December 15: Last Regular Delivery Before Christmas and New Year
Order by December 11 (Monday Night)
*Stock Up for the Holidays*

Biweekly Delivery Dates            Order by
December 15 (Friday)                December 11 (Monday Night)
Special Orders December 22-23
No Deliveries December 29 (Friday)
January 5 (Friday)                    January 1 (Monday Night)
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December 8 Veggie Box Update and Product List
  Order by Monday Night (December 11) for Delivery on Friday (December 15).

In this Update:
  A) i) Now Available
      ii) Veggie Boxes for People in Need
      iii) No Longer Available
  B) This Week's Veggie Boxes contents
  C) i) Cold Temperatures - Keep Veggies From Freezing If You're Out
      ii) Biweekly Delivery Reminders
  D) Certified Organic Produce Price List
  E) Other Items (coffee, honey, seaweeds, etc.)
  F) Other Delivery Information

A) i) Now Available (See Section D for Complete Produce List)

gift certificates                        $20, $30, $40, $100 or other amount
Christmas Veggie Box (See Section B for Contents) $50
Christmas Veggie Gift Boxes                $20, $30, $40, or $50
Veggie Box for People in Need            $20, $30, $40, or $50

cranberries (1 lb.)                            $6
carrots, juicing (10 lbs.)                        $12
carrots, juicing (25 lbs.)                        $25
cucumber, english (small)                now $3
garlic, fresh (jumbo bulb)                        $3
pie pumpkin (approx. 3-6 lbs - NOT a pumpkin pie) $5
pumpkin, large (approx. 10+ lbs)                $6
tomatoes (1 lb)                                $5
apples, cortland (2 lbs. - local, not organic)         $4 ($9 for 5 lbs.)
apples, macintosh (2 lbs. - local, not organic)         $4 ($9 for 5 lbs.)
many varieties of squash (See Section D )

(See Section D for Complete Produce List)

A) ii) Veggie Boxes for People in Need
This week we're offering the opportunity to gift someone in need with a holiday veggie delivery (someone you suggest or we can find someone).

A) iii) No Longer Available
peppers, red
swiss chard
arugula
lettuce
zucchini
squash, mystery
squash, heart of gold

B) This Week's Veggie Boxes
   This week's deliveries will happen on Friday, December 15.
Please place your order by Monday Night (December 11).

We expect this week's Small Veggie Box ($20) will contain:
-3 lbs. of satina potatoes (yellow flesh)
-2 lbs. of carrots
-1 lb. of beets
-1 small red cabbage
-1 lb. of yellow onions
( We're happy to make substitutions or additions to your Veggie Box.)

We expect this week's Large Veggie Box ($30) will contain
-3 lbs. of satina potatoes (yellow flesh)
-2 lbs. of carrots
-1 lb. of beets
-2 lbs. of yellow onions
-1 small english cucumber
-2 bulbs of garlic
-1 red cabbage
( We're happy to make substitutions or additions to your Veggie Box.)

We expect this week's Jumbo Veggie Box ($40) will contain:
-3 lbs. of satina potatoes (yellow flesh)
-2 lbs. of carrots
-1 lb. of beets
-2 lbs. of yellow onions
-1 small english cucumber
-2 bulbs of garlic
-1 red cabbage
-1 lb. of tomatoes
-1 acorn squash (approx. 2½ lbs.)
( We're happy to make substitutions or additions to your Veggie Box.)

This week we will offer a Christmas Veggie Box ($50).
 We expect it will contain:
-3 lbs. of satina potatoes (yellow flesh)
-2 lbs. of carrots
-2 lbs. of yellow onions
-1 small english cucumber
-2 bulbs of garlic
-1 red cabbage
-1 lb. of tomatoes
-1 butternut squash (approx. 3 lbs.)
-1 turnip (approx. 2 lbs.)
-3 lbs. of norland potatoes (red flesh)
-2 lbs. of beets
( We're happy to make substitutions or additions to your Veggie Box.)

Substitutions, Additions and Custom Orders - No Problem!
Organic Veggie Delivery can make substitutions to your Veggie Box.
We can make additions to your Veggie Box.
We take custom orders.
We want you to get the veggies you want.
We want you to be happy.
 
