October

Monday 10th May 2010

Our potato-free summer box will be coming to an end on 3rd November to be replaced by the winter box (also potato-free). If you have a regular order set up with us you will automatically start to receive the winter box - as we move to the winter box the price goes down to... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

My wife tells me that I have to stop being so gloomy and apologetic about onions so this week I am instead going to sing the praises of our boxes. For the uninitiated my title comes from Ian Dury, that inspiringly cheerful but recently departed pop poet of the 1980s. There are three reasons why the boxes are so fantastic and... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

The home-grown veg at the moment is looking fantastic and we're into the season of various types of kales, cabbages and squashes. Over the next few weeks you will be getting veg cards in your box that give the low down on kales and cabbages with inspiring recipes to make the most out of them. If you are impatient for... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Some of you may have had below-par celery in the past couple of weeks and wonder why we don... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Kale. It... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Like so many festivals we celebrate each year, Halloween has its roots in food and farming. It is derived from the Celtic festival of Samhain - an ancient harvest festival celebrating the yield from the land and the onset of the season of dark and cold. When the Romans invaded Britain their own version of the harvest festival, the feast... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

***SYSTEM NOTICE*** Our website is giving us problems and not registering all order changes. Please contact your local distributor to make any changes to your order. Thank you and apologies. We hope to have it right soon.... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

The new packhouse is perched on top of a gentle hill, looking down over a shallow valley. At the other side of the valley, where our land ends, is a small stream that runs southwards into the Nene. Looking east, beyond the stream, are the grazed fields of our neighbouring farm. To the north our boundary hedge is interspersed with... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

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Monday 10th May 2010

We have been blessed with a spell of dry bright weather and, with night time temperatures holding up well, the last of the frost-tender crops like sweetcorn, fennel, celery and most of the squash and pumpkins look as if they will just limp to maturity. The boxes are bountiful and mostly from our co-op growers, with a few necessary exceptions... continued