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Christmas and New Year

We’re going to be running Vegbox as usual over Christmas and New Year. Do let us know soon if you’re going to be away as we’ll need to order from our farms and wholesalers well in advance over this period.

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Sprout tops and swedes

It’s been so mild all October! That’s great for the leafy green crops but also means there’s lots of aphids around still, so the frosty nights we’re starting to have now are good for keeping them in check. It’s wintery

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The first autumn storms have come! This can be a nervous season for farmers when there is the potential for violent weather and damage to crops and buildings. We’ll be seeing more and more mud on our veg now too!

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Jellied Eel Magazine

We’re included in a nice feature about Growing Communities’s Start Up Programme in Jellied Eel magazine. You can read it here.

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Leeks and onions

It’s the time of year when we have leeks in our bags every other week in place of onions! The UK onions have run out and the spring onions aren’t ready yet. You can only buy organic onions from overseas.

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Parsnip legs!

We enjoyed these parsnip legs among our root veg this week. Carrots and parsnips do get themselves into all sorts of odd shapes!

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New pick up point in Dartmouth Park

The Star pub on Chester Road in Dartmouth Park has become a Vegbox pick up point! We will have our first delivery of vegetable bags to The Star on Wednesday 5th March.

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New Year Special Offer

For those of you already thinking ahead to your New Year’s Resolutions, there’s a great opportunity to start 2013 with a commitment to eat fresh, seasonal, local vegetables. Vegbox is running a special New Year ‘20% off your trial month’

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Celeriac is back…

We were chatting to a Vegbox member the other week. “Winter’s coming,” she said. Then with trepidation: “Does mean we’re going to have celeriac again soon?” Celeriac is indeed back this week! Now it’s true that it’s not the best

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Halloween Pop Up Stall

One of our farmers, Calabaza Growers who are based in Sutton in South London, will be running a ‘Halloween Pop Up Stall’ at St Pancras Station on Tuesday and Wednesday. Head along to buy some lovely squash and pumpkins! Halloween

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