Calgary Urban Farming: JOIN OUR HARVEST BOX PROGRAM!

This 2018 growing season, we will be getting our fresh vegetables to Calgarians through the YYC Growers & Distributors Cooperative.

From YYC Growers and Distributors Website:

At YYC Growers and Distributors our Vision is Sustainable food on every Calgary plate. We are an 18 farm/producer owned cooperative

We believe that no matter where you are, your right is to have healthy, delicious food that is grown by farmers you can trust, and even know. Imagine our Mission: Farmers feeding Calgary in markets and homes as a reality. It would mean every time you ate, no matter where, you’d be putting good stuff in your body. That’s why YYC Growers will be expanding our Harvest Box and distributing to more farmers markets. So that you can eat the food your body deserves.

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What it looks like for you: (The veggie consuming customer)

Choose from 3 options:

  1.  Summer Harvest Box: Weekly deliveries for 16 weeks from July 3 – Oct 20.
    Couples: $28/week | Family: $52.50/week
  2. Half Season Harvest Box: Weekly deliveries for 8 weeks from either July 3 – Aug 25 or
    Aug 28 to Oct 20.
    Couples: $28.75/week | Family: $56/week
  3. 2 Week Trial: Give our Harvest Box program a try for 2 weeks to see if you like it!
    Couples only: $30/week

An idea of what this upcoming season may look like:

Lettuce, Chives, Dill, Cilantro, Sage, Rosemary, Basil, Radish, Turnip, Salad Mix, Spinach, Arugula, Kale, Chard, Pea-shoots, Sunflower-shoots, Microgreens, Herbs, Asparagus, Potatoes, Mushrooms, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Honey, Beets, Carrots, Cabbage, Mustard Greens, Arugula, Raddichio, Endive, Collards, Brussel Sprouts, Potatoes, Corn, Tomatoes, Cucumber, Horseradish, Onions, Rhubarb, Zuchinni, Kohlrabi, Sunchokes, Winter Squash, Pumpkins, Broccoli, Saskatoon Berries and so on! Last year we had local grown Cantaloupes in the harvest box!

There are optional add-ons too! Summer Fruit, Cheese, Granola, Eggs, Preserves, Bread, Baked Goods, and local roasted Coffee!

How much food is in there? 

Summer portion (16 deliveries) will be weekly:  6-9 items per couples share; and 12-18 items for a family.

This is how it works: 

You (the veggie loving consumer) buy a “share” of the farms, in the form of your weekly food boxes for the growing season. Every week, you pick-up a variety of fruit and veg at one of our 14 pick-up sites throughout the Calgary area, and feast happily!

To sign up, go to:

https://csa.farmigo.com/join/yycgrowersanddistributorscsa/2018spring
and select your preferences! And, use the promo code segarden2018 for $10 OFF!