is the preferred communication method since we’re a small company and don't have a full-time person handling the phone and voicemail.

      What does being a member mean? Is there a commitment?

      Membership is just a term used to describe people who are getting our service. There are no contracts or required subscriptions. You choose whether you want delivery just once, or regularly every week, every 2 weeks, every 3 weeks, or every 4 weeks.

      How do I redeem a Chinook Coupon?

      1. Write the first and last name listed on the account on the coupon.
      2. Leave the coupon out for the driver to pickup on your delivery day. --or-- Mail the coupon to our office at 14107 NE Airport Way, Blding A/Portland OR 97230.
      3. Once we receive the coupon here in the office we'll add the discount to your payment history as well as adjust the billing accordingly.

      Where does the produce come from?

      This is one of the most important questions. Our vegetables and fruits mostly come directly from local area farms. By buying directly from the farmer we are assuring that you get the freshest produce with the least amount of processing and travel possible. Supporting local farms also means that the money is staying within the communities that we serve while also helping to keep small family farms operational. We also source some organic produce from local distributors like Organically Grown Company and Charlie’s Produce when the local growing season slows down during the winter and early spring.

      How does it all work?

      It is as easy as 1,2,3. First, choose your produce bin (additional groceries are optional). Second, create your account complete with delivery and billing details. Third, kick back, relax, and enjoy the service.

      I just submitted my order. When do I get my first delivery?

      We ask for 48 hours notice for all new orders and for all changes. If you are setting up the order or adjusting it online yourself, sometimes we need even less time. Once you sign up or edit your order, we will show you when your next order is coming on the "My Subscription" tab of your member page (you will be re-directed to your member page immediately after registration). If you'd like to postpone the delivery at all, you can change the start date after registration.

      How do I pay?

      You may setup a credit card on your account for automatic billing to occur on the day before each scheduled delivery. Or you may select to pay via COD. You can leave the check/money order for the driver to pick-up on your delivery day, or you can mail in the payment to our office address at 14107 NE Airport Way, Blding A/Portland OR 97230.

      Do you deliver in my area?

      We deliver throughout the Portland Metro area along with surrounding neighborhoods. We also have a couple of routes that serve addresses in the Vancouver ,WA area. Check out our delivery routes map to find out which day of the week we’re in your area.

      How much does a bin serve? Is there a prescribed weight?

      The answer varies due to many considerations. Do you mostly cook and eat at home? Do you also pack a lunch? Are you following a specific diet (vegan, vegetarian, paleo, etc)? What serving size do you prefer? There is no prescribed weight for the bin as it varies each week due to what is in season and availability. All of the bins do get a certain number of items each week to ensure a diverse selection of organic produce. You are also welcome to try different bins until you find the perfect fit for your culinary needs. Some of our customers even change their bin types seasonally—they’ll order an All Fruit Bin in the summer while their home veggie gardens are in full swing and then will switch back to a mixed bin of fruits and veggies in late autumn. You are not locked in to any bin size, type, or frequency.

      What if I don't want something in my bin?

      No problem, just note your bin preferences when you sign-up for service, or log-in and adjust likes/dislikes in the "Locations and Preferences" tab of your personalized member page. The crew will sub in another item or one of your “likes” if available when one of your “dislikes” is scheduled to be included in the bin’s contents. Please note however that we require 48 hours notice to guarantee we can make any changes.

      What do I do if I need to skip a week for any reason?

      Going on vacation, have a scheduled business trip, or maybe the fridge is still full? Login to your account and add your vacation break in the "Locations and Preferences" tab of your personalized member page. Or feel free to contact us via phone or email with the vacation start date, vacation end date, and your account details (name on account and delivery address). Please note however that we require 48 hours notice to guarantee we can make any changes.

      What other products do you deliver?

      We deliver mostly organic products sourced from other local companies. We offer many basic staples such as bread, milk, eggs, meats, cheese, and vegan alternatives. Feel free to add an item to your produce order on an ongoing or one time basis.

      What if I'm not going to be home?

      You do not need to be home at the time of delivery as long as the driver has access to a delivery drop spot like your front door, porch, or another specified area. Our delivery window for each route day runs from around 10AM – 7:30PM.

      What happens on hot summer days or rainy days?

      The driver will do his best to leave your order in a shaded or covered area. We also encourage you to note any special delivery instructions on your account for the driver to reference. If you are not going to be home at the time of delivery, please consider leaving out a cooler during the summer heat to keep your fruits and veggies happy. If you order perishables (milk, meats, other dairy items)--we highly recommend leaving out a cooler with ice packs.

