Veg Box Newsletter w/c: 7/10/19

Hello Folks, Last week, the weather turned from more or less summery to definitely autumnal. One day every year, you wake up and there’s that crisp bite to the air, and you think: it’s soup season. With soup, as with so much, it’s fine out of a tin, but homemade is something special. Yet, it’s…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 23.09.19

Hello Folks, Last week, we on the veg box team enjoyed a sunny day away from the office on a visit to the Locavore Left Field farm, where lots of the veg from this week’s boxes was grown. It was a real treat to watch the growers at work and to see the beginnings of…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 09.09.19

Hello Folks, It’s another busy week here at Locavore, as the veg box team are all settling in and getting things set up at our new larger premises at Bellahouston. We’re certainly appreciating the extra space compared to the previous set up we had in the back of the Victoria Road shop! It’s beginning to…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 26.08.19

Hello Folks, Our farms are still getting great harvests of leafy greens, with Locavore kale and chard appearing in this week’s boxes. We’re also seeing our first harvests of Locavore grown tomatoes! These are included in the standard supplementary veg bags this week. It’s all change at Locavore at the moment as our veg box…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 19.08.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the long awaited return of onions to the veg boxes! We also see the return of potatoes from Chapel Farm. Here’s a little information about the farm: “Chapel Organics is a family farm owned and ran by the Elder family for over 50 years. The farm is currently run by…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 12.08.19

Hello Folks, We’re still seeing bumper crops here at Locavore, and your boxes feature plenty that our hard-working growers have produced: chard, celery, courgettes (and that’s just the letter C)! Fruit bags see the return of apples as the summer begins to wind down, but there’s still plenty of exciting stone fruits in there to…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 05.08.19

Hello Folks, Our Locavore growers are extremely busy at the moment with an abundance of produce being harvested from the Locavore farms. Luckily for you, a lot of this produce is going straight into the veg boxes this week, with Locavore grown chard, kale, french beans, courgettes and parsley all making appearances. Looking for different…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 29.07.19

Hello Folks, Our market gardens are keeping our growers incredibly busy at the moment, with huge harvests – all the veg in the week’s boxes, aside from potatoes, is Locavore grown! For those of you with a standard or larger veg box, you’ll all have a bumper bag of Westland Winter kale. Queen’s Park Govanhill…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 22.07.19

Hello Folks, Thank you for your continued support for the Good Food Fund. In June 2019 we sent out £1,313.28 worth of fruit and veg to our partners. All the projects we support are foodbanks or community meals that work with people living in food poverty. When you buy items in supermarkets and put them…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 15.07.19

Hello Folks, The Open Food Network are conducting research in collaboration with the University of East Anglia, focusing on how online food hubs enable people to make sustainable food choices. We’d appreciate if you could take the time to complete this survey, it should take around 10 minutes – there are a few prizes on…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 08.07.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the welcome return of carrots to the veg boxes! Our boxes are also currently containing a great deal of produce from our own Left Field farm in Neilston, including lettuce, chard, kale, salad mix, kohl rabi and basil across the different sizes and supplemtary bags. You’ll be happy to hear,…