Category Archives: what’s in the veg box

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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This week’s veg share box

This week The Oak Tree veg share box takes on a distinctly autumnal, or even wintery, mood! – 1 Harlequin squash – 1 large leek – a large slice of red cabbage – 500g winter carrots – 250g beans (runner … Continue reading

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The week’s veg share box

In the veg share boxes this week… – 1 Harlequin squash – 5 Cobs sweetcorn – 1 “Morton’s Mix” lettuce – 1 Courgette – 300g Baby beetroot 1 Florence fennel – 350g tomatoes – 150g green beans (runners or French)

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Veg share box week beginning 15th September 2014

- 4 sweetcorn cobs – 3 courgettes – 600g tomatoes – small cucumber – 1kg beans (mostly runners, some French, bagged separately) – 750g potatoes – 300g beetroot – 150g Swiss chard

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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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