      What if I live in a secure building?

      Please provide us with any special delivery instructions needed for the driver to access your building. Most folks give us an access code, are able to buzz the driver in remotely via a callbox, supply a key to the main door of the building, or have concierge service/office manager on duty to accept the delivery.

      Do you deliver on holidays?

      We deliver on most holidays except Thanksgiving and Christmas. During the Thanksgiving week--we simply move the delivery schedule up by a day and deliver on Sunday - Wednesday. The Christmas week delivery schedule varies year to year. You may find the 2017 - 2018 holiday schedule posted here: http://organicstoyou.org/holiday-schedule.

      Our Refund Policy:

      If for any reason you're not satisfied with the produce or one of our other products that you have received, please don't hesitate in letting us know via email. We will compensate you for the issue either by adding in replacement produce to your next bin or by issuing a credit/refund.

      What's our privacy policy?

      Our policy is very simple: we will never intentionally share, rent, or sell any personal information that you submit on our site.

    • Wholesale

      Wholesale @ Organics to You

      Wholesale & Bulk Orders

      Wholesale orders are sometimes available by special request. We are committed to buying the freshest produce, directly from local farmers and local suppliers to meet your bulk order needs. Please contact info@organicstoyou.org if you're looking to place a wholesale or bulk order.

      Organics to You is a locally owned and operated company, who has been doing business in the Portland, Oregon area, since 2001. We are now offering some retail, wholesale pricing for other local businesses. We are committed in buying directly form local farmers, and bring that freshness and quality, directly to you.

      Looking forward to hearing from you!

      ~ Organics to You, Staff and Crew

       

    • Testimonials

      Below are some of the comments users have sent us about their experience with Organics to You. You're welcome to send us your own thoughts, please contact us to tell us what you think!

      Hello.
      Thanks so much for bringing such fresh fruit and vegetables delivered to our door every week. We're very happy with your service and continue to recommend Organics to You to our friends. We especially enjoyed the mini watermelon which came with the last bin. What a special little treat!

      Keep up the good work.

      Bob M.
      SE Portland

      To the Organics to You gang:
      I'm writing to say THANKS for the fresh fruit which is delivered to our group every month. We're always happy with the condition and the eclectic variety of produce.

      Jamie S.
      N Portland

      Chris,
      Thanks to you and your staff for such a wonderful service! I continue to be so pleased with my weekly produce shipments. It is always like opening a gift. Yesterday's box was a special treat, filled with an amazing variety of seasonal, holiday bounty.
      Thank you all so much for your hard work and wonderful offerings.

      Happy Holidays to you all.

      Kim K.
      Lake Oswego

      My boyfriend and I wanted to take a second to thank you for what you do. I can't begin to tell how incredible this service has been, we've both noticed so many benefits. It is extremely convenient, we've been eating healthier, cooking more at home, learning new recipes, and sharing fruits and veggies with friends. The fruits and veggies are fresh, very well selected, and a surprise every Wednesday! Thank you so much for what you do, you are making a positive difference for us every week!

      We're spreading the word, and looking forward to next week's delivery!

      Jenny and Adam
      Portland, OR

    • Delivery Routes



      FREE DELIVERY RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR!

      Your home delivery day is simply assigned by zip code to ensure energy and time efficiency. For areas outside our delivery zone, we offer a handful of 'pick-up' locations where we will deliver and you can pick up. See more about those locations below.

      **We require at least 24 hours notice to guarantee we can make any changes (add any items, modify your order, skip a delivery, etc).**


      Please select your zip code from the drop-down menu to find your delivery day.



      Delivery Routes

      **If you live outside our delivery zone, or prefer pick-up, we also offer these pick-up locations**

    • SANDY - TUESDAY: Sandy Country Florist...39010 Pioneer Blvd; Sandy, OR; 97055

    • OREGON CITY - TUESDAY: Private Porch...914 Jackson St; Oregon City, OR; 97045

    • SCAPPOOSE - TUESDAY: Flora Design...52658 NE 1st Street; Scappoose, OR; 97056

    • VANCOUVER - WEDNESDAY: Arnada Naturals...2407 Main Street; Vancouver, WA; 98660

    • HILLSBORO - WEDNESDAY: Hill Florist...276 E Main Street; Hillsboro, OR; 97123

    • HAZEL DELL - WEDNESDAY: Healthline Nutrition Center...8311 NE Highway 99; Vancouver, WA; 98665


      **For those customers who do not live within our delivery zones, orders can be picked up at these locations during their store hours. You can set pick-up at each location by using the store's address (above) as your shipping/delivery address when you sign up. If your shipping/delivery address uses the zip code '97056', you'll be automatically set for pick-up at the Scappoose drop spot. As always, please feel free to contact us with any questions.


