Celebrate Organic Week and WIN! {$100 Value Giveaway}

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Did you know Canada’s National Organic Week is celebrated from September 19th to the 27th? It is the largest annual homage to organic food, farming and products across the country!

We are joining in the fun and thanks to Nature’s Path and some of our favourite organic brands we’re giving away a delicious goodie box filled with organic (and vegan-friendly goodies) to one lucky Canadian reader.

The Nature’s Path & Friends #OrganicWeek Gift Box includes ($100 value): 

  • Nature’s Pathdelicious granolas including Pumpkin Flax Granola and Coconut Chia Granola, as well as tasty and healthful Flax Plus Flakes Cereal .
  • EnviroKidzchildren’s cereal that moms and kids love, Peanut  Butter Panda Puffs Cereal.
  • Que Pasa Mexican Foodspremium organic salsa.
  • Amy’s KitchenLentil Vegetable SoupFull of vegetables, including green beans, tomatoes, and spinach in a flavourful lentil base. This soup is prepared with the same careful attention you use at home and is vegan, gluten free, and dairy free.
  • Camino Simply Dark Hot Chocolate:  Created for the dairy conscious, Camino’s simply dark hot chocolate is incredibly rich and delicious, and is literally made with dark chocolate as an ingredient for an extra indulgent taste.
  • Crofter’s Organic JamNative to North America, Crofter’s blueberries are wild harvested in nearby Quebec. These intensely colored lowbush berries are far more petite and flavor-packed than the cultivated highbush variety common to the produce section at your neighborhood grocery.
  • Earthbound Farm OrganicFree product voucher good for any Earthbound Farm product
  • Ethical Bean CoffeeEvery cup of Ethical Bean Coffee has been crafted with one simple objective in mind: To make the best Fairtrade certified Organic coffee on the planet. Period. Because as far as we’re concerned, doing something good should be rewarded with something that tastes spectacular.
  • Happy Planet Fresh Soups:  Free product voucher redeemable for any Happy Planet Fresh Soup including yummy new single serve organic Portuguese Kale & White Bean.  Happy Planet Fresh Soups draw inspiration from cuisines from around the world and are made in small kettle batches in BC & Ontario. They have tons of delicious organic, dairy free and vegan options to choose from!
  • Manitoba Harvest Organic Hemp Hearts: Organic Hemp Hearts taste great, are easy to use and nutritious too! Packed with 10 grams of protein and 10 grams of omegas per 30 gram serving, they’re great in salads, cereal, yogurt and baking. Organic Hemp Hearts are paleo-friendly, vegan and Non-GMO.
  • PRANA Kilimanjaro Organic Deluxe Chocolate Trail Mix: Delicious vegan chocolate chunks, crunchy nuts and dried fruits to give you a snack that is perfect for all occasions. With chocolate chunks as the #1 ingredient on the list, this mix is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth while also offering a savoury taste with ingredients like walnuts, salted almonds and cashews, Sultana raisins and naturally sweetened cranberries.
  • Pacific Foods Organic Mushroom BrothSavory mushrooms, garlic and sea salt combine to make a fragrant, rich broth worthy of your favorite soups, risottos, pasta and or any dish of your desire.
  • Silver Hills BakeryFree product voucher good for any Silver Hills product including new Big Red’s Bread – big in taste and packed with 21 ancient grains and seeds.

Why love organic?

Your food choices matter. Every time you choose something to eat, you cast a vote for what is planted and how it’s grown. Take this box of goodies you’re about to receive – all made from wholesome, organic ingredients, they’re better for you and the soil. Organic food is crafted without harmful pesticides, GMOs or artificial flavours and synthetic sweeteners, so all you taste is real, delicious, wholefood goodness. The way all food ought to be!

You can also learn more about Canada’s Organic Week at www.organicweek.ca

Enter to WIN the #OrganicWeek goodie box below via Rafflecopter. Good Luck all!

I was gifted product, this is however not a paid post and all opinions and views on this post are 100% my own.

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Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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145 responses to “Celebrate Organic Week and WIN! {$100 Value Giveaway}”

  1. Kris L — September 20, 2015 @ 8:34 pm (#)

    I do some things, its hard in a small town, as not alot of organic selection,

  2. Tina L. — September 20, 2015 @ 8:38 pm (#)

    I do buy some organic food.

  3. Cathy V — September 20, 2015 @ 8:47 pm (#)

    I buy organic strategically, following the dirty dozen/clean 15 list and all organic dairy.

  4. Jill — September 20, 2015 @ 8:48 pm (#)

    I buy some organic food, but it is too expensive to buy as much as I would like.

