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

What’s in the bags this week – 16 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 second early potatoes, beetroot bunch, chard (Dorset), carrots, courgettes (Norfolk), green onions (Kent), red pointed cabbage (Essex), cucumbers (Chingford).

No potato bags have sweetcorn(Essex).

Large vegetable bagshave second early potatoes, beetroot bunch, Cavolo Nero kale (Dorset), carrots (Norfolk), green onions (Kent), sweetcorn, fennel, spinach, green bell pepper (Essex). No potato bags haveaubergine (Norfolk), cucumber (Chingford).

Medium vegetable bagshave second early potatoes, beetroot bunch, Cavolo Nero kale (Dorset), carrots, aubergine (Norfolk), Kohl Rabi (Essex). No potato bags have French beans (Norfolk).

Small vegetable bags have Maris Peer New potatoes, sweetcorn (Essex), red spring onions (Kent), cherry tomatoes(Norfolk), beetroot bunch (Dorset). No potato bags haveFrench beans (Norfolk).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic),Discovery apples (Cambs),white grapes (Italy) Galia melon (Spain), plums (Herefordshire/ Chingford).

Medium fruit bagshave bananas (Dominican Republic), Discovery apples (Cambs), white grapes (Italy), plums (Herefordshire/ Chingford).

Small fruit haveDiscovery apples (Cambs), white grapes (Italy), plums (Herefordshire/ 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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