April 6 2018
Bonus: Discover five of the best foods to keep frozen year-round at the bottom of this page.
Patagonia Provisions Buffalo Jerky (Pictured Above)
Built on social responsibility, this 43-year-old company has a mission to “use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.” You’re likely familiar with the fleece jackets and knit hats, but you might not realize that Patagonia recently forged into food. This protein-rich snack is sourced from ranchers who raise grass-fed, free-roam buffalo. As always, a minimum of 1 percent of sales goes to green groups worldwide.
6 pack (2 oz. each) for $60, patagoniaprovisions.com
Flyjoy Peanut Butter & Jelly (Pictured Above)
A PB&J made with quinoa, oats, flax and chia? Yes, please! This palate-pleaser is suitable for all kinds of eaters, since it’s gluten-free, soy-free, vegan and kosher. Plus, 10 percent of profits go to Hope International, helping the world’s poorest families succeed in business.
$24 for 12, flyjoy.com
Good Spread Packet Nutcase (Pictured Above)
With 10 single-serving packs—perfect to eat on the run—this is our kind of insanely good nutcase we could use in our lives. Good Spread uses a portion of profits to buy ready-to-use therapeutic food to help combat malnutrition in children around the world.
$12 for 10 1.15-oz. packets, helpgoodspread.com
Runa Lime Clean Energy Drink (Pictured Above)
This is the most natural-tasting “energy drink” you’ll ever try. Brewed guayusa and organic lime juice are carbonated to create a refreshing elixir. The brand’s Runa Foundation will also give your heart a zing with its protection of tropical forests and support of women: Since 2011, it’s planted almost 1 million native trees in the Amazon rainforest and has increased the percentage of women leaders in the participating Ecuadorian cooperatives from 11 to 42 percent.
$3 for 12 oz., runa.org
This Bar Saves Lives Dark Chocolate Cherry and Sea Salt (Pictured Above)
It’s a heartbreaking fact to swallow: Every year, 2.6 million children die as the result of malnutrition. This snack company is trying to change that. For each bar purchased, the brand delivers a packet of lifesaving food to a hungry child. The bar that you buy is non-GMO, gluten-free and packed with antioxidant-rich items like tart cherries, cranberries and dark chocolate to fuel your runner’s muscles.
$25 for 12-bar box, thisbarsaveslives.com
Essential Living Foods Superberry Symphony (Pictured Above)
Think: trail mix with tons of berries and zero sweeteners. This tasty concoction is like a symphony of delicious in your mouth, and it’s loaded with fiber and organic fruits. Every purchase of a bag benefits small family farmers and indigenous communities around the globe.$14, essentialliving.com