    • The delivery window is from around 10AM until about 7PM. The actual delivery time for your order will depend on when and where your address falls on the driver's route for the given day. You can register a text-friendly phone number on your account, and we will text you the day before with an estimated delivery time and then again when your order arrives at your door.


      A Note About Perishables:

      If you are not going to be home at the time of delivery, please consider leaving out a cooler during the summer heat to keep your fruits and veggies happy. If you order perishables (milk, meats, other dairy items)--we highly recommend leaving out a cooler with ice packs.

      ~ Og2U Staff and Crew

  • Honey-Roasted Butternut Squash

    Ingredients:

    • 2 large butternut squash, halved lengthwise and seeded (about 4 pounds)
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped toasted pecans
    • 1 tablespoon minced fresh flat-leaf parsley

    Preparation:

    1. Preheat oven to 400 deg F.

    2. Place squash halves, cut sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet. Place honey and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH for 30 seconds, or until butter melts. Stir to combine. Brush half of honey mixture over cut sides of squash, and reserve remaining honey mixture.

    3. Sprinkle squash with salt and pepper. Bake at 400 deg F for 1 hour or until tender.

    4. Carefully place squash, cut sides up, on cutting board. Halve squash lengthwise; cut each half crosswise into thirds. Place squash on a platter. Heat reserved butter mixture in microwave at HIGH for 20 seconds.

    5. Drizzle remaining butter mixture over squash. Sprinkle evenly with pecans and parsley. Add a garnish of parsley on the side to accent the beautiful colors of the squash.

    6. Serve, and enjoy!

    Serves: 8

    Preparation time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

  • Slow Roasted Root Vegetables

    Thanks to our customer Lawrence Duncan for this delicious and heart-warming recipe!

    Ingredients:

    • 3 large potatoes
    • 3 large carrots
    • 3 large beets
    • 8 large garlic cloves, peeled
    • 2 tsp rosemary, fresh or powdered
    • 2 tsp cumin, ground
    • 1 tbsp black pepper, course ground
    • 2 tsp sea salt

    Directions:

    Preheat oven to 250 deg F. This is a "low & slow" recipe, which takes a little bit of patience, but well worth it! You can vary the ratio of vegetables to suit your tastes, as well as the choice and amounts of herbs and spices.

    Cut the potatoes, carrots, and beets into large chunks. The size of the chunks determines which vegetable cook the fastest: the potatoes and beets should be the largest chunks, with the carrots being a little smaller / thinner. You'll get the feel for the right size with practice.

    Place the chunked potatoes, carrots, and beets in a large mixing bowl, along with the peeled garlic cloves. Add oil and sprinkle in the spices, while stirring until all the vegetables are thoroughly coated.

    Spread the mixture evenly onto a baking tray, and place into the oven. Cook for about 2 hours, or until done.

    Serves: 3 - 4

    Preparation time: 2 1/2 hours

  • Curry Spinach

    Ingredients:

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 medium onion
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 2 to 4 tablespoons mild or hot curry paste
    • 1 diced potato
    • 1 diced tomato
    • 1 package frozen chopped spinach

    Directions:

    Steam or boil the potatoes in salted water until very tender. In a non-stick skillet, cook the onion, garlic and curry paste in oil for 3-4 minutes or until onion is tender.

    Stir into the skillet the potatoes, tomatoes, and spinach. Add water as needed, and continue cooking over medium heat until heated throughout. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve with rice or cous cous if desired.

    Serves: 2 - 4

    Preparation time: 20 minutes

  • Fennel & Vegetable Stir Fry with Nut Rice

    Directions:

    Tofu can be fried (do before anything else) or tossed into stir fry with out previous cooking. I've also made this many times with no tofu and it is still good. Coarsely chop onion and mince garlic. Slice bok choy stocks into bite size pieces, coarsely chop green tops. Slice and/or chop the rest of the veggies any way you prefer.

    Heat 1 1/2 - 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet or wok. Add 1 teaspoon fennel seed until is begins to sizzle. Add onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes, add garlic toss a few times with spoon.

