The first apples of the season are ready now. Discovery is one of eight varieties we grow at the Houghton orchard.
Thanks to everyone who took part in our ongoing tomato-tasting last week. Sakura and Sungold are current favourites with Golden Pearl close behind. Come and try them for yourself. The farm shop is open on Wednesdays from 2pm to 6pm. There are lots of bargains and freebies on offer while the summer bounty continues. Put CA6 6LJ into your satnav and come see what we’re up to. Here are this week’s bonus offers to add to your regular order.
BONUS DISCOVERY APPLES: £5 for 2 kg
BONUS FRENCH BEANS: A mixture of three colourful varieties. Spectacular value at £2 per kg – great for freezing.
LOW LUCKENS SPECIAL BONUS BOX: a generous selection of our summer produce. £5
BONUS CUCUMBERS: Two for £1
EDIBLE FLOWERS BONUS: a selection of marigold, nasturtium and viola: 10 assorted flowers for £1.
GENERAL BONUS BAG: Choose any ONE item we supply (fruit or veg) and as long as supplies allow, we’ll bring you a bag of it weighing more than you would normally get for the price. £2 a bag.
WHAT’S IN THE GARDEN?
Discovery apples, plums, tomatoes, green cabbages, cavolo nero, regular kale, rainbow chard, cucumbers, gherkins, French beans, coriander, chives, sage and oregano.
The new potatoes from west Cumbria are Colleen. We have English cauliflower, celery, cucumbers, watercress, mushrooms, carrots, kohl rabi, beetroot as well as melons and peaches 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.
THANKS FOR RETURNING YOUR EMPTY BOXES