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Ace’s Fall Produce Forecast

Happy September! This month, we have a produce forecast for you straight from our very own Allison Bennett, Director of Produce Sales. As always, Ace only supplies 100% organic fruits and veggies and we strive to buy locally whenever possible. Keep reading to stay abreast of all the Ace produce news…Hi Allison! How are produce […]

Special Deal: SOUND Sparkling Tea

Do you believe that life can be sweeter without added sugar? That bubbles make everything better? That less is enough? If so, SOUND’s 100% organic, non-GMO, unsweetened sparkling tea for those who “desire…a purer, simpler drink—no sweeteners, no preservatives, nothing more than just what is needed” may just be for you. SOUND was co-founded by […]

Meatless Monday With Ace Vendor Heidi Matonis + A Deal!

Ask Heidi Matonis, founder of Heidi’s Real Food, why she started her business and she’ll readily admit that it wasn’t a lifelong plan: “I began my vegan food business as part of a mid-life crisis, a challenge, a dare to myself. I knew nothing about the food business. I simply liked to cook and used it […]

Ace’s Summer Produce Forecast

Happy June, friends! We’re kicking the month off with a produce forecast from our very own Allison Bennett, Director of Produce Sales. As you probably know, Ace only supplies 100% organic fruits and veggies and we strive to buy locally whenever possible. Keep reading to stay abreast of all the Ace produce news…Hi Allison! The […]

Getting Amped For Lucky Dog’s Ramps

Hi friends! If you’re on our produce mailing list, you’re probably aware that Ace is now offering delicious ramps–for a limited time only. First, though, you might be wondering: what are ramps? According to Eater, “A good way to define ramps might be to describe the negative space, i.e. what ramps aren’t. Ramps are not leeks, […]

Eating Green With Vendor Edible Garden

After a long winter, all of us at Ace are beyond excited that spring seems to have arrived! Paul and Allison, our Ace produce team, celebrated the recent change of season with a visit to Ace vendor Edible Garden, located nearby in the Garden State.So why are we so excited to be offering produce from […]

Brand New Promo With Nancy’s Yogurt!

Hello there. Did you catch our recent post, The Story of Nancy’s Yogurt? If not, we suggest checking it out! Nancy’s Yogurt is made by Springfield Creamery, a family-owned operation that was founded in 1960. By 1970, owners Chuck and Sue Kesey had created the renowned Nancy’s Yogurt, which we’re excited to announce is the subject of our latest promotion! Nancy’s […]

Marolda Farms’ Red & Orange Greenhouse Peppers

If you’ve been following our produce posts, you probably know that a large percentage of our local, organic produce comes from Marolda Farms, a family-owned business located in Vineland, New Jersey. This winter, owner Rich Marolda did something new and, quite frankly, very cool: he continued growing peppers long after the typical growing season generally ends (due […]

The Story Of Nancy’s Yogurt

Before they were life partners, business partners, and parents, Chuck and Sue were just two undergrads at Oregon State University, studying dairy technology and business/secretarial science, respectively. By 1960, Chuck and Sue Kesey had met, graduated and married, and the newlyweds decided to start a creamery in Springfield, Oregon. With the aid of Chuck’s dairyman […]

Fall Produce Forecast

Welcome to Ace’s Fall Produce Forecast! Read along as Allison Bennet, Ace’s Director of Produce Sales, shares her knowledge on the produce we can expect to see in the coming months. As always, all of the fruits and veggies that we offer are 100% organic and we try to source locally whenever possible. Read on… Hi Allison! Thanks […]

Special Promotion With Ace Vendor Follow Your Heart!

Happy October, friends! To kick off the month, we want to share a special promotion from beloved Ace vendor Follow Your Heart. Until Oct. 28th, all orders of Follow Your Heart’s new VeganEggs™, Grated Parmesan, Shredded Parmesan, and Shredded Pizzeria Blend are buy one/get one free! In addition, if you mention Follow Your Heart on your menu, […]

What’s New At Ace: Organic Pomegranate Powder!

