Veg Box Newsletter w/c 20.05.19

Hello Folks, This Thursday evening (8pm-10pm) we’ve got our fun Swap-O-Rama in the shop. Bring 5 items of unwanted clothing, shoes or accessories and we’ll give you a token to replace them with 5 beloved others. There will also be music and nibbles at this night of Slow Fashion so come and find your new…

Munch of the Month | May & June

A belated congratulations to Megan, who won April’s Munch of the Month competition with her veg box creation (pictured below) of beetroot hummus with toasted cumin seeds, Locavore tatties roasted in garlic, a tabbouleh made from grated cauliflower instead of bulgur wheat, plus the Locavore spring onions and parsley, and some pea, mint and feta…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 29.04.19

Hello Folks, For those of you with a standard or larger veg box, you’ll have a lovely wee pot of coriander included as part of your produce. Stand it on a saucer, and water every few days or when the soil starts to dry out, and you should be able to keep harvesting it every…

Munch of the Month | April ’19

Congratulations to last month’s Munch of the Month winner, Joe, whose veg box dish of oven baked spring rolls with turnip, carrot, beetroot, kale and eggs and wrapped in rice paper proved most popular with the most votes amongst the Locavore team. We are now taking entries for our latest Munch of the Month competition…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 01.04.19

Hello Folks, We’re in the process of creating a new sign up form and would like to include guidance on what size veg box to get depending on household size. We’ve had a lot of discussion over this, and figured the best way to work it out would be to ask you, our customers! We’d…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 18.03.19

Hello Folks, Every second Monday our Good Food Fund sends out veg to our partner, The Space, in Belleisle Street. The Space is one of the longest standing partners of the Good Food Fund. Originally they received veg boxes to take home. However, to communally tackle the interesting experience of receiving unkown vegetables, that some…

Munch of the Month | March ’19

Our Munch of the Month competition for March is now open! Munch of Month is our monthly photo competition giving our veg box subscribers the chance to win a hamper of goods from our shop. To enter, simply post a photo to Facebook or Instagram of a dish you’ve created with ingredients from your veg…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 11.02.19

Hello Folks, The final screening of our Sustainable Futures series, which takes place in store at 8pm next Wednesday, February 20th, will be of Utopia Revisited. Click here to go to the Facebook event page and to book a seat at the screening. The trailer is available to view here. To enter our Munch of…

Munch of the Month | February ’19

Our first monthly photo competition of the year was won by Ruth for her veg box creation of cauliflower steak with paprika and cumin, with a side of pan fried onion, pepper and mushrooms, quinoa and a tahini dressing and fresh mint. Ruth will be sent a hamper of goodies from our shop with her latest…

Munch of the Month | First Competition of 2019!

Happy New Year and welcome to all of our new veg box subscribers! For those of you who don’t know, Munch of the Month is a competition we run for our veg box subscribers with a chance to win a hamper of goods from our shop. In order to enter, simply post a photo to…

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…