Veg Box Newsletter w/c 18.6.18

Hello Folks, Despite enjoying all the beautiful weather of late, our growers at The Croft are very thankful for the rain! We’ve had the first harvest from our Grow the Growers programme, with komatsuna, radishes and kale to name but a few, all available in our store. The beans survived the storm and the carrots…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 11.06.18

Hello Folks, We’re pleased to see the beginnings of new season veg in quantities big enough to be shared across the board, with new potatoes from Jersey and kohl rabi from Strawberry Fields, Lincolnshire. There’s also produce from our very own market garden, Left Field, in all of the veg boxes, as well as oregano…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 4.6.18

Hello Folks, We’ve finally reached new potato season! They are limited in availability this week, so only feature in the small and extra large veg boxes, but if you get a standard or large veg box, you can look forward to getting them next week. This glorious weather might be great for us, but is…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 28.5.18

Hello Folks, We’re well and truly ploughing our way through the hungry gap now – the transition between the end of winter stored supplies and the new growing season. As well as having reached the end of the UK supply of carrots and onions until the new season, we can no longer source leeks as…

Munch of the Month | May & June

A very belated congratulations to Carrie who won our last round of Munch of the Month with her lemony leek and goats cheese tart, roasted Jerusalem artichokes with garlic and rosemary and a beetroot, potato and walnut salad. We sent Carrie a hamper of goods from the shop along with her latest veg box delivery….

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 21.5.18

Hello Folks, Our new shop officially opened it’s doors on Friday! Check out our review of the past year, and our future plans in this report. As you may already be aware now, we’re at the end of the UK grown onions until the new season, so we’re replacing them with leeks for now in…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 14.5.18

Hello Folks, Hope you’re all enjoying the glorious weather! We’ve a couple of notifications with regards to packaging. Please remember to leave out your empty boxes (including veg, egg and monthly specials) each week for collection as we will collect and reuse them. We’ll take back bottle tops too, which we’ll pass onto Still Life…

Press Release: Locavore Official Opening Event

Press Release: We’re delighted to announce the opening of Locavore Grocery, Scotland’s first Social Enterprise Supermarket, with the official opening event taking place this Friday evening, May 18th. The 6000ft2 shop, located in Govanhill, Glasgow, achieves all sorts of firsts. It is the first social enterprise supermarket in Scotland, the largest mostly organic, mostly unpackaged…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 30.04.18

Hello Folks, Congratulations to Carrie Grant who has won our Munch of the Month competition for March and April with her veg box creation of a lemony leek and goats cheese tart, roasted Jerusalem artichokes with garlic and rosemary and a beetroot, potato and walnut salad. If you’re looking for recipe inspiration, join your fellow…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 23.4.18

Hello Folks, If you’ve not visited us in our new shop already, come on down – we’re open 8am-8pm 7 days a week! The cafe serves breakfast from 8am, and the full menu is available 11am-4pm. This round of the Munch of the Month competition has now closed, head over to the album and vote…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 16.4.18

Hello Folks, There’s less than a week left to enter the Munch of the Month competition. To be in for a chance of winning a hamper of treats from our shop, all you need to do is post a photo of one of your veg box meals to Facebook or Instagram with the tags #locavoremm…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 9.4.18

Hello Folks, Our new shop is officially open! Thank you to you all for your custom and helping us to achieve this. We’re at 349 Victoria Road, open 7 days a week 8am til 8pm, come say hi! In farm news, we’re still on the fringes of a long winter on the farm, but we’ve…