SPUD Local and Organic Grocery Giveaway

Comments 112 by Rebecca Bollwitt
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The other day when my SPUD Vancouver grocery order arrived I received an email receipt and I noticed in the bottom left it told me how far my organic products traveled to get to SPUD’s warehouse: it was 28km. The average distance that products are transported to a typical grocery store in Canada is 2502km. That made me feel pretty good, as did all the plant-based products inside my SPUD bin!

SPUD Local and Organic Grocery Giveaway

SPUD Local and Organic Grocery

It is estimated that we currently put almost 10 kcal of fossil fuel energy into our food system for every 1 kcal of energy we get from our food. Food grown closer to home is fresher, produces fewer transportation emissions, and supports local farmers. As the distance food travels decreases, so does the need for processing and refrigeration to reduce spoilage. Organic, local good is good for us, and good for the planet!

Here are some tips from SPUD that can help us make decisions that are good for the planet:

1. Buy organic

Organic products have less pesticides and they’re fresher, GMO-free, and better for the environment. Look for dairy products labeled ‘pasture raised’ or ‘100% grass fed’ and for pork, chicken or eggs with a ‘certified organic’ label. Swapping conventionally raised chicken breasts for organic chicken is a simple way to get started.  Check out the large variety of organic meats at SPUD.

2. Buy local

Local food reduces food miles—this helps to alleviate our dependence on fossil fuels, reduce air pollution, and cut back on greenhouse gas emissions. Go support your local community and your environment!  Learn more about local, organic, and certified farmers that SPUD sources from and supports.

3. Opt for plant–based meals 

Minor changes like reducing meals with meat gradually, or having a meat-free day each week, can be simple (and effective!) options for doing your part. There are some great plant-based proteins such as quinoa, soy, seitan, walnut, and amaranth that can provide a rich source of protein and other nutrients without harming the environment. Check out the range of plant-based options they offer.

Enter to Win

I’m giving away a SPUD bin loaded with $150 of plant-based goodies! Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Like/comment on this post on Facebook (1 entry)
  • Copy/paste the text below on Twitter for a bonus entry
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I will draw one winner from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

For Miss604 Readers/Followers

Not a SPUD customer? Check out with promo code MISS604 and you’ll get $15 off your first order when you spend $50 or more. Already a SPUD customer? Use the same code for $5 off your next order over $50. Valid for all locations, August, 2021.

UPDATE The winner is Mary!

112 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Becky KTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 9:42am PDT

    This would be perfect – I’m starting a low FODMAP diet for IBS and i see they have a lot of great options for this diet!

  2. Carol W.Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 9:45am PDT

    Love the good for the planet tips. Great contest.

  3. Dave JagpalTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 9:55am PDT

    Nice, healthy prize

  4. MpurpleTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 10:28am PDT

    This is awesome!

  5. Donna LTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 11:34am PDT

    I need to balance out my diet more, this is a great way to!

  6. KamTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 12:04pm PDT

    Great prize + great for the environment!

  7. BevTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 12:12pm PDT

    Plant based yummieness! Sounds delicious! Thank you for this AWESOME contest and chance to win this AMAZING GENEROUS PRIZE miss604!😍

  8. SylTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 12:32pm PDT

    Thanks for this great opportunity

  9. DianaTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 12:34pm PDT

    Awesome, would love to try them out

  10. Claudia AndrewsTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 1:17pm PDT

    LIKED/COMMENTED on FACEBOOK!

  11. Claudia AndrewsTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 1:19pm PDT

    YUM!! MY FAV Miss604 and SPUD.ca!! Thanks a MILLION for this TOTALLY AWESOME OUT OF this WORLD CONTEST and EXTREMELY Generous Prize!! This would be an ABSOLUTE DREAM come TRUE to WIN and I would be Beyond ECSTATIC to win this INCREDIBLE GIVE AWAY!! LIKED/COMMENTED AND did everything on your BLOG!!💖😍🥰🥳 LOVE SPUD.ca LIKED/FOLLOWING BOTH ACCOUNTS on FB and IG! @claudiandrews54

  12. jean smithTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 1:40pm PDT

    Such great produce!

  13. Kathleen BTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 2:02pm PDT

    I love SPUD and what they are doing.

  14. Marissa prestonTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 2:05pm PDT

    Awesome 🙂

  15. Anne BTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 2:09pm PDT

    I love spud!

  16. janeTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 2:26pm PDT

    Love to win this contest

  17. Debra GendronTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 2:41pm PDT

    i never have had SPUD before sure would like to 🙂

  18. Johanna NewmanTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 3:34pm PDT

    This would be so perfect. I would love to give this to my parents. I always wany to make sure they have enough produce. ♥️

  19. NicoleTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 4:21pm PDT

    This sounds amazing to try!

  20. StephanieTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 4:43pm PDT

    I keep seeing SPUD around town! Would love to get a chance to try en!