    Begin cooking vegetables from hardest to softest: bok choy stocks (save green tops for later) for 1 minute. Add carrot and cook for 1 minute... red pepper 1 minute... broccoli 1 minute, etc... Repeat with all the vegetables except for bok choy greens (they will go in later with the tofu). Add a dash of salt while cooking - it really brings out the flavor of the veggies.

    Transfer veggies to bowl and put 1 tablespoon oil in skillet/wok over medium heat. Add nuts and begin to toss while cooking. As nuts begin to turn golden color, add 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed. Let nuts overcook to a dark brown - its okay to have some black nuts as it adds flavor. Once the nuts are done, add cooked rice to skillet/wok and mix in oil, nuts, and fennel. Add dash of salt to rice mixture and let cook for a couple of minutes while stirring. Transfer to serving bowl.

    Heat veggies back up and add tofu - cook until heated through. Add bok choy green tops just at end, cook until wilted. Salt and pepper to taste, serve over rice.

    Serves: 4

    Preparation time: 30 minutes

  • Gazpacho

    Ingredients:

    • 1 small clove garlic
    • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 cups V-8 juice
    • 2 & 1/2 tbsp red-wine vinegar
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 2 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp ground white pepper
    • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 1/8 tsp Tabasco sauce
    • 1 large ripe tomato
    • 2 tbsp finely minced fresh onion
    • 1/2 fresh cucumber - diced
    • 1/2 fresh green pepper - diced
    • 1/2 tsp freeze-dried chives
    • 1 tbsp fresh green onion tops - chopped
    • 1 fresh yellow squash - diced, not peeled
    • 1 cup fresh eggplant - diced (for color - optional)

    Preparation:

    Place garlic, parsley, V-8 juice, vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, vegan sugar, salt, white pepper, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce in large bowl and stir until well blended.

    Peel and dice tomato. Rinse remaining vegetables and place in large container with tomato. Pour blended soup mixture over vegetables. Chill for at least 2 hours.

    Serve as appetizer garnished with lemon wedges and club vegan crackers or garlic toast. Works wonderfully as a cool and refreshing, easy to serve summer-time dish.

    Serves: 8

    Preparation time: 1 hour

  • Cauliflower Soup

    Ingredients:

    • 2 cups cauliflower flowerets
    • 4 celery ribs, diced
    • 3 carrots, chopped (I usually use only 1 or 2)
    • 1 can cream of chicken soup, undiluted (You can also use cream and chicken bullion instead of the creamed soup)
    • 1 cup cream or half& half 8 oz. cubed cheese (your choice of flavor)
    • 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp pepper Paprika

    Preparation:

    Arrange cauliflower, celery and carrot in steamer basket over boiling water. Steam 10 minutes or until crisp-tender, then drain.

    Cook soup and cream or half & half in large saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.

    Stir in cheese until melted. Add steamed veggies, salt and pepper; cook until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with paprika and serve. Amazing!

    Yield: 4 cups

  • Borscht

    Ingredients:

    • 4 large beets
    • 1/2 green cabbage
    • 2 carrots
    • 1 onion
    • 1 stick of celery
    • 1 large tomato
    • 1 large rutabaga (Swedish turnip)
    • 2 tablespoons of dill
    • 2 tablespoons of parsley
    • 2 large cloves of garlic, minced or grated
    • 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
    • 10 cups of veggie stock or water
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Preparation:

    This borscht recipe is delicious, nutritious, and guaranteed to warm any belly on a cold winters night. It's my own recipe so I hope you enjoy it!

    1) Chop up all the veggies.

    2) In a large pot, saute onion, celery, dill, parsley, and garlic in vinegar on high heat.

    3) Slowly add stock/water and bring to a boil. Add beets, rutabaga, cabbage, carrots, and tomato.

    4) Cover and let simmer until root vegetables become tender (about 20 minutes).

    5) Enjoy! Add salt and pepper if you wish.

    Can also be served with dollop of vegan sour cream or plain yogurt if you wish.

    Serves: many, many people

    Preparation time: 30 minutes

  • Zesty Cabbage Ramen Salad

    Ingredients:

    • 2 package vegan Ramen noodles, broken into bits
    • chopped or shredded cabbage
    • sunflower seeds
    • almond slivers
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 1/3 cup vinegar (I use mostly cider and a little red wine)
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 Ramen seasoning packets

    Directions:

    Make the dressing with the olive oil, vegan sugar, vinegar, and seasoning packets all nice and stirred up.

    Serves: many

    Preparation time: 5 minutes

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