Locavore vs Tesco: Breaking Down Perceptions of Buying Local Organic Food

We want to break down a common misperception about our shop: that it’s more expensive to shop in than our local supermarket competitors. We worked with fourth year GSA Communication Design student Johanne Deffarges to create a short animated film to bust some myths. You can view it here: While price is important we wanted…

Munch of the Month | First Competition of 2019!

Happy New Year and welcome to all of our new veg box subscribers! For those of you who don’t know, Munch of the Month is a competition we run for our veg box subscribers with a chance to win a hamper of goods from our shop. In order to enter, simply post a photo to…

Festive Opening Hours

A reminder to all our lovely customers that we will close at 5.30pm on Christmas Eve and not reopen until 8am on the 3rd January! We would like to thank you all for your continued support and custom, especially through the first few (slightly bumpy) months in our new premises Thanks again and we look…

Munch of the Month | October & November

Afternoon folks, Congratulations to James, who won our Munch of the Month competition for August and September with his wonderful veg box creation of roasted custard squash and carrot, with tamarind, coconut, fennel, garam masala and toasted coriander seeds (pictured below). Thank you to everyone else who entered the competition! You can have a browse of…

Munch of the Month | August & September

Afternoon folks, We’ve had a wee summer break from Munch of the Month, but we’re back and ready for another competition! If you’re a veg box subscriber and would like to be in for a chance of winning a hamper of ethical goods from our shop then make sure to enter. All you have to do…

Munch of the Month | May & June

A very belated congratulations to Carrie who won our last round of Munch of the Month with her lemony leek and goats cheese tart, roasted Jerusalem artichokes with garlic and rosemary and a beetroot, potato and walnut salad. We sent Carrie a hamper of goods from the shop along with her latest veg box delivery….

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…

Munch of the Month | March & April

Congratulations to Samantha Roman who won our Munch of the Month “Winter” competition with her squash bowl filled with a lemon mushroom soup garnished with the seeds from the squash. Samantha received a hamper filled with ethical goods from our shop with her latest veg box delivery. Thank you to everyone else who entered the…

Munch of the Month | Winter Edition

Just a wee announcement that our Munch of the Month competition is back on! For those (150+!!!) new subscribers who have joined us this month, this is our monthly photo competition giving you the chance to win a hamper of ethical goods from our shop. All you have to do to enter is to post…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 01.01.18

Hello folks, We hope you had a wonderful winter break and a fantastic Hogmanay! It’s been a hectic yet exciting first week back for us at Locavore with our veg box headquarters and packing operation moving into the back of our new premises on the corner of Victoria Road and Calder Street. This weekend, uplift…

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…

Grow on, grow on! 2017 Farm Review

The new year is rapidly approaching and our farming team are looking to the future and continuing to get everything ready for a productive growing season. We’ve also been looking back at this years season to celebrate and learn more lessons to make next year even better. Overall it was an excellent year for our…