We are now offering a "greens only" basket for those greens-freaks out there (like us!) In this special basket ($60), you will receive a delightful combination of Mixed Salad Greens, Leaf Lettuce, Romaine, Micro-Greens, Pea Shoots, as well as lots of cooking greens like Blue Kale, Red Kale, Swiss Chard, and Blue Leaf Cabbage. As [...]
Our greenhouse crops, although bountiful, are still recovering from a horrible winter. We are at least month behind where we should be at this time of year! These salad products will be making their way to your basket in the weeks to come! But are always available as Add-Ons: Mixed Salad Greens Mild Lettuce Head [...]
We receive lots of emails about micro-greens and pea shoots as many of our customers do not know how to use them or confuse them with "sprouts." First of all, our micro-vegetables are grown in sterilized soil, not water! “Sprouts” are grown in water and are subject to many health issues. Our varieties of micro-vegetables [...]
Pea Shoots are another standard component to the baskets and arrive in plastic bags. However, they are very different from micro-greens - sweet rather than spicy and are great raw on their own or lightly cooked - a "topper" for salads, on sandwiches, and more!
Micro-Greens Micro-greens are standard component of the weekly baskets and are contained in one of the plastic bags you receive. These marvelous, delicate, micro-vegetables are full of flavour and contain lots of healthy nutrients. We are in the process of dramatically changing the micro-greens so that they are different every week. Instead of a mix [...]
We have lots of cabbage this year - green, red, round, pointed, oriental, savoy, ruffled. They can all be used in the same fashion and are so fresh and flavourful. And our cabbage is of course grown without the usual toxic chemicals found on conventional cabbage (even "local" conventional). Due to [...]
Bok Choy One of our favourite oriental vegetables, bok choy (also known as Pak Choy) is a wonderful addition to any meal. It can be chopped up and eaten raw or cooked. We bring a fry pan full of water with scape and lemon balm (or anything else) to a boil and cut [...]
Our customers asked for them - so here they are! Sunflower shoots - grown in soil, not in water. Some of the baskets may contain them but generally they are available to our "Greens Only" customers and as an Add-On. Enjoy!!
Lamb’s Quarters have made their way into your basket this week! Ranked as the second most nutritional food to grow in the wild (behind amaranth), this naturally occurring plant is often referred to as wild spinach, due to its tender leaves and taste. Lamb’s Quarters can be used in a variety of dishes including: salads, [...]