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5 Community Events to Attend in Summer 2024

5 Community Events to Attend in Summer 2024

As summer finally gives us a few days of lovely warmth and sunshine, we’d like to let you know about a few events to get you out of the house! We’ve got a stall at the Alma Street Fair this Sunday 23rd June. Come and see us between noon and 7pm. It’s the hippest...
Stop Wasting Food & Eat Your Vegetables from ‘Root to Shoot’

Stop Wasting Food & Eat Your Vegetables from ‘Root to Shoot’

The first bunched new carrots of the season have arrived! These are my daughter’s favourite, as they look so classically carrot-like. The orange root, the big fluffy green leaves of the carrot top, the way you feel like Bugs Bunny when you eat one raw! You’ll notice...
Could it be the Hungiest Gap in 20 years!?

Could it be the Hungiest Gap in 20 years!?

The leeks and carrots have all run out. This, by everyone’s reckoning, may be the worst week of 2024’s Hungry Gap. There is so little UK organic produce around at the moment. Sarah Green, who has almost no produce to offer at the moment, says “I think this is my worst...
Keep the Good Times Rolling with Asparagus and Green Garlic

Keep the Good Times Rolling with Asparagus and Green Garlic

You’ll find a green garlic bulb from Ripple Farm in the bags this week. I love seeing the green garlic arrive. It’s the young garlic bulb, before the individual cloves have separated out, and before it has been dried. It has a milder flavour than mature garlic...
Celebrating the Fertility of Spring and Saving Food Waste

Celebrating the Fertility of Spring and Saving Food Waste

1st May is a day for optimism. It’s the date of the old Celtic festival of Beltane, a celebration of fertility and Spring. May Day is also International Workers Day, a day to cultivate our socialist tendencies! The UK apples have run out, so we’re now putting citrus...