There are a lot of ‘feelgood’ vibes in the vicinity right now. Some may have a legacy, some may not…. It’s not been the easiest growing season, but a couple of ‘feelgood’ things occurred to me this week that are wonderful and worth celebrating, so I’m sharing them with you. We have a steady supply […]
The FIRST of this year’s Strawberries… and the LAST of the Asparagus… Harvested today in the WIND and RAIN! More about our stalls here See you tomorrow!
Volunteers’ Week is an annual occasion which celebrates the contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK. Organiclea was founded, survives and thrives on voluntary involvement: for training, for fun, and to be part of the solution to our broken food system. Saturday 2nd June: Come celebrate being involved in community growing on our […]
Spinach – Another Cropshare Collaboration! Box Scheme members who’ve been around since the heady days of last summer will remember BEANS WEEK – produce from 5 different local growers went into bags in one week including 18k of green beans… This week we have spinach: coming from three allotments in North and East London, supplemented […]
Saturday March 24th at the Community Stalls: Bring your seeds to swap, and have a chat to other customers about what you’re growing. Feel free to bring seeds you’ve bought or saved yourself, there will be opportunity and resources to split them into separate bags and label on the day, and there will be a […]
Fairtrade Fortnight at the Organiclea stalls and Cafe Saturday 3rd March Food solidarity is a year-round thing but it’s nice to make a thing of it once in a while… join us at the café and stalls to ‘take a step in 2012’ and show solidarity with global producers. Alongside our usual local produce there […]
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Thank you to Jo for not only a BEAUTIFUL quote about the spring garlic – (“almost too beautiful to eat!”) but also this simple recipe that uses your potatoes, greens and garlic in a one-pot salad affair. Boil some chopped potatoes. While the potatoes are still cooking, just before they’re done, throw in some chopped […]
Such great colours at this time of year! Bright orange Red Kuri Squash will be coming down to the stalls this week from Chingford, and a local garden is bringing some big ugly yellow quinces. Make this be the year you try them! Please come and join us at one of our stalls – Baker’s […]
It’s been a long time coming… but a WALTHAMSTOW VILLAGE pick up will start on the first Wednesday of September. The mid-week excitement that is our Wednesday box scheme is coming your way. Pay around 5 or 10 pounds a week, and let someone else budget a bag brimming full with fresh veg or fruit […]