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…

Veg Box Newsletter 13th January: Just Call it Joy-nuary

January can be so glum and dour but there’s a joy to be found in eating even the grey seasons. Perhaps we’re all getting a little tired now of the root veg, the beetroot and celeriac and sprout tops and what not, but that is inspiration to be a little more creative.

Why Mud is Good

Last year we did a survey of veg box customers to find out what you love and what we can improve on in 2020. One of the most frequent requests was for clean veg or something in the bottom of boxes to stop mud falling out. I get this. I am a veg box customer…

Cashew Curry Recipe

It’s cold, it’s January, it’s dark! Why not add some warm spices and exotic flavours to your dinner tonight & transport your tastebuds to Sri Lanka? This curry recipe is really simple, quick to prepare and Veganuary friendly. It takes less than an hour (plus soaking the cashews) and is very little work. The flavours…

Veg Box Newsletter for 9th December 2019: Potatolitics

Hello Folks, What are you eating on election night? Something soothing to calm the nerves, like a creamy swede mash with sausages? Or something invigorating and peppery like a watercress soup? I think I’ll make a pizza so I can work out my worry on the dough. Perhaps a potato pizza, as it’s delicious enough…