Week 45: November 8th

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Deze week in het pakket / this week's package

You can find cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers in stores all year round. But did you know that the harvest season of these vegetables only runs until October/November in the Netherlands? This week you can enjoy the last cucumbers and tomatoes of the season! The cucumbers have grown big and are a bit crooked, but they are still delicious. The tomatoes are ideal for a hot soup. You can even combine them with the bell peppers for a delicious tomato-pepper soup.

In next Wednesday’s package

  • 750 gram rainbow carrot | Bioreomeo in Ens
  • 1 bunch red kale | De Kievit in Wassenaar
  • 1 large cucumber (crooked) | Frank de Koning in Brielle
  • 1 red bell pepper & 1 green bell pepper | Frank de Koning in Brielle
  • 1 eggplant | Frank de Koning in Brielle
  • 1 kg soup tomatoes | Frank de Koning in Brielle
  • 150 gram chard | Bramenhorst in Wassenaar
  • 1 piece (500 gram) kohlrabi | Bramenhorst in Wassenaar

Third-party vendors: including bread, eggs and cheese

We hope you like this package again. Please don’t forget to change your status before Sunday 8 p.m. if necessary.

Your help is needed!
Your weekly vegetable package is the result of the collaboration of many participants from the Lekkernassûh community. In the past weeks, we’ve been struggling to get enough volunteers for the Wednesday market. Can you help out? Sign up using the market schedule.

Paying with Timebank hours
You can use your Timebank hours to pay for your vegetable package, but also, for example, cheese or products from the packaging-free store. You earn Timebank hours by, for example, helping on the market. Knowing more? Then look here.

Do you have a surplus of Timebank hours? Please spend them at the market or package-free shop, or (if you don’t manage to spend them all), please donate them to Lekkernassuh! Ater the summer, we have a big shortage of hours, because there are more going out than coming back in.

Package-free shop
The package-free shop is open every Saturday from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Helena. Longer opening hours call for more volunteers. Would you like to help sometime? Register via this link. More information about the store can be found here.

Don’t forget to change your status!
If you want to pick up a package on Wednesday, your subscription must be set to ACTIVE before Sunday evening 8 p.m. And if you don’t want a package on Wednesday, your subscription must be on PAUSE before Sunday evening 8 p.m. Help us prevent buying too much; together we prevent waste. Thanks for that! Look here for more explanation.