Veg Box Newsletter w/c 29.04.19

Hello Folks, For those of you with a standard or larger veg box, you’ll have a lovely wee pot of coriander included as part of your produce. Stand it on a saucer, and water every few days or when the soil starts to dry out, and you should be able to keep harvesting it every…

Munch of the Month | April ’19

Congratulations to last month’s Munch of the Month winner, Joe, whose veg box dish of oven baked spring rolls with turnip, carrot, beetroot, kale and eggs and wrapped in rice paper proved most popular with the most votes amongst the Locavore team. We are now taking entries for our latest Munch of the Month competition…

Munch of the Month | March ’19

Our Munch of the Month competition for March is now open! Munch of Month is our monthly photo competition giving our veg box subscribers the chance to win a hamper of goods from our shop. To enter, simply post a photo to Facebook or Instagram of a dish you’ve created with ingredients from your veg…

Grow the Growers 2019

We are happy to announce Grow the Growers is returning for a fourth year! One of our key aims here at Locavore is to build a better local food network. One way we’ve been working on making this a reality is by helping people get starting growing vegetables for profit through our Grow the Growers…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 11.02.19

Hello Folks, The final screening of our Sustainable Futures series, which takes place in store at 8pm next Wednesday, February 20th, will be of Utopia Revisited. Click here to go to the Facebook event page and to book a seat at the screening. The trailer is available to view here. To enter our Munch of…

Munch of the Month | February ’19

Our first monthly photo competition of the year was won by Ruth for her veg box creation of cauliflower steak with paprika and cumin, with a side of pan fried onion, pepper and mushrooms, quinoa and a tahini dressing and fresh mint. Ruth will be sent a hamper of goodies from our shop with her latest…

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….