FPP News: Sept 23, 2015

FPP Refer a Friend Program

Did you know you earn FPP credit by referring your friends, family members, co-workers and neighbors to us? All of us on the FPP Team understand that our customers are our biggest advocates and we want you to know that we greatly appreciate all the love! For each new member that you refer, you will earn $10.00 in FPP credit good towards any item in our shop. Just ask your referral to use your name when registering.  There are no limits to how many customers — So keep talking!

Introducing FreshJax Products to our Store!

In 2010 husband and wife team, Jason and Hillary, committed to love themselves enough to live healthier and happier for 30 days. Those 30 days turned into weeks, months, and years of healthy living. Inspired to share the health and happiness we had found with others, they started cooking up ideas in the kitchen and sharing with friends and family. Their business started with hot sauces and now includes energy bars, nut & seed butters, mustards, spices, trail mixes and coconut “bacon”. Yes, I said coconut “bacon”! Check out their delicious products in our store under Spreads & Toppings.

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Featured Items This Week

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The Week’s Harvest

Our Local Producers: Brown’s Farm, Frog Song Organics, Hoover Organic Farm, Myers Orchards

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Local Box (Mini):  (Local Organic Bok Choy, Butternut squash, Mixed Color Peppers, Local Persimmons, Grape Tomatoes, NC Apples), Italian Eggplant, Farmers Pick

Organic Box, (Mini): (Local Organic Bok Choy, Organic Red Grapes, Organic Broccoli Crowns, Organic Carrots, Organic Green Peppers, Organic Lemon, Organic Corn), Organic Baby Spinach, Organic Gold Delicious Apples

Grab & Go: Organic Red Grapes, Mixed Color Peppers, Grape Tomatoes, Organic Romaine, Organic Plums, Local Organic Cucumbers, Organic Mango, NC Apples

Salad Box: Mixed Color Peppers, Grape Tomatoes, Organic Romaine, Local Organic Cucumbers, Organic Broccoli Crowns, Organic Carrots, Local Organic Radish

Fruit (Add-on): (Organic Plums, Organic Bananas, Organic Cantaloupe, NC Apples), Organic Red Grapes, Local Persimmons

Smoothie Box: Organic Banana, Organic Red Grapes, Organic Lemon, Organic Baby Spinach, Organic Gold Delicious Apples, Organic Pineapple, Organic Kale, Organic Mango, Organic Kiwi, Organic Grapefruit, Organic Key Lime

**please note that items may change due to weather or supply issues.


Veggie Unearthed: Bok Choy

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Your Bok Choy came to you from Hoover Farm in Live Oak, FL — less than 150 miles from most of our customers.

Bok Choy is classified as a cabbage, but it doesn’t look or taste much like round green cabbage. 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.

To store, we strongly suggest that you wrap the bok choy in a damp paper towel, then a plastic bag. The damp paper towel will keep the leaves hydrated. 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. This is another great time to have a salad spinner!
Bok Choy Recipes

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Returning your produce box clean and undamaged means that we can use it again and again. This keeps costs down, minimizes landfill waste and keeps our carbon footprint smaller. Boxes that aren’t returned will incur a $5.00 replacement fee, so be sure to put it out for pickup!
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