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

What’s in the bags this week – 16 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 Alouette potatoes, beetroot (Devon), carrots, onions (Norfolk), mixed salad leaves (Norfolk or Chingford), white cabbage (Lincs), chard (Kent), spring greens (Essex). No potato bags have white mushrooms (Suffolk).

Large vegetable bags have Alouette potatoes, leeks (Devon), spring greens (Essex), onions, carrots (Norfolk), white mushrooms (Suffolk), chard, chives, mixed salad leaves (Chingford). No potato bags have asparagus (Cambs).

Medium vegetable bags have Alouette potatoes, beetroot (Devon), onions, spinach (Norfolk), asparagus (Cambs), white cabbage (Lincs). No potato bags have mixed salad leaves (Chingford).

Small vegetable bags have Alouette potatoes, parsnips (Devon), carrots (Norfolk), asparagus (Cambs), spring greens (Essex). No potato bags have leeks (Devon).

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

Medium fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), peaches, oranges (Spain), rhubarb (Chingford).

Small fruit bags have kiwi (Italy), oranges (Spain), rhubarb (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 (Haringey), Shannon (Ilford), Primrose Organic farm (Herts). Contents may vary due to availability.

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