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…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 22.07.19

Hello Folks, Thank you for your continued support for the Good Food Fund. In June 2019 we sent out £1,313.28 worth of fruit and veg to our partners. All the projects we support are foodbanks or community meals that work with people living in food poverty. When you buy items in supermarkets and put them…

Munch of the Month | Summer Edition

Congratulations to Claire, who has won the May & June Munch of the Month competition, with her lovage soup! Entries are now open for our Summer Edition of the Munch of the Month competition, which will be running through to the end of September! This competition is open to our veg box subscribers, the winner…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 08.07.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the welcome return of carrots to the veg boxes! Our boxes are also currently containing a great deal of produce from our own Left Field farm in Neilston, including lettuce, chard, kale, salad mix, kohl rabi and basil across the different sizes and supplemtary bags. You’ll be happy to hear,…

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…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 24.06.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the return of kale to the veg boxes! The small and standard boxes feature green kale from The Organic Pantry, while large and extra large boxes contain kale grown by our own team at Locavore’s Left Feild farm just outside of Neilston. If you’re unsure how to use kale in…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 17.06.19

Hello Folks, This week’s Veg Boxes have got some lovely radish from down at Organic Pantry. Here’s some more about their own organic farming journey: “During the conversion we planted up all of the hedging around the farm leaving a 4 meter headland around the fields, this creates a habitat for predator bugs as part…

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…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 10.06.19

Hello Folks, The Good Food Fund would like to pass on thanks from Auldhouse Community Church foodbank. We have recently started supplying them with fresh fruit and veg using your donations. The foodbank has been running for 5 years and feeds an average of 30 people each week. ‘It has all been non perishable items…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 03.06.19

Hello Folks, This week our Veg Boxes feature a great deal from Organic Pantry so we asked them if they could tell us more about themselves… Here’s what they say about how they grow: “Soil health and generating organic matter is at the heart of all of our farming decisions, throughout the season we grow…

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…