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How to get the most out of your Produce Bin

Posted on November 30, 2012

Having a weekly produce bin that is so dynamic is a great way to be sure you are getting a diverse and balanced nutritional profile.  It also helps guide your recipe planning and cooking for the week.  However it may take some getting used to, here are some tips to be sure you are getting the most from your weekly bin.

Check our “What’s in the Basket” post which is updated every Tuesday.  This will give you an idea of what is coming that Thursday, so you don’t double up if you are shopping before your bin comes.

Prep your lettuce that night. Our culture has gotten so “busy” that we can’t even tear or wash our own lettuce, resulting in a huge waste in over packaged, over priced greens. This is a great job for the kids….