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By The Bushel By The Bushel Community Food Co-op

Become a Member to purchase a basket.

2015 General Basket Information

Revised: June 15, 2015

Basket pick-ups will take place on Thursdays (3-7pm) and Fridays (8am-1pm). Our pick up location is in East City in the Rogers Street area . Specific location will be shared privately through our newsletter and email correspondence.

Please click on the following links to get an idea of what to expect in your basket or Produce Basket Examples

2015 Spring Baskets

Revised: June 15, 2015

We have wrapped up our first-time 6 week spring basket program (early May to mid June). We would like to thank all of our members who joined us this season and made it such a success. Listed below is this year's pricing which might change going into our 2016 spring season. If you wish to join us next year, please email coop@bythebushel.ca and we will keep you up to date on those developments.

6 week small basket plan (4-6 items): $120.00 (Deposit: $40.00)

6 week medium basket plan (6-8 items): $156.00 (Deposit: $50.00)

2015 Summer Baskets

Revised: July 22, 2015

We will be offering three summer basket subscription options for the 2015 season, which will run from Thursday June 18 until Friday October 30th (20 weeks). The first option is for the full season (no breaks). The second option allows for two weeks off from pick up. The third option is biweekly (every other week pick up). We are currently accepting orders for August 20/21 pick up. Orders are due by August 14. Current options available listed below.

Small= approx 5-6 items; Regular= approx. 8-10 items

12 weeks (whole season)

Small: $294.00 (Deposit: $160.00)

Regular: $390.00 (Deposit: $200.00)

10 weeks (two weeks off-your choice)

Small: $245.00 (Deposit: $145.00)

Regular: $325.00 (Deposit: $200.00)

Bi-Weekly (6 weeks)

Regular: $195.00 (Deposit: $100.00)

2015/16 Winter Baskets

We will be offering a limited number of regular winter produce baskets (8-10 items). New this season: We are extending our program from four months to six months . These baskets will be available monthly (pick up on the third Thursday and Friday of the month) from Thursday November 19 until Friday April 22 and cost $300.00 (Deposit: $50.00). If you wish to participate in the full 6 month season, your forms and deposit/payment must be received no later than Wednesday November 11th. If we receive your submission past this deadline, we enroll you in a later start. Please see the note at below for information regarding jump-ins.

Please note:

Partial subscription options or jump-ins are subject to availability and pricing would be pro-rated accordingly. If you are interested in joining once a season has already started, please contact us before the Wednesday of the week before your desired start date . This ensures that our producers are given sufficient notice and can grow and harvest food specifically for you. Please email at coop@bythebushel.ca or call 705-760-1387 (Mondays to Fridays) to inquire about availability.

Deposits

Deposits are required upon sign up to secure your spot in the basket program. Paying in advance and in full helps to keep the co-op running smoothly, facilitates planning, and allows us to fairly compensate our producer members for all of their hard work. We gladly accept post dated cheques and also welcome self directed payment plans should you wish to speed up your payment schedule.

Spring 2015 Baskets

The remainder (small: $80.00; medium:$106.00) is due on the first basket pick up.

Summer 2015 Baskets

Half of the remaining balance is due at the first basket pick-up and the remainder is due as of August 1st. Basket payments as follows:

20 week small basket plan: $165.00 (June 18/19); $165.00 (August 1st)

20 week medium basket plan: $225.00 (June 18/19); $225.00 (August 1st)

18 week small basket plan: $148.00 (June 18/19); $148.00 (August 1st)

18 week medium basket plan: $192.50 (June 18/19); $192.50 (August 1st)

Bi-weekly medium basket plan: $112.50 (June 18/19); $112.50 (August 1st)

Winter 2015/16 Baskets

The remainder ($150.00) is due at the first basket pick-up

Please note:

While this appreciated, we recognize it is not a viable option for all of our consumer members. Payment plans can be arranged on a case by case basis. Partial subscription options or jump-ins are subject to availability and pricing would be pro-rated accordingly. For more information please contact us at coop@bythebushel.ca or call 705-760-1387 (Mondays-Fridays).

1. Email us at coop@bythebushel.ca or call us at (705) 760-1387 prior to subscribing to confirm availability.

2. For potential members, once we have confirmed availability, go our Become a Member page and review the Member Agreement.

3. Download and complete both the Consumer Member Sign Up form (if applicable) and Purchase form 2015.

Paying by Cheque

Fill out the Purchase form and Consumer Member Sign Up form (if applicable) electronically and print off or print and fill them in manually. Cheques are to be made out to: "By the Bushel Co-op." Mail the forms with your membership fee and basket deposit or full payment to: By the Bushel Co-op, 196 Brock Street, Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 2P4.

Paying by Paypal

Select your basket type from the one of the two drop down menus. One menu is to pay the deposit. The other menu is for if you wish to pay the entire amount upfront. Click Add to Cart. You will be redirected to Paypal's site to complete your transaction.

Deposit Payments Only

Payment Categories

Installment Payments Only

Basket Installment Payment

Full Basket Payments Only

Full Basket Payments

Once you have submitted your transaction, fill out the forms electronically and email them to coop@bythebushel.ca. Please note: For potential members, you will have to pay on your membership fees on the Become a Member page.

Once we have received your forms and payments, we will email you a confirmation. We will add your email to our general membership and basket subscriber listservs, where we will send out important information and updates, including specific pickup details.

We will also have a number of value added products for sale during each basket pick-up which include frozen meats, maple syrup, honey, wild rice, and more. In some instances, extra produce may also be available. Members do not have to be participating in the basket program to purchase these items. However, at this time, our organizational bylaws mandate that we can only sell to co-op members. We will be revising these bylaws in the coming months.

Peterborough Residents

We have home delivery available for Peterborough residents. You may choose to have your basket delivered to your home every week or only the weeks that you are not able to pick it up yourself. We charge $6 per delivery.

Outside of Peterborough

If there is enough interest (5 or more people), we are willing to deliver to areas outside of Peterborough. Delivery fees determined on a case by case basis.