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…

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 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…

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 06.08.18

Hello Folks, We’ve another week of only Locavore grown produce in the small veg boxes! You can have a read about where we grow our veg in this article over on the Access to Land website. As usual, join your fellow subscribers over in the Facebook group, and check out our Veggiepedia for recipe suggestions….

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 30.7.18

Hello Folks, A huge congratulations to our growers, who for the first time in Locavore history, have grown all the produce for the small and standard veg boxes! 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…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 23.07.18

Hello Folks, In the veg boxes this week: Small veg box Maris Peer potatoes Jersey Quality Produce Onions Carey Organics Courgettes Left Field, Locavore Cavolo nero Left Field, Locavore Mini lettuce head Left Field, Locavore Standard veg box Maris Peer potatoes Jersey Quality Produce Onions Carey Organics Fennel Strawberry Fields Chestnut mushrooms Orchard Organics Mini…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 16.07.18

Hello Folks, In the veg boxes this week: Small veg box Maris Peer potatoes Jersey Quality Produce Courgette Strawberry Fields Cavolo Nero Left Field, Locavore Mizuna OR red Russian kale* Left Field, Locavore Standard veg box Maris Peer potatoes Jersey Quality Produce Courgette Strawberry Fields Choggia beetroot Strawberry Fields Mini plum tomatoes The Tomato Stall…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 09.07.18

Hello Folks, We’ve got another bumper bag of chard in the veg boxes this week as our market garden has been super productive what with the glorious weather! As usual, check out our Veggiepedia for recipe suggestions and if you haven’t already, head over to the Facebook group to join your fellow subscribers. In the…