The family farms involved in Direct Organics Plus are some of the original organic farmers of the Similkameen Valley. As strong champions of growing without pesticides, the efforts of these farmers helped develop organic agriculture across the valley. Direct Organics Plus is a packing house and distribution centre for organic growers in Cawston BC. Structured as a co-operative, Direct Organics Plus helps small scale organic farmers in the Okanagan pack and market their crops, an essential service in this hard-working agricultural community.
The Honeycrisp apple has a nearly perfect balance of sweet, with a hint of tart & is very juicy. </br> </br> Apples are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. They're also a good source of Dietary Fiber and Vitamin C.
Despite having a texture similar to that of apples, Asian pears closely resemble other pear varieties in their nutritional profile. These fruits are high in fiber, low in calories and contain a number of micronutrients that are important for blood, bone and cardiovascular health. Although delicious on their own, the light sweetness and crispy texture of Asian pears makes them a unique addition to any salad or stir fry.
Bosc pears have a distinct bronze color and russet skin. They are sweet and juicy, with hints of fall spices.<br> Wrinkled skin on the tip is perfectly normal. It means its perfect to eat!