Munch of the Month | October & November

Afternoon folks, Congratulations to James, who won our Munch of the Month competition for August and September with his wonderful veg box creation of roasted custard squash and carrot, with tamarind, coconut, fennel, garam masala and toasted coriander seeds (pictured below). Thank you to everyone else who entered the competition! You can have a browse of…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 08.10.18

Hello Folks, In case you didn’t already know, our Zero Waste team is running a documentary screening series at the shop over the next few months. The films that will be showing include Wasted! (October 24th), In Our Hands – Seeding Change (November 7th), Trashed (December 5th), Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective (January 16th), and Utopia…

Veg Box Newsletter 01.10.18

Hello Folks, Production at the Urban Croft, the site that hosts our Grow the Growers scheme, is now winding down after a fruitful summer and autumn while focus turns towards winter crops (such as garlic!). That said, the growers are still harvesting some lovely tomatoes and herbs including fresh oregano, dill and thyme. Our resident…

Packaging News!

Packaging food is a minefield. Providing produce to our customers with minimal packaging waste is really important to us. We’ve been working across the store to reduce packaging where we can and have come up with some new options which have already been introduced  or will be in the very near future! Fruit & Veg…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 24.09.18

Hello Folks, With the cold winds blowing in over at our Left Field farm, we’ve got some green tomatoes that we’ve saved from the frost. You’ll find them in our Standard Supplementary veg bag. A delicacy all over the world, these green tomatoes feature in many recipes which you’ll find on our Veggiepedia. From chutney…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 17.09.18

Hello Folks, We’re pleased to be delivering apples to you from the Cyrenian’s Farm over in West Lothian. They are growing over 35 varieties of apples on their farm, and have provided us with a mixed batch, including Katy, Egremont Russet, Charles Ross, Devonshire Quarrenden and many more! The fruit trees are under Soil Association…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 10.09.18

Hello Folks, A reminder that our Munch of the Month competition for August and September is well under way, so if you’d like to be in for the chance of winning a hamper of wares from our, make sure to enter! All you have to do is to share a photo of a dish you have…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 03.09.18

Hello Folks, We’re very glad to have added more Scottish produce to our veg box list. This week we’ve seen the return of Chapel Farm’s root (and dare I say) winter veg, as well as apples from Falkland Estate. In other news, our courgette plants have slowed production now that the temperature has dropped, so…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 27.08.18

Hello Folks, We’re very pleased to introduce Charlotte, who is joining Katie and Kimberley as a Veg Box Delivery Coordinator. Charlotte is a friendly addition to our team with a background in philosophy, cooking and retail. She is looking forward to nurturing and nourishing the Locavore community! For those of you getting a large or…

Munch of the Month | August & September

Afternoon folks, We’ve had a wee summer break from Munch of the Month, but we’re back and ready for another competition! If you’re a veg box subscriber and would like to be in for a chance of winning a hamper of ethical goods from our shop then make sure to enter. All you have to do…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 20.08.18

Hello Folks, As usual, join your fellow subscribers over in the Facebook group, and check out our Veggiepedia for recipe suggestions. In the veg boxes this week: Small veg box Potatoes Organic Pantry Carrots Newfields Farm Cucumber Left Field, Locavore French Beans OR fennel Left Field, Locavore Westland Winter Kale Left Field, Locavore Standard veg…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 13.08.18

Hello Folks, As usual, join your fellow subscribers over in the Facebook group, and check out our Veggiepedia for recipe suggestions. We’ll be popping extra courgettes for free in your veg boxes this week and next as our market garden is producing tonnes!  In the veg boxes this week: Small veg box Courgette Left Field,…