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

What’s in the bags this week – 15 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 New Charlotte potatoes, bulb fennel, courgette (Essex), carrots, celery (Norfolk), cucumber, mixed salad leaves, cherry tomatoes (Chingford). No potato bags have sweetcorn (Chingford).

Large vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, spring onions, marrow, spinach, little gem lettuce (Essex), cucumbers, tomatoes (Chingford), carrots, celery (Norfolk). No potato bags have basil (Chingford)

Medium vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, red spring onions, rainbow chard, courgette (Essex), aubergine (Norfolk), beetroot bunch (Chingford). No potato bags have little gem lettuce (Essex).

Small vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, bulb fennel (Essex), carrots, salad tomatoes (Norfolk), Rainbow chard (Chingford). No potato bags have French beans (Norfolk).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), grapes (Spain), plums (Hereford), pears (France), Discovery apples (Cambs).

Medium fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), plums (Hereford), pears (France), Discovery apples (Cambs).

Small fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), pears (France), Discovery apples (Cambs).

 

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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