Sign Up to Receive Organic Produce in Tok

UPDATE: Francine from the General Store has generously offered to take over the Full Circle Farm arrangements and offer her store as the pick up location. So convenient!

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Interested in ordering boxes of fresh, organic produce? Full Circle Farm produce is coming to Tok.

Full Circle Farm offers three sizes of produce boxes to members. Each box regardless of size will have between 12-14 standard items and 6-8 substitution options. Members are allowed to make up to 5 substitutions per box.

Exact pricing on boxes delivered to Tok is to be determined. (To give you an idea, prices for boxes delivered to Anchorage are $40 small, $50.25 medium, and $59.50 large).

Orders will be delivered every other week to the Johnson residence on Discovery (directions provided to everyone who signs up). Get your fruits and veggies!

For more information, contact Francine at the General Store.

Full Circle Farm Coming to Tok

I heart organic produce
Image by firepile via Flickr

While I was in Anchorage, I was hard-pressed to find fresh and varied organic produce in town. I’d toggle between our neighborhood Carrs and Fred Meyers and struggle to get to the Farmers Market during the summer – a rare moment when I could actually get there with weekend life getting in the way.

Then I heard about Full Circle Farm from both my naturopath and acupuncturist. At first, I was hesitant to “pay the extra money” to have my organic produce shipped up from Washington State, however, I eventually realized that:

a. I’d be providing my family with more fresh produce free from pesticides than I could otherwise;
b. The cost all evened out in the wash because I bought less bad produce at the supermarkets.

We ordered the small box twice a month so that was about $70 per month. We were able to specify things we didn’t want such as no garlic and no leafy lettuces (they inevitably showed up wilted). Then we could customize each box on the farm’s web site once they listed that week’s produce selection. (more…)