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

What’s in the bags this week – 7 February

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

Standard vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, Red Russian kale, Savoy Cabbage (Essex), carrots, onions, leeks, mushrooms (Norfolk), Jerusalem Artichokes (Chingford). No potato bags have squash instead of Jerusalem Artichokes and Black radish (Essex).

Large vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, Spring greens (Essex), onions, carrots, leeks, red beetroot, Bon Bon squash (Norfolk), Jerusalem Artichokes (Chingford), Spinach (Kent), red cabbage (Lincs). No potato bags have Purple Sprouting Broccoli (Devon).

Medium vegetable have Ambo potatoes (Essex), onions, beetroot, celeriac (Norfolk), Cauliflower (Suffolk),  Spinach (Kent). No potato bags have black radish (Essex).

Small vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, Cavolo Nero Kale (Essex), carrots, Bon Bon squash (Norfolk), parsnips (Chingford). No potato bags have Purple Sprouting Broccoli (Essex).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), Jonagold apples (Norfolk),grapefruit, oranges, Nadorcott clementines (Spain).

Medium fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), Jonagold apples (Kent), Nadorcott clementines, oranges (Spain).

Small fruit bags have Jonagold apples (Kent), Nadorcott 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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