I ate a pear this morning that was amazing. Reminds me of the movie City of Angels… It was just great. I wasn’t going to have one, but Ms. Bean took one bite out of it and was going to throw it away. I’m so glad that I decided to have it instead.
The (much) more interesting part of this is where said pear came from. I woke myself up at 6:30 (on a weekend! Even the kids weren’t awake…) to go to a park to pick up a basket full of produce. One of my good friends has been using a food co-op for awhile & she’s told me about it more than a few times. So, I decided to check them out. And, so far, I’m happy with it. The idea behind it is simple, buying in bulk. So, they buy a ton of produce & you purchase your share of it. It’s all volunteer ran & the prices are very affordable. There’s no choice in what you get, but I found that I’ll use everything that was in my basket.. I received strawberries, bananas, apples, pears, spinach, celery, red peppers, tomatoes and potatoes. I’m sure there was something else in there, but I can’t remember now. I also bought an add on of produce to make guacamole… if you’re coming to our party tomorrow you’ll get to eat some!
Anyhow, just wanted to share a little bit of love with them.. if you’re interested, go check them out here. They’re not just in Arizona either. They’re in several different states.
(And just for the record, I know that a lot of bloggers get paid or trade or whatnot for sharing this type of thing.. I didn’t. Just did it to spread the word.. 🙂 )