Category Archives: what’s in the veg box

And they call this the “Hungry Gap”?

Another veg box to be proud of in the depths of the “Hungry Gap”. Still, the advice on how to survive and thrive in these months still holds! [picture to follow] 250g Sprouting broccoli 250g Swiss chard bunch of 18 … Continue reading

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First veg box of “The Hungry Gap”

As we enter into April, we also begin the official Hungry Gap of April/May – the dates vary a little each year, but this year we are coming to the very end of the carrots and leeks, and increasingly depending … Continue reading

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Nearly the hungry gap?

We are approaching the traditional hungry gap, but our hard work to keep the veg supply going strong is paying off! And we are looking forward to some more hungry gap crops in the weeks to come including lettuces, radishes … Continue reading

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This week’s veg box

In the veg boxes this week: – 60g salad leaves – 350g carrots -350g parsnips – two leeks – 150g Spring greens or 100g Swiss chard (or possibly sprouts later in the week) – 100g sprouting broccoli (may be replaced … Continue reading

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First vegetable share box of February

February is the coldest month, so we were glad to be able to put a wide range of vegetables into this week’s boxes. In the boxes this week:-   75g mixed salad leaves 500g cabbage (white spring, or Savoy) 2 … Continue reading

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Third veg share box of January 2015

In the veg share boxes this week: – two leeks – 350g carrots – 350g parsnips – 70g salad leaves – 700g Crown Prince squash – 1kg cabbage (or later in the week it will be Brussels sprouts)

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Second week of January Veg Share Box

In the veg share boxes this week: About 800g Crown Prince Squash 350g carrots 350g parsnips 50g salad leaves 2 leeks 600g Brussels sprouts

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Last week of November 2014: Veg share box

In the veg share boxes this week: – at least 600g slice of Crown Prince squash – 350g carrots – 400g parsnips – 2 large leeks – 350g Brussels sprouts – 100g Swiss chard – 70g mixed salad leaves (wild … Continue reading

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A late November veg box….

This weeks veg share box contains: – 2 Brussels sprout tops OR 300g Brussels sprouts – 100g Swiss chard – a generous amount of butternut squash (or maybe a large slice of Crown Prince squash toward the end of the … Continue reading

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This week’s veg box

In the veg boxes this last week (check out Joanne’s size 7 boots at the bottom of the picture for scale!): – 1 big squash or two smaller ones – a big leek – 350g carrots – 400g parsnips – … Continue reading

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