Weekly Newsletter

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Recipes for This Week’s Bin

We want you to get the most out of your Veggie Bin. Utilize every tasty bite with some of these recipes which feature every item you’ll get this week. For complete bin content information and a video, please visit This Week’s Bin on our website.

Please feel free to share YOUR Veggie Bin creations on our Facebook page!

Fruit Bin

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  • Pears
  • Mango
  • Bananas
  • Watermelon

100% Organic Bin

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  • Bok Choy
  • Green Cabbage
  • Arugula
  • Radish
  • Apples
  • Roma Tomatoes
  • Avocado
  • Yukon Gold Potatoes

Holiday News

Please make a note that there will be NO Veggie Bin delivery the week of Christmas (December 26 & 27). If you would have received your bin on the 26/27th of December, you will receive it the 2/3rd. If you are scheduled for the 2/3rd, you will receive your bin on January 9/10th.

This information may look familiar to you. We have, and will be, posting it on Facebook, newsletters, billboards, skywriters, tying ribbons to carrier pigeons and probably shaving it into the side of Rudolph. We want to be sure you know that we are not “skipping” a week,  but rather, pushing all deliveries back by a week. If you have any questions, please reference our blog announcement or send us an email at info@theveggiebin.com.

If you’re traveling this holiday season, suspending your Veggie Bin deliveries is easy. Simply email us at  info@theveggiebin.com by 5 p.m. the Monday before you need to suspend. We can only credit you if you let us know by that time, otherwise we’ll have already ordered your produce! Temporary suspension of deliveries is available year-round, so when you’re on the move, let us know!

Happy cooking!

~Amie and The Veggie Bin Team

The Warmest of Holiday Gifts

Looking for a stress-free yet truly thoughtful holiday gift for everyone on your list? The Veggie Bin is here to help! We’ll be offering our popular Holiday gift bag again this year. For just $25, you’ll get a 12 oz. bag of delicious We Three Bean coffee from Florida Coffee Roasters, a 16 oz. jar of locally produced honey and 24 servings of Lotus Tea’s Peppermint Tea. Just add a bow and you’re ready to jingle! If you’d like to put together your own locally crafted gift, we offer gift certificates, pecans, soaps, teas, bread and other items on our add-on page. Just choose your items and we’ll deliver them to your door with your regular delivery. It’s even better than free valet parking!

Daniel Foundation Toy Drive

The Veggie Bin will participate in the Daniel Wish Granters Holiday Drive again this year. If you would like to contribute, please place an unwrapped new toy in a gift bag along with your empty boxes and we’ll deliver your contribution to Daniel. The last date we’ll be picking these up will be December 12-13.  To learn more about this children’s foundation or to make a monetary contribution, please visit the Daniel website. Thank you!

Bok Choy Unearthed!

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Bok Choy is classified as a cabbage, but it doesn’t look or taste much like the green cabbage you’ll also find in your bin this week. The crisp, sweet white stalks can be chopped and cooked right along with the tender, loosely bunched greens. High in vitamins A and C, potassium and calcium, it’s a great addition to any meal as an appetizer, side dish or incorporated into an entree. You can use your bok choy in any baby bok choy recipe, but you may need to add a few minutes to your cooking time or cut it into smaller pieces to be sure it gets tender.
We strongly suggest that you wrap the bok choy in a damp paper towel, then a plastic bag. Place the bag in your crisper and use it within 2-3 days for best results. As with any tender greens, the sooner you use it, the better it will be. Prepping bok choy is simple, but be certain to thoroughly wash the leaves, especially the lower stems, as grit can get trapped there during growth. Plunging the cut leaves into cold water and giving them a thorough rub & swish should do the trick. Here’s a helpful video on prepping your bok choy.
Bok Choy Recipes

Need Veggie Tech Support? Visit us on Facebook to share recipes and tips with other Veggie Bin customers and ask any questions you might have about the contents of your bin. You can also email us at info@theveggiebin.com.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Returning your bin clean and undamaged means that we can use it again and again. This keeps costs down, minimizes landfill waste and keeps your carbon footprint smaller. Bins that aren’t returned will incur a replacement fee, so be sure to put it out for pickup!

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