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What’s in the bumper bags this week – 23 December

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

From OrganicLea in Chingford: Pickled cucumbers, herbal teas, jerusalem artichokes, shallots and dried sage.
From Sarah Green in Essex: Brown onions, parsnips, ambo potatoes and radicchio.
From Ripple Organic in Kent: Kale and crown prince squash.
From Mole End in Kent: Concorde pears.
From Oakwood in Sussex: Norfolk beefing apples and cornish gilliflower apples.
From Capel mushrooms in Suffolk: White mushrooms.
From Hughes Organics in Norfolk: Mixed apples and leeks.
From Bagthorpe Farm in Norfolk: Parsnips, red onions and beetroot.
From Newfields in Yorkshire: Rainbow carrots.
From organic wholesalers Langridge: Tundra cabbage (Kent), celeriac (Hampshire), red cabbage, cauliflower (Lincs), brussels sprouts, sprout tops (Lancs), chestnuts (France), hass avocado, pomegranates, clementines, (Spain), blood oranges (Italy) and bananas (Dominican Republic).

Large vegetable bags have ambo potatoes, rainbow carrots, red and brown onions, sprout tops, red cabbage, kale, shallots, herbal tea, pickled cucumbers, brussels sprouts, crown prince squash, leeks, parsnips, beetroot and radicchio. No potato bags have jerusalem artichokes.

Standard vegetable bags have ambo potatoes, rainbow carrots, brown and red onions, sprout tops, tundra cabbage, kale, shallots, pickled cucumber, brussels sprouts, parsnips, mushrooms and beetroot. No potato bags have leeks.

Medium vegetable bags have ambo potatoes, rainbow carrots, red onions, sprout tops, kale, red cabbage, pickled cucumber, brussels sprouts, parsnips and cauliflower. No potato bags have celeriac.

Small vegetable bags have ambo potatoes, rainbow carrots, red onions, kale, red cabbage, dried sage, pickled cucumber, parsnips and leeks. No potato bags have beetroot.

Standard fruit bags have norfolk beefing (cooking) apples, pomegranate, bananas, clementines, blood oranges, chestnuts, hass avocados and concorde pears.

Medium fruit bags have apples, bananas, concorde pears, clementines, chestnuts, avocado and blood oranges.

Small fruit bags have apples, bananas, blood oranges, clementines and chestnuts.

Contents may vary due to availability. Read more about our Farmstart programme here.

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