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Veg share box second week of April

Another Hungry Gap veg share box to be proud of! Well done to everyone on The Oak Tree who has worked so hard to make this happen ๐Ÿ™‚ – 1 lettuce – 200g spinach -250g sprouting brocolli – 250g leeks … Continue reading

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This week’s veg share box – not bad for the Hungry Gap!

In the veg share boxes this week: 100g Salad leaves 300g Leeks 200g Sprouting brocolli 150g Radishes OR a Lettuce 250g Spinach 250g Stir Fry mix Not bad considering we are in the traditional Hungry Gap of April/May!

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Veg share box week beginning 26th October

In the veg share boxes this week:- 400g carrots with tops on 600g squash 3 Brussels sprout tops 120g salad leaves 1kg potatoes Wildcard veg: Courgettes OR Beetroot OR Swiss chard OR French beans

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September Veg Share Box

Following all the drama of the “Save the Oak Tree” Crowdfunding Campaign, I finally have time to post what is in this week’s veg share box! – 1kg potatoes – 1 cucumber – 550g tomatoes – A bunch of 3 … Continue reading

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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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