Veg Box Newsletter 6th April: Greener Days

The season in the UK is changing. Soon, our little farm on the hill will be covered in green leaves which our hardworking farmers will harvest for us to eat in salads

Veg Box Newsletter 30th March: Spring Starts Here

Hello Folks, Covid-19 update Our big Locavore-wide update is avaliable to read here, and the biggest vegboxes update is here, but here are the headlines for this week. As always, the situation is evolving quickly, so we’d appreciate it if you could read the following carefully. Adjusting delivery days From this week, we’ll be moving…

Veg Box Newsletter 23rd March: Cosy Cooking

Hello Folks, Covid-19 update We shared our big update with you last week, so read it here if you missed it. There’s lots of useful info in there. The latest Locavore-wide Covid-19 update is here. We do have a few updates for this week, though, and we ask that you read them carefully. Please shop…

Corona Virus Update- 16th March

At Locavore we are taking the implications of coronavirus very seriously and doing what we can to reduce the spread of the virus and keep our staff, customers and community safe while staying in business. To do this we are making a number of big and small changes across the enterprise including: Events – We…

Veg Box Newsletter 16th March: Pandemic Update and Cabbage

Covid-19 Update Hi folks, let’s start with the serious stuff.  We know that our veg boxes are a really important thing right now for a lot of you. It matters to us that we can help you get hold of local organic produce and staples. Good food can do an awful lot in difficult times,…

Veg Box Newsletter 9th March: Nurturing Nutrition

Hello Folks, It’s a bit of an anxious time, huh? When I get anxious, I love to cook. I think it’s some kind of protective instinct: if my cupboards and my fridge are full, if I have food for myself & my community, then surely everything will be OK. It’s a way to care for…

Veg Box Newsletter 24th February: Lookin’ Cool, Kale

Hello Folks, The green kale we get from chapel farm, and the green kale we’ll soon have again from our very own Locavore farm, isn’t much like the kale you get in the supermarket. It isn’t shredded, but whole leaves. They curl beautifully, looking very much like an ariel photo of some wild green hills…

The Hunger Gap

In recent months the Locavore veg box has doubled. This means even more people are now eating local, organic, seasonal veg which is great. There are so many benefits of eating this way; it is better for our health, the environment and our tastebuds. Eating with the seasons provides us with the freshest food. Your…

Veg Box Newsletter 17th February: Unbeatable Beetroots

Hello Folks, Beetroot is a precious thing. It’s dug up from the earth, all rough and dusty. Cut it open and it gleams like garnet. This week, we have golden beetroot in the boxes. Well, the clue is in the name: it shines inside. When you eat beetroot, you can taste the soil it’s grown…

A Recipe for Quick Pickles

The hunger gap is coming. This is a time of year when winter veg are running out & the vibrant greens of spring are not yet ready. Now is a good time to start preserving a few winter veg to eat during the leaner months. Usually the winter crops start to run out sometime in…

Veg Box Newsletter 10th February: Can’t Stop the Carrot

Hello Folks, As luck would have it, I am munching on a Locavore carrot as I write this. Pulled just days ago from the damp soil of Chapel Farm, it is sweet and crunchy, having somwhow turned the scant North Berwick sunshine into plenty of orange brilliance. It is carrots to which I think we…