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Blood Oranges

March 16, 2018

Tarocco blood oranges from Italy are available this week.

Try them while you can - their season is a short one.

Let us know if you would like to include them in your box.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple juice

We have lots of apple juice available every week.

Why not place a regular order: a 750 ml bottle is £3.30.

 

Pak Choi

Our new season pak choi is ready now and looking good. Great in stir fries or even chopped up raw in salads, it's a tasty and healthy addition to our late winter produce. Let us know if you would like to have some in your box.

 

No single-use plastic with your fruit and veg

As you know, the bulk of our produce is delivered loose in wooden crates and cardboard boxes that get re-used as much as possible until they fall apart. They are then sent for recycling. The only plastic packaging we use is polythene bags for salad leaves and other leafy greens to keep them fresh. Our plan now is to leave the bags unsealed and unlabelled so they can be re-used more easily. We can also supply your leafy greens in paper bags or with no packaging at all, which might work if you put them in a container and refrigerate them on delivery. Do let us know if you have any preferences. We are always open to suggestions on how best to tackle the packaging problem so tell us if there is something else we can do.

 

We're still giving most of our greens a rest!

Our own produce needs to rest for a month or two. So you might find your favourites are off the menu for now. Our polytunnels help a lot with difficult Cumbrian growing conditions but light levels all last autumn were unusually low and so a lot of our crops were smaller than normal going into the winter.

Winter vegetables available now:

Pak choi, leeks, swedes, parsnips, celeriac, beetroot, red onions, white onions, various squashes, red cabbages, white cabbages and green cabbages.

 

Bonus offers to add to your regular order

 

GENERAL BONUS BAG: Choose any item we supply (fruit or veg) and as long as supplies allow, we’ll bring you a bag of it weighing more than you would normally get for the price. £2 a bag. As long as we have the produce, you can have as many General Bonus Bags as you like.

 

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