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News and information about Crop Drop, as well as direct food growing and trade, sustainability, and community issues in Haringey and beyond

 

organic veg scheme haringey Loop Tottenham
18 Jan 2022
We are delighted to announce that we have a new collection point in Tottenham. Loop is a refill store championing all of the values that are close to our heart, from organic, ethically-sourced produce and plant based eating to reducing plastic use. Loop's founder Blaze told us he fell in love...
13 Jan 2022
On behalf of the whole Crop Drop team, we wish you all a Happy New Year. We hope your 2022 is filled with nourishing meals, kind words, treasured moments in nature, and equal parts rest and revolt! As is tradition, here are some reflections on what we’ve achieved together in the last year....
Veganuary plant based
01 Jan 2022
Happy 2022 from Crop Drop! It’s Veganuary again, bringing with it the opportunity for anyone interested in trying veganism or making the switch to do so in a supportive environment, with plenty of tips, advice, and special offers. Whatever your reasons for going vegan this January, we're here to...
Organic veg box gift subscription
03 Dec 2021
This Christmas, why not keep it local and treat the foodies in your life to some locally sourced food and drink gifts from small businesses in Haringey? Apart from avoiding supply chain issues, it's a great way to support your local community while reducing Christmas gifting related waste. Much...
"english apple" organic
15 Nov 2021
You may have noticed that some of the apples and pears recently have had black marks or blemishes on them. This is partly down to our policy of not rejecting food on cosmetic grounds, but it has more to do with supporting our apple growers through the worst year they have ever had. Oakwood Farm...
Elisa Tricon nutritionist
10 Nov 2021
Local nutritionist, Elisa Tricon, is collaborating with Crop Drop to offer a free recipe booklet each week, crafted around the veg bag contents for that week. If you'd like to receive a series of easy to follow, nutritionally balanced recipes relating to precisely what your veg bag has to offer...
World Vegan Day 2021
01 Nov 2021
Happy World Vegan Day! Originating right here in the UK in 1994 to celebrate the 50th year anniversary of the UK's Vegan Society. Nowdays it's celebrated world wide and is a good opportunity not only to celebrate being vegan if you already are one, but also to try out some vegan food if you're a...
Crop Drop turns eight!
20 Oct 2021
It's been eight years since we set out on a mission to bring sustainably grown, organic fruit and veggies to the people of Haringey, and what a journey it's been!  Firstly, a huge thank you to you, our Crop Droppers, from the 45 of you who have stuck with us since year 1 to those of...
veg pack
04 Oct 2021
The supply chain disruption and fuel shortages started to have an impact on us last week as our supplier, Better Food Shed, struggled to get our deliveries to us in time. While the majority of our farmers deliver to the Shed directly using smaller vans, a few farms use hauliers to get their produce...
Kohlrabi leaf and courgette pasta
06 Sep 2021
  This week is Zero Waste Week, an annual campaign aiming to encourage us to reduce the amount of waste we produce. According to WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme), around 9.5 million tonnes of food and drink go to waste in the UK every year, 70% of which could be avoided. UK...

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