Week 46: November 15th

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Deze week in het pakket / this week's package

This week the Chioggia beet is back, just a bit different from the regular red beetroot! Its name comes from the town of Chioggia, in the province of Venice in Italy, where the it’s originated. The beetroot is cheerfully red and white striped and has a sweet taste. Don’t throw away the young leaves, these are also edible and are full of vitamins! You can use it in a salad or for a stir-fry, for example together with the mushrooms.

In next Wednesday’s package

  • 1 mini pumpkin | Landzicht in Streijen
  • 100 grams corn salad | Be-leaf in ‘s Gravenzande
  • 250 grams chestnut mushroom | Heereco in Uden
  • 1 bowl of cress | Cresco in Honselersdijk
  • 600 grams Chioggia beet | Frank de Koning in Brielle
  • 1 chinese cabbage | Puur origine in Grubbenvorst
  • 400 grams leek | Arenosa in Lelystad
  • 400 grams parsnip | Arenosa in Lelystad

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.