Imagine if Costco only carried non-GMO foods and then hand delivered them all to your front door. Would you buy a membership then?
I love finding resources that make it easier for busy families to eat clean ... and that includes the time AND the effort it takes to grocery shop. So today, I'd like to introduce you to The Green PolkaDot Box. Like Costco, The Green PolkaDot Box is a membership organization or "buying collective", which allows a group of consumers to come together and buy items at bigger discounts. The bigger a collective gets, the more influence they have over suppliers and costs.
Now, this collective is very different than Costco. The Green Polkadot Box are SUPER PICKY about the products they carry. They've never allowed any genetically modified products (imagine if all stores did that!) and focus on organics.
Why join The Green PolkaDot Box?
Do you live in an Organic Desert?
Locally, I'm lucky enough to have access to some pretty awesome organic food shops, but many people don't. As of now, over 5000 members have joined The Green PolkaDot Box, mostly families who just want better access to groceries. The Green Polka Box is different than a Co-op. You can purchase whatever you want, however often you need to, all year round.
Buying Power = Low Prices
Perhaps you have access to, but can't afford the price of specialty non-GMO and organic food items. Small health food stores don't always have the demand to buy in large quantities. The Green PolkaDot Box does, and is able to negotiate the best prices possible. Each week they compare prices to online retailers like Amazon and grocery chains like Whole Foods. If a member finds a lower price within 7 days, they will credit them the difference in PolkaDot points (1 point= $1 US ... a few exceptions apply). You'll also have access to a "Closeout Closet" with soon to expire packaged items.
Everything is Non-GMO
If you want only certified non-GMO foods, you can search for products that carry the "Non-GMO Project" verification seal.
Shop Sugar-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free, Color-Free, Peanut-Free, Anything-Free
The Green PolkaDot Box makes it so easy to shop by special Dietary Need. For example you can filter out any product with food colouring, soy, nuts, etc. You can get as specific as you need. Check it out yourself by clicking on the "Dietary Needs" tab at the top of The Green PolkaDot Box page. You can also shop by Brand, Cold Foods, Home, Body, Baby and even Pet.
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Access to Grass-Fed and Organic Meats & Dairy
The Green PolkaDot Box has a large selection of refrigerated and frozen foods. At this time, cold items are only available for shipping to zip codes within 2-day delivery of Utah via FedEx Ground. As The Green PolkaDot Box grows, it will add more distribution centers. Refrigerated and frozen items incur a surcharge of $4.99 or $7.99, depending on the size of the box. This covers the additional cost of the 100% recyclable boxes, earth friendly insulation liners and gel packs.
How much will joining The Green PolkaDot Box cost?
Like Costco, members pay an annual fee to join. The Green PolkaDot Box costs $49 annually. That gets you FREE SHIPPING on any order over $75 (under that costs $9.95).
Who Can Join?
A Green PolkaDot Box Giveaway
The Green PolkaDot Box is giving away this fun box of clean, mostly low-sugar goodies. It features some of my favorite products like:
- Enjoy Life which makes my favorite soy-free chocolate and specializes in allergen-free products.
- SeaSnax made with olive oil instead of genetically modified canola.
- Kombucha! Have you tried it yet? This fermented ice tea is addictive and great for digestion.
- A Hugo Naturals vanilla & Sweet Orange Lip Balm, one of the many all-natural personal body products TGPB carries
- Nick's Sticks Grass-Fed Beef Sticks
- Stash teas
- Unsweetened Lime Runa with no added artificial sweeteners.
- All Natural gluten-free Modern Oats 5 berry Oatmeal - YUM!
To give you an idea of pricing, this box of specialty items would normally cost $23.61 retail. Members of the Green PolkaDot Box would pay $17.61. That’s a 26% savings! You can win this box by entering below. Everyone can get $15 off their first Green PolkaDot Box member order by using Coupon code GPDB15.
1. This giveaway is for US residents ONLY.
2. You must be over 18 years of age.
3. Only one entry method per household. (Some entries are per day)
4. Giveaway ends July 10th, 2014 at 11:59am.
5. Winner will be notified by email, and will have 48 hours to claim their prize. If not, another winner will be chosen.
6. Once I confirm your contact information, The Green PolkaDot Box will ship you your prize.
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*Please Note: This post does NOT contain any affiliate links, nor was I compensated or provided with products. The opinions are strictly my own, and I was happy to share this giveaway with you.