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

What’s in the bags this week – 3 October

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, kale (Essex), carrots, onions, Harlequin squash (Norfolk), celery, chillies (Chingford) and sweetcorn (Kent). No potato bags have tomatoes (Norfolk or Chingford).

Large vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, collard greens, kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, radishes (Essex), carrots, onion (Norfolk), and cucumber (Chingford. No potato bags have French beans (Norfolk).

Medium vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, Brussels sprouts, lettuce (Essex) or salad (Chingford), carrots and French beans (Norfolk). No potato bags have tomatoes (Norfolk or Chingford).

Small vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, collard greens (Essex), onions, broccoli (Norfolk) and sweetcorn (Kent) or cucumber (Chingford). No potato bags have fennel (Essex).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), apples (Chingford), pears (Norfolk), plums (Hereford) and mangos (Spain).

Medium fruit bags have plums (Hereford), pears (Norfolk), apples (Chingford) and mangos (Spain).

Small fruit bags have plums (Hereford), bananas (Dominican Republic) and apples (Chingford).

Where does our produce come from? We get our produce from Hughes Organics (Norfolk), Sarah Green (Essex) 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), Daniel (Chingford), Primrose Organic farm (Herts). Contents may vary due to availability.

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