Veg Box Newsletter w/c. 2nd December: the calm before the storm

Hello Folks, Today was a beautiful day, with a clear, blue sky and frosty ground. Veg Box HQ looked ethereal in the clear afternoon light. It’s almost December, which, let’s face it, means it’s basically Christmas, so I know all the whirl and rush is about to start. I love Christmas, and even the hustle…

Christmas Veg Boxes: What you need to know!

I’m writing today with lots and lots of Christmassy information so you can start preparing! There’s a lot of info, but for most of you, there’s no need to do anything, unless you want to opt out of the bumper bag. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions! Order Change Deadline…

Veg Box Newsletter, Week Commencing 4th November: A Little Peace and Quiet

Hello Folks, You know, there’s not much to say about November. Nestled in, as it is, between two such agressively themed months, it’s easy to overlook entirely. But as it starts to get properly cold, a quieter month is a valuable thing. Listening to the crows caw, watching the magpies gather their nesting material, walking…

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…