Deciding what goes in your box at this time of year can be a bit of a challenge. By now the old winter veg has gone and we basically have a selection of salads…. So green it is.. We do start to get some new season veg through, such as beet, that add a bit… Read More Lettuce Ideas – No More Boring Salads
Just a short note to let everyone know how our scheme works and how flexible it is. Where do we get our veg? We source all of our veg from Kent based farms that are within 35 miles of our base in Maidstone. We collect the veg on Tuesdays and deliver to our customer’s homes… Read More Getting our Foods
Just a quick update about what’s going top be new in the boxes next week going forwards for the rest of May. The first of outdoor veg is appearing : asparagus! We source ours from Ladysden near Goudhurst
So are you or are you not a genetic mutant? I’ve mentioned before about how some of us have a slight genetic change that means that it was believed that asparagus makes our wee smell strange (bit like cooked cabbage). I find myself drawn to this little area every year asparagus comes into season. There’s… Read More And So it begins – Asparagus and Smelly Wee!
Been as while since my last post, but as happens to us, all too often, we lost a driver and then have had to do the deliveries for the past few months whilst we recruited…. I am pleased to say that we are now fully recruited and hence I’m back on this side of the… Read More Nearly there – New Season Veg coming in….
One of the basics we add to our boxes are free range eggs. As you would expect they come from a local producer – Woodlands Farm near Canterbury. Craig and his team have been running the business since 1990 and have a well run, welfare focussed, farm that has some 15,000 birds, so they have… Read More Freshest Eggs ?
Well the current cold snap is the first to arrive this year, and it comes too late really for the winter veg crops. The mild weather has caused 2 problems for Kent winter veg. Firstly, the warm weather has allowed many bugs to stay above ground, and as I said in my last post, some… Read More The Hungry Gap – Kent Veg Struggling