Weekly Fig

A Private Membership Association

Category: About Weekly Fig

Why Choose Local?

Our Mission

At Weekly Fig, we strive to bring our members the best quality food we can find. We always try to source locally first. In fact, the majority of our products are local. Admittedly, in Tennessee it is difficult to grow every single food people like to eat, but we do everything we can to make supporting local as easy and convenient as possible. That’s why we include some non-local items like bananas and avocados that are still top quality, so you can find everything you need in one place and have it delivered to your home or office. Our main goal is to support local first, then find our remaining products from other sustainable and responsible sources.

The Impact of Eating Local

Did you know that if everyone in the Chattanooga area spent 5% of their weekly food budget on local products, we would increase the local economy by 100 million dollars? That 5% is about one meal per week. When you shop local, you are supporting farmers and their families, local artisans, the local economy, and the environment. Farmers and artisans bring their products to Weekly Fig because they’ve already done the hard part–making it. All we do is make it easier to reach our community for those who need to shop on their own time.

Not only would our economy be booming if everyone supported local, but our environment would too. The transportation required to ship produce all over the country is astounding. The distance that food from local farmers has to travel is much shorter in comparison, not to mention you are supporting green space and farmland in your own community. We also partner with farms that practice sustainability. By making small individual changes together, we can all make a huge impact, one veggie at a time.

To Learn More

Check out our about page.

Read about the people who supply our products here.

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Weekly Fig is a private membership association for local sustainable foods. 

The Market is open! Members SHOP NOW.

Members, It’s time!!! We are excited about our 1st Weekly Fig box next week! The market is open for our members to shop! To get your extra add on items delivered next week, please complete your shopping by Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 4 pm. 

Your CSA produce items and meal plan were emailed to you this morning. If you did not receive the email, please check your spam folder. Please be sure to add info@weeklyfig.com to your email contacts so you do not miss email communications. Please view the meal plan to see suggested items to accomplish successful meals. 

Meal Plan Week 1

For your first delivery, make sure all your needs are in your cart by 4pm on Thurs, April 21, 2016

Thank you for being part of Weekly Fig. We look forward to an exciting season of local and sustainably grown foods!

Eat well. Be well.

Weekly Fig is a private membership association for local sustainable foods.

FREE Market Credits

Happy 1st day of Spring! We are delighted that spring is here and Weekly Fig CSA will start soon. We anticipate the first CSA harvest to be ready the last week in April (weather permitting). And the best part is that it will be delivered right to your front door with a meal plan.  Each CSA box includes the freshest produce from local farms right here in Chattanooga using organic, sustainable practices.

You still have time to select a fig box and reserve your CSA share today. You have 3 pre-payment options which start immediately upon joining including weekly, 3 easy payments and full payment.  You can score FREE Market Credits if you choose an expedited payment plan.  A $25 market credit will be awarded prior to the delivery season if you select the 3 easy payment plan. A  $50 market credit will be awarded prior to the delivery season if you select the full payment plan. This offer expires on March 25th! Reserve your CSA share today to take advantage of the FREE Market credits.  Go to www.weeklyfig.com to join now.

You can also earn FREE groceries. Take advantage of our referral program. You can earn a $10 Market Credit for every person that joins and uses your name as a reference. There is no limit to the number of credits you can receive.

*Weekly Fig is a private membership association for local, sustainable foods.

 

 

10 reasons to get your Weekly Fig

Why join Weekly Fig? Everyone has a reason behind their food choices . Here are 10 compelling reasons on why to choose Weekly Fig for local organic groceries:

  1. Support local. We have a wealth of local farmers and artisans around Chattanooga.. A study funded by Gaining Ground said, “If Chattanoogans just spent 5% of their food budget on local food, we would increase the local economy by $100 million!” That’s one meal per week. 
  2. Trusted sources. We cannot trust food labels these days. Weekly Fig has vetted and visited all farmers to verify they have organic and sustainable practices for produce, meats and dairy products. We have a non-GMO policy.  Produce is chemical free. Animals are raised on pasture enjoying sunshine, fresh air, and a natural diet .
  3. Produce picked at peak. Most grocery store produce come from miles away or out of the country. It is picked early,  gassed so it can ripen in due time to sit on shelves.  Our produce is delivered to you no later than 48 hours from being picked at the peak of ripeness. It doesn’t get much fresher than that. 
  4. More nutritious, better flavor.  Eating produce picked at  ripeness is more nutritious and bursts of flavor.  
  5. Automate healthy eating. Getting your Weekly Fig delivered to your front door will automate healthy eating. By helping you keep your fridge and pantry stocked you are more likely to make healthy choices.
  6. Remove impulse purchases. Avoiding the grocery store when possible will help you avoid the impulse purchases that you often regret.
  7. Meal Planning. Your Weekly Fig box of produce will have an accompanying suggested meal plan. Are you ready to quit spending hours on Pinterest trying to figure out what to cook? We just gave you back at least 5 hours of your life to do something else.  
  8. Convenient: home delivery…need I say more?
  9. Lead by Example. By shopping for local foods and serving them to your friends, you are opening doors to conversations about sustainable agriculture. It’s a great way to teach them about why it is important to you to be conscious of your health, the earth and farm-dependent communities and how this carries over into purchasing food with a purpose.
  10. Carbon Footprint. The environmental question of where you food comes from is bigger than its “carbon footprint.” By buying foods grown and raised closer to where you live, you help maintain farmland and green space in your area.

