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August 15th 2012 Newsletter

August 15th, 2012

Summer is in full swing and so is the summer growing season. This week we’ve sourced nearly 100% of our vegetables within BC, many of which grew only a hand- ful of kilometres away. Most of this week’s boxes feature Okanagan red haven peaches, local spray free corn, and BC cherries, while others contain local […]

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July 18th 2012 Newsletter

July 18th, 2012

This week, the GFB Team brings you a range of tasty boxes that will find you soaking up the summer rays and tending to your backyard grill. Notable items include local zucchini (perfect for the grill) and BC roma and beefstake tomatoes. As we approach the end of July, our percentage of local and organic […]

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July 4th 2012 Newsletter

July 4th, 2012

Summer is officially on and we have the produce to prove it! This box we features gorgeous local produce for those luscious summer potato salads, slaws, and green salads; in addition to the fresh fruit binges endemic to the season. There are big changes afoot at the good food box with Sushil taking an extended […]

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June 20th 2012 Newsletter

June 20th, 2012

Local lettuces have finally arrived – this box we celebrate salad season with quick and delicious homemade salad dressings and quick salads – want to make cooking faster and easier? Simply grill up protein and roast potatoes on the barbeque and make a big salad: healthy, delicious, and no pots and pans to clean up! […]

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June 6th 2012 Newsletter

June 6th, 2012

More spring crops are coming in from the first of the season spinach and lettuces to leeks and green onions. Enjoy the bounty!

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May 9th 2012 Newsletter

May 9th, 2012

Congratulations to Lee McKenzie our good food box recipe winner! Lee posted a picture on our Facebook page of one of her favourite recipes she likes to make with her good food box items. We have re-printed it below for all to enjoy. Lee has won a free fruit box for her winning herb potato […]

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April 25th 2012 Newsletter

April 25th, 2012

The spring crops are slowly coming in – from Island farmers we have local long English cucumbers, tomatoes, kale, mushrooms and baby roaster pota- toes. All good food boxes, except for the fruit box, are 60% local this month – Enjoy!

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April 11th 2012 Newsletter

April 11th, 2012

Back by popular request we have the spring brassica greens which so many of you have writ- ten us about. Our Saanich Peninsula farmers have outdone themselves with these local treats. This week we are recommending braising them and topping with salmon or a poached egg then drizzling them hollandaise sauce. See our recipe below. […]

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March 28th 2012 Newsletter

March 28th, 2012

The sun is shining and fresh produce is slowing emerging onto the market. We have local and BC long English cucumbers, yellow peppers and mushrooms joining Gran- ny Smith apples, local spring brassica greens, and local kale. We still round out your box with certified organic deliciousness from California. It is truly spring and there […]

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March 14th 2012 Newsletter

March 14th, 2012

Spring if finally springing and we have local greens from Michell Farms in our Large and Organic boxes this week! We get these greens every spring and they are a joy when sautéed or in stir fry. We also feature about 50% local produce with onions, squashes, kale, and even red cabbage (check out our […]

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