  21. Birgit GajdosTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 5:31pm PDT

    Thanks for the chance of local fresh food!

  22. NancyTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 5:37pm PDT

    It would be awesome to be able to experience the convenience of a grocery delivery service for the first time!! Thank you very much for this opportunity!!

  23. AngelaTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 5:46pm PDT

    I have ordered through SPUD b4 & they’re fabulous!

  24. KimberlyTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 5:53pm PDT

    I would LOVE to win this contest! Thanks Miss 604 & SPUD!

  25. VivianTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 6:06pm PDT

    Love to win!

  26. daneTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 6:16pm PDT

    good idea

  27. Jax BaileyTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 6:55pm PDT

    This would be awesome thanks for the chance!

  28. Christine WTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 7:02pm PDT

    What a great prize! I would love to win and try this out.

  29. LauraTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 7:55pm PDT

    Great prize, thanks for the chance to win!

  30. Ashley SharpeTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 7:55pm PDT

    This would be great! 😀

  31. Nancy NTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 8:54pm PDT

    I’ve never ordered from SPUD before. I’d love to try it!

  32. Shelley ButcherTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 10:38pm PDT

    I love fresh local produce. We started a garden this year and it’s been amazing. 🍇🍈🍉🍊🍎🍏🍑🍐🍒🥦🍓🥬🍅🥝🍆🥔🥕🌶🌽🥒

  33. KathleeTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 10:55pm PDT

    This would be awesome to win!

  34. CheukWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 12:04am PDT

    love to check out these plant based options

  35. BrendaWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 12:34am PDT

    Love this!

  36. WynneWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 2:38am PDT

    I still haven’t ordered from them yet but want to try!

  37. Shirley SWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 2:57am PDT

    Sounds delicious! Thanks for the chance!

  38. RayWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 4:06am PDT

    SPUD is great

  39. Tabby72Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 6:34am PDT

    Spud is a great service!

  40. Katherine NWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 6:57am PDT

    Love SPUD and eating local!

  41. Iris NWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 8:08am PDT

    I have been eating a plant based diet for the past 2 years now and it is amazing how great it makes you feel mentally and physically. Eating locally is great for our local producers and our planet too! I would love to try SPUD.

  42. Lindsay MuldoeWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 8:54am PDT

    What an amazing prize pack! I love Spud <3 it's a great company and amazing quality of produts!

  43. AmyWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 9:16am PDT

    LOVE this!

  44. ChristinaWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 9:51am PDT

    Hi , great contest! I would love to be considered for a spud giveaway!
    We are trying to eat more organics. Thanks!!

  45. LorenaWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 12:43pm PDT

    My sister has highly recommended Spud, and has had all her produce delivered since her local Steveston farm has been developed. Would love to try and share your organics and delivery program.

  46. TiffWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 12:51pm PDT

    Thanks for the tips on how to do our part! We really should consider Spud again.

  47. Jason BWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 1:20pm PDT

    Fantastic.

  48. Tracy KWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 1:27pm PDT

    love their fresh produce!

  49. DougWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 2:28pm PDT

    This is such a great option!

  50. Bonnie Y.Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 2:56pm PDT

    Been choosing more plant based foods for a few years now.

  51. MaryWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 3:32pm PDT

    They have amazing customer service.

  52. Donna MaroulisWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 4:58pm PDT

    I love fresh BC produce ! This would be a very welcome win for me !

  53. TracyWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 7:18pm PDT

    So much goodness !

  54. Don MWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 8:17pm PDT

    Local and Organic is the way to go!

  55. TanWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 11:05pm PDT

    ohhh yes! awesome giveaway

  56. PatriciaThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 4:50am PDT

    Spud is terrific!

  57. Iain MThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 8:45am PDT

    SPUD is the next best thing to growing veg yourself.

  58. LORI NOVAKThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 9:27am PDT

    I have wished to try a Spud box, as I have only a limited garden. This would be a wonderful way to try out this service.

  59. RenerThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 10:13am PDT

    Sounds tasty

  60. mannyThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 10:44am PDT

    Love to get local foods! Our family would really enjoy this!

  61. Lianna Margaret ScrimgerThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 12:47pm PDT

    I love Spud and order from them often. I would love to win a box of groceries!! If that statement doesn’t signify middle age I don’t know what does ^_^

  62. AJ IveyThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 12:47pm PDT

    Wow, I didn’t realize they had so many options of great looking food. Thanks for supporting local and bringing it to my attention. I will be sure to check them out.

  63. LindaThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 4:18pm PDT

    This looks for a great option for local grocery delivery.

  64. MazzieMooThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 4:22pm PDT

    I am so impressed with your the fact that your order only travelled 28km! I wish I could get my SPUD order to be like.

