Order online. If you don’t have time to go out and find organics, you can always have them delivered right to your door. The ethical co-op has a wide range of organic goods available online. Order what you want a la carte, or select an all-in-one box (R65 small, R110 family-size). Delivery to areas in and around Cape Town costs R45 (or collect from their growing range of distribution points).
Order a weekly organic box, delivered to your home. Selected regions in the Western Cape. No extra charge for delivery. Several sizes and varieties of boxes from ‘seasonal salad box’ (R 67.90) to 4-person vegetable box (R 105.90) to family organic box (R 205.90). Weekly forecast of what’s in each box. www.ganics.co.za
Operate a local service specializing in a weekly selection of the very best organic fruit and vegetables available in the Western Cape. They supply Melissas. Seasonal Organic Box R 130.00 Double Seasonal Box R 250.00 Delivery within Cape Town and surrounds R 30.00.
Boxes of freshly packed vegetables grown with love and care to the highest organic standards in the food gardens of Cape Town’s townships. Farmers benefit from a secure and fair income while customers enjoy reasonably priced and locally produced (low carbon footprint!) organic vegetables. A full box of a range of seasonal organic vegetables to feed a family costs R95 per week. Delivered to schools (The Ethical Coop also stocks Abilimi produce). www.abalimi.org.za
Standard box R80, large box R120. They grow their own produce and deliver every Thursday to collection points around the Cape peninsula. firstname.lastname@example.org
Order a weekly box and collect from the store. email@example.com
Steenberg Village, Steenberg. Tel: (021) 702 0036. Health shop offering a variety of organic box sizes, delivered to the shop every Wednesday. Box size and contents vary from week to week, ranging from R45 to R200. Order in advance or just pop in and see what’s come in that morning.
Christiana’s Whole Food
Order a weekly box of organic food from this shop in Steenberg Village, Tokai. Wednesday pick-up. Call 021 701 2263.
Large family box R120, Half sized box R70. Collection at their shop in Lakeside or at Constantia Waldorf (Friday mornings during school term). 021 788 3133 www.organiczone.co.za
This is a work-in-progress, and is far from comprehensive, as yet. Please contact me if you know of other organic box schemes I should be adding!