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

What’s in the bags this week – 8 November

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

Standard vegetable bags have Charlotte potatoes, raddichio, leeks, beetroot (Essex), carrots, onions, broccoli (Norfolk), Rainbow chard (Kent), mixed chillies (Chingford). No potato bags have a radish bunch (Essex).

Large vegetable bags have Charlotte potatoes, January King cabbage, beetroot, radish bunch (Essex), carrots, onions, broccoli,  landcress, brown mushrooms (Norfolk), mixed kale bags (Chingford). No potato bags have parsley (Essex).

Medium vegetable have Charlotte potatoes, turnip bunch (Essex), carrots, white mushrooms, broccoli (Norfolk), mixed salad leaves (Chingford). No potato bags have mixed  kale instead of salad, and January king cabbage (Sarah Green).

Small vegetable bags have Charlotte potatoes, leeks (Essex), onions, Bon Bon squash (Norfolk), chard or spinach (Kent). No potato bags have turnip bunch (Chingford).

Standard fruit bags have Bananas (Dominican Republic), Pears (Cambs), Clementines (Spain), Kiwi (Italy), Apples (Cambs).

Medium fruit bags have Bananas (Dominican Republic), Pears (Cambs), Clementines (Spain), Apples (Cambs).

Small fruit bags Apples(Cambs), Clementines (Spain), Kiwi (Italy).

 

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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