A budget friendly, bountiful box of ever changing fruits and vegetables that are 20-30% saving over the grocery store. <br>The box includes seasonal items as well as staples such as carrots, apples, potatoes and onions. Contents change weekly. <br> 5% of sales of this box will be donated to a local charity to help support food security and food dignity in Alberta. <br><br> *Note that we may make day-of substitutions if there are any concerns about quality or supply issues. Produce items in this box may not be organic.
Avocados are also known as 'Alligator Pears'. They're great chopped in a salad, garnishing a soup, spread on toast or lightly salted. </br> </br> Avocados are a good source of folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, fibre, potassium, and healthy unsaturated fats. They're also a good source of cartenoids, which are good for anti-inflammation.
Perfect for a weekend guacamole, morning toast, or refreshing salad.</br> Avocados are a good source of folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, fibre, potassium, and healthy unsaturated fats. They're also a good source of cartenoids, which are good for anti-inflammation.
YUM - a definite favourite around here. This is a mixed sized bunch of asparagus!</br> </br> Asparagus is low in calories and is very low in sodium. It is a good source of vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium and zinc, and a very good source of dietary fibre, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, rutin, niacin, folic acid, iron, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese and selenium, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells. The amino acid asparagine gets its name from asparagus, as the asparagus plant is relatively rich in this compound.
$8.99/approx 1/2 lb
An excellent source of vitamin C, kale provides iron, vitamin A, calcium, magnesium, potassium, protein, carbohydrates and dietary fibre. It is a superfood monster! Packed with vitamins, minerals, flavenoids, and glucosinolates. All of these combine to create an amazing detoxifying vegetable which helps cleanse our body and keep us healthy.
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Beautiful fresh kale off the field. </br></br> An excellent source of vitamin C, kale provides iron, vitamin A, calcium, magnesium, potassium, protein, carbohydrates and dietary fibre. It is a superfood monster! Packed with vitamins, minerals, flavenoids, and glucosinolates. All of these combine to create an amazing detoxifying vegetable which helps cleanse our body and keep us healthy.
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A heritage cabbage green and relative to kale. With their giant green leaves that are nutrient rich, they are a great substitute for tortilla wraps! </br></br>These are vitamin K bombs! Vitamin K acts as a modifier of bone matrix proteins, it improves calcium absorption, and it may reduce urinary excretion of calcium. One cup of boiled collard greens provides 770 micrograms of vitamin K. Collard greens also contain choline, an important neurotransmitter. Choline helps with mood, sleep, muscle movement, learning, and memory functions.
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Wow this green can multi task – great as a salad, but even better for cooking! spread on top of pizza straight from the oven, add it to your favorite pasta dish, or sauté with spinach for a spicy side dish.<br><br>The wild child of greens! organicgirl baby arugula is most definitely greens with an attitude! one bite and you’ll quickly understand – baby arugula is spicy, peppery & flavorful with a bit of attitude. are your taste buds ready?
These beautiful vibrant green leaves are a perfect addition to your smoothies. Swiss Chard also tastes delicious sauteed with vegetables. </br></br>Packed with essential nutrients, Chard is a great source of Vitamins A,C,E, and K. It also contains sodium and a good chunk of protein.
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A favourite in asian cooking, bok choy is an excellent green addition to any stir fry, salad mix, or as a substitute for spinach in any cooked green recipe. </br></br>Bok choy is very low in calories, carbohydrates, has no fat and supplies many vitamins and minerals, but it's especially high in vitamins C, A and K.
$5.49/approx 14 oz
The 7 to 13 varieties of baby lettuces in this classic mesclun will bring excitement and originality to your appetizers in addition to being incredibly rich in flavors. From young traditional Romaine lettuce leaves to bold Arugula and the elegant Lollo Rossa, the Fresh Attitude Spring Mix components will vary during the season to meet harvest peeks and prevent spoilage, making it our most sustainable lettuce blend.
A blend of 14 tender baby greens for just the right amount of pleasing sweetness, sans the bitter, tough, chicory greens in traditional spring mix blends. <br>Freshness guarantee is 3 days from BB date however they should last long past that date
Inspired Greens brings new ideas to your table – mixing the rich tastes of nature and making fresh, healthy meals easy to prepare. From buttery to nutty, sweet to spicy, tender to crunchy, you get a combination of tastes and textures that makes salads simple and lunches lively.<br><br>The trios create meals with a contrast of taste, texture, colours & shapes all from one head. You can feed your whole family, or cut only a portion from the root for a single serve salad.
