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Weekly Update – 30th June 2014

STRAWBERRY BONUS BOX

The earliest strawberry variety (Christine) is finished now but we have smaller amounts of two later varieties (Elegance and Symphony) so as availability allows we are still offering a £5 Strawberry Bonus Box – why not add one to your order. Let us know if you would like one every week while they last.

BONUS LETTUCE

Two big lettuces for £1.50. A curly red one and a green Cos. You will probably be getting one of these in your box anyway so be sure you know what to do with three big lettuces in a week before placing your order!

BONUS MIXED LETTUCE LEAVES WITH FLOWERS

Again you might get one of these in your box anyway but they are so pretty and delicious why not buy two extra packs for £1.50.

WHAT’S IN THE GARDEN?

We have harvested some cherries from Houghton which the blackbirds kindly left for us! The first broad beans are ready as well as some climbing French beans, midi cucumbers, courgettes and spring onions. Also, we can announce the return of delicious tender leaf kale. There are lots of edible flowers ready now including Nasturtium, borage, Viola, sage and marigold. We continue to harvest: strawberries, frilly red and green Cos (aka Romaine) lettuces, perpetual spinach, Swiss chard, rainbow chard, curly parsley, Oriental leaves, pak choi, rosemary, sage and oregano.

OTHER SEASONAL HIGHLIGHTS

The Cumbrian new potatoes are called Colleen. We are also buying in regular and vine tomatoes from Gloucestershire, watercress from Wiltshire, green Primo cabbage from Lincolnshire, courgettes and new season beetroot from Lancashire as well as kohlrabi and asparagus from Yorkshire. Also we have cherries and peaches from France and Galia melons from Spain.

We have 25 different box types and they may or may not contain the items listed above. If you would like to receive any of them, let us know by Friday of the previous week and, if stocks (and the value of the box) allow, we’ll include them in your box.

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