Local business offers healthy, organic meals delivered to your door

CONTRIBUTED/ KATE’S PLATE
CONTRIBUTED/ KATE’S PLATE

A local company is offering organic, healthy meals delivered straight to your door.

Grocery stores and online retailers are starting to invest in meal kit delivery services, hoping to lure in customers obsessed with convenience. Kate Kennard, a Centerville resident and owner of Kate’s Plate, launched her business about three years ago.

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Kate’s Plate offers local, organic food prepared and delivered to customers’ doors in time for dinner. She said the model works for people who want to eat healthy, fresh food from local Dayton sources. Two-portion meals are $16 per person, and four-portion meals are $14 per person. Customers can order meals like spicy black bean burgers, avocado BLT salad, carnitas street tacos and cauliflower rice summer skillet.

“Every week, we deliver or you can pick it up locally,” she said. “My whole entire goal is to make it easier to eat well and fresh. And if delivery makes it easier for people do that, then that’s the model we’ll use.”

Though increased competition has grocery stores jumping at the next trend, Kennard said each service offers something for different customers.

“There will be options for everyone,” she said. “We don’t provide frozen meals. I can direct them to someone who does do frozen meals, and there are other services for someone who wants to learn fully how to cook. We have a special niche, and I’m excited to see where everything goes.”

Learn more about Kate's Plate.

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