Hello, food lovers! Good news: Ace is now distributing organic, kosher pomegranate powder, the perfect superfood add-on for juices and smoothies. Punica granatum is a plant native to Southwestern Asia, which produces the red fruit–technically a berry–known as pomegranate. Perhaps most revered not for its delicious taste but for its health benefits, pomegranate contains the powerful antioxidant punicalagin. According to […]

Allison and Paul’s Produce Forecast: September

Hello there and welcome to September’s Produce Forecast! Today Ace’s Director of Produce Sales, Allison Bennet, is joined by Paul Guarino, Ace’s Director of Produce Procurement Logistics. According to the two of them, summer may be over but that doesn’t mean that Ace’s supply of organic, farm fresh produce will be dwindling. In fact, it seems to be […]

Allison’s Produce Forecast: August

Hello and welcome to the third installment of Allison’s Produce Forecast! As you surely know by now, Ace’s Director of Produce Sales, Allison Bennett, is a passionate and well-informed produce connoisseur and we love picking her brain each month to get the scoop on the organic fruits and veggies heading our way! Read on to learn what will be […]

Special Deal: San Marzano Tomatoes!

Hello there! We have some exciting news: for the first time, Ace is distributing 100% USDA organic, GMO-free, preservative-free, low sodium Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano’ tomatoes, straight from Italy! Write the folks at Carmelina: these delicious tomatoes are “grown under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, where the fruit flourish in the Mediterranean climate, and the region’s nutrient rich, […]

Allison’s Produce Forecast: June

Hello friendly produce lovers, we’re excited to bring you the second installment of Allison’s Produce Forecast (here is the first one, in case you missed it)! As we mentioned last month, this summer is a special one for Ace, we we’re tripling the number of 100% certified organic fruits and veggies we offer. We know you’re itching to get […]

That’s So Cheesy: Dr. Cow’s Tree Nut Cheeses

Veronica Schwartz and Pablo Castro, the tenacious duo behind Dr. Cow Tree Nut Cheeses, met in their native Argentina where they were both working in the food world—she as a pastry chef and he in his family’s restaurant business. In the late ‘90s, the pair created a small company, developing granola from the nutrient-dense ancient grains […]

DIY: Seared Sesame Tuna With Soba Noodles + A Deal…

Hello, hello and welcome to the first DIY recipe post of 2016! We scoured the great wide internet repeatedly for some type of information affirming the auspiciousness of beginnings mixed with tuna–and all the luck that we were sure the combination of the two would bring you–but alas! we found nothing. That doesn’t mean, however, that eating tuna, […]

DIY: Organic Coconut Flour Banana Muffins + A Deal…

We first tasted this gooey, glorious treat in bread form at a post-Thanksgiving brunch and it took us about .5 seconds to declare our undying love for it–and to devour a third helping! Paleo (if made without chocolate chips), gluten-free thanks to organic coconut flour, and undoubtedly delicious, it’s the perfect companion for your morning cup of coffee, […]

DIY: Organic Vegan Jackfruit Fish-Free Tacos + Ace Vendor Native Forest

There are multiple reasons that we love these Organic Vegan Jackfruit Fish-Free Tacos…for starters, we just love tacos in general. What makes this recipe even better, however, is that it has a semi-magical component: you actually get to transform a fruit into something that–we swear–could be mistaken for meat. Also, we are always excited to […]

DIY: Organic Overnight Oats + A Deal…

Lately, it seems like everyone has been talking about a new healthy breakfast trend: Overnight Oats. While we scoffed a bit at first–“Sounds like muesli to us,” we said cynically–we are always intrigued by the latest in the heath food world and, in the end, ran out and bought a huge bag of organic rolled oats. […]

DIY: Savory Scallion Scones + A Deal…

As the summer slowly begins to fade and we usher in the beautiful autumn, we find ourselves craving foods that are a bit heartier…and lately we’ve been loving these healthy Savory Scallion Scones, made with organic whole wheat pastry flour (scroll down to the end of the post for a deal)! Scones are lovely because they are […]