Halton Fresh Food Box supports healthy communities through access to fresh, local and affordable fruits and vegetables!
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Cold Weather and Frost Slowing Ontario Crops
Asparagus farmers have had a terrible start to the season with several days nearing or hitting the frost point. Once a frost hits any asparagus above ground becomes completely unusable and sets farms back several days and shortens the already brief growing season. The cold weather has also seen an increase in import pricing […]
Spring Growing Season Starts!
The Spring growing season is just beginning to take shape as Ontario asparagus starts to show up on a select few shelves this week. The orders needed for the Halton Fresh Food Box this week are a bit too high and the first of the season prices just a bit out of reach to bring […]
Roasted Ontario Bell Pepper Sauce
A big thank you to everyone that shared our post requesting extra volunteers for our Oakville packing day this past week. We had our biggest order ever and still managed to finish ahead of our normal ending time. We couldn’t do any of what we do without the amazing help of our volunteers and it […]
Oakville Orders Bursting at the Seams!
It’s fantastic to see that more and more residents are able to access fresh and local produce through the Fresh Food Box. We have over 400 orders at our Oakville location this month and with Ontario revving up with local romaine and eggplant being added there couldn’t be a better time for it for our […]
Ontario Red Peppers!
The polar vortex is going to make next week feel like the middle of winter, but your Halton Fresh Food boxes will be telling another story as we move even closer to the Ontario growing season with Ontario red peppers. Eggplants are still quite expensive and in low quantities, we should be able to have […]
Halton Fresh Food Box 662 Guelph Line Burlington ON L7R 3M8 905.634.8645(main office) 905.634.8711(fax) General inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Evan Hall, Program Manager 647-887-4435 email@example.com Jeanne Bullock, Box Packing and Volunteer Coordinator 905-634-8645 firstname.lastname@example.org
Our People, Our Strength
Who We Are The Halton Fresh Food Box is a non-profit community-based initiative bringing neighbours together to buy a variety of delicious and nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables at wholesale prices. It works like a large buying club with centralized buying and coordination. Our goal is to purchase food that is in season and is […]