Shatto Milk Co. has added fresh produce options to its Shatto Home Delivery service in a partnership that supports local farmers. A limited supply of fresh produce sourced directly from The Kansas City Food Hub will now be available along with more than 700 local products.
Farm sales have declined as area restaurants scale back purchases and adjust to offering only delivery, curbside delivery and pickup food orders. Shatto Home Delivery service now buys direct from The Kansas City Food Hub, a collective of more than a dozen small and medium-sized farmers. The Food Hub normally supplies restaurants with fresh local produce.
So far, Shatto Home Delivery has purchased sweet potatoes, watermelon radishes, sunchokes and an array of hydroponically-grow lettuces including butterhead, red and green oak leaf, and green tropicana. Shatto is discussing additional options with local farmers and producers about goods and produce that may be added to the home delivery website.
Products on Shatto Home Delivery’s website include fresh dairy, meat, pantry staples, prepared meals, coffee and even dog food. Delivery drivers traverse routes that cover the majority of the Kansas city metro; you can find out if your neighborhood is in the delivery zone by typing in your address on the website.
To address safety concerns during the global pandemic, Shatto has heightened its cleaning processes for trucks and product handling. "We’ve always been proud of the cleanliness and operations of our trucks and office space, and we know that keeping them clean and sanitized is even more important now," Matt Shatto said in a press release. "In addition to our daily cleaning efforts, we’re increasing the time spent cleaning and sanitizing our trucks and we’re working to keep our shelves stocked as quickly as possible."
Shatto Home Delivery’s site has an extensive list of frequently asked questions and answers. Customers may sign up and place an order for delivery via the website.
Shatto Home Delivery, shattohomedelivery.com