(Food)Box It Up!

It’s not new, but I enjoyed this whimsical little video that I unearthed while doing some research. In the same vein as Replate, FoodBox was conceived by some Parsons students as a way to get our leftovers to the hungry. Empathy and idealism over health regulations. Behold:


I get a kick out of the tin foil lining (“the patented stay fresh material”) and the indicator flag. The video is obviously made with a playful tone, so there’s no need to delve into the food safety limitations.

While I’m pretty sure the original (and only?) FoodBox is still around at 14th St. and 6th Ave., I don’t think it’s in use. I’ve heard it’s now stickered over and in disrepair. If you happen to be walking through the West Village, fill us in on its status.

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  1. By Egg in a Box » Blog Archive » Lox in a Box on February 10, 2010 at 3:58 pm

    [...] Lox in a Box I’m wondering if we’re overusing our “in a box” moniker, but this one can’t be stopped. I saw this in a recent newspaper box in front of Zabar’s. It reminds me, too, of the FoodBox, recently profiled by Wasted Food here. « Featured Philosophical Question Egg in a Box copyright 2010 | design by katie | Search Egginabox.com [...]

  2. By Egg in a Box » Blog Archive » Lox in a Box on February 10, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    [...] It reminds me, too, of the FoodBox, recently profiled by Wasted Food here. « Lox in a Box Egg in a Box copyright 2010 | design by katie | SearchEgginabox.com [...]

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