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…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 08.07.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the welcome return of carrots to the veg boxes! Our boxes are also currently containing a great deal of produce from our own Left Field farm in Neilston, including lettuce, chard, kale, salad mix, kohl rabi and basil across the different sizes and supplemtary bags. You’ll be happy to hear,…

Locavore needs your help.

We need help to raise the money needed to move to a new larger veg box packing shed and buy an electric van so we can deliver more veg boxes with less environmental impact. View our Crowdfunder. Due to lack of space to pack more vegetables in the back of our shop we have been…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 1.07.19

Hello Folks, With your Good Food Fund donations we send fresh fruit and veg to independent foodbanks and community meals that support people living in food poverty. Central and West Integration Network is visited mainly by asylum seekers who are offered a meal and a food bag weekly. They have used our donations recently for…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 24.06.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the return of kale to the veg boxes! The small and standard boxes feature green kale from The Organic Pantry, while large and extra large boxes contain kale grown by our own team at Locavore’s Left Feild farm just outside of Neilston. If you’re unsure how to use kale in…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 17.06.19

Hello Folks, This week’s Veg Boxes have got some lovely radish from down at Organic Pantry. Here’s some more about their own organic farming journey: “During the conversion we planted up all of the hedging around the farm leaving a 4 meter headland around the fields, this creates a habitat for predator bugs as part…

Work with Locavore

Vegbox & Wholesale Manager We’re looking for someone join our team who has a love and knowledge for local organic vegetables, a strong belief in the need to build more sustainable food networks, and a desire to be at the forefront of pushing this forward in Scotland. The post holder will be responsible for the…