Sunday, November 30, 2014

Order for Tuesday, December 2nd

Hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends.  This Tuesday, December 2nd, is our next pick up.  Important: Mark your calendars.  December 16th will be our last pick up for 2014.  We will be taking a break over the holidays and resuming January 13th.  We will not be offering a pick up on December 30th.   Enjoy your holidays!  And let your host know how much you appreciate what she does to make this possible.  Thank you.

In this newsletter you will find the contents of this week's box.  Don't miss the produce add-ons, meat options for this week (new pork items available and chicken leg freezer special!), local raw honey, eggs, organic oils and more! 

If you are not currently connected to one of our groups, you may contact one of our produce hosts at the location most convenient to you.  Openings available in Cutler Bay, South Miami, and Redlands.  If you want to be part of a new group in the Kendall area, respond to this email.  We have two new possible locations, but need 12 committed members to start.  Scroll down to see details in section labeled Produce Locations.
This Week's Box
Substitutions may occur.
Full ($52)/Half ($28)
Arugula - FL
Avocados - Local FL
Bok Choy - FL
Rainbow carrots
Green Beans
2 heads lettuce
Green pepper choice - FL
Spaghetti squash
Sunburst Tangerines - FL
Anjou Pears

Please note: Half box members may have to choose between  Bok choy and Spaghetti squash.  How the boxes are split is left to the host's discretion.

Fruit Box ($23)
Hamlin Oranges - FL
Mini Watermelon - 2
Black seedless grapes
Fuji Apples

Need to customize your box?  You may talk to your host about swaps and see what she has available.  Many hosts offer a bonus table so that you may make changes at pick up.

Want a bigger bag?  Check out these add-ons:  Supply limited, so let host know Monday morning.  Sorry, no swaps with add ons.  We will sell until sold out.
$5 herb onion bag: Spring onions with tops and fresh basil
$5 bag: Yukon gold potatoes approx 4 lb
$2.50 per bunch Green Kale

Clean Meats Options
These items are often frozen before the products' freeze or use by dates to ensure quality.

Here's what's available:
duBreton Pork Tenderloin just over 1 lb ($11.90 each)
duBreton boneless Pork chops ($8.33 each or $45.82 for 6 pcs)
duBreton ABF Pork Back Ribs each rack just under 1.5 lb ($9.05 slab or $24.65 for 3 pcs)
ORG Applegate sausages: sweet Italian,  roasted red papper, and Turkey Andouille ($7.20)
ORG Stadium beef hot dogs ($7 pack)
Freezer Special! Chicken legs tray pack 2 legs just under 1.5 lb ($3.60)
duBreton bone-in pork chops are out of stock.
Order now.  Supply limited.

Case prices  Minimum of 2 week notice to order.
In an effort to supply what is difficult to find at the local store, I want to offer these cases to you at wholesale prices.  Prices listed are by the pound.  I just ask that you add a 10% handling fee to your case order's total.

3 pcs duBreton ABF pork back ribs         $6.60 lb
Each rack is individually wrapped and weighs approximately 1 1/2 pounds.

All Grass-fed, certified organic beef from Dakota
5 lb box    rib eye steaks      $24.40 lb
5 lb box    NY strip steaks     $24.20 lb
4 1/2 lb box    skirt steaks     $18.60 lb
25 lb box    flank steaks       $15.50 lb

Contact me directly with your meat order.  Email is best.  
Include your name, phone #, and pick up location.

Additional Items Available
Organic FL Eggs - from free roaming hens $5.20 dozen, from pastured hens (soy free) $6.50 dozen

Raw FL Orange Blossom Honey - $30 half gallon, $16 for Mason/Ball quart jar, $9 for Mason/Ball pint jars ($2 refund on jugs)

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil $10 for 25.4 fl oz. - First Cold Pressed, totally raw and unfiltered, high antioxidant/Polyphenols, single varietal koroneiki

Items from Tropical Traditions

Organic Gold Label Virgin Coconut oil
$68 gallon/$26 quart mason jar.  This is the highest quality available through Tropical Traditions.  It's unrefined, has all the great scent of coconut that you love, and maximum nutrients.  Won't be available till later this week.

Coconut Oil Expeller Pressed ($16 Mason/Ball quart jar with $2 refund on jar; $45 gallon, please supply a clean gallon size container).  No coconut smell.  Best for all types of cooking.   Quarts available now.  Gallons will be available by the end of this week.

Unsure which oil is best for you?  Visit Tropical Traditions website and see their comparison chart found under their FAQ tab.

Org Coconut Cream concentrate  $21 quart  Also known as Coconut butter.  Use just a teaspoon in your blender with 8 oz of filtered water to make your own coconut milk.  Use as butter on toast or put a dollop in your coffee for a rich & creamy, non-dairy alternative.  Also great in smoothies!  Also coming at the end of this week.

Organic Coconut Flour:  Our family eats Gluten Free so I am always looking for good wholesome foods to supplement.  Tropical Traditions has a ton of recipes online using this healthy, high protein flour.  $10 per bag, 2.2 lb each.

 All Natural Insect Bug Repellent ($6.50) 4 oz. bottle, ingredients include: purified water, org virgin coconut oil, org jojoba, plant based emulsifying wax, grapefruit seed extract, org virgin palm oil, and org essential oils of citronella, lemongrass, catnip, peppermint and tansy.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

What's in the bag this Tuesday?

Look for our newsletter for current news and group openings.  If you are not receiving it, please email Cyndi at to get on our mailing list.

Here is our preliminary list for November 4th.  Substitutions may occur due to pricing and availability.  Items in green are regionally grown.

Full Box $52   /    Half Box $28
Jumbo carrots
Cucumber choice
Green leaf lettuce
Green pepper choice
Bicolor corn
Green acorn squash
Gold Sweet Tangerines
Gala Apples

Please note: Half box will have to choose between cauliflower and acorn squash.

Fruit box $23
Fuyu Persimmon - FL
Mini Watermelon
Black seedless grapes
Golden Pineapple

Add ons
No swaps with add-ons.
$5 herb onion bag: 3 lb yellow onions and 1 bunch cilantro
$5 4 lb bag Yukon gold potatoes
$2.50 per bunch Green Kale
$1.50 per bunch Cilantro until sold out

Raw Honey, Organic Olive oil, Organic coconut oil (Virgin and Expeller pressed), and clean Meats available.  Please refer to newsletter for details.