Veg Box Newsletter 26/05/17

Morning Folks, First of all, we might be enjoying the glorious weather, but the leafy greens in your veg box won’t be! We highly recommend that you get them in the fridge as soon as possible. If we usually leave your delivery outside, it might be worth investing in a cool box for us to…

Veg Box Newsletter 12/05/17

Morning Folks, May’s Munch of the Month competition is now open for entries. To be in for a chance of winning a beautiful hamper of ethical goods from our shop, simply share a photo of your veg box creation on social media with the tags #locavoremm and #locavorevegbox. In growing news, our growers and volunteers…

Veg Box Newsletter 05/05/17

Morning Folks, Hope you’re all out enjoying the sunshine! This dry spell has meant that our outdoor crops at Left Field are having to be watered for the first time this year. Under cover, our growers have been busying away potting up chillies, aubergines and tomatoes, and sowing courgettes, cucumbers and herbs. At The Croft,…

Veg Box Newsletter 28/04/17

Hello Folks, As our entry in to this years hunger gap accelerates this week we are seeing big changes in our veg boxes and on what is on offer in the shop. If you’ve not been with us for a year or more you might be unfamiliar with the hunger gap, so let me explain…

Veg Box Newsletter 21/04/17

Morning Folks, In market garden news, our growers are continuing with preparations for the new growing season. At Left Field, Louis, Hannah  and Natalie have been sowing French beans and red Russian kale, as well as planting out lettuce seedlings. In our Rouken Glen greenhouse, they’ve been clearing the beds and constructing supports for tomato…

Veg Box Newsletter 14/04/17

Hi Folks, Happy Friday and Easter weekend! It’s been a productive week here with our Louis, Hannah, Natalie and volunteers busy at Left Field and Rouken Glen with planting courgettes, pulling out the scrags of last years overwintered crops and building even more shelves in the tunnel for seed propagation. We’ve also started investigating installing…