Saturday, February 18, 2012
Seasonal Fruit and Vegetable Box
Freshfully.com is an online market for local food. I picked up my first seasonal fruit and vegetable box yesterday and was thrilled to find such colorful goodies in my box. I felt healthy just looking at these good sources of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
I had wanted to try Freshfully for a long time. When I discovered the pick-up location was so convenient to my apartment, I placed my first order. For $25 plus a $1 fee, I received the following:
2 large stalks - Broccoli
1 large head - Cauliflower
Large bag - Spinach (substitution for strawberries)
4 - Oranges
1 - Acorn Squash
1 head - Lettuce
1 bag - Chard
I was disappointed about the strawberries, but was appreciative that they emailed me to let me know the strawberries were not up to their standard and to expect a substitution. Everything appeared washed and ready to go, and this will feed me for at least two weeks. I look forward to their summer bounty, if only for the tomatoes and peaches.
If I feel this is worth the price, I may try farm-fresh eggs, cheese, and beef.