From Our Editors
Imagine a relay race to get dinner on the table. Relay Foods, an online farmers' market, runs the first leg. They work with hundreds of farms and artisan producers to offer top-quality ingredients. Customers meanwhile browse the selection of everyday groceries and add these items to the cart with just a few clicks from home or on mobile, all done within minutes. They then pass the baton on to customers with convenient delivery or free pickup at a spot in your neighborhood.
Their quick and easy process, coupled with an emphasis on quality, healthy, and sustainable groceries is changing the way consumers get their food. That has helped the company grow since its inception in 2009. Partnering with more than 50 farms and 200 artisan producers, the business continues to build on its 4,500 item product catalog by adding everything from grass-fed meat to produce. About 30 percent of their catalog is sourced locally from the markets they serve, a testament to their community-focused mission.
Relay Foods has also integrated meal planning into the experience, making it even quicker to shop with selections that include vegan and paleo plans. Customers just add the pre-planned meals to their shopping lists, and all the necessary ingredients are automatically added to their cart.