It’s no secret that Long Island is a food-lover’s paradise, home to farms, fisheries, and artisan goods makers in numbers dizzying for such a narrow stretch of land. Small businesses reign here, and at FreshDirect, we’ve cultivated personal relationships with many local producers who bring us their very best.
What is upcycling? Simply put, upcycling means taking unused or discarded foods and transforming them into a new product that both adds value and reduces waste. From using the leftover byproducts of yogurt to make a tasty drink to repurposing “imperfect” bananas for an all-natural snack, upcycling can take many forms, all while reducing our […]
FreshDirect has worked hard to provide our customers with the absolute best in local, 100% grass-fed beef. We established partnerships with family-owned farms in the Northeast, who raise cattle entirely on pasture and never give them antibiotics, added hormones, or grain-based feed. These farms also use regenerative practices to rebuild the soil, restore biodiversity and […]
At FreshDirect, we believe you should be able to make choices that support the health of the environment. That’s why we work directly with farmers, ranchers, fishermen, and creators who are committed to doing things right. This month, we’re shining a spotlight on the people and products paving the way to a more sustainable future. […]
Grindavik, Iceland is a small town with a 1,000-year-old fishing history. These days, it’s home to our partner Matorka, who is carrying that tradition into the future. Matorka is a leader in sustainable aquaculture, raising steelhead and arctic char using a land-based farm that leverages the purity of Iceland’s natural resources in an efficient, carbon-neutral […]