Smoky Jackfruit Ideas

This week’s vegan boxes have a double-whammy serving of smoky jackfruit! It’s a great opportunity to experiment with this tasty and versatile ingredients. I’ve asked around the office, and here’s what we’re doing with ours: Vegan Jackfruit Chilli Use Locavore kidney beans, black beans, and chopped tomatoes (avaliable on the Open Food Network) to make…

Broccoli with Anchovies and Breadcrumbs

This week’s recipe is one of mine, and a favourite in my flat. It’s a delicious way to serve this week’s broccoli alongside fish or meat, or it can be tossed with hot spaghetti and a little extra olive oil to make a delightful, vibrant pasta dish. Please forgive the approximate measurements for many of…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 30.10.19

Hello Folks, It’s October! Well, as I write this it is almost October, which is good enough. I love October: the leaves crisping and crunching as I wander through the park, the nights drawing in like a heavy duvet, the actual heavy duvet coming out from the cupboard- and the veg! October’s a rather veg-focused…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 16.09.19

Hello Folks, It’s been another week of adjusting to our new space in Bellahouston park! Our newly expanded veg box team is hard at work ironing out all the creases to make the transition as smooth as possible. We’ll be introducing ourselves to you over the next few weeks, so watch this space. As the…

Veg Box News w/c 02.09.19

Hi Folks, We’ve had a busy weekend of moving our office and veg box packing equipment from the back of our shop on Victoria Road to the new Veg Box HQ here at Bellahouston Nursery. It’s fantastic for us to finnaly have moved and now be in a space with around four times as much…

Locavore needs your help.

We need help to raise the money needed to move to a new larger veg box packing shed and buy an electric van so we can deliver more veg boxes with less environmental impact. View our Crowdfunder. Due to lack of space to pack more vegetables in the back of our shop we have been…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 1.07.19

Hello Folks, With your Good Food Fund donations we send fresh fruit and veg to independent foodbanks and community meals that support people living in food poverty. Central and West Integration Network is visited mainly by asylum seekers who are offered a meal and a food bag weekly. They have used our donations recently for…

Work with Locavore

Vegbox & Wholesale Manager We’re looking for someone join our team who has a love and knowledge for local organic vegetables, a strong belief in the need to build more sustainable food networks, and a desire to be at the forefront of pushing this forward in Scotland. The post holder will be responsible for the…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 27.05.19

Hello Folks, ** Another reminder it’s BANK HOLIDAY WEEK. Wednesday Customers, your Veg Boxes will be delivered/available for collection on Thursday. Thursday/Friday Customers, your delivery day remains the same. Expect that we’ll be running about an hour behind on all collections and deliveries. ** Our wonderful Veg Box and Wholesale Co-ordinator, Kimberley, is sadly leaving…

Wednesday Customers – BANK HOLIDAY W/C 27TH MAY

Hello Folks We’ve got another Bank Holiday coming up next week which means another week of delayed veggie deliveries. For Delivery Customers, your usual Wednesday Veg Box order will arrive on: THURSDAY For Collection customers, your usual Wednesday collection will be available from: THURSDAY 11.30am Please email subscribers@glasgowlocavore.org before Sunday 5pm if you’d like to…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 20.05.19

Hello Folks, This Thursday evening (8pm-10pm) we’ve got our fun Swap-O-Rama in the shop. Bring 5 items of unwanted clothing, shoes or accessories and we’ll give you a token to replace them with 5 beloved others. There will also be music and nibbles at this night of Slow Fashion so come and find your new…