Turkish Leeks In Olive Oil

This recipe comes from Veg Box Coordinator Sally! It’s a great way to make the most of the leeks in your veg box this week. If you prefer to not use dairy for any reason, feel free to substitute the yogurt for a vegan alternative, or leave it out entirely. This dish would be wonderful…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 16.09.19

Hello Folks, It’s been another week of adjusting to our new space in Bellahouston park! Our newly expanded veg box team is hard at work ironing out all the creases to make the transition as smooth as possible. We’ll be introducing ourselves to you over the next few weeks, so watch this space. As the…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 09.09.19

Hello Folks, It’s another busy week here at Locavore, as the veg box team are all settling in and getting things set up at our new larger premises at Bellahouston. We’re certainly appreciating the extra space compared to the previous set up we had in the back of the Victoria Road shop! It’s beginning to…

Veg Box News w/c 02.09.19

Hi Folks, We’ve had a busy weekend of moving our office and veg box packing equipment from the back of our shop on Victoria Road to the new Veg Box HQ here at Bellahouston Nursery. It’s fantastic for us to finnaly have moved and now be in a space with around four times as much…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 26.08.19

Hello Folks, Our farms are still getting great harvests of leafy greens, with Locavore kale and chard appearing in this week’s boxes. We’re also seeing our first harvests of Locavore grown tomatoes! These are included in the standard supplementary veg bags this week. It’s all change at Locavore at the moment as our veg box…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 19.08.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the long awaited return of onions to the veg boxes! We also see the return of potatoes from Chapel Farm. Here’s a little information about the farm: “Chapel Organics is a family farm owned and ran by the Elder family for over 50 years. The farm is currently run by…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 12.08.19

Hello Folks, We’re still seeing bumper crops here at Locavore, and your boxes feature plenty that our hard-working growers have produced: chard, celery, courgettes (and that’s just the letter C)! Fruit bags see the return of apples as the summer begins to wind down, but there’s still plenty of exciting stone fruits in there to…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 05.08.19

Hello Folks, Our Locavore growers are extremely busy at the moment with an abundance of produce being harvested from the Locavore farms. Luckily for you, a lot of this produce is going straight into the veg boxes this week, with Locavore grown chard, kale, french beans, courgettes and parsley all making appearances. Looking for different…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 29.07.19

Hello Folks, Our market gardens are keeping our growers incredibly busy at the moment, with huge harvests – all the veg in the week’s boxes, aside from potatoes, is Locavore grown! For those of you with a standard or larger veg box, you’ll all have a bumper bag of Westland Winter kale. Queen’s Park Govanhill…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 22.07.19

Hello Folks, Thank you for your continued support for the Good Food Fund. In June 2019 we sent out £1,313.28 worth of fruit and veg to our partners. All the projects we support are foodbanks or community meals that work with people living in food poverty. When you buy items in supermarkets and put them…

Munch of the Month | Summer Edition

Congratulations to Claire, who has won the May & June Munch of the Month competition, with her lovage soup! Entries are now open for our Summer Edition of the Munch of the Month competition, which will be running through to the end of September! This competition is open to our veg box subscribers, the winner…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 15.07.19

Hello Folks, The Open Food Network are conducting research in collaboration with the University of East Anglia, focusing on how online food hubs enable people to make sustainable food choices. We’d appreciate if you could take the time to complete this survey, it should take around 10 minutes – there are a few prizes on…