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

What’s in the bags this week – 29 August

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

29 August 2018

Standard vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, spring onions, spinach (Essex) or kale (Enfield), carrots, aubergines, French beans and tomatoes (Norfolk). No potato bags have sweetcorn (Chingford).

Large vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, spring onions, collard greens (Essex), carrots, cucumbers (Norfolk), salad (Chingford), tomatoes and French beans (Enfield). No potato bags have broccoli (Essex).

Medium vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, spring onions, chard, courgettes (Essex), beetroot and tomatoes (Chingford). No potato bags have aubergine (Enfield).

Small vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, chard, broccoli (Essex), carrots (Norfolk) and beetroot (Chingford). No potato bags have salad (Chingford).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), peaches (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 plums Hereford), 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 15% 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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