It’s time to make marmalade – preferably with superb organic oranges from Ave Maria farm in Seville: £3 per kg. If you would like some, let us know.
We are past the shortest day and gearing up for spring sowing. It will take a few months yet for the full range of crops to come to harvest but meanwhile we will continue to keep the boxes interesting with seasonal specialities from other organic growers. We have British mushrooms, swedes, turnips, leeks, parsnips, celeriac, red, white and green cabbages, red and white onions, carrots, potatoes, beetroot, kohl rabi and butternut squash.
And there is still some harvesting to be done in our polytunnels, even in the depths of winter. We are picking pak choi, chervil, miner’s lettuce, leeks, flat leaf parsley, rocket, cavolo nero and a variety of Oriental leaves.
The apples this week are Red Topaz. Bonus Apples £2 per kg and Bonus Juicing Apples are a bargain at £1 per kg.
BONUS CHERVIL: A small bag of fresh leaves for 50p.
BONUS MINER’S LETTUCE: 75p per bag.
BONUS APPLES: £2 per kg
GENERAL BONUS BAG: Choose any 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. As long as we have the produce, you can have as many General Bonus Bags as you like.