It’s not too late to get your Weekly Fig. Join NOW. Help us become “The City That Feeds Itself.”

Weekly Fig is a private membership association for local, sustainable foods.

What’s in my Weekly Fig CSA box?

Are you wondering, “What will be in my Weekly Fig CSA box?”

Weekly Fig sources from multiple farms in the Chattanooga area to offer a variety of produce in each CSA box. Our goal is to not weigh you down with too many unfamiliar items but to offer challenges and opportunities to try new things. Are you are thinking…”I hope I don’t get eggplant every week.” Or “I wish I didn’t get so many greens.”  Don’t worry, our desire is to not overwhelm you with items that aren’t always practical to use up in a week’s time.

The beauty of a CSA is that we get to enjoy what is being harvested  in and around Chattanooga each week during the season. Weekly Fig wants to help you each week by offering a carefully planned, suggested meal plan that accompanies your box with new and delicious recipes for you to try.

The growing season varies for each item, here is a list of what may be included in your box from farms such as Sandabama Farm in Bryant, AL, Farm 58 in Dunlap, TN, Healthy Kitchen in Dunlap, TN, Morgan Family Farm in Etowah, TN, and Kensington Farm in Chickamauga, GA.

Spring: Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cucumber, Fennel, Greens, Herbs, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Onion, Peas, Radish, Squash, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Turnips

Summer: Beans, Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Fennel, Garlic, Grapes, Greens, Herbs, Melons, Okra, Onions, Peaches, Peppers, Potatoes, Radish, Squash, Tomatoes, Turnips

Autumn: Apples, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Eggplant, Figs, Greens, Herbs, Lettuce, Melons, Okra, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkin, Radish, Squash, Turnip, Winter squash

We are most excited about the various fruits and herbs we will source. We look forward to strawberries from Morgan Family Farm, grapes and apples from Mercier Orchard, blueberries from Morris Vineyard & Winery, cherries from Blue Springs Farm, herbs from Tea- Dahlia Farms and much more. Join NOW at www.weeklyfig.com to reserve your share before early bird pricing ends on March 31st.

Weekly Fig produce by seasons

Weekly Fig is private membership association for local, sustainable foods.

How Does Weekly Fig Work?

Weekly Fig is Chattanooga’s Online Farmers Market offering home delivery and meal planning for produce grown by local farms using organic and sustainable practices. So how does Weekly Fig work?

Weekly Fig’s CSA season runs for 28 weeks from April to November. Each week, your Weekly Fig Box will be filled with a seasonal variety of produce picked at peak ripeness by our local farmers.  In addition, we offer you an assortment of pantry and artisan goods, ranging from pastured meats, eggs, beverages (including coffee and fermented drinks), energy bars, personal care products and more. When we fill your Fig Box, you will receive a weekly email confirmation that includes a helpful meal plan and tips on food preparation and storage. Whatever your box size or selection, your first Fig Box will arrive as scheduled on your doorstep and packed in an insulated bag. Go to www.weeklyfig.com.

Easy as 1 - 2 - 3

Easy as 1 – 2 – 3

Step 1: Check availability in your area for delivery by clicking the Join Now button. There is a $35 non-refundable membership fee to offset the cost of administrative fees and reusable packaging.

Step 2: Choose your Weekly Fig Box size and then select a payment option: weekly, 3 month or full.

Step 3: Follow us on Facebook to watch your produce grow and our online market expand.

Step 4: Watch for an email from us inviting you to fill your first Fig Box!

 

*Weekly Fig is a private membership associate for local, sustainable foods.

The New Chattanooga CSA. Delivered to Your Front Door.

Chattanooga has a new CSA. The new Chattanooga CSA is delivered to your front door. If you want to eat healthier, save time, and support our local farmers and artisans, we invite you to try out Weekly Fig.

Not only do we source the most sustainable, organically grown food, we provide a MEAL PLANgarden box to use all your produce each week, and we DELIVER it your front door! But wait, there’s more! You will have full access to the Weekly Fig online MARKET where you can add on all of your favorite local items from your favorite farmers and artisan. Sourdough bread, pastured meats, eggs, dairy (including cheese, yogurt, butter), granola, beverages,  bath and body products and much more. Our market will be open at the beginning of CSA season which we anticipate to start the last week of April (weather permitting). Set reoccurring orders for your favorite items and all of it will be delivered at no additional charge if you reserve your share before April 1st.

Weekly CSA shares start for as little as $24 per week. Go to www.weeklyfig.com right now to reserve your share while supplies are limited. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook to watch your food grow.

Weekly Fig is a private membership association for local, sustainable foods.

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