Vegetable and Fruit packages for students in Ghent

Vegetable and fruit packages for and by students

Interested in locally grown, organic and seasonal fruit and vegetables? Then these sustainble packages are perfect for you. They are provided by students and adapted to the student life and budget.

The packages are delivered on Mondays, during the academic year and provide a week's worth of fruit and/or vegetables.

The packages

There are 4 different types of packages: the vegetable, fruit or mix (fruit and vegetables) package costs 6euros a piece. The potato package is 2,5euros. Which items will be in the packages exactly is a surprise each week and depends on what's available at that time. Here are some examples of previous packages (more examples on this page):

1 Vegetable package:
This package contains 3, sometimes 4, different types of vegetables, which is enough to cook a meal for Monday evening till Thursday evening for a normal eater.





2 Fruit package: 
This package contains 4 different types of fruit (at least 10 pieces of fruit a week, depending on the type of fruit).





3 Mix (fruit and vegetable) package: 
This package contains 2-3 types of vegetables and 2 types of fruit, which is perfect for a student who cooks not every evening in the week.





Three collection points in Ghent

Three collection points: Therminal (close to the Sint-Pietersplein), & campus Coupure and Home Vermeylen.

Collection point Therminal

Studentenhuis de Therminal
Hoveniersberg 24
9000 Ghent

Monday from 17h00 to 18h30
Hoveniersberg is a steep little side street of the Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat (near the Red Cross centre). Go down and follow the steps to the left, you can find us near the entrance. The collection point is located in the hall of the student house of Ghent University.
Collection point Vermeylen

Home Vermeylen
Stalhof 6
9000 Ghent

Monday from 18h00 to 20h00
The collection point is in the common room of home Vermeylen. This room is situated on the ground floor and is free accessible from the main entrance.
Collection point Coupure

Campus Coupure
Coupure Links 653
9000 Ghent

Monday from 15h30 to 17h00
The collection point is in building A in the student room of the student club VLK. The entrance is located near the student restaurant of the campus and the small squared garden.

Collection dates second semester academic year 2017-18

  • Monday 26th February
  • Monday 5th March
  • Monday 12th March
  • Monday 19th March
  • Monday 26th March
  • Monday 16th April
  • Monday 23th April
  • Monday 30th April*
  • Monday 7th May
  • Monday 14th May
  • Tuesday 22th May

* This day is a day off, and will be replaced by Tuesday 22th May.

How to order a package?

You have two possibilities:

1. You can order at a collection point on Monday for the week after and pay your order in cash.

2. The order system is now also available in English. Open the form by clicking on the buttons on the right side of this website. Click on the flag in the top corner to switch to English. After you have filled in the form, you will receive an email with the instructions for payment.

Still some questions?

If you have still some questions, do not hesitate and ask them by email ( or at the collection point.