Want a fun and guilt-free way to break up your Covid-19 quarantine monotony this summer? Even though stores and restaurants are opening up, you are probably still spending most of your time at home. So how do you break up your Covid-19 quarantine monotony? You need to treat yourself and your family to subscription boxes! Monthly and weekly subscription boxes are a great way to add some fun and variety to your summer! The best part is you are supporting local Connecticut and Westchester County small businesses! Here are the best Connecticut and Westchester based subscription boxes to break up your Covid-19 quarantine monotony.
Three Westchester County Mom banded together to collaborate on a snack subscription box, called The Canteen Box. The women from Snackriot joined forces with Summer2u to bring kids a box of “camp fun”. Included in the box are two arts and crafts activities as well as tons of healthy, delicious snacks for the whole family. This will bring hours of fun and entertainment to campers at home! Don’t miss out on their limited-edition snack box and hopefully, they will expand to future months offering families a taste of summer throughout the year.
Canteen Box delivers a taste of camp right to your home. Every box includes:
- A visit to the art shack with crafts created by 100 PercentBeads and Soph’s Summer Crafts
- Delicious canteen classic snacks curated by SnackRiot, the trusted source in family snacking (nut-free option available)
- Each Box is $42 (shipping included). Purchase two boxes (one for you and one to donate through SCOPE*) for $84. To order simply Venmo @snackriot, include address, email and camper name(s) in notes section. For questions and bulk order placement please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts and Crafts Box
If you just want the activities without the snacks, Summer2u has an Arts and Crafts Box option. It’s great if you need quiet activities without screens that your kids can do on their own.
- 4 Arts and Crafts projects (no snacks)
- Each box is $26. For questions or orders, please email email@example.com
*SCOPE (Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education) is a national, nonprofit organization providing ‘campership’ support for children from families who otherwise could not afford summer camp to attend nonprofit, ACA-accredited, overnight camp throughout the US. The Canteen Box you purchase will be donated directly to SCOPE partner camp, Camp Herrlich for distribution to local families who do not have the means to purchase healthy snack options or art supplies for their children. To learn more about SCOPE and how you and your family can get involved visit, https://scopeusa.org/
Want farm-fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your home every week? Then you will love Stamford, CT based Mike’s Organic CSA boxes. Every week you will receive a box full of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables. It’s an effortless way to introduce new vegetables to your family (they even give you recipe ideas!). The best part is you know you are receiving the freshest organic produce while supporting local farmers. You also have the option to add on weekly milk, eggs, meats, grass-fed cheese, pantry items and cold-pressed juice to your weekly subscription.
Click here for more information on Mike’s Organic.
Turning Point Coffee Roasters Subscription is perfect for coffee lovers. Every three weeks, you will receive 3 bags of freshly roasted, organic blend coffee. This Stamford, CT based company will roast your coffee in-house and deliver it to your home bagged as ground coffee or whole bean coffee. There is even a decaf subscription option. A three week subscription is $42. It’s a fun way to discover new coffee favorites and definitely a great way to break up your Covid-19 quarantine monotony. Click here for more information.
With kids at home this summer, you need all the help you can get to keep them busy. Sports Box Co, a Milford CT based business, has several subscription boxes for your sports lover. You can choose baseball/softball, basketball, hockey, football, soccer and lacrosse. In every box, you will receive a curated mix of quality products from large, well-known brands to niche sports brands. There are training aids, gear, accessories, collectibles, swag, snacks and more. Each box is $36.99 per month (price discounted for longer subscriptions). Click here for more information.
Caution! May Cause Joy! A delivery from Fresh Flower Bar will definitely break up your Covid-19 quarantine monotony and bring you joy. A six month delivery subscription from Fresh Flower Bar, a Fairfield, CT based company is $474.00. Free delivery is offered to most lower Fairfield County towns. Click here for more information.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the American artisan cheese industry has struggled. Support dairy farmers and cheesemakers with a Cheesemonger Box subscription. The Cheesemonger Box team curates small batch, artisan and traditional cheeses and delivers them, freshly cut, to your doorsteps. Founded by Laura Downey and Chris Palumbo, Connecticut residents and founders of Connecticut cheese shops Fairfield Cheese Company and Greenwich Cheese Company. Cheesemonger Box maintains direct relationships with small American farmers, creameries and cheesemakers and aims to bring an authentic cut-to-order cheese shop experience to cheese lovers everywhere. There are several box subscription options to choose from including a choose your own box option (you pick the cheese). The Cheesemonger Box monthly subscription starts at $75.00 per month. Click here for more information.
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