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
Just a few words about the current veg situation and the mild, wet weather. As we all know so far this winter has been very mild and extremely wet. Whilst there has been no serious flooding across our suppliers, the warm conditions have allowed pests and moulds to flourish. Whilst our suppliers and packers can… Read More Warm & Wet, Bugs & Bites
As we (that’s me Steve and my partner Becca) enter our 11th year of running this scheme we chatted over the break about where we are, where we came from and where we want to go. It was only why discussing our history we realised that of our 10 years in existence, we had spent… Read More New Year, New Blog….Reflections