Category: News

We need to strive for a 1.5°C world

A big report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this week. This report marked an interesting shift in tone from the world’s climate scientists: a more urgent, a more engaged, and a more hopeful, tone. The evidence of the

Unusual new collection point in Camden Market!

We have an exciting new collection point in Camden Market: it’s a re-purposed giant phone box! We are thrilled to have a collection point in this bustling and iconic north London location…

New collection point: Ladies & Gentlemen

We have a new collection point this week: quirky Kentish Town cocktail bar Ladies & Gentlemen. Housed in a former underground toilet – now a lovely, clean bar! – it is very handily located at the bottom of Fortess and

Seasonal Vegbox arrangements

In the week of 21st December, we’re going to be packing a Christmas themed bag with the usual Christmas Dinner veg. You can expect potatoes, carrots, parsnips, swede, sprouts (yay!), red onions and red cabbage. If you’re cooking for more

Power Up North London!

Vegbox was set up by members of Transition Kentish Town as a community-led social enterprise focused on creating a better food system. We have a sister social enterprise that was set up to create a better energy system. Power Up

New Year Special Offer

New Year, New You? We’re running a special New Year 20% off trial month offer for January. For example, you can sign up for a month of Standard vegetable bags for just £23 instead of the usual £29. That’s only

Are our veggies too sweet?

There’s been lots of stuff in the papers and journals in the last few weeks about our vegetables becoming sweeter. Growers have bred sweeter varieties of vegetables and fruit over the years, which are more palatable to us. Broccoli, once

The Hungry Gap

The field root crops are all over now, just the old season carrots and potatoes left, and soon they will be finished too. Our vegetable bags get lighter over the next three months, filled mainly with leaf crops, the first

Looking back, looking forwards

Vegbox was set up by members of Transition Kentish Town, a community group who want to make Kentish Town less dependent on fossil fuels, and a happier, greener and more neighbourly place to live. We’ve also worked with Transition Tufnell

Celebrate 2015 – International Year of Soils

2015 has been designated by the UN as the International Year of Soils, highlighting the importance of soil in everyday life. If that sounds a bit dry, check out veteran activist Vandana Shiva’s uplifting New Year’s message on a video