  5. Summer Cardwell — September 20, 2015 @ 8:49 pm (#)

    My 9 yr old has tried the panda puffs before and loves them!

  6. Deborah — September 20, 2015 @ 8:58 pm (#)

    Yes, I buy some organic food.

  7. Jenny — September 20, 2015 @ 8:59 pm (#)

    I try as much as I can afford!

  8. Carolyn M — September 20, 2015 @ 9:23 pm (#)

    Yes, I try too…and luckily many of my favourite brands are organic…like all the ones above 🙂

  9. angie — September 20, 2015 @ 9:27 pm (#)

    We sometimes do – it depends on the price point versus non organic. I have definitely started buying more since I have had kids.

  10. ellen beck — September 20, 2015 @ 9:30 pm (#)

    I harden and what I cnt grow organic I do try to buy locally and organic.

  11. Sandy — September 20, 2015 @ 10:19 pm (#)

    I don’t buy organic food unfortunately, I cannot really afford it with my budget.

  12. andrea amy — September 20, 2015 @ 10:32 pm (#)

    I buy some but I’m on a budget so I need to be careful. I do buy Earthbound Farm and Nature’s Path frequently, and I love Crofter’s Jams!

  13. Elizabeth Nicholson — September 21, 2015 @ 3:09 am (#)

    Yes I buy some.

  14. Carol Denny — September 21, 2015 @ 3:24 am (#)

    I buy some when I can afford it.

  15. Natasha Severson — September 21, 2015 @ 3:47 am (#)

    on occasion i do.. just depends on the price i must admit

  16. Georgina — September 21, 2015 @ 5:02 am (#)

    Yes I buy some organic food, love that cereal! What a fantastic prize!

  17. Elizabeth R — September 21, 2015 @ 5:03 am (#)

    Yes, we buy organic bananas every week.

  18. Florence C — September 21, 2015 @ 5:22 am (#)

    We buy organic food. My favorite is the Nature’s Path.

  19. joanne darrell — September 21, 2015 @ 5:31 am (#)

    I buy organic when it is on sale.

  20. tanyab79 — September 21, 2015 @ 6:11 am (#)

    We buy some organic foods like the Crofters jam and the Hemp Hearts and a few other items.

  21. lori novak — September 21, 2015 @ 6:24 am (#)

    I usually do not buy organic food but I grow y own in the summertime. I do buy Hemp Hearts and Nature’s Path products just because I love ’em!

  22. Monique L.S. — September 21, 2015 @ 6:27 am (#)

    For certain products, I do. Mostly I find them too expensive.

  23. janice Cournoyer — September 21, 2015 @ 6:33 am (#)

    I buy organic as often as possible.

  24. nicolthepickle — September 21, 2015 @ 7:37 am (#)

    I do sometimes, but sometimes it’s just outside of my budget. We certainly do get fresh local veggies when the season is right.

  25. Soozle — September 21, 2015 @ 7:58 am (#)

    I sometimes buy organic, but not 100% of my items

  26. Irene Eichler — September 21, 2015 @ 8:03 am (#)

    I do buy organic when I can afford it !

  27. lori b — September 21, 2015 @ 8:11 am (#)

    i don’t always buy organic, i do when on sale

  28. Kristina — September 21, 2015 @ 8:20 am (#)

    I don’t unless its on sale for a lower price. Or if i am hosting a family that only eats orgsnic. I think most of it is hype, and most regular food growers are already working on keeping their produce clean. I buy local when i get the opportunity and in season when i have time to cook that way.

  29. Emily C — September 21, 2015 @ 8:57 am (#)

    I buy some organic food, but not everything is.

  30. Angela Mitchell — September 21, 2015 @ 8:57 am (#)

    I but a lot of organic food. Sometimes where I live there isn’t a great selection of organic products or they are so expensive I can’t afford.

  31. elaing8 — September 21, 2015 @ 9:50 am (#)

    I do buy some Organic food.

  32. Laurie P — September 21, 2015 @ 9:55 am (#)

    I buy organic whenever possible, sometimes certain items are not available in my small town….

  33. Robyn Bellefleur — September 21, 2015 @ 10:26 am (#)

    The majority of of our food is organic, but sometimes it’s hard to find.

  34. David — September 21, 2015 @ 10:45 am (#)

    don’t always buy organic.

  35. Glogirl — September 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am (#)

    No, I don’t buy organic food. I find it too expensive.

  36. Amy C — September 21, 2015 @ 11:34 am (#)

    Sometimes, it depends on the price.

  37. Julie Bickham — September 21, 2015 @ 11:36 am (#)

    I buy some organic food. If the price is right I will definitely buy it.

