Eating organic on a budget takes planning. If you just toss organic foods into your shopping cart willy-nilly, you're in for some shock when you get to the cashier or check out section (if it’s the on-line store). Kyiv seems to be joining the organic and healthy food trend and now people can easily shop for these products at pop-up farmers’ markets, on-line stores and artisan farmer shops. We narrow down a list of options for organic food shopping in Kyiv for you.
Morkva Ferma (Carrot Farm) is an urban farm offering many crops such as baby greens and micro-greens, micro-herbs, petite greens, heirloom tomatoes and lettuces. Morkva Ferma is a family farm that has a special focus on their year-round, live micro-green production. You can place an order via the on-line form and fresh vegetables and herbs will be delivered to your door. Many top-notch Kyiv restaurants order their greens, herbs and flowers from Morkva. The assortment of vegetables and herbs in stock changes constantly as it depends on the season. But one thing remains unchangeable - all the products from Morkva Ferma are 100% ecological and organic.
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Eco Chic company offers organic foods shop, boutique vegan cafe and educational center for healthy living enthusiasts. Eco Chic aims at creating the whole movement of healthy eating and living in Kyiv, the company often hosts various lectures, workshops and cooking classes at the Eco Chic center (8, Geroyiv Stalingrady, Kyiv). They also organize interesting vegan eco-tours. The shop (a market stall) of organic products is located inside Besarabsky Market near dried herbs section. The cafe is located at 30, Andriyivsky descent. You can also order all the products at Eco Chic online store.
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Fermer Green is an on-line farmers’ market. Here customers can order organic vegetables, fruits, nuts and herbs, fresh meat and fish, dairy products. One can simply order all the food on-line and have it delivered to the door on the same day. Farmer Green works with local indie farms and craft food companies. The selection of products is truly impressive. Recently Fermer Green has also added backed goods (breads, ciabattas, baguettes, scones and croissants) section and vegan candy section. Former Green team keeps an eye on young and emerging indie Ukrainian farmers, who are starting their healthy foods business, and helps them to make their products noticed by wider range of customers. Check out all the interesting brands offering their organic and eco-friendly products at quite affordable prices all gathered together under one web address.
Photo source: Morkva Ferma Facebook page, ecochik.com.ua, Fermer Green Facebook page.