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

What’s in the bags this week – 19 December

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

Standard vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, cavolo nero (Essex), ­January King cabbage, Brussels sprouts, parsnips (Lanc or Essex), carrots, celeriac (Lanc), onions (Norfolk), pickled cucumber, dried chillies, parsley (Chingford), leeks (Kent or Norfolk) and swede (Devon). No potato bags have Celebration squash (Essex).

Large vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, cavolo nero, Celebration squash (Essex), Brussels sprouts, parsnips (Lanc or Essex), carrots (Lanc), red cabbage (Linc), swede (Devon), onion, mushrooms (Norfolk), leeks (Kent or Norfolk), pickled cucumbers, sage, horseradish, dried chillies (Chingford). No potato bags have celeriac (Lanc).

Medium vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, Harlequin squash (Essex), Brussels sprouts, parsnips (Essex or Lanc), carrots (Lanc), red onions (Norfolk), stir fry greens (Kent), red cabbage (Linc), shallots, pickled cucumber, dried chillies (Chingford). No potato bags have radicchio (Essex).

Small vegetable bags have Ambo potatoes, parsnips, Brussels sprouts (Essex or Lanc), carrots (Lanc), red onions (Norfolk), red cabbage (Linc), green kale (Kent) pickled cucumber, herbal tea (Chingford). No potato bags have leeks (Kent or Norfolk).

Standard fruit bags have Conference pears, Cox apples, Bramley apples (Norfolk), lemons, pomegranate (Spain), clementines (Italy), apple butter (Chingford).

Medium fruit bags have Conference pears, Cox apples, Bramley apples (Norfolk), lemons, pomegranate (Spain), clementines (Italy).

Small fruit bags have Conference pears, Cox apples, Bramley apples (Norfolk), pomegranate (Spain), clementines (Italy).

Where does our produce come from? We get our produce from Hughes Organics (Norfolk), Ripple Organics (Kent), Sarah Green (Essex) and from organic wholesaler Langridge (especially non-UK fruit). We aim to contribute 15% of the produce in our bags from Hawkwood Plant Nursery (Chingford) or our farm starters; London Grown (Haringey), Daniel (Chingford), Stort Valley Farm (Herts). Contents may vary due to availability.

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