  38. Haroon Khan — September 21, 2015 @ 11:40 am (#)

    I try to buy organic most of the time.

  39. kathy downey — September 21, 2015 @ 11:54 am (#)

    No,I usually do not

  40. InezbyDesign — September 21, 2015 @ 11:55 am (#)

    I try to buy organic as often as possible. I love buying local from orchards that grow organic.

  41. leanne — September 21, 2015 @ 12:12 pm (#)

    I buy some orgranic.

  42. Melissa N — September 21, 2015 @ 12:27 pm (#)

    I buy organic fruits sometimes.

  43. D Schmidt — September 21, 2015 @ 12:28 pm (#)

    We try to buy as much organic food as much as we can.

  44. Carole B. — September 21, 2015 @ 12:30 pm (#)

    YES! most of the time.

  45. Melanie — September 21, 2015 @ 12:51 pm (#)

    I buy organic food sometimes.

  46. Maegan Morin — September 21, 2015 @ 1:17 pm (#)

    Occasionally I will buy organic but it is not a major priority.

  47. Sherry K — September 21, 2015 @ 1:41 pm (#)

    I have started to buy more recently

  48. LILLIAN BROWN — September 21, 2015 @ 1:53 pm (#)

    I buy some organic food, but not everything

  49. FREDERIC BROWN — September 21, 2015 @ 2:19 pm (#)

    Yes I buy some organic food

  50. Dayna Wilson — September 21, 2015 @ 3:02 pm (#)

    I buy some but not all organic.

  51. Brenda Penton — September 21, 2015 @ 3:05 pm (#)

    I do sometimes. We don’t get much organic products in store and they are usually way too expensive.

  52. Tina — September 21, 2015 @ 3:14 pm (#)

    As much as I can when I can afford it.

  53. Karla Sceviour — September 21, 2015 @ 3:27 pm (#)

    I sometimes buy organic food,when it is on sale.

  54. Valerie Mallette — September 21, 2015 @ 3:37 pm (#)

    Yes, I buy organic food when I can.

  55. Sarah Hayes — September 21, 2015 @ 4:05 pm (#)

    I buy as much organic as I can

  56. jodi Armstrong — September 21, 2015 @ 4:13 pm (#)

    We try to buy much organic as we can find/afford especially the dirty dozen and gmo high items.

  57. Elva Roberts — September 21, 2015 @ 4:49 pm (#)

    I do not buy organic food very often but I am careful about fresh meats, vegetables and fruits. We have market gardens in the summer and fall and one can buy fresh produce at favorable prices.

  58. Jeannie — September 21, 2015 @ 4:51 pm (#)

    I do buy organic whenever we can.

  59. Christina Ferguson — September 21, 2015 @ 5:13 pm (#)

    I mainly buy organic vegetables.

  60. rose langill — September 21, 2015 @ 5:17 pm (#)

    I don’t always but do at times

  61. Huguette E. — September 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm (#)

    Not as much as I should, but I do try to buy my fruits and veggies organic.

  62. Wehaf — September 21, 2015 @ 8:09 pm (#)

    We eat maybe 30% organic foods. It’s hard to go higher than that because of problems with cost and availability.

  63. Tara — September 21, 2015 @ 8:56 pm (#)

    Sometimes, mostly fruits and some veggies.

  64. Jennifer P. — September 21, 2015 @ 11:13 pm (#)

    I occasionally buy organic fruit, veggies, meat and cereal / cereal bars.

  65. Jenna D — September 22, 2015 @ 7:33 am (#)

    we are subscribed to a weekly organic produce box service and LOVE it!

  66. JAMES DASILVA — September 22, 2015 @ 7:37 am (#)

    I sometimes buy organic.

  67. jasna malobabic — September 22, 2015 @ 8:34 am (#)
  68. Christy E — September 22, 2015 @ 8:45 am (#)

    Yes we buy organic food where we can

  69. Judy Cowan — September 22, 2015 @ 9:33 am (#)

    We buy it if it is a product we have tried and liked. Also depends on the price.

  70. Katy Emanuel — September 22, 2015 @ 11:07 am (#)

    We buy organic as much as possible especially the dirty dozen and GMO foods. When not organic we opt for local.

  71. Meg A — September 22, 2015 @ 11:54 am (#)

    I buy organic food whenever I can, which is half the time. It’s great that it is more accessible than in previous years.

  72. anna key — September 22, 2015 @ 1:09 pm (#)

    I buy organic food when I can! Usually when it goes on sale.

  73. Crystal Porter — September 22, 2015 @ 3:36 pm (#)

    Often, I grow my own produce as well. I plan on growing lettuce and other greens indoors over the winter with a small veg light to cut down on costs, and so I can continue to garden all year round. I really enjoy it.

