Weekly Newsletter: Nov 19, 2013

Have You Seen Me?

Thanks to your great word-of-mouth, we’re always growing by leaps and bounds! We’re thrilled to have so many new customers, so we wanted to be sure to give a generous grace period to let everyone get in the groove. We are well into the season now but we are seeing fewer and fewer returned bins each week. Returning your bin helps keep our footprint small and keeps our costs lower. Please remember to protect your bins from being damaged and place them outside on delivery day.  Our terms of service state that we have a $5 fee for boxes not returned.

Thank you so much!

Amie

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Thanksgiving Schedule Changes!

November 1st has rushed in and the holiday race is on. Please take note that ALL deliveries and pick ups will be  ONE DAY EARLY the week of Thanksgiving. All other deliveries will be on our normal schedule. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@theveggiebin.com.

We understand that many of our customers are traveling to visit family during the next two months. It’s quick and easy to set your bin on vacation hold well in advance. Just log into your Veggie Bin account and click on vacation, choose the dates, and save. You will receive an email confirmation within minutes.

Local Bin

PHOTO: UPDATED TUESDAYS

Local Bin: Organic Salad Mix, Roma Beans, Slicing Tomatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Zucchini, Green Onions, Persimmons, Organic Collard Greens

Local Mini Bin:  Organic Salad Mix, Roma Beans, Slicing Tomatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Zucchini

Recipes for This Week’s Bin

Recipe Note: Some recipes may call for more or less produce than you receive. We feature recipes which can be doubled or halved if necessary. Enjoy!

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

Organic Bin

PHOTO: UPDATED TUESDAYS

Organic Bin: Ambrosia Apples, Green Beans, Salad Mix, Sweet Potatoes, Mini Yellow Roma Tomatoes, Black Grapes, Green Onions, Collards, Yellow Onion

Organic Mini Bin: Ambrosia Apples, Green Beans, Salad Mix, Sweet Potatoes, Mini Yellow Roma Tomatoes, Yellow Onion

Organic Bin Recipes

Fruit Bin

Pineapple, Navel Oranges, Pears, Pomegranate

Black = Locally Sourced Conventionally Produced
Green = Locally Sourced Organics
Blue = Globally Sourced Organics

Making Substitutions!

Have no fear! If you do not like one of our selected items in your regular sized organic or local bin you have the choice to remove it and double another item that’s already in the bin or a make a substitution. And if you just have too many veggies, the great news is you can select a French Pantry Baguette as one of our substitution items! Find step by step instructions in our blog post.

 Roma Beans Unearthed!

Roma Beans are known as the Italian String Bean. They are broader than string beans and have flat pods. You cook them just the same as you would a string bean but these little numbers are much preferred by our farmers over the string bean because of their tender texture and their more vibrant taste.

Roma Bean 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.

Perfect for the Holidays! 

We are NUTS about Brown’s Farm Pecans! No matter how you say it, “Puh-cahn” or “Pee-can,” your body will say, “thank you” for including them in your diet. Ranked highest among nuts for antioxidants and naturally low in saturated fat, our organic pecans are good for you! With holidays just around the corner, now is the time to add pecans to your bin. You can choose quart size bag (~1 lb) for $12.00 and a half order for $6.00.

Fresh, fresh, fresh Locally Grown Grits! The corn grits grown and milled by Teagan farms are made from flint corn which is known for a grittier, more granular texture. In Italy, flint has been the choice polenta corn since the 16th century! Polenta is simple to make, low in fat and calories and nutritious! $6.25/bag. Log into your Veggie Bin Account and add grits for your next order!

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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