If you want to order a $20, $30, or $40 veggie box and/or anything else (see Produce lists below and/or the website), please reply by email or phone by Monday night. You can sign up to receive a veggie box every week or two and/or you can just order by Monday night for Friday delivery.
(We will try to fill late orders when possible.)

I generally send out an email update on the Thursday or Friday before deliveries. You can mark your calendar if you could use a reminder to place your order on time. Or you can arrange a standing biweekly order.

If it is your first time ordering, please provide your location, address, street (or route #), civic #, apartment #, directions, phone #, cell phone #, email address, and what you'd like to order. Deliveries generally occur in the late afternoon and evening. I can't guarantee delivery at a certain time, so please let me know where to leave it if you're not home and how payment will be arranged.

C) i) Cold Temperatures - Keep Veggies From Freezing If You're Out
   We're now into the cold weather with temperatures below zero.
   If you might be out when your delivery arrives, please consider leaving a cooler out to keep your veggies from freezing.
   You can leave a warm water bottle in it to help keep your veggies from freezing.

C) ii) Delivery Reminders
   You can arrange a biweekly standing order for delivery of a Veggie Box or custom order. Thank you for choosing seasonal, local organic produce year-round.

You can:
  place a standing biweekly order
  mark your calendar with delivery dates
  mark your calendar with dates to order by
  prepay for 2 or more deliveries
 
Biweekly Delivery Dates            Order by
December 15 (Friday)                December 11 (Monday Night)
Special Orders December 22-23
No Deliveries December 29 (Friday)
January 5 (Friday)                    January 1 (Monday Night)

D) Certified Organic Produce
(Occasionally, a small amount of produce is sourced from small producers who grow organically but do not have organic certification.)

Item                                                                Price
Christmas Veggie Box (See Section B)     $50 (including $5 base cost)
Jumbo Veggie Box                              $40 (including $5 base cost)
Large Organic Veggie Box                  $30 (including $5 base cost)
Small Organic Veggie Box                  $20 (including $5 base cost)
Custom Order Veggie Box                    $5 base cost
Christmas Veggie Gift Boxes    $20, $30, $40, or $50 (including $5 base cost)
Veggie Box for People in Need  $20, $30, $40, or $50 (including $5 base cost)
apples, cortland (2 lbs. - local, not organic)         $4 ($9 for 5 lbs.)
apples, macintosh (2 lbs. - local, not organic)     $4 ($9 for 5 lbs.)
apple cider (local, but not organic) 2L            $6
apple cider (local, but not organic) 1L            $4
beets (1 lb.)                                $3
beets (2 lbs.)                                $5
blueberries, frozen (1 lb.)                        $6
blueberries, frozen (5 lbs.)                    $28
blueberries, frozen (10 lbs.)                    $50
brussels sprouts (stalk)                        $8 (2 for $15)
cabbage, green                            $5
cabbage, green (large)                        $6
cabbage, red (small)                        $3
cabbage, red                                 $5
cabbage, red (large)                        $6
carrots (2 lbs.)                                $4
carrots, juicing (10 lbs.)                        $12
carrots, juicing (25 lbs.)                        $25
carrots, rainbow (2 lbs.)                        $5
cat grass                                     $3
cat grass seed (1 lb.)                        $8
coffee (1 lb. - fair trade Bolivian, roasted in PEI)    $14
    please indicate whole bean or ground and medium/dark or black roast
cranberries (1 lb.)                            $6
cucumber, english (small)                now $3
garlic (2 bulbs)                                $3
garlic (small bulb)                            $1
garlic (large bulb)                            $2
garlic (jumbo bulb)                            $3
gift certificates                           $20, $30, $40, $100 or other amount
kale, green curly (bunch)                        $6
maple syrup, PEI (500 ml - not organic)            $20
onion, yellow - large (approx. 12 oz.-1 lb.)         $2
onions, yellow (1 lb.)                        $2
onions, yellow (2 lbs.)                        $4
onions, yellow (6 lbs.)                        $10
pie pumpkin (approx. 3-6 lbs - NOT a pumpkin pie) $5
potatoes, norland (3 lbs. - red skin)                $3
potatoes, norland (6 lbs. - red skin)                $6
potatoes, satina (3 lbs.- yellow flesh)            $3
potatoes, satina (6 lbs.- yellow flesh)            $6
pumpkin, large (approx. 10+ lbs)                $6
sprouts, crunchy bean (200g)                    $4
sprouts, lentil (200g)                            $4
sprouts, spicy alfalfa (130g)                    $4
sprouted veggie harvest lentil burgers (3 burgers) $8
(lentil sprouts, millet, carrots, beets, onions, garlic, sesame paste, flaxseed, cold pressed canola oil, sage, salt)
sprouted summer garden lentil burgers (3 burgers) $8
(lentil sprouts, millet, zucchini, basil, garlic, sesame paste, flax seed, cold pressed canola oil, salt)
squash, acorn (approx. 2½ lbs.)                $5
squash, buttercup (approx. 3 lbs.)                $6
squash, butternut - small (approx. 2½ lbs.)        $5
squash, butternut (approx. 3 lbs.)                $6
squash, butternut - large (approx. 4 lbs.)            $8
squash, delicata - small (approx. 1 lb.)             $2
squash, delicata (approx. 1½ lbs.)                 $3
squash, red kuri - large (approx. 5 lbs.)            $10
sunflower shoots (130g)                        $4
tomatoes (1 lb)                                $5
turnip (approx. 2 lbs.)                        $4