  74. maria — September 22, 2015 @ 5:41 pm (#)

    When it’s on sale.

  75. Melinda L. — September 22, 2015 @ 6:14 pm (#)

    We buy organic foods whenever possible and within budget

  76. Linda — September 23, 2015 @ 2:36 am (#)

    Yes, I try to buy organic food when it is affordable.

  77. Lindsay T — September 23, 2015 @ 6:01 pm (#)

    I do buy a couple of items organic.

  78. Silvia D — September 23, 2015 @ 8:12 pm (#)

    I do sometimes, if I find a sale or good deal, in general it is very expensive.

  79. KellyPC — September 24, 2015 @ 12:01 am (#)

    I try to but sometimes the price difference is outrageous & I can’t bring myself to spend the extra.

  80. Mandy — September 24, 2015 @ 12:40 am (#)

    Absolutely! Especially for the little one, I feel better if she eats organic food only.

  81. Stephanie LaPlante — September 24, 2015 @ 5:36 am (#)

    We definitely buy organic food!

  82. Christie — September 24, 2015 @ 7:13 am (#)

    Yes! It is very rare to find anything in our fridge/pantry that isn’t organic (we also grow our own organic vegetables and feed our chickens organic for organic eggs).

  83. Nicole B — September 24, 2015 @ 11:31 am (#)

    I buy organic when I can especially for the kids

  84. Janet M — September 24, 2015 @ 3:40 pm (#)

    I buy organic food for the children and some for ourselves.

  85. Amber Y — September 24, 2015 @ 6:25 pm (#)

    we often buy organic food, but we don’t specifically look for organic food nor go out of our way to make sure our food is always 1005 organic.

  86. Joanne Saunders — September 24, 2015 @ 11:41 pm (#)

    I try and buy organic food as much as possible and as much as my budget allows me to. If it was cheaper, I would but it way more often.

  87. Debbie F — September 25, 2015 @ 9:29 am (#)

    some things such as fruit and vegies

  88. Debbie F — September 25, 2015 @ 9:31 am (#)

    I buy some organics such as fruits and vegies

  89. Nicky — September 25, 2015 @ 12:31 pm (#)

    sometimes, when the price is reasonable

  90. selma90 — September 25, 2015 @ 7:28 pm (#)

    Yes, I try to buy as many organic products as possible.

  91. Zoey Jiru — September 25, 2015 @ 8:34 pm (#)

    Yes! I try to buy organic as often as possible.

  92. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard — September 26, 2015 @ 6:51 pm (#)

    we have just started to

  93. ikkinlala — September 26, 2015 @ 7:01 pm (#)

    Yes, I buy some organic food – selection can be limiting sometimes, though.

  94. Nicole — September 26, 2015 @ 8:09 pm (#)

    Yes, I buy some when I can.

  95. Brenda — September 27, 2015 @ 1:49 am (#)

    Some items I do!

  96. Julia — September 28, 2015 @ 10:56 am (#)

    I buy organic when I can

  97. Erin — September 28, 2015 @ 3:27 pm (#)

    Yes I buy organic food! Love it!

  98. Jonnie — September 28, 2015 @ 4:16 pm (#)

    I buy organic food some of the time.

  99. Sabrina Tong — September 28, 2015 @ 9:42 pm (#)

    Yes we do buy organic food, especially when we were making our own baby food.

  100. Doris H — September 29, 2015 @ 6:41 am (#)

    I buy it sometimes.

  101. Karine — September 29, 2015 @ 8:38 am (#)

    I try to do it as much as I can (price, availability)

  102. Viv Sluys — September 29, 2015 @ 8:56 am (#)

    I occasionally buy organic but mostly it’s too expensive.

  103. KittyPride — September 29, 2015 @ 9:02 am (#)

    Yes, I always look for an Organic label when I am shopping.

  104. Erika Letson — September 29, 2015 @ 9:07 am (#)

    Yes, I do buy lots of organic products and produce!

  105. Nicole s — September 29, 2015 @ 12:06 pm (#)

    Not really I look for natural products. But I dont go out if my way to buy organic too expensive

  106. l p — September 29, 2015 @ 7:34 pm (#)

    not all the time but do in the summer at the farmers markets. thanks

  107. Tannis W — September 29, 2015 @ 8:21 pm (#)

    I occasionally buy organic food.

  108. Carole Dube — September 29, 2015 @ 8:46 pm (#)

    Yes, from time to time!

  109. heidi c. — September 29, 2015 @ 8:54 pm (#)

    I try to buy organic when we can afford it.

