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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.


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

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

This week's Basket

Week of: Thursday November 16, Friday November 17, 2017

regular includes:

Salad Greens – Chick-a-Biddy Acres

Cooking Onions – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Carrots – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Beets – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Diacon Radish – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Brussel Sprouts – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Potatoes – Martin’s Fruits and Vegetables

Garlic – Cedar Grove Organic Farm

Winter Squash – Sun Root Organics and Deer Bay Farm

Kale – Sun Root Organics

From Our Blog

Hello, Winter Baskets!

This past week we began our monthly basket season. It was completely full of delicious local produce, kicking us off to a great start for the season! We have had a great response to this basket in the past, and want to continue to be able to provide members with amazing seasonal, local foods all…

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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.