in any case, I certainly didn’t appreciate chard until I started getting a veg box. Chard is a leafy green with lots in common with spinach- and indeed, perpetual spinach, which we have in the boxes this week, is actually a variety of chard that’s so spinachy as to be interchangeable. Rainbow chard, a mix of varieties with different stem colours- each one more gem-like than the last- will glow like a video game collectable item in all the veg boxes this week so I thought it might be a good time, to, well, appreciate it.
Now, I know you know that we have a market garden. You might know it’s called the Left Field, that it’s based near Neilston, and that it produces a lot of the wonderful things you get in your veg box this time of year
I suspect that the eponymous vegetable that stars in The Enormous Turnip is, in fact, a swede.
We have big changes coming up behind the scenes at Locavore, as we plan to switch to a new administrative system
And as you walk down the street or through the park, an unmistakable summer scent reaches you, drifting on the breeze: someone, somewhere, is having a barbeque
rainbow carrots are, in their surprise and their variety, rejuvenating. Roast them to turn them into jewels, sweet and gleaming, a transformation for alchemists to envy