Why Green Connect Fair Food
We have been doing a lot of talking lately about how to increase our veg box numbers so that we can fully sustain what we want to do at Green Connect farm and in our community.
We can sometimes tie ourselves in knots thinking of complex ways to articulate why what we are doing is good and worth your support. I think we might need to simplify things and start speaking as directly as possible. So rather than writing well supported arguments about why what we are doing is important, I should just say this:
The veg box model that we have developed at Green Connect is the single best way that you can help create a fair food system in the Illawarra. What we are doing in terms of regenerative farming methods are beyond best practices in relation to anything you will see on this scale, and what we are doing in the space of supporting people with barriers to employment is unparalleled.
And maybe the best way to extend on this, is to show people what we do…
So, we’re really looking forward to having our veg box customers for morning tea in March!
Save the date for Saturday, March 13 2021 to join us for a morning tea at our new farm hub!
We will have booking options closer to, so that we can ensure we are hosting a safe event during COVID-19.
In your box:
What’s that in my box: Watercress is a perennial vegetable that grows naturally along running waterways, thriving in both the sun and water. Watercress is closely related to other cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and kale. It’s an especially great choice for dishes such as soups, salads and casseroles and in 1800s England, watercress sandwiches were a staple in the diets of the working class. Spicier than spinach, this veggie adds a zing or a peppery flavour to the meals it’s added to! For more information on how to store & cook any of our vegetables, visit: https://draxe.com/ and type in the veggie you’re looking for.