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Our process supports local farmers and suppliers to bring happy healthy food to you! To learn more about our baskets and guiding principles, please visit our About page.

 

Want to buy stuff?

Sign up for a Consumer Membership and then you’ll have access to shop now!

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Learn more about how you can volunteer. We look forward to hearing from you!

Do you have product to provide?

Apply for the Producer Membership and become a contributer of local, healthy food.

This week's Basket

Week of: Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23, 2016

regular includes:

Heirloom Tomatoes- Sun Root Organics
Cherry Tomatoes – Sun Root Organics
Apples – Deer Bay Farms
Potatoes – Lunar Rhythm
Eggplant – Lunar Rhythm
Leeks – Lunar Rhythm
Head Lettuce – Chick-a-biddy
Beets – Chick-a-biddy
Squash – Sun Root Organics
Swiss Chard – Sun Root Organics

small includes:

Heirloom Tomatoes- Sun Root Organics
Cherry Tomatoes – Sun Root Organics
Apples – Deer Bay Farms
Potatoes – Lunar Rhythm
Leeks – Lunar Rhythm
Head Lettuce – Chick-a-biddy
Beets – Chick-a-biddy

From Our Blog

Local Food Month Open House

By the Bushel is hosting an Open House to celebrate Local Food Month in Peterborough! Open to everyone, this is an opportunity for the community to see the freshness, variety and quality of the produce supplied by our wonderful, local, organic growers. Come out and talk to staff and growers, ask questions and enjoy a…

This week's feature

Red Fife Wheat- Light $8.75

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A Range of Local & Organic Products

By the Bushel offers a variety of produce baskets. Weekly spring baskets (April to May). Weekly and bi-weekly summer produce baskets (June to October). And monthly winter produce baskets (November to April). Please feel free to download and review our Produce Guide or the our Basket Examples to get a sense of what we offer throughout the four growing seasons. We also offer a selection of value-added goods such as frozen meats, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, and more. These may be purchased in addition to or independently of our baskets.

How it all works

Follow our step-wise process to learn about how local organic produce comes to you! To learn more about our seasonal baskets, visit Our Basket Program page.

  • Step 1:

    Your food is grown, raised or made locally in the Kawartha Lakes region by our community of producers.arrow1

  • Step 2:

    Join our co-op by signing up yourself, your family or business to become a member.arrow2

  • Step 3:

    Members place orders for seasonal produce, farm products and locally sourced goods online, by phone or in person.arrow3

  • Step 4:

    Pick up your fresh, local, organic item at our Peterborough location.