Mar 27, 2015

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Eggplant caviar with jalapenos

The perfect healthy recipe for your spring appetizers! Enjoy it as a dip or spread on a slice of toast!

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Mar 20, 2015
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Greenhouse Update: New vertical LED systems.

We’re back with our second greenhouse update. Last time, we shared a bit about overcoming the whitefly war and planting new crops. Here’s what’s new...

Lufa Farms Laval Greenhouse:

We’re out of the woods with the whiteflies, thanks to our biocontrols (particularly parasitic wasps), and the older crops are nearly fully recovered. The more recently planted rows are starting to produce - eggplants started last week, and we’ll be harvesting more and more

Mar 13, 2015

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Roasted Chicken with grapefruit and red pepper sauce

This recipe is great to start the spring season! The freshness of the grapefruit will keep your chicken moist and add a delicious sweet kick to your sauce! Use our swiss chard sautéed in a pan as a great side dish for this recipe! With the remains of the chicken, you can always make a delicious chicken noodle soup using Ferme la Rose des Vents' chicken stock! 

Mar 13, 2015

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Sautéed Swiss Chard

Quick and easy! These greens will compliment your chicken recipe perfectly and balance out the bitterness with the sweetness of the red pepper sauce!

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Mar 10, 2015
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Morning Harvest and Greenhouse Management

This blog post is about our two greenhouses and the team that grows veggies there 365 days a year. In our first post, we showed you how the Laval team harvests tomatoes while you sleep. If you haven’t seen the magical pictures of them harvesting in complete darkness, you’re missing out! This week we’ll tell you about our Ahuntsic greenhouse harvesters and Lauren, Greenhouse Director and founding member of Lufa Farms.

Feb 27, 2015

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Customer Service: Fermes Lufa Bonjour!

What’s the first thing you hear when you dial (514) 669-3559 any Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm? That’s right, it’s “Fermes Lufa bonjour!” by Nuno or Lassaad. 

Our last behind the scenes blog post was about Yoland, our Purchasing Manager. This week the spotlight is on Ahmad, Nuno and Laassad, our Customer Service team.

Feb 16, 2015
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Lufavore sugar shack day!

This week we have a little surprise for all of you! The Desgroseilliers family (who also grow your strawberries at Pur Délys) is celebrating their 57th season of farming with a day of fun and dancing at the sugar shack LaBranche 2015. On March 7th, they're having a special day for Lufavores, and tickets are available exclusively through the Marketplace.

Here's what to expect:

Dancing!

The whole day you

Feb 13, 2015

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It’s time to warm up!

Sunday, February 22, come take a break from wind and snow at our Midwinter Open House! On tours of 45 to 60 minutes our team will tell you how we grow fresh food where people live, grow it more sustainably and harvest super-fresh vegetables all year round!

If you were following our behind the scenes series, it’s your chance to meet the team and visit our warm and sunny rooftop greenhouse. Questions are more than welcome, so make sure you come prepared!

Check out the

Feb 9, 2015

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Hey Cupid!

This is a special week that’s going to be full of love, romance, gourmet meals and delicious sweets. A few of our awesome partners prepared something tasty for you and your valentine. If you normally get your basket on Monday (which is today), don’t worry, it’s not too late to get those special goodies. Just log in to your account and add an On-Demand basket (the little + sign in the top right-hand corner of your screen).

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Feb 6, 2015
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Greenhouse update: Whiteflies abandon the battlefield

This week we’re introducing a new series of posts which will be your window into our greenhouses. Lauren, our Greenhouse Director and Founding member will write up short greenhouse updates, like this one, every month or so. Read on to see what's new this month.

The whitefly war

As you all might already know, we’ve been battling whiteflies at our Laval site for some time. It’s been a brutal struggle and a lot of work, with production and plant losses along the way. We’re

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