Chard Thoran Recipe

Eating seasonal veg is really important to us Locavore folks as it means we get the tastiest most sustainable produce. However, it doesnt mean we have to eat the same things all the time. There’s no reason we can’t pair great Scottish produce with flavours & cooking techniques from anywhere. This is one of my…

Kale and Chard Saag Paneer Recipe

One of our principles here at Locavore is that using locally grown veg doesn’t mean being limited by the local cuisine- you can use the wonderful fresh things we can grow right here to make food inspired by cooking done all over the world

Spring Onion and Ginger Sauce Recipe

Seasonal Sauce… with a hint of winter Apparently it’s summer, though you wouldn’t know it from looking outside. With an abundance of spring onions, and yet chilly weather, it was time for me to get a bit more creative with what I was cooking. Ginger is a beautiful warming spice that I can’t get enough…

Spring Onion and Cheddar Scone Recipe

Seasonal Scones One of my favourite things about this time of year is the bounty of local spring onions to give dishes a milder, delicate onion flavour than its robust, powerful wintery counterpart. As our crops of spring onion mature for harvest at Left Field in Neilston, I start dreaming of ways to make the…

Carrot Recipe

Portuguese Marinated Carrots The food of Portugal is much underrated. Not only so they make the best custard tarts in the world but Portuguese cooks are masters of simple foods packed with fresh, local ingredients. My family has spent a lot of time in Portugal and we will rave about the food to anyone who…

Loads more local food!

We’re pleased to let you know we’re supporting a local farmer to convert 14 aces of land to organic so that they can supply us with tonnes of fresh local produce. We’re delighted to let you know about this new partnership between Locavore and Caldwell’s Vegetables from Turnberry which will see loads of local carrots…

Veg Box Newsletter 4th May

Headlines Covid-19 Updates You can read our company-wide pandemic statement here, and our biggest Veg Boxes update here. Please keep an eye on the newsletter for any further changes. Mossgiel Milk: Unbranded Bottles and Bottletop Change Mossgiel are now using unbranded milk bottles for some of their milk, and accepting these back, so we will…

Corona Virus Update- 16th March

At Locavore we are taking the implications of coronavirus very seriously and doing what we can to reduce the spread of the virus and keep our staff, customers and community safe while staying in business. To do this we are making a number of big and small changes across the enterprise including: Events – We…

The Hunger Gap

In recent months the Locavore veg box has doubled. This means even more people are now eating local, organic, seasonal veg which is great. There are so many benefits of eating this way; it is better for our health, the environment and our tastebuds. Eating with the seasons provides us with the freshest food. Your…

A Recipe for Quick Pickles

The hunger gap is coming. This is a time of year when winter veg are running out & the vibrant greens of spring are not yet ready. Now is a good time to start preserving a few winter veg to eat during the leaner months. Usually the winter crops start to run out sometime in…

Locavore @ The Project Cafe

We are delighted to announce that The Project Cafe will be handing over their space to Locavore at the end of February. This follows on from the recent news that The Project Cafe CIC will cease trading at the end of February after six fantastic years. We’re pleased to be able to step in to…