take a leek

Leeks were the first crop that we grew on a substantial scale in Devon and they are still an important staple at all of our farms, keeping the boxes full through winter and a providing a welcome bit of greenery amid all those wintry roots. We will be lifting leeks for a few weeks yet, so enjoy them before they disappear until autumn.

Kept in the bottom of your fridge, leeks should last a week or more. Rain splash in the field often washes mud down between the leek