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Become a member today!

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!

Want to help out?

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 Sept 21, Friday Sept 22, 2017

regular includes:

Head lettuce – Chick-a-Biddy Acres

Beets – Chick-a-Biddy Acres

Potatoes – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Leeks – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Eggplant – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Sweet Corn – Deer Bay Farm

Swiss Chard – Sun Root Organics

Cherry Tomatoes – Sun Root Organics

Sweet Green Peppers – Sun Root Organics

Sweet banana Peppers – Sun Root Organics

small includes:

Head lettuce – Chick-a-Biddy Acres

Beets – Chick-a-Biddy Acres

Potatoes – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Leeks – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Eggplant – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Sweet Corn – Deer Bay Farm

Sweet Green Pepper – Sun Root Organics

Cherry Tomatoes – Sun Root Organics

From Our Blog

Open House for Local Food Month

 . Thursday, Sept 14 from 4-6   By the Bushel Community Food Cooperative is hosting a free open house to allow non members a chance to see the freshness, variety and quality of the produce supplied by our wonderful, local, sustainable growers.  Come out and talk to staff and member volunteers, ask questions and enjoy seasonal snacks and drinks….

This week's feature

Gift Certificate $25.00

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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.