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

What’s in the bags this week – 5 August

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

From OrganicLea in Chingford: Crystal lemon cucumbers, calaloo, cucumbers, chard, good king henry, tromboncino squash, garlic, salad and tomatoes.
From Hawkendale in Chingford:
Chocolate mint.
From Lorraine in Redbridge:
Bok choy.
From Stort Valley in Hertfordshire:
Beetroot, courgette, lettuce and kale.
From Sarah Green in Essex: Summer cabbage, little gem lettuces and spring onions.
From Ripple Organic in Kent: Kale, red rudolph potatoes and chard.
From Hughes in Norfolk: Discovery apples, carrots, cherry tomatoes and leeks.
From Bedlam Farm in Cambridgeshire: Harlequin squash.
From organic wholesalers Langridge: Black magic grapes (France), Cantaloupe melon, plums (Spain), guyot pears (Netherlands), bananas (Dominican Republic).

Large vegetable bags have red rudolph potatoes, carrots, spring onions, kale or callaloo, good king henry or lettuce, garlic, beetroot, crystal lemonĀ  or green cucumber, courgette and chcocolate mint. No potato bags have tomatoes.

Standard vegetable bags have red rudolph potatoes, carrots, spring onions, salad or summer cabbage, kale, garlic, tomatoes and cucumbers. No potato bags have beetroot.

Medium vegetable bags have red rudolph potatoes, spring onions, lettuce or bok choy, garlic, cucumber and Harlequin squash or tromboncino squash. No potato bags have tomatoes.

Small vegetable bags have red rudolph potatoes, carrots, chard, garlic and Harlequin squash. No potato bags have leeks.

Standard fruit bags have discovery apples, guyot pears, bananas, plums and Canteloupe melon.

Medium fruit bags have black magic grapes, guyot pears, bananas and discovery apples.

Small fruit bags have guyot pears, discovery apples and black magic grapes.

We aim to contribute at least two items of produce from our site in Chingford or our farmstarters Hawkendale and Stort Valley. Read more about our Farmstart programme here. Contents may vary due to availability.

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