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

What’s in the bags this week – 17 July

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

17 July 2019

Standard vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, spring onions, rainbow chard (Essex), carrots, French beans (Norfolk), spinach (Kent), beetroot (Herts) and long pepper (Cambs). No potato bags have radishes (Essex).

Large vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes, Little Gem lettuce (Essex), green onion (Kent), carrots (Norfolk), kale (Herts), celery (Linc), cucumber, chillies and tomatoes (Chingford). No potato bags have radishes (Essex).

Medium vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes (Essex), carrots (Norfolk), chard (Kent), tomatoes, cucumber (Cambs) and French beans (Suffolk). No potato bags have celery (Linc).

Small vegetable bags have New Charlotte potatoes (Essex), carrots (Norfolk), courgettes (Norfolk or Kent), lettuce (Herts) and long pepper (Cambs). No potato bags have broad beans (Essex or Devon).

Standard fruit bags have bananas (Dominican Republic), Braeburn apples (Italy), peaches, oranges (Spain) and figs (Chingford).

Medium fruit bags have oranges, lemons, peaches (Spain) and blackcurrants (Chingford).

Small fruit bags have peaches, oranges and Red Mirabel plums (Tottenham).

We get our produce from Hughes Organics (Norfolk), Ripple Organics (Kent), Sarah Green Organics (Essex), Wild Country Organics (Cambridgeshire), Capel Mushrooms, Oakwood Farm (Suffolk) and organic wholesaler Langridge (especially non-UK fruit). We aim to contribute at least two items from Hawkwood Nursery (Chingford) or our farmstarters Daniel (Chingford) or Stort Valley (Hertfordshire). Contents may vary due to availability.

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