E) Other Items

eggs, cage free (1 dozen - local, not organic)        $5
coconut oil, organic virgin (860ml)                $25
organic tofu (350g)                            $5
organic tempeh (350g)                        $7
organic tempeh, smoked (350g)                $7
granola (1 lb., made by Junellen - with organic oats)    $7
honey, naturally creamed (raw, local, but not organic) 500g     $7
honey, naturally creamed (raw, local, but not organic) 12 lbs. $50
apple cider (local, but not organic) 2L            $6
apple cider (local, but not organic) 1L            $4
dulse seaweed whole (1 oz.)                    $5
dulse seaweed flakes (1 oz.)                    $6
alaria seaweed whole (1 oz.)                    $5
nori seaweed whole (1 oz.)                    $5
mixed seaweed flakes (1 oz.)                    $6
sea lettuce seaweed whole (1 oz.)                $5

PEI Coffee (Certified Organic, Fair Trade, Roasted in PEI)
    Please Indicate Whole Bean or Ground
Bolivian Medium / Dark Roast    (1 lb.)            $14
Bolivian Black Roast            (1 lb.)            $14

F) Other Delivery Information


Base Cost for Veggie Boxes
There is a $5 base cost included in the price of the Veggie Boxes.
The price of the Veggie Box contents and this base cost add up to $20, $30, or $40 (small, large, or jumbo box).
There is a $5 base cost for custom orders.
If you are living on a low income and cost is an impediment, please let us know.

Delivery Areas and Times
Deliveries generally occur Friday in the late afternoon and evening to the Charlottetown area (including Stratford and Cornwall). Eastern deliveries (Montague, Belfast, etc.) generally take place on Thursday evening or Saturday. If we begin deliveries in other areas, we will contact those who have expressed interest.

Allergies, Preferences, Substitutions
Please feel free to indicate any allergies, preferences, or your feelings about substitutions if you order a specific product that is not available.
We'll try to incorporate people's preferences where feasible.

Prices subject to change
Prices are subject to change, depending on supply, cost, and other factors.
Each week some of the items listed may not be available.

Waste Reduction
We try to reduce packaging for those who request it.
You can also return the mesh potato and onion bags.

Organic Meats
We're not carrying organic meats, but can help you track some down.
Ask for more information if you're interested in learning where to get organic meats.

Feedback & Other Products
Your feedback and comments are very welcome.
If something you ordered is missing, or we made a mistake, please let us know.
If you have any issue with quality or freshness, please let us know.
We will be adding other products over time.
Is there anything you'd like to suggest?

Check Out These Food Storage Tip Websites...

Homegrown Organic Foods Food Storage Tips
http://www.hgof.ns.ca/index2.php?function=stor_tips

Boston Organics Storage Tips
http://www.bostonorganics.com/fresh/tips.html