A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley

What’s in the bags this week – 17 May

Here are the details of this week’s box scheme fruit and veg bags. Tempted? Join the box scheme here.

Standard vegetable bags have Cara potatoes, carrots (Yorks), onions (NL), spinach (Norfolk), leeks (Suffolk), beetroot (Devon), parsley (Essex), mixed salad leaves (Chingford). No potato bags have Radish (Essex).

Large vegetable bags have Cara potatoes, carrots (Yorks), onions (NL), spinach (Norfolk), leeks (Suffolk), beetroot (Devon), radish bunch, parsley (Essex), mixed salad leaves (Chingford). No potato bags have Broad beans (Chingford).

Medium vegetable bags have Cara potatoes (Yorks), onions (NL), salad leaves (Norfolk), jerusalem artichokes, spinach (Kent), beetroot (Devon), white mushrooms (Suffolk). No potato bags have lettuce (Herefordshire) instead of spinach and parsnips (NL).

Small vegetable Cara potatoes, carrots (Yorks), lettuce (Herefordshire), white cabbage (NL), white mushrooms (Suffolk). No potato bags have Parsnips (NL).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), Spartan apples (Kent), oranges, grapefruit, peaches (Spain).

Medium fruit bags have Spartan apples (Kent), oranges, grapefruit, peaches (Spain).

Small fruit bags have Spartan apples (Kent), rhubarb (Chingford), grapefruit (Spain).

 

Where does our produce come from? We get our produce from Hughes Organics (Norfolk), Breckland Organics (Norfolk B), Woodlands Organics (Lincolnshire), Eves Hill Veg Co (Norfolk), Riverdale Farm (Cambridgeshire) and other small farmers in East Anglia, Sarah Green (Essex), Hawkwood Plant Nursery (Chingford) local ‘Cropshare’ growers, and The Apricot Centre (Essex). Produce also comes from organic farmer and local wholesaler Brockmans Farm (Kent) and from organic wholesaler Langridge (especially non-UK fruit). Contents may vary due to availability.

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