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.
$33.00 save 15% ($5.00 off)
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.
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.
A product award-winner, these tasty sugar snaps are a great, crunchy and nutritious snack-right out of the bag! Dip them in a hummus or wrap in prosciutto for elegant presentations. Sweet and stringless…kids love ‘em! <br><br>Freshness guarantee is 3 days from BB date however they should last long past that date
Perfect pepper for stuffing, fresh eating or sauteing. Mini-bell peppers make attractive appetizers and hors d'ouevres. </br> </br> Low in calories, bell peppers are fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free. An excellent source of vitamin C, one raw bell pepper provides more of this nutrient than one cup of orange juice.
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Eggplant is actually a berry. There are many varieties ranging in color from rich purple to white, in length from 2 to 12 inches and in shape from oblong to round. Eggplant is available year-round, with the peak season during August and September.<br><br>Storage Tip: Eggplant is quite perishable. They last up to a week but are best eaten right away. Keep dry by wrapping in paper towel to absorb moisture. <br><br>Did you know... Eggplant absorb more fat than any other vegetable so choose methods such as broiling , baking, sautéing, grilling or braising rather than frying.
These amazing tomatoes add a fresh garden flavour to any dish. </br></br> These tomatoes are incredible for making into a homemade pasta sauce.
$1.79/1 per (large)
Red on the vine tomatoes are four or five tomatoes to a bunch. Bright red, dense flesh, super sweet.
$4.49/approx 4-6 tomatoes
Enjoy the mild, nutty & sweet nuances of cauliflower, a taste which is amplified when roasted. Fun Food Fact: The entire cauliflower, its leaves, trunk, stems and florets are all edible.
Shallots are favoured for their mild onion flavour, and can be used in the same manner as onions. </br></br>Very similar to onions in nutritional value. Expect high levels of flavenoids and polyphenols from these shallots. Rather than degrade when cooked, many of these nutrients seep into the water, or oils, that the onions are cooking in.
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The buttery, slightly spicy, sweet flavour of cooked parsnips is reminiscent of butterscotch, honey, and subtle cardamom. </br></br>Considered to be richer in vitamins and minerals than carrots, parsnips are a very healthy addition to our diets. Very high in carbohydrates (= Energy), and dietary fibre, they are also great sources of vitamins C, K, and E. Mineral rich, parsnips are a source of copper, and potassi'yum'.
Green grapes are sweet and tart, with the tannins leaving a slight layer of flavour on the tongue. </br></br>Great source of fibre, vitamin C, A, and K.
$8.49/approx 1 lb
Cantaloupe. King of the melons. </br></br>Great source of beta carotene, vitamin C, and potassium! Kind of like nature's Gatorade... cantaloupes are fantastic at balancing our electrolytes and getting us back on track after a work out.
$5.49/per (approx 2 lbs)
Characterized by its loose skin, mandarins are not always beautiful on the outside. Sometimes marketed as the "Ugly Tangerine" because of it's sometimes lumpy appearence. Originally called "Kid Glove" because of its loose skin, it was renamed for Colonel G. L. Dancy, who cultivated it at his grove in Orange Mills, Florida, about 1867.<br> It is a superior fruit, both for pulp and juice, but it does have many seeds. It is a reddish-orange, sweet, with a tart plum-like flavour, and is the leading tangerine in US production<br> Dancy tangerines are an excellent source of vitamin C, folate, and potassium. They also contain high amounts of vitamin A, beta-carotene and antioxidant-rich flavonoids.
Pineapples are juicy, fresh tropical fruits, and are sure to make your mouth water. </br></br> Vitamin C buddies! Fresh pineapple is a delicious tropical treat that is high in fibre, manganese, and vitamin C... all which can help to decrease inflammation and benefit our digestive tract.
In Asia, the lychee fruit is prized for its greater proportion of flesh to peel and is most often eaten on its own. Also called a lychee nut, the fruit is comprised of three layers: the reddish husk, white flesh, and brown seed. Although the exterior looks leathery and tough, it's very easy to remove using just your fingers. This will reveal a white interior with a glossy sheen and firm texture, similar to a grape.