30073 Centre Road
Strathroy, ON, N7G 3H7
Canada

519-719-7253

About

Custom Veggie Boxes

 
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What Is a Custom Veggie Box? 

Our Custom Veggie Box is a type of CSA - that stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It's a way that people have been supporting small-scale local farms since the 60s. The basic idea is that you support a local farm by paying for your vegetables upfront, before they've even been grown. Then, you receive vegetables throughout the growing season, fresh from the farm. By paying for your vegetables before the growing season begins, you are providing the farmers with the income they need to purchase seeds, compost, and other investments, as well as allowing them to plan for the season ahead, which helps to reduce food waste. In return, you're getting priority access to the best veggies, at their freshest.  

Why Subscribe?

  • Priority access to amazingly fresh, in-season, local, organic veggies
  • Choose exactly what veggies you want, and how many you need 
  • Only order when you need to 
  • Get veggies delivered right to your door
  • Support a real, local, family farm
  • Contribute to strong, sustainable local food system

How to Join?

We will have more information when our program begins, check back here in January 2019. 

How Does Our Custom Veggie Box Work? 

In a Nutshell:

  • Pay for your subscription by April.
    The amount you pay when you subscribe will act as a 'credit' that reduces over the season, and can be topped up if you run out. We add 10% of what you pay to your total credit. 
  • Receive a weekly availability list from mid-May - end of October. (Check out what we grow here)
  • Order what you'd like. Pick it up at the farm on weekly pickup days. Or, have it delivered!

The Details:

A CSA with Choice and Flexibility
In a traditional CSA, you receive a selection of whatever is growing in the field that week, chosen by the farmer. Supporting your local farm and getting fresh veggies is awesome! But we don't know how many carrots you need, or whether you hate green beans, or if you're feeling adventurous enough to try a kohlrabi. What we do know is that families these days are very busy, and we want to make getting fresh, local veggies as easy and convenient as possible. We created the Custom Veggie Box, our twist on the traditional CSA, so that you can choose the veggies you want, when you want them, all while supporting a real, local family farm. 

Order What You'd Like - Or Have us Curate! 
When you subscribe to our Custom Veggie Box, we will email you a list of available items to choose from each week. Send us your order and come pick it up on our farm pick-up days. You can order as much or as little as you'd like from whatever is available. You can also select a Farmer's Choice option, and we'll curate a box for you from the season's best. If you are away, no problem! There is no obligation to place an order weekly. 

Various Payment Options
We offer different size subscriptions to accommodate various family sizes and needs, ranging from $300-$700. Instead of paying a set amount per week, like most food box programs, the amount you pay for your box will act as a 'credit' which will reduce each time you place an order. So you can order as much or as little as you'd like each week. The credit must be used up by the end of the season.