  65. Patricia WThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 7:36pm PDT

    Awesome giveaway! Please pick me!

  66. Chris PThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 7:37pm PDT

    Would love to win this!

  67. Buono FrancescaThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 8:14pm PDT

    Love the chance to try SPUD. Heard some very good comments about their produce. Thank you for the opportunity to try them for a healthier diet.

  68. ShelleyThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 8:20pm PDT

    I am starting to make a life style change in the way I eat, and this prize would certainly come in very handy.

  69. AindreaThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 8:31pm PDT

    Always wanted to try!

  70. Sandra RankineThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 8:33pm PDT

    Great prize

  71. Zuzana TycThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 8:42pm PDT

    great contest, we are trying to eat less meat and have a meatless meal at least once a week

  72. Nicole-AnnThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 9:13pm PDT

    Great prize! I have egg and dairy allergies so this would be perfect!

  73. Wendy Oconnor.Thursday, August 19th, 2021 — 9:15pm PDT

    We are vegans and would love to win!!!

  74. Pat oconnorThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 9:17pm PDT

    We are vegans and would love to win!!!

  75. SusanThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 9:22pm PDT

    This would be AMAZING!!!

  76. SusanThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 9:23pm PDT

    This would be so AMAZING!!!

  77. KarenThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 11:50pm PDT

    Would love to try SPUD!

  78. Stephanie MortonThursday, August 19th, 2021 — 11:58pm PDT

    A great prize to win and try out from SPUD!

  79. TammyFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 7:12am PDT

    Amazing! Lovely prize!

  80. KittyPrideFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 7:15am PDT

    Sounds good!

  81. VickiFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 9:11am PDT

    I would love to try all the great SPUD products!!

  82. KarenFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 9:17am PDT

    I’d love to try the products.

  83. GregFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 9:19am PDT

    This is a wonderful prize.

  84. CindyFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 10:59am PDT

    I love my veggies – this would be awesome to win!!

  85. AimeeFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 12:48pm PDT

    My parents use SPUD. Maybe I should give it a try.

  86. wilson hoFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 1:06pm PDT

    now i get the chance of buying from spud freshlocal

  87. Patricia McKayFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 4:24pm PDT

    Get most of my groceries from Spud! Always great quality.

  88. ValerieFriday, August 20th, 2021 — 8:19pm PDT

    This would be the incentive I need to move from deep-fried processed vegetables 🥔 to fresh veg! 👌

  89. AlexSaturday, August 21st, 2021 — 11:37am PDT

    Would love to share this with a senior.

  90. Michelle WSaturday, August 21st, 2021 — 12:23pm PDT

    Great giveaway!

  91. ElaineSaturday, August 21st, 2021 — 5:41pm PDT

    I would luv to try the products and share them with my parents.

  92. RaySunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 10:01am PDT

    Spud great food best choice if local

  93. MarcusSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 11:07am PDT

    Great giveaway!

  94. Ming KSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 2:16pm PDT

    What a wonderful giveaway!

  95. GloriaSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 2:34pm PDT

    Would love to win this!

  96. JillSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 8:55pm PDT

    Would love this.

  97. MarySunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 9:33pm PDT

    I go to our farmers market every week. Love the freshness! Would love a box from Spud!

  98. Kris WilsonSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 10:16pm PDT

    This sounds perfect for us, I’ll have to check it out.

  99. Martha FallonSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 11:51pm PDT

    Planet based goodness!

  100. Martha FSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 11:52pm PDT

    Great for plant-based meal inspiration!

  101. TaniaSunday, August 22nd, 2021 — 11:59pm PDT

    Awesome, would love to try them out!

  102. RinoMonday, August 23rd, 2021 — 12:00am PDT

    I’d love to try the products.

  103. Jill KMonday, August 23rd, 2021 — 7:59am PDT

    Local and nourishing. Love it !

  104. Albert N.Monday, August 23rd, 2021 — 2:04pm PDT

    Sounds fantastic!

  105. JennMonday, August 23rd, 2021 — 5:30pm PDT

    I love that they offer plant–based meal!

  106. AmandaMonday, August 23rd, 2021 — 6:30pm PDT

    I would love to try the products!

  107. Sherry FraserMonday, August 23rd, 2021 — 7:00pm PDT

    What a great way to get us to try more plant-based local products.

  108. Sunshine HMonday, August 23rd, 2021 — 8:11pm PDT

    This would be great, groceries are so expensive these days.

  109. Brent LTuesday, August 24th, 2021 — 9:34am PDT

    Support local producers

  110. Yung LTuesday, August 24th, 2021 — 11:30am PDT

    Great prize!

  111. DonaldWednesday, August 25th, 2021 — 10:31am PDT

    Support farmers!

  112. Amy liuThursday, August 26th, 2021 — 12:15am PDT

    Thanks for the chance

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