Veg Box Newsletter w/c 15.04.19

Hello Folks, Thank you for your donations to the Good Food Fund. Your money is used to send fruit and veg to organisations that support people living in food poverty. We send weekly supplies to Govan Community Project who run a food destitution project that is used mainly by asylum seeking refugees. They live in…

Easter & May Day 2019 Veg Box Delivery & Collection Schedule

Here are our delivery and collection schedules over the Easter & May Day bank holidays, and the associated deadlines for making changes to, or pausing your order. Please note that deliveries will most likely be running later than usual on all delivery days for these two weeks. As per our Subscription Policy, we cannot guarantee…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 08.04.19

Hello Folks, Across the country our star winter crop, kale has gone to seed– so it must be spring now! Luckily we’ve got some other Locavore greens making an appearance this week to give us our fix. Macleod Organics Invernessshire rhubarb is also looking beautiful, pink and crumble ready. If you’d like to try making…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 01.04.19

Hello Folks, We’re in the process of creating a new sign up form and would like to include guidance on what size veg box to get depending on household size. We’ve had a lot of discussion over this, and figured the best way to work it out would be to ask you, our customers! We’d…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 25.03.19

Hello Folks, You may have noticed that we’ve been running low on carrots in the past couple of weeks and you may have received an unexpected substitution for them! This is because we’ve been trying to upkeep strict quality control on them, however, as we don’t want to create waste, you might find one or…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 18.03.19

Hello Folks, Every second Monday our Good Food Fund sends out veg to our partner, The Space, in Belleisle Street. The Space is one of the longest standing partners of the Good Food Fund. Originally they received veg boxes to take home. However, to communally tackle the interesting experience of receiving unkown vegetables, that some…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 11.03.19

Hello Folks, Congratulations to Maxime, who won February’s Munch of the Month competition and a hamper of wares from the shop, with his veg box creation of spaghetti squash with puttanesca-style sauce made with leeks, garlic, mushrooms, carrots and tinny tomatoes plus some olives and sundried tomatoes (pictured below). On that delicious note, our Munch…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 04.03.19

Hello Folks, A big thank you to the customers who have been donating to the Good Food Fund regularly! We use your donations to buy fresh fruit and veg for our partner organizations who work with people experiencing food poverty. At the moment our main partners are Queen’s Park Govanhill Parish Church Foodbank, Govan Community…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 25.02.19

Hello Folks, Before we get started on this week’s news, we’d like to remind you to leave out your empty veg box for collection on your delivery days. As well as the veg boxes, we’ll also take back egg boxes, Ed’s Bees Honey jars, insulated boxes from monthly specials and clean milk bottles for reuse….

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 18.02.19

Hello Folks, Blood Oranges are beautiful (subjectively) and our Fruit 1 this week. They’re oranges with nutritious red streaks or fully red flesh. The red is anthocyanin which forms when they grow in warm days and cooler nights. Sometimes in disguise behind orange skins, or sometimes revealed with spots and splashes of red. This week…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 04.02.19

Hello Folks, Congratulations to Ruth, who won January’s Munch of the Month competition with 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 handpicked goods from our shop…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 28.01.19

Hello Folks, We are giving you another chance to win a hamper of goods from our shop! All you need to do is to answer our survey about Locavore produce in cafes and restaurants, and Locavore loyalty cards. Follow this link to fill out the survey and enter the prize draw. We thoroughly enjoyed last…