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TUCKRBOX: NYC FOOD BASED COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION SPOTLIGHT

What they do: TuckrBox is the first farm-to-lunch box meal delivery service and food education app for kids! How they do it: TuckrBox puts kids in charge of lunch by offering healthy, nutritionally balanced meals that are fun and encourage kids to try new foods. On the TuckrBox app kids build their weekly lunch menus and…

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TUCKRBOX AT THE HORT’S GREEN BEAN BASH NYC

The Hort’s Green Bean Bash will take place on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 12-3pm at 583 Park Avenue. The event will feature green-focused workshops, photo booth, crafts, activities, games, and an unforgettable gardening get-down dance party with DJ Natalie, founder of Baby DJ School. By blending storytelling with dancing game and modern music, DJ Natalie will take guests on a…

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THE PITCH PODCAST: TUCKRBOX (SEASON 2, EPISODE 5)

In October 2016, we followed 12 startups behind the scenes, to the moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the line as they pitch investors for funding. In this episode, co-founders Meghan Carreau and Alex Payne are pitching their food delivery service built on noble ideals of making kids healthier and reducing headaches for parents. Listen…

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NO MORE LUNCHABLES: FEED YOUR KIDS WITH FARM-TO-LUNCHBOX DELIVERY

In 2012, the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service updated the guidelines for National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to make lunches served at schools healthier by increasing the availability of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free and low-fat milk, while reducing levels of sodium, saturated fat, and trans fat. According to the CDC, the implementation…

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STARTUP TUCKRBOX ALLOWS CHILDREN TO DESIGN AND ENJOY HEALTHY LUNCHBOXES

This meal delivery service for kids is designed to introduce children to healthier eating habits through healthy lunchboxes. While grownups are turning to lunch delivery services out of convenience, this option is geared towards a younger demographic in an effort to fight childhood obesity. Tuckrbox also benefits parents, as they make it easy to provide…

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ONE MORE BITE: A FAMILY FOOD FAIR

If you’re a parent of a picky eater, listen up! Brooklyn Based Kids’ is producing a fun-filled day of activities for parents AND kids at their new event – One More Bite, taking place Sunday, October 23rd, from 11 am – 3 pm. At One More Bite, kids will be encouraged to try new foods and learn how…

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WINNING THE APP IDEA AWARDS WAS JUST THE BEGINNING FOR TUCKRBOX

We are documenting the journey of our winner, TuckrBox, as they begin to build their company and their app.  TuckrBox is an app that delivers farm fresh lunch meals to children. As part of the award, the TuckrBox Team won an app marketing and market disruption strategy bootcamp from TBWA. We interviewed Meghan, the CEO, about her experience. Continue…

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