Veg Box Newsletter w/c 10.12.18

Hello Folks, This Christmas, if you are looking for a non material gift that will make a difference, you can buy £5 or £10 fruit credit in our shop (349 Victoria Road) for Queen’s Park Govanhill Parish Church Food Bank. This is a small local food bank that gives unconditional emergency help to people living…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 03.12.18

Hello Folks, Mooli features in all of the veg boxes this week. Never heard of it? No idea what to do with it? Check it out on our Veggiepedia for more information and recipe suggestions. Those of you with the supplementary veg bags on your order will be lucky enough to receive some of our…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 26.11.18

Hello Folks, We have some beautiful red sprout tops grown at Royal Oak Farm (situated north of Liverpool) going into all of this week’s veg boxes. As their name helpfully describes, sprout tops are the leaves that grow into a rose-like blossom at the crown of the Brussels sprouts stalk. They have a wonderful flavour…

Veg Box Delivery Schedule – Festive Period

Here are our delivery schedules for the festive period, and associated deadlines for cancelling your order. We’ll be delivering double sized veg boxes week commencing 17th December to make up for us not delivering week commencing 24th. If you’d just like to have your normal order that week, please get in touch and let us…

Zero Waste Events and the Good Food Fund

A massive thank you to everyone who has attended any of our zero waste events since August – we have raised an amazing £802.73 from our charity the Good Food Fund! We’ve gone on foraging walks, hosted film screenings, ran workshops and met up monthly to chat zero waste. Our aim with the programme is…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 19.11.18

Hello Folks, Sprouts sprouts sprouts! Love em or hate em, you’ve all got em this week – from our east coast supplier, Chapel Farm. For those who fear the little mini brassicas, that’s probably because they’ve been boiled for hours until mushy and bitter. Check our Veggiepedia page for recipe recommendations to make them your…

Now Recruiting: Trading Coordinator

We’re looking for someone to join Locavore Trading, our UK wide organic grocery wholesale business. Locavore Trading suppliers around 90 shops and caterers around the UK with organic groceries sourced directly from producers around the EU as well as other established organic brands. The post holder will join a year into the launch of Locavore…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 12.11.18

Hello Folks, We’ve got Harlequin squash all the veg boxes this week – it’s a favourite over here in the veg box department as it’s so delicious, is a delight to behold with it’s green flecks on pale yellow! If you get a large or extra large veg box, you’ll also be getting Uchiki Kuri,…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 05.11.18

Hello Folks, As we’re in low season in terms of our own farm produce, we thought we’d give you an idea of what this means. Still growing kale and hardy leaves over the coming months, our amazing growers have been working the soil where the crops have ran out, and built winter beds. They use…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 29.10.18

Hello Folks, The evening sessions at the Urban Croft, which has been housing this year’s Grow the Growers team, have come to an end and the beds have been covered over for winter. If anyone has a spare plot of land, the growers are looking for somewhere to move on to next year! The next…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 22.10.18

Hello Folks, Westland Winter kale harvested by our fantastic growers at Left Field Market Garden features in all of this week’s veg boxes. This green curly kale is arguably the best type for making deliciously crispy kale chips. Simply wash, dry and tear the kale leaves into bite size pieces then drizzle with olive oil,…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 15.10.18

Hello Folks, In this week’s pasta, pulse and grain selections, you’ll find some cupboard essentials and maybe some items you haven’t seen before. We’ve got our Grampian (Aberdeenshire) jumbo oats, macaroni pasta for the perfect mac & cheese (vegan recipe here), or pasta fagioli. Add potatoes, carrots or kale to use up what’s left of last week’s…