Newsletter: March 11, 2014

Support us at OneSpark!

Woot! We have been accepted to One Spark — Jacksonville’s Crowdfunding Festival this April 5-9.  Veggie Bin is a project that started with 15 customers in May of 2010 in Riverside-Avondale. We now have nearly 300 customers all over Jacksonville! We want to continue this growth, ensuring our local farms flourish and our local families have a sustainable food system. The funds we receive from One Spark will be used to help us grow — expanding our facility and certifications, plus invest in heirloom seeds for our farmers to grow.

Find out more about our project, including how we got started, on our One Spark page!

Cheers!

We are Stocking Up on Pantry Staples!

Don’t forget to check out our online store for more veggies, fruit, and staples! This week we will have:

  • Small Yellow Onions (US)
  • Red Potatoes (C. FL)
  • Pecans (N. FL)
  • Grits & Meal (N. FL)
  • Brown Rice (S. FL)
  • Quinoa (Bol)
  • Beli Farm Peppers (N. FL)
  • Brussel Sprouts (N. FL)

OUR VEGGIE BINS – please note that items may change due to weather or supply issues.

Local Bin (Mini): (Cauliflower, Spinach, Tomatoes, Carrots, Citrus), Green Leaf / Romaine Lettuce, Green Beans, Tomatoes & Cucs

Organic Bin (Mini): (Romanesco, Red Russian Kale, Tomatoes, Carrots, Blueberries),  Green Leaf / Romaine Lettuce, Green Beans, Mini Cukes

Fruit: Pineapple, Kiwi, Bosc Pear, Honey Tangerines

Recipes Ideas – Don’t forget to share YOUR Veggie Bin creations on our Facebook page!

Making Substitutions

Have no fear! If you do not like on our 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 make a substitution. And if you have too many veggies, the great news is that you can always select French Pantry Baguettes as one of your substitutions! Find step by step instructions in our blog post.

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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