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Program participants receive a food box  from early June to mid-October, for a total of 20 weeks.  The contents of the meat and veggies options are prepared by the farmers according to what is in season or in stock. You can customize the contents of your food box with the following options:

  • Certified organic fruits and vegetables (weekly)
  • Locally-raised pork, chicken and lamb (bi-weekly)
  • Free-range eggs (weekly)
  • Seasonal flower bouquets (bi-weekly)
  • Local honey (every 4 weeks)

Prices for each box option are outlined below.

Box content options

Average value Cost

Certified organic vegetables & fruits

$35 per week

$700

Frozen lamb, chicken & pork

$60.50 bi-weekly

$605

Dozen eggs

$8.00 per week

$160

Half-dozen eggs

$5 per week

$100

Flower bouquets

$23 bi-weekly

$207

Honey (1 lb jar)

$15 every 4 weeks

$75

You can pay by cheque, cash, credit or by e-transfer, in up to four payments. You will be charged a small administration fee if you choose to pay in more than one instalment. There is no administration fee if the box is fully paid up front.  More information is provided on our online sign-up form. We can be more flexible about payments for anyone facing financial challenges, contact us to enquire.

Pickup locations include:

Note: In past years boxes were available in Victoria at the Cook Street Activity Centre. We will not offer a pickup at this location in 2021. If you are not able to get your box in Metchosin, please use our online sign-up form and select the products with the mention ”Victoria waiting list”. We will let you know what in-town location may become available.

For more information, please see the FAQ or Contact us.