Category Archives: what’s in the veg box

Comparing the cost of our veg with other outlets

I’m always curious to know how the price of a veg share box from The Oak Tree Compares with other ways of buying veg. Indeed I did a comparison back in the hungry gap  which suggested that we’re doing quite … Continue reading

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Veg share box week this week

This week’s veg box is very much the feast of July… 1 biggish cucucumber or 2 smaller ones 400g French beans (that’s quite a bit!) 500g potatoes 2 courgettes 300g tomatoes 400g beetroot (with leaves on) 500g carrots 150g Swiss … Continue reading

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Flower and Veg share box week beginning 7th July 2014

Joanne’s on a factfinding mission into soil carbon and deep technical stuff for a couple of days. So I’m filling in and winging this with just a photo. Starting off with one of the flower shares  – you get this … Continue reading

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Veg share box week beginning 16th June 2014

We are now officially out of the hungry gap! In this week’s veg box share: 750 g broad beans 500g beetroot OR 1 cucumber 4 lettuces 1 courgette 200g French beans OR 300g Swiss chard 300g carrots OR 500g new … Continue reading

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Veg share box week beginning 2nd June 2014

It’s the first box of the new CSA year which runs from 1st June 2014 to end May 2015! one courgette (they’ve only just started in the polytunnel – there will be more!) 2 lettuces 200g Swiss chard 200g spinach … Continue reading

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Veg share box week beginning 12th May 2014

In the veg box this week: – 100g Swiss chard – bunch of 8 radishes – two lettuces – 50g bag of salad leaves – 100g kale leaves – half a large or whole small cabbage – a jar of … Continue reading

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What’s in the veg box 5th May 2014

In the veg share boxes this week: – 2 lettuce hearts – 250g Swiss chard – cauliflower or spring cabbage – 75g salad leaves – 75g flower sprouts (borecole and/or sprouting broccoli) – bunch of 8 radishes – sweetcorn relish … Continue reading

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Veg share box week beginning 28th April 2014

In the veg share boxes this week: 250g Swiss chard 150g flower sprouts (borecole and/or sprouting broccoli) 100g salad leaves Cauliflower or spring cabbage Lettuce bunch of 8 radishes A jar or passata or tomato ketchup from The Oak Tree … Continue reading

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Veg box week beginning 21st April 2014

In the veg share boxes this week: a cauliflower 200g salad leaves 200g Swiss chard 200g carrots bunch of 8 radishes 100g beetroot (enough to grate into a salad!) 150g mixed flower sprouts (borecole and sprouting broccoli) We are in … Continue reading

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Veg box week beginning 14th April 2014

In the veg boxes this week: 500g carrots 3 of : cauliflower/250g sprouting broccoli (eg. two caulis, 250g broccoli, or one cauli and 500g broccoli) 200g salad leaves bunch of 8 radishes at least 100g beetroot (enough to grate into … Continue reading

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