Fruit Box (Fortnightly)

Fruit Box (Fortnightly)

From: $42.00 every 2 weeks

Fresh, local, uncertified organic fruit, largely grown on the Green Connect farm, an award-winning social enterprise in the Illawarra.

The fortnightly fruit box contains a variety of seasonal fruit.  Fruit boxes are also available weekly.

NOTE: Be sure to place your order by midday Tuesday each week.  Please note that all orders placed after 12:00pm on Tuesdays won’t receive a box until the following week.

Deliveries:

  • Wednesdays we drive south to Port Kembla, Windang, Lake Heights, Warrawong, Primbee, Lake Illawarra, Warilla and Kiama Anglican Church
  • Thursdays we drive north of Port Kembla, but only as far north as Thirroul.

See below for more details.

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Description

It doesn’t get much fresher or more local than this! As much of the fruit as possible in this healthy box is grown on the Green Connect farm in Warrawong (next to Port Kembla in Wollongong), although we’re about two years away from our trees bearing enough fruit for all customers so some is from other organic producers.

We follow permaculture and organic principles so there are no pesticides or other nasty chemicals. We are not (yet) certified organic producers but are the closest thing to it. They call it “chemical free” or uncertified organic.

We employ former refugees and young people on our little piece of paradise, and regularly offer our customers the chance to come and meet the team and see where and how our food is grown.

Each fortnight we put a variety of fruit in your box, which will change according to what is in season. You can exclude up to three things and we’ll put something else in their place (e.g. if you don’t like apples or you grow your own, we will leave that out and replace it with something else on the weeks we’re putting apples in the box).

The box contains a similar quantity of vegetables to what is shown in the photo above, which was taken at our farm. To get a better idea of what vegetables you can expect in your box, have a look at our Seasonal Produce Calendar

We love questions, feedback and ideas so don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Manage your subscription: Need to pause your box or cancel? You must do so before Tuesday midday, either by logging in and managing your subscription online, by calling us on (02) 4243 1537, or by emailing fairfood@green-connect.com.au.

Important information: A fortnightly charge to your credit card will be set up once you added your details, and you will be charged on Wednesdays. Depending on when you sign up for your veg box, your first payment will be on Wednesday that week.  Any failed payments will be notified immediately and you will have until next Wednesday to rectify the payment. Should we not have received payment to make up for the failed payment by the time we send the orders to the farm. Your next box will be suspended until payments are made.

Green Connect and our partnering pick up hubs, are not responsible for any boxes left uncollected. Please check the allocated pick up times for your chosen hub. 

 

Additional information

Delivery option

Home delivery (Thirroul to Warilla only; $7 fee), Pick up from Green Connect Farm, Warrawong, Pick up from The Source Bulk Foods, Wollongong CBD, Pick up from Kiama Anglican Church ($5 fee), Full- Pick up from Taylor's Healthy Grocers, Thirroul, Pick Up from The Wilde Cafe in Thirroul, Pick up from University of Wollongong Innovation Campus, Full- Pick Up Salt Bush Clinic Austinmer, TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE University of Wollongong, Gwynneville

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