Veg Box Newsletter 20th September: As Sweet as Corn

Corn, to me, is the perfect season-change vegetable, with a whole range of things to make on summery days, and things to make on autumnal evenings. We’re having some of both just now, so let’s divide our rounded-up recipes up into those more suited to each. The division is, it goes without saying, strictly subjective: allow no veg box newsletter to tell you not to eat corn the way you want to just because of the weather.

Chard Week: Farmer Floortje

When you know where something came from, and the work that went into it, you feel differently about it. You appreciate it more, and maybe you enjoy it more too. Chard Week is about that too, the sense of connection: everything you eat had work put into it, everything you eat came from somewhere, and isn’t it interesting to know just where? And just who did the work?

Chard Week: Soil Health

When you hear that our beloved market garden grew twice as much chard than planned, your first thought might be “that’s a lot of chard,” or “I will cook mine with anchovies,”or “Locavore should organise some kind of Chard Week”.  Your second thought, however, will very likely be “why?” Well, the weather most certainly played…

Veg Box Newsletter 19th July: It’s Chard Week!

You ride out the hard veg box times with us- the hungry gap this year seemed to last forever- and this is the good time, the time of plenty, where the boxes are full of greens and our farm is buzzing and vibrant