BALTIMORE, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra's Kitchen, the Baltimore-based, innovative meal-kit delivery service that helps families and friends connect in the kitchen and around the table is announcing a partnership with the Ed Reed Foundation, led by Ed Reed, former Baltimore Raven Super Bowl Champion and Future Hall of Famer. The Ed Reed Foundation is a non-profit public charity focused on improving the lives of youth and expanding the opportunities available to them. In launching this partnership, Terra's Kitchen is offering an exclusive code, REED20, to consumers for $20 off their first order, and will subsequently make a donation of $20 to the Ed Reed Foundation, with proceeds going directly to Friends of Great Kids Farm. Great Kids Farm is a working farm that educates Baltimore students of all ages about healthy eating, sustainable agriculture, and the natural sciences.
"Ed Reed and his foundation's emphasis on improving the lives of local youth goes hand-in-hand with Terra's Kitchen brand mission—it all comes down to fostering family, community and healthy living," shared Michael McDevitt, Chief Executive Officer of Terra's Kitchen. "As we continue to build and develop Terra's Kitchen, we are proud to support Friends of Great Kids Farm through the Ed Reed Foundation and contribute to efforts to ensure Baltimore students have the opportunity for healthy and nutritious lunches, while learning more about the food they eat and where it comes from."
"The Ed Reed Foundation is grateful to have supporters like Terra's Kitchen that champion and share our goals, specifically our work in supporting local Baltimore kids," said Ed Reed, Founder of the Ed Reed Foundation. "For kids, being healthy starts with education and family life in the home, and as a community we will continue to support this message and cause."
Reed and Terra's Kitchen share a belief in the importance of the three pillars to a successful and healthy lifestyle: nutrition education, family and clean eating. For more information on the Terra's Kitchen and Ed Reed partnership benefiting the Ed Reed Foundation and Friends of Great Kids Farm, including videos off the All-Pro Safety giving his thoughts on nutrition, family and how to conveniently eat healthy, please visit http://offers.terraskitchen.com/reed20.
"We're very excited to be partnering with two organizations, in the Ed Reed Foundation and Terra's Kitchen, that are passionate about healthy eating and educating the children of Baltimore about food and farming," said Jessie Lehson, Executive Director of Friends of Great Kids Farm. "Together we can move closer to ensuring that all children in Baltimore have access to healthy food and an opportunity to learn about where that food comes from."
About Terra's Kitchen
Terra's Kitchen, LLC is a purpose-driven company that delivers ready-to-cook fresh ingredients along with recipes designed by a team chefs and nutritionists. The company embraces the mantra, "from the farm to your front door" and as such, Terra's Kitchen farmers are among the leading fresh produce suppliers in North America and grow for the most popular, high-end natural supermarkets. Terra's Kitchen's direct delivery ensures these quality ingredients come to your front door faster and fresher than then when they arrive at the grocery store.
Terra's Kitchen's food philosophy is to make it possible for "people to feed the way they want to be fed," and approaches food by caring not only about the quality of food, but also how it affects our communities and environment. For more information, visit http://www.terraskitchen.com
About Ed Reed Foundation
The vision and passion of the Ed Reed Foundation is in helping, improving and expanding the lives of our nation's youth, specifically children of lesser means. Our Founder, Superbowl Champion and former NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Ed Reed, at a very young age, realized that environment is a key factor in development. "If we surround ourselves with the right people, in the right environment, our opportunity for success increases greatly." The Ed Reed Foundation focused on children who just need an opportunity to see how truly special and successful they can be! We pride ourselves in helping the community, it's why we've adopted the phrase, "The Ed Reed Foundation - Changing Communities". For more information on The Ed Reed Foundation, visit www.edreedfoundation.org.
About Friends of Great Kids Farm
Friends of Great Kids Farm, Inc. is a nonprofit organization created to support and promote Baltimore City Schools' Great Kids Farm. The Farm, occupying 33-acres of abundant fields and forest just west of the city, engages students with good food from farm to fork and prepares them to lead sustainability efforts in their communities. Friends raises awareness of the Farm's many contributions to Baltimore City students and raises funds to support its activities. The Farm's programs help kids to: Eat well and enjoy nutritious foods; Learn rigorous academic content; Experience the joy of learning and the peace of nature; Develop career skills to help them lead healthy, successful lives; and Connect with and preserve their natural environment. During the 2013-14 school year, nearly 4,000 students visited the Farm, with thousands more benefiting from the distribution of produce, curriculum, and living educational materials to teachers, allowing them to replicate Farm experiences in their classrooms.
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