  110. SueSueper — September 30, 2015 @ 2:24 am (#)

    I will buy organic food when it is on sale.

  111. Patrick Siu — September 30, 2015 @ 1:30 pm (#)

    Yes, i buy organic food.

  112. Caroline — September 30, 2015 @ 3:20 pm (#)

    Sometimes, depending on budget.

  113. ivy pluchinsky — September 30, 2015 @ 6:46 pm (#)

    i do on occasion

  114. Suzi — September 30, 2015 @ 7:42 pm (#)

    Sometimes

  115. Caroline M. — September 30, 2015 @ 9:28 pm (#)

    I buy about 99% organic food

  116. Maryanne — October 1, 2015 @ 6:04 am (#)

    We do when we can afford it.

  117. Leah — October 1, 2015 @ 7:12 am (#)

    I don’t buy organic all the time but when I do it’s for my daughter!

  118. jan — October 1, 2015 @ 11:32 am (#)

    only certain items

  119. Alison Braidwood — October 1, 2015 @ 3:08 pm (#)

    I buy organic vegetables when I can (from farmer’s markets, etc) but they’re fairly limited in the grocery stores in my town.

  120. Wanda Tracey — October 1, 2015 @ 9:31 pm (#)

    We buy organic foods when we can and enjoy them very much!

  121. Kristina — October 2, 2015 @ 9:05 am (#)

    Yes. Def certain fruits and veggies and meat.

  122. Lucky — October 3, 2015 @ 6:29 am (#)

    Of course!! They’re good for you!

  123. Neils Thor — October 3, 2015 @ 2:02 pm (#)

    yes we do

  124. Bethany Gallinger — October 3, 2015 @ 5:21 pm (#)

    Occasionally, I buy organic food.

  125. DianeG — October 4, 2015 @ 4:16 am (#)

    I buy some vegetables from a nearby organic farm.

  126. Wendy Jensen — October 4, 2015 @ 6:06 am (#)

    Yes I buy some organic food but not everything.

  127. Tanis — October 4, 2015 @ 12:50 pm (#)

    Not usually, just because it’s a little more expensive.

  128. Rosemary Breschuk-Chiu — October 5, 2015 @ 8:41 am (#)

    I am SO lucky to live one block away from the biggest and best health food store, Nature’s Emporium, in central Ontario! I buy many of the products pictured.

  129. Ester G — October 5, 2015 @ 1:46 pm (#)

    Yes, if the price isn’t significantly more than the alternative

  130. Athena — October 6, 2015 @ 6:53 am (#)

    Sometimes I do.

  131. Lisa — October 6, 2015 @ 12:49 pm (#)

    We try to buy organic when we can. I think spinach is the one organic produce that we get all the time though.

  132. Rebecca Groen — October 9, 2015 @ 6:29 pm (#)

    I buy organic whenever possible, but especially my son’s food and fruit.

  133. Doreen Lamoureux — October 10, 2015 @ 1:11 pm (#)

    Yes, some. We have a store just down the street that sells organic products…from Ontario. Like vegetables, fruit, honey… things like that.

  134. tammy ta — October 10, 2015 @ 6:49 pm (#)

    I usually do not buy organic food-but I would like to

  135. Rose Holloway — October 10, 2015 @ 9:08 pm (#)

    I buy organic food as much as possible. Especially the dirty dozen.

  136. Gord — October 10, 2015 @ 10:48 pm (#)

    No I don’t buy organic. Around here its just too costly with the budget I have to work with.

  137. Jennifer — October 11, 2015 @ 7:18 am (#)

    I buy organic sometimes, especially according to the ‘dirty dozen ‘

  138. Robyn L — October 11, 2015 @ 8:32 am (#)

    occasionally I do and am more into it since my twin brother does a lot of Organic buying.

  139. Jessica G — October 13, 2015 @ 10:12 am (#)

    We try to buy as much organic as we can.

  140. Wanda Bergman — October 15, 2015 @ 1:55 pm (#)

    I buy organic food sometimes, depending on the price.

  141. Maribel F — October 15, 2015 @ 8:01 pm (#)

    Most of our food is organic but sometimes not everything is available

  142. andie — October 18, 2015 @ 8:56 am (#)

    If he price is equal or cheaper to the normal stuff.

  143. Corry L. — October 19, 2015 @ 7:46 am (#)

    I try to buy organic whenever possible. Unfortunately, it’s still too expensive, though!

  144. kristine ewald — October 19, 2015 @ 12:43 pm (#)

    I sure do!

  145. Julie Bolduc — October 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm (#)

    I buy it if it’s on sale

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