Our 26th year! 1300 members and growing! We buy from many small regional farmers & deliver to neighborhood groups of families who share the food equally. Deliveries are every other week, all year round. Member families may work one hour every 3 months at their local pickup site, dividing the food for their group ("pod.") Host families earn a $40-$75 discount each delivery. We can help you organize a group to receive fresh organic produce in your area! We also offer local organic cheese, eggs and meat, and organic grains, beans, nuts, nut butters, dried fruit, vitamins, appliances. Purple Dragon serves northern and central New Jersey, E. PA and southern New York, with groups in:
Delicious food year round from local farms! We make Blue Earth Local Natural products from organic and sustainably grown ingredients from local farms! Support our small regional growers and environment by buying foods produced locally (PA) from local ingredients (NY and NJ). Available are organic Blueberry Butter sweetened with organic Concord Grape Juice, unsweetened Apple Butter from NY Ecologically Grown apples, Organic Sunset Salsa, Organic Heirloom Tomato Garlic Ketchup and Organic Heirloom Tomato Sauce.
New groups are forming all the time, so please call or e if you don't see your location on this list! (973) 429-0391. We will be happy to work with you to organize a group in your area, and you can earn substantial discounts by hosting a group.
We have added organic garden seeds and soils as well as natural pest control products to the items available to our members; these and other items are purchased by "special order." A member calls the office by noon 3 days before her delivery day and asks for the additional items (listed in our newsletter) to be added to that week's order for delivery to her "pod."
*Learn how to start a low-labor co-op like ours!* Full training manual and course available; call 973 429 0391 if interested.
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The Purple Dragon is a wonderful co-op that provides a great variety of fruits and vegetables. It is especially convenient in that it delivers to each of the communities it provides for.... [more]