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Mar 23, 2010 08:00 AM

ISO Organic or Non-Waxed Limes


Has anyone seen organic limes recently? The shops near me all seem to have organic lemons, avocadoes, bananas, all sorts of fruit but not limes.

I'm planning to use the zest to infuse, so I'd rather avoid all that wax. I'm in Etobicoke but willing to drive.

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  1. If you're up for a drive downtown, the organic veggie store on the lower level of the St. Lawrence Market had organic limes a few weeks back. I noticed they were smaller than the "normal" limes.

    St. Lawrence Market
    92 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E, CA

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    1. re: Gary

      Strike out on the St-Lawrence market, unfortunately. The basket was specifically marked non-organic.

      Does anyone know why organic limes are so hard to find? Other organic citrus doesn't seem to be so difficult.

    2. Pretty sure I've seen them at The Sweet Potato on Dundas just west of Keele. Might want to give them a call.

      1. I have not checked, but I'm sure you will find them at the Big Carrot.

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        1. re: foodyDudey

          For anyone looking, The Big Carrot unfortunately doesn't carry organic limes.

          I've been travelling so haven't made it to the others yet, but thanks again for the suggestions. I'm hoping to make it there this week-end.

          1. re: FrenchSoda

            I'll have a look at the Pape IGA for you, I don't usually look in the organic section but I thought I saw limes there in the past.

        2. I saw some at 4 Life Organics in Kensington yesterday.

          1. Can you tell me where you are finding the organic lemons please?


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            1. re: azb123


              I'm able to find organic lemons at the larger Sobey's out near my place (Queensway one) in the organic section. Last time I was looking for some though (a few weeks ago now), they were all out. Maybe there was a shipment issue?