Knowledge Base / FAQ


Do you have a newsletter?

We have an amazing weekly newsletter. Sign up at the bottom of this page.

Which of your books are vegetarian and which are vegan?

We have 6 amazing books available, our first two books "The Happy Pear" and "World of The Happy Pear" contain both vegan and Vegetarian recipes. All of our other books are fully plant-based for further details on our books or to purchase one of our books please click here.

I'd love to work with The Happy Pear! Where can I find available roles?

Please click here to find full information about all available opportunities at The Happy Pear.

Membership & App

I have some questions about your online courses - where can I send them?

If you have any questions about our online courses, Recipe Club or Whole Health Tribe membership please contact the team directly at [email protected]

Are the ingredients for the online courses difficult to find?

You should be able to find all the ingredients for our online courses in your local supermarket or health food store.

Are the courses suitable for coeliacs?

Gluten containing foods present on the courses can be replaced with gluten-free options or omitted completely.

Do I need to follow along live?

The course notes can be accessed at whatever time suits you and it is a self-led course, so you do not need to follow along live.

Is it ok if I don't start the day I purchase the course?

Absolutely! All of our courses are designed to be self-guided so you can complete them at your own pace. You will have access to the content for 1 year from the date of purchase which gives you plenty of time to smash it! Yes, this is fine, our courses are self-led - you can do them all at the pace that suits you.

Our Café & Restaurant

Can I book a table?

We don't take bookings as our café operates on a walk-in basis, so just pop into us. Our opening hours are at the top of the page.

Do you have a menu online?

We change our menu everyday so we do not have a set menu online. What you will find is a selection on soups, sandwiches and a hot pot as well as some daily specials. We also have an amazing range of sourdough breads that are baked on site, selection of delicious vegan treats and lots of hot beverages including our self-roasted specialty coffee. We have some sample menus here: Brunch Sample | Lunch Sample

Can I order food over the phone for collection?

We are not currently operating a phone in service.

Do you offer catering?

Yes, we offer catering services for any event or occasion! You can find more about our delicious, vegan catering service here.

I am wondering if you would be interested in stocking our product in your shop?

If you are looking to stock your product in The Happy Pear, please fill out the contact form on this page.

Food Products

Are any of your ready meals Gluten Free?

Although a large amount of our products do not contain ingredients in them that contain gluten, they are made in an area that does so we can not guarantee that the item is 100% gluten free, for information on our range please click here.

Where do you sell Happy Pear Products?

Our Happy Pear Products are available in Supervalu and Centra stores in the Republic of Ireland as well as a large number of independent stores. Click here for Stockists.

How do I stock your products in my store?

Our products are currently being distributed in Ireland by Musgrave Marketplace.

Do you ship Products?

We do not ship our full range of products at this time. We ship a limited range of our products within the Republic of Ireland, including hamper and books. To see details on these items please click here. Our full range of food products is available online at Supervalu Online.


What kinds of veg will I receive?

Each week, you'll receive the freshest veg that is in season. We grow over 40 types of veg and strive to provide a wide variety week-to-week, so there's always something you love and never too much of something you're tired of.

Here's an example of what we are growing: Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Squash, Courgettes, Garlic, Carrots, Beetroot, Spinach, Rocket, Pak Choi, Cabbage, Broccoli, Lettuce, Purslane, Curly Kale, Cavolo Nero (Dark Kale), Rainbow Chard, Scallions, Asian Greens, Kohl Rabi, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Radish, Mustard Greens, Brussel Sprouts

Are your vegetables organic?

Yes, we are licensed organic growers with the Organic Trust. We rigorously follow organic practices on the farm, meaning we use no synthetic pesticides or fertilisers, we use no GMOs, we focus on building up the soil health by using tons of organic compost and use minimal soil disturbance, as well as planting up habitats for pollinators. You're welcome to visit the farm to check and see how your veg is grown!

What if I don't know how to cook a certain vegetable?

Each week, you'll receive a newsletter with a list of what's in the box, along with recipes, and cooking inspiration to help you in the kitchen.

Can I get it delivered to my door?

Absolutely, we deliver in the local area. There will be an additional €5 charge for this.

How does payment work?

Similar to any subscription service, you provide your bank details only once and then payment will be taken each week after you receive your weekly veg box. You can pause or cancel your subscription at any time without penalty.

What if I go out of town and have to miss a box?

No problem. If you're heading out of town or going away on holidays, you can skip a week or two and you won't receive any produce on those weeks and you won't be charged either. Your next box will resume after this period and will continue as normal. You will need to log into your Veg Box account to do this and here is a link to a video showing you how to pause the box for a few weeks.

What if I need to cancel my weekly box?

If you're moving out of town or are dissatisfied with the box for any reason, you can cancel at any time. You will need to log into your Veg Box account to do this and here is a link to a video showing you how to pause the box for a few weeks and how to cancel it. If you could provide us with any feedback via email to [email protected] that we can learn from to help us improve our service, we would greatly appreciate it.

How can I contact you with a question?

Email us at [email protected]. We're always happy to answer questions.

Gifts, Hampers & Gift Cards

Can I buy a gift voucher?

Of course! We have 2 different gift voucher offers - a gift card for use in our shop & cafe in Greystones and a digital gift voucher intended for our online courses or Recipe Club. Make sure to purchase the correct one as they aren't interchangeable.

Can I use my gift card online?

Our regular gift cards can only be used in store at our Happy Pear cafe and shop in Greystones. They cannot be used to purchase items from our website. If you are looking to purchase a shop / cafe gift card, please click here.

Can I buy a gift voucher for your online courses?

Yes, you can buy a gift voucher for our Whole Health Tribe membership. This will give access to all of our online courses. You can purchase this membership as a gift here.

Can I buy a gift voucher for your Recipe Club?

Yes, you can buy a gift voucher for our Recipe Club membership. This will give access to our wonderful Recipe Club with over 600 delicious plant based recipes. You can purchase this membership as a gift here.

Can gifts and hampers from your website be shipped outside of Ireland?

At this time we are only able to ship within the Republic of Ireland, to see the selection of items that we sell please click here.