Initially published: 13 May 2019
Updated: 28 April 2020
With hot weather here to stay we are often thinking of big, healthy and fresh salad on our plates at meal times. But how can we make it happen especially after a long day at work at home or in the office with no time or taste for grocery shopping? And in addition, even if we want to up our vegetable consumption we can’t always find sources of fresh, chemical free (or low) produce from local sources.
Here are some easy, home fresh fruit and vegetable home delivery solutions for you! Dig in and
make the most of all the health benefits fruit and vegetables can offer. No need to compromise on diet if you can’t get to the shops.
We have compiled a list of where to get fresh, organic produce direct from HK farms that deliver to your doorstep. So you don’t have to use your time to go from store to store to find the products you love. Organic fruit and veggies are grown with fewer chemicals which is better for the environment.
Buying local produce also lowers the amount of energy used in transportation and means it stays fresher for longer. Good for the planet, good for you!
Considering HK’s size and limits on space, there are a surprising number of organic farms hidden in the upper reaches of the New Territories which offer many things, from fruit and vegetable picking, educational visits and even home deliveries.
Veggies boxes, individual and other zero waste products
Started by a three mums who wanted to find organic food sourced from hong kong, Eat Fresh is a way to get your dose of organic veggies straight to your door without the packaging. They believe that a healthy lifestyle, starts with healthy food. Where do they get it? Eat Fresh collaborate with small family farms based in Yeun Long - all certified organic - to get the best produce for you.
Pack in all the veggies you’re missing with a seasonal box. Their seasonal boxes (pictured) are varied but still contain many of the staples - like tomatoes, carrots and potatoes.
Tailored boxes for babies and toddlers, juicing and detox are also available. If you need an extra boost to get on track to a healthier you, they also offer a Holistic detox package which includes an detox e-guide, aromatherapy massage and personal health coaching.
Eat Fresh are zero waste. Your fresh veggies come in a cooler bag which you can return the following week. Just leave at your door or give it directly to the deliverer. If you forget, don’t worry, they even have a few drop off points to bring your bags to as well. Pretty neat!
Honest Market by Jeffrey
Specialised in HK / Imported Fresh Organic Vegetables
If you are living in Sai Wan or frequenting the Sai Ying Pun Wet Market chances are that you know Jefferey. This friendly humble and an immaculate english spreaker, had his humble beginning selling fresh and good quality veggies in a kiosk in the Sai Ying Pun wet market.
Since, he has opened a Food and Veggie shop in the 3rd street in Sai Ying Pun and left the Kiosk in the wet market to his mother. The shop he has opened called Honest Market by Jeffrey. Specializing in HK / Imported Fresh Organic Fruits and Vegetables, they do same day grocery delivery on the HK Island & Kowloon! (except Shek O & remote areas). The delivery fee schedule for HK Island (except Shek O) – Purchase below $400, the delivery fee is $60. Purchase $400 or above, delivery is FREE!
For details: pls visit vendor website.
AuLaw Organic Farm
Specialised herbs and seasonal veggies
Based in the village of Dajiangpu in Yeun Long, these farmers are devoted to family and farming. Their large area of farmland is tended to with natural underground well water to produce quality organic fruits and vegetables which has been certified organic by the Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre (HKORC). They grow a wide range of herbs, including raspberry leaf, aloe vera and garlic, and vegetables - sweet corn, pumpkin and spinach - which can be ordered through their website. They also offer tours of their farm so you can see exactly where the produce is coming from.
locally grown organic vegetables, with FREE DELIVERY to your door
Farmers Pride delivers locally grown fresh organic veggies and herbs to it's customers. They also educate our farm partners on stringent organic farming practices to ensure sustainability--what we take from the earth must be returned in order for the cycle to go on.
Their farms are located in the Yuen Long area (Northwest of Hong Kong).
Their major partners include: Hong Miu, Zen Organic Farm, Fresh Angel Organic Farm, World’s Barn Organic Farm...
JouSun’s Online Farmer’s Market makes ordering directly from suppliers easy. Access to fresh, quality produce is great for both customers and smaller farmers. This includes local HK organic farms such as Farm 28. Farm 28 believes in sustainable, safe produce at competitive prices. They offer leafy and stem vegetables, roots, cucumbers, pumpkins and more.
Mindfield and UrbaNature
Mindfield offers an eco farming, low carbon solution get healthy food for your family. They believe in farm-to-table produce and encourage city dwellers to take part in educational programs, farm visits and even urban space farming workshops. They sell local and imported organic vegetables, ranging from mushrooms to edamame, as well as meat and poultry.
Their local produce supplied from UrbaNature located in Yeun Long, is also available from JouSan and Green Common. You can buy them individually or opt for a seasonal bag which starts from 2kg ($168) - 4kg ($320) to feed the family.
Full Nature combines agriculture and technology through indoor farms that are sustainable and scalable to grow organic greens. After experimenting with aquaponics, a method of using fish manure to provide nutrients that helps the growth of organic vegetables. Unlike traditional farming and hydroponics, aquaponics is a highly efficient ecosystem that can grow hundreds of types of crops within the same system.
Many of the Hong Kong farms offer tours to visit the farms where the produce is grown. It could be
a fun way to teach kids about where food comes from - as it is often easy to forget when you live in a concrete jungle.
To conclude this article, while we have tried to make a comprehensive list of all the fresh organic vegetable delivery services, there are simply too many to include them all! Depending on what you like, you can find many other organic fruit and vegetable suppliers, both sourced in HK and abroad. Here are a few more:
Organet Mall - http://organetmall.com/
The Fresh Supply Company - https://thefreshsupplycompany.com/collections/all
Eco Farm - https://www.ecofarm.com.hk/shop/premium-box-1-redeem/
GrowFresh - https://www.growsfresh.com/collections/weekly-boxes-1
What’s In - https://whatsin.hk/?ls=en&cache=false
Enjoy some fresh veggies and food, exercise 30 minutes daily and stay happy and healthy!