Eva's Updates

January 5, 2018

As we enter our fifteenth year of organic growing at Low Luckens we thought we would give you a preview of our exciting plans for the future. After years of renting one field, our move to Low Luckens in 2015 has greatly increased the land we can now use to grow organic...

December 15, 2017

We are looking forward to an exciting new year of organic growing at Low Luckens and the orchard at Houghton which includes planting more apple trees this winter and extending our range of soft fruit and vegetables.

Thank you for your support which makes it all possibl...

December 8, 2017

Marmalade making in our house usually happens in January but we can get the Seville oranges already so we thought we would give you the chance to make some for Christmas presents.

These organic oranges come from Ave Maria farm in Seville and they are so good they featur...

November 24, 2017

For the first time in several years we have our own crop of celeriac which is just about ready to harvest now. Celeriac adds an interesting flavour to mixed roast vegetables, with cheese in a gratin or just mashed with potatoes. Let me know if you would like to have so...

November 17, 2017

It's the time of year when our organic friends at Ave Maria farm in Seville send
us their wonderful citrus fruit - including the most flavoursome oranges and
clementines. Why not make one or both of them your general bonus bag.

Christmas deliveries: there will be no del...

November 10, 2017

We thought we would give you plenty warning this year!

There will be no deliveries in the week beginning Monday 25th December.

In the week beginning Monday 1st January, your delivery will be one day later than
normal. Let me know if you would like to order extra for Chri...

November 3, 2017

The clocks have changed and harvests are moving to winter favourites but we
did manage to pick the last of the hot chillies just before the frosty nights
arrived. Look out for them in your veg box and enjoy the last heat of summer.

Calling all chutney-makers - we have g...

October 27, 2017

Apple juice production is in full swing and we now have lots available every
week. This is a taste sensation you won't want to miss! Our apples, filled with
ripeness to the core, are hand-selected and freshly pressed in small batches
to retain all the delicious flavour...

October 20, 2017

As autumn storms lash our tunnels and apple trees, springtime seems but a
distant prospect. However, despite the challenges presented by the Cumbrian
weather, we can bring you an early taste of spring - the first spring cabbages
are ready to pick. Let me know if you wo...

October 13, 2017

Our autumn rocket crop is ready so it's time to add some peppery zing to your
salads and sandwiches. Let me know if you would like us to include some in
your box.

Our pear trees have produced a good crop this season, especially the variety
Concorde so we are now offerin...

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