Veg Box News w/c 02.09.19

Hi Folks, We’ve had a busy weekend of moving our office and veg box packing equipment from the back of our shop on Victoria Road to the new Veg Box HQ here at Bellahouston Nursery. It’s fantastic for us to finnaly have moved and now be in a space with around four times as much…

Locavore needs your help.

We need help to raise the money needed to move to a new larger veg box packing shed and buy an electric van so we can deliver more veg boxes with less environmental impact. View our Crowdfunder. Due to lack of space to pack more vegetables in the back of our shop we have been…

Work with Locavore

Vegbox & Wholesale Manager We’re looking for someone join our team who has a love and knowledge for local organic vegetables, a strong belief in the need to build more sustainable food networks, and a desire to be at the forefront of pushing this forward in Scotland. The post holder will be responsible for the…

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…

Launching ‘Locavore Trading’

Launching Locavore Trading With the arrival of the new year we are pleased to announce the launch of the newest part of our social enterprise: Locavore Trading. Locavore Trading aims to help build more sustainable food economies by sourcing sustainable & organic groceries direct from producers in large volumes, and supplying them to progressive independent…

Pressing Issue – When life gives you apples, make apple juice.

Glasgow Apple Sunday Apples grow on trees, sometime way more apples than you can possibly eat. Recognising the magnitude of this problem we’d like to step in and offer a solution.. juice.  If you have the apples and an empty bottle then bring them both along to Glasgow Apple Sunday on the 22nd of October…

All Glasgow Apple Pie Making & Eating Contest – 22nd Oct 12-5pm

All Glasgow Apple Pie Making & Eating Contest As part of Glasgow Apple Sunday on the 22nd of October, we’re pleased to inform you of the first All Glasgow Apple Pie Making & Eating Contest. Activities for Glasgow Apple Sunday will take place between 12-5 at Townhead Village Hall Contestants are invited from across the…

10 Reasons to get a Locavore Veg Box

1) Get the freshest produce delivered to your door. We harvest all our produce to order so it reaches you really, really fresh. Fresh food tastes better, is more nutritious and keeps for longer too. We also deliver right to your door so you don’t need to bother shopping for inferior produce and carting it…

Veg Box Newsletter 19/5/17

Hi Folks, It’s been a great week of sunshine and rain which was very much appreciated up at Left Field after an incredibly dry patch of weather. We’ve been pulling out the last of the purple sprouting broccoli and kale to clear the way for onions and leeks which will be going out very soon….

Happy CSA DAY!

Hello! It’s March the 1st and the day of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). Around the UK today CSA’s are asking people to think about signing up to receive boxes of local organic vegetables which have been grown with love and care. Community Supported Agriculture takes many forms from from farmer/customer shared risk harvest shares to…