School Your Salad
Support youth empowerment on school farms by eating your fresh veggies!

All Your Salad Needs

Participants receive a weekly supply of salad fixings. For $19/week you receive a week’s worth of leafy greens, root vegetables, and herbs. Our Schoolyard Grown veggies are also perfect for cooked meals and smoothies.

Convenient Pickup Locations

  • Home on the Range Organics map
  • Italian Cultural Centre map
  • Norquay Park map
  • Main St Market map
  • David Thompson Secondary map

Every Wednesday, pickup your vegetables from one of our neighbourhood pickup sites or sign up with 12 of your colleagues and we’ll deliver to your office.

For more information on exact locations click here

Support Schoolyard Farms

Our farms are a place for youth to connect with food. From planting a seed to cooking a meal, we catalyse learning that students carry forward to make healthy food choices, become strong community leaders, and advocate for a more just and sustainable food system.


What comes in a weekly box?

For $19 a week, you get a weeks worth of leafy greens, root vegetables, and herbs that together make a great salad. Items vary from week to week but will consist of similar types of produce. While each box has been created with salad making in mind, many of the items can be used to create a variety of meals. Below you’ll find a few sample boxes to get an idea of what boxes might look like from week to week.

Sample Box 1

1/3 lb Salad Mix
1 Bunch Mustard Greens
1 Bunch Parsley
1 Bunch Kale
1 Bunch Carrots
Sample Box 2

1/3 lb Baby Kale
1/2 lb Spinach
1 lb Beets
1 lb Baby Pac Choi
1 Bunch Swiss Chard
Sample Box 3

1/3 lb Baby Arugula
1/3 lb Baby Kale
1 Bunch Swiss Chard
1 Bunch Carrots
1 Head Garlic

Along with a weekly box of vegetables, Salad Box members receive a newsletter complete with produce descriptions, recipes, garden updates, and garden poetry! It’s a tasty relationship and a great way to support the Schoolyard Market Garden in your community.


Here’s what our Community has to say

Kris
I don’t have to battle the grocery store crowds to pick up fresh vegetables for dinner. Instead, I pick up my salad box program goodies at the very convenient pick up location once a week – and because everything was picked about 2 seconds ago, the taste, vitality and longevity is incomparable to grocery store offerings. Each week, the varied selection of greens, root vegetables and herbs inspire me to try new things. I’m also honoured to be a part of the mission of Fresh Roots – teaching our youth to feed themselves. I can’t wait for my 2016 box to start!

– Kris, 2015 Salad Box Member

Laura
I am truly inspired by my participation in this year’s CSA with Fresh Roots. After eating an entire seasons worth of delicious and fresh harvests, I am convinced that this is how food is meant to taste and be experienced. There is a sensibility with which the food was grown and harvested by the farmers and interns that is palpable. This added dimension of love and appreciation for the process came through the fresh food I received weekly. Knowing the values Fresh Roots upholds, I couldn’t be happier to support them.

– Laura, 2015 Salad Box Member

Robin
These salad boxes never disappoint. Our fridge is always stocked with fresh, healthy, and incredibly tasty food, with the added pleasure of variety week to week and the knowledge that we’re supporting a great program that benefits local farmers, educators, students, and the community. I would recommend this program to anyone who likes to eat really well and feel good about the food that they are buying.

– Robin, 2015 Salad Box Member


Join us for next season


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Join our salad box program

Join us for the 2017 season. By letting us know early – it supports us in ensuring that we grow the right crops for you. This is a great seasonal gift for you or a friend.


If you are part of a business, organization, or neighbourhood that would like at least 12 salad boxes dropped off to one location please let us know and we can arrange a delivery.

We look forward to sharing the harvest with you!