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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!

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 March 15th, 2018

regular includes:

Salad Mix – Chick-a-Biddy Acres

Spinach – Chick-a-Biddy Acres

Sprouts – The Sprout House

Mushrooms – Waymac Farms

Potatoes – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Carrots – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Beets – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

Rutabaga  – Lunar Rhythm Gardens
Celeriac – Lunar Rhythm Gardens

From Our Blog

Cookbook Swap February 15th

Hey BTB! On Thursday, February 15th, 2018 we’ll be hosting a cookbook swap for all members at the co-op from 3-7! We’ve all got cookbooks that go unused and unloved in our kitchens, maybe because we’ve exhausted the recipes or they weren’t what we expected. Instead of letting them lay dormant, give them new life…

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.