Our popcorn isn’t cheap. There’s good reason for that; our ingredients are top notch, everything comes from the US, and we don’t make a zillion boxes at a time. Nonetheless, we are continually working to bring our price down!
Pouch & Bag Material
The material we use for our pouches and bag needs to keep out moisture and oxygen. That’s means it’s laminated, and that means it's not recyclable. This is true of just about all food packaging. It's a big issue. We are experimenting with biodegradable options and we hope to eventually transition to that material.
These hard working folks are the future and we want them to be armed with the knowledge and skills needed to produce healthy food and be stewards of the land. Look out for more partnerships with our growers as well as support for great organizations like Farm Aid and National Young Farmers Coaltion.
Our goal is to get 3 layers deep with every supplier. This means farm level information, name of farmer(s), the location of the farm(s), and an overview of their practices. When we started we thought this would be a no-brainer. Turns out it takes a TON of digging and gold old fashioned research. But when we choose these partners we push everyone else to catch up!
We are on the hunt for the BEST ingredients - nutrition, purity, quality. We want no fillers, or "extras" ever, just SIMPLE, HONEST, and TRANSPARENT.
They work to bring REAL food to schools. That's a mission we can get behind. Through training, resources, and funding, they are creating healthier school food and redefining lunchroom environments across the country.