These are things that need to be worked out with whoever is receiving. For instance, a straw order might be a pallet (12 bales), or it might be more, or less, depending on how many people are ordering from the neighbourhood. Depending on where it's coming from, the delivery charge might get smaller per bale if there are more orders.
In terms of time, it also needs to be worked out with the person receiving. For instance,
one could say in advance "Delivery is coming on Tuesday morning. Here are the times when you can pick up your order: Tuesday evening from 5-7 pm; Wednesday morning from 10-noon."
Local, organic, rural, and/or urban, food production is a mainstay of life, and doing it well leads to wellness. From farm to kitchen, discussions relating to food--and the community arising around it--belong here.
If you have to leave your village, how will you get where you want to go? By car? Preferably not, both for your wallet and the earth’s sake. This category is for all discussions relating to how we all get around.
A human right? After food, most feel shelter is the most important necessity. A place of shelter is also the start of a community. This category is for all things relating to shelter, housing, affordable housing, homes, renewable heating systems, green buildings, heritage, and our built environment in general.