Aside from the salad approach, there's so much to do with this large-leafed green. It's a great material to wrap ingredients, like seasoned beef, chicken salad, pulled pork, taco fixings, or even a hamburger. It's also great in sandwiches — stacking them will give a sandwich food a satisfying green crunch without overpowering other ingredients.<br><br> Storage<br> Keep the roots attached to the lettuce until you're ready to use it. If using half a head, cut off what you need and keep the rest intact. When storing in the fridge, wrap a damp paper towel around the leaves and place in an aerated plastic bag in the crisper drawer. It's best not to wash the lettuce until you want to use it, as over-handling can bruise the leaves.
This super crunchy and slightly sweet lettuce is a great addition to any salad, sandwich, or burger! </br></br>Iceberg lettuce is a super low calorie food and has zero fat, zero cholesterol, and is low in sodium. It is super crunchy and fresh due to its high water content and thus has low nutrient value, but does have some source of fibre, vitamins A and C, and calcium.
This is one beautiful bulb of fennel. The root or bulb is great raw, roasted, or glazed. </br> </br> If you are lucky to get a bulb with the fronds make a wonderful tea. Be sure to use the whole plant! </br> </br> Like many of its fellow spices, fennel contains its own unique combination of phytonutrients including the flavonoids rutin, quercitin, and various kaempferol glycosides that give it strong antioxidant activity. In addition to its unusual phytonutrients, fennel bulb is an excellent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is the body's primary water-soluble antioxidant, able to neutralize free radicals in all aqueous environments of the body.
Broccoli shoots are three- to four-day-old broccoli plants that look like alfalfa sprouts, but taste like radishes. </br></br>There has been vast research into the health benefits of sprouts, but especially broccoli shoots! They are known for their high concentrations of glucosinolates, which are precursors to sulphoranes... a potent anti-cancer phytochemical. <br><Br> Not only that though, broccoli shoots are loaded with nutrients and minerals for healthy minds and bodies.
Broccoli shoots are three- to four-day-old broccoli plants that look like alfalfa sprouts, but taste like radishes. </br></br>There has been vast research into the health benefits of sprouts, but especially broccoli shoots! They are known for their high concentrations of glucosinolates, which are precursors to … a potent anti-cancer phytochemical. <br><Br> Not only that though, broccoli shoots are loaded with nutrients and minerals for healthy minds and bodies.
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A blend of broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, and cabbage microgreens </br></br>This classic mix a wonderful blend of fresh, young shoots from a variety of plant bases. Becoming more well known for their rich concentration of vitamins and nutrients, young harvested shoots are super high in vitamin K and other purifying nutrients that help cleanse our bodies and promote our health.
Sunflower shoots are a fantastic raw, living food that has an amazing taste, and health benefits too! Try them on a sandwich or salad. </br></br>Sunflower greens are a nutritional powerhouse packed with vitamins A, B complex, D, and E. They also contain minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and zinc. In addition to these vitamins and minerals, sunflower greens are a rich source of lecithin which helps break down fatty acids into an easily digestible water soluble form, and chlorophyll which benefits many functions within the body, including building blood supply, revitalizing tissue, calming inflammation, activating enzymes, and deodorizing the body.
Pea Shoots from Micro YYC are an amazing addition to any meal... </br></br>Packed with vitamin A, C, and folic acid. Pea Shoots are a delicious snack, salad garnish, or stir-fry addition. Pea shoots are also very high in Vitamin K, which is important for blood clotting and other body processes.
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Alfalfa’s chlorophyll and enzymes boost the body’s ability to eliminate toxins while improving digestion. They’re great for overall health, and it’s nice that they taste so good too! They’re crunchy and nutrient-rich, perfect for sandwiches, salads, wraps or with eggs.<br><br>We guarantee a minimum of 3 days until best before date from date of delivery.
These 6x8 mini trays will give approx. 2 ounce of juice and are the perfect size to share with pets (cats especially)! </br></br> Wheatgrass is a favorite among juice lovers. Super high in vitamin E, A, and B... as well as riboflavin, and proteins (contains 12 amino acids). However, it's best known for its chlorophyll. Chlorophyll cleanses the liver, tissues and cells and purifies the blood.
$6.49/6"x8" inch tray
Delicious green and yellow beans. Often steamed, boiled, stir-fried, or baked in casseroles... green beans are as versatile as vegetables get. </br></br>Found to have high levels of vitamins C and A, green beans are also full of beta-carotene and other healthy carotenoids which help out cardiovascular system.
Crunchy & colourful with the mild bitterness of the perfect celery stalk. Make some 'Ants on a Log' or chop into an egg salad sandwich. Yum-me! </br></br> Celery is rich in phytonutrients such as flavenols which have cancer fighting properties. Its fibre content is also a good aid for digestive issues.
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