The BC Best Bag offers the best and freshest orchard-direct BC Fruit every week. Think Cherries, Apricots, Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, Grapes, Berries, Melons, Apples and Pears! </br> <br> This week you should expect to see:</br> - Just-a-Mere Farms Skeena Cherries<br> - Brown Schneider Farms Red Haven Peaches <br> - Abbot Acres Flemish Pears<br> - Brown Schneider Farm Santa Rosa <br> - Secrest Farms Blackberries <br> - Secrest Farm Straberries<br> - Secrest Cantaloupe <br><br> *Note that we may make day-of substitutions if there are any concerns about quality.
Fresh corn still in the husk. Perfect for the BBQ, or as extremely tasty and sweet additions to salads/stir-fries/or soups. </br></br> Corn can be tricky for our pickers. We do our best to make sure you get a good cob. However, we do not open every cob before sending out. Please let us know if there is any issues and we will do our best to make it right.
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Delicious, crunchy and sweet corn. It can't be summer without roasted corn on the cob! </br></br>Corn can be tricky for our pickers. We do our best to make sure you get a good cob. However, we do not open every cob before sending out. Please let us know if there is any issues and we will do our best to make it right.
A frost tolerant variety of kale that grows perfect in out Northern climate. This curly kale is perfect for all your kale needs. Our favorite thing to do with this kale is kale chips. The curls of the leaves give great texture and let the seasoning sink in.
A lottery of white russian, red russian, and green curly kale from Local Alberta Farmers. Great for salads. </br></br>kale is an excellent source of vitamin C, 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.
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 is really good for bone health and also helps to thin our blood making it a great cardiovascular aid. They also have cholesterol lowering capabilities which are exemplified when steamed/cooked.
Fresh Swiss Chard. This bundle of goodness is one of the most popular greens around the world! </br></br>Chard is considered one of the most nutrient packed vegetables around, second only to spinach. The vitamin content is unrivalled, with K and A levels being off the charts. Green or Rainbow depending on stock
This cruciferous vegetable will suprise you. It sits on the top of the world's healthiest foods list and tastes amazing sauted with vegetables. </br></br>You'll want to include Mustard Greens as one of the cruciferous vegetables you eat on a regular basis if you want to receive the fantastic health benefits provided by the cruciferous vegetable family. Jam-packed with nutrients that are hard to find in other foods, Mustard Greens are an excellent source of Vitamins K, A, E, and C, contain lots of essential minerals, and provide a good source of Dietary Fiber.
A seasonal mix of local greens. Contents may change from week to week depending on season. </br> </br>Lettuce is ridiculously rich in Vitamins A, C, and K. The vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber found in romaine lettuce are a wonderful reason to start eating more of it... and it helps that it is so dang crisp and tasty!
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.
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. _x000D_ _x000D_ Not only that though, broccoli shoots are loaded with nutrients and minerals for healthy minds and bodies.
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.
Adds hint of spice to any dish with this colourful sprout mix. A mix of Arugula shoots, Pink Stem Radish shoots, and Broccoli shoots. </br></br>Microgreens are 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.
Infused with Sound Therepy, this bold flavour profile is the perfect way to add a spicy flair to any dish -- full of color and texture with a hot radish finish. <br><br> Pairs well with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon or Petit Syrah <br><br> <br><br> It is normal to have a few seed leaves, or cotyledon to be a bit yellow. Microgreens are grown past their seed leaf (sprout stage) and are harvested shortly after the true leaf emerges but before they shed the seed leaf.
A chef favourite with a sweet-greens and peppery finish, enjoy on it’s own, or ideal for adding a little pop to your salad or entrée. Perfect pairing with an Asian sesame or balsamic dressing and a lightly oaked Chardonnay. <br><br> <br><br> It is normal to have a few seed leaves, or cotyledon to be a bit yellow. Microgreens are grown past their seed leaf (sprout stage) and are harvested shortly after the true leaf emerges but before they shed the seed leaf.
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.
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.
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Beautiful for cold salads or a nice side dish, these heirloom from Grown Here Farms in Cawston are even infused with sound therepy! You'll receive a mix of yellow, green, purple, and dragon tongue. </br></br>
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Snap peas are a sweet, crisp pea with edible pods that are very enjoyable raw, or cooked in stir fry. </br></br> Sugar snap peas contain many vitamins that offer benefits for the entire body. They are a source of vitamin K, which activates osteocalcin and helps keep calcium in bones. They also contain vitamin B6, another vitamin that improves bone health by reducing the buildup of molecules that can cause osteoporosis. Sugar snap peas are a source of vitamin C, a nutrient that protects DNA structures from damage and improves the immune system. Folate is also found in sugar snap peas, which helps to improve heart health.
Perfect for lunches, snacks, salads, and have a great crunch and refreshing fragrance. Mini persian cucumbers are the best. </br></br>It is one of the very low calorie vegetables; providing just 15 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. A good source of vitamin K, C, and of potassium.