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

What’s in the bags this week – 2 August

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

Standard vegetable bags have Maris Peer New potatoes, courgette (Essex), cherry tomatoes, carrots (Norfolk), mixed salad leaves, mini cucumber, Amoro squash (Chingford), leeks (Suffolk). No potato bags have radish bunch (Chingford).

Large vegetable bags have Maris Peer New potatoes, courgette, Red Russian kale (Essex), carrots (Norfolk), mixed salad leaves, tomatoes (Chingford), aubergine, leeks (Suffolk). No potato bags have Amoro Squash(Chingford).

Medium vegetable bags have Maris Peer New potatoes, collard greens (Essex), carrots, aubergine, french beans (Norfolk) and mini cucumber (Chingford). No potato bags have pointed cabbage (Kent).

Small vegetable bags have Maris Peer New potatoes (Essex), spring onions (Kent), fennel or French beans, aubergine (Norfolk), mixed kale (Enfield). No potato bags have French beans (Kent).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), melon (Spain), plums (Herts) peaches and greengages (Chingford).

Medium fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), melon (Spain), plums (Herts) peaches (Chingford).

Small fruit have bananas (Dominican Republic), melon (Spain), plums (Herts) peaches and greengages (Chingford).

 

Where does our produce come from? We get our produce from Hughes Organics (Norfolk), Sarah Green (Essex), Brockmans Farm (Kent) and from organic wholesaler Langridge (especially non-UK fruit). We aim to contribute 20% of the produce in our bags from either Hawkwood Plant Nursery (Chingford), or our farm starters; London Grown (Haringay), Shannon (Ilford), Primrose Organic farm (Herts). Contents may vary due to availability.

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