Dinah’s Cheese from Kurtwood Farms may save the day (Image: Good in Seattle)
A Capitol Hill business owner is helping lead the way on a new project hoped to help small shops and food and drink crafters from around the community stay connected to the city as “stay home” restrictions continue.
Good in Seattle is a local delivery box “that comes full of products made by small businesses in our community” — from fresh pasta from Lagana in Ballard to records from Broadway’s Spin Cycle.
Brandon Waterman announced the new project this week with lots of connections to the home of his Good Weather bike shop and cafe, 11th Ave’s Chophouse Row.
The new shopping and delivery service won’t depend on bikes, though. The packs are too heavy for cycling, with plans to fill the parcels for weekly delivery around Seattle:
Every week, you’ll have the opportunity to pre-order boxes, delivered directly to homes in Seattle, so it’s easier to support the companies you love. This is our way of celebrating the amazing things this city continues to offer each and every one of us. Your support helps to assure the future for all of the participating companies and, as a bonus, you’ll get some help filling those idle hours at home with delicious and fun stuff.
Lagana Foods – Fresh Pasta with Pesto Nettle Sauce
Seawolf Bakers – Sourdough 1/2 Loaf
KurtWoodFarms – Dinah’s Cheese (1/2 round)
BellFlower – Single-Origin Chocolate
Sweet Alchemy – Ice Cream – “London Fog”
Nashi Ciders – 4 pack of deliciousness
Seattle Made Wine by Elsom Cellars
Stoup – Double Crowler
Beneficial Brewing Kombucha
Salt Blade – Salami
The Kitchen Imp – Spice Packets
Beneficial Brewing – Kombucha 2-16oz cans.
Herkimer Whole Bean Single Origin Coffee – 12oz bag
Westman’s Bagels – 2 pack with Schmear
Beast & Cleaver – Sausages
Ayako & Family – Jam – Plum Jam
“We’re starting off with a morning box and an evening box with products from more than 15 great companies and will figure things out from there,” Waterman said.
The boxes aren’t cheap, ranging in price from $85 to $160 depending on the mix you choose, but think of them as the ultimate self care reward or a proper COVID-19 relief package — pay attention, Congress — to send to a friend or loved one in the city.
The initial roster has some familiar names from around Chophouse plus a few new things to try. “Some things you may have never tried before, others are probably tried and true favorites,” Waterman said.
You can check out the options and sign up at goodinseattle.com.
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