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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

 

Heritage tomatoes with borlotti beans, feta and basil
29 Apr 2022
We’re adding our voice to Veg Power’s wonderful campaign to encourage people to add more veg to their breakfast choices. Our recipe section is bursting with yummy breakfast dishes you can try, which are bursting with delicious seasonal fruit and veggies. Whether you're into traditional...
People's Pantry
14 Apr 2022
Did you know that the UK is second only to the US in producing the most plastic waste per person? But now it's even easier to shrink your plastic footprint thanks to our new collaboration with The People's Pantry. We're joining forces with the roaming refill store to offer plastic...
29 Mar 2022
This week some of the bags are getting a nutrition-packed dose of vegetable confetti in the form of Tottenham-grown microgreens. Co-founder Nikos told us about the growing process and how best to store and enjoy them.  Tell us about how you apply organic principles to your urban farm? ''...
21 Mar 2022
It was the Spring Equinox on Sunday, which means the days are the same length as the nights, and the longer sunlight hours mean the growing season can really get going. You'll notice a shift in your bag contents in the coming weeks to less roots and more leafy greens, alliums (oniony things) and...
How can I use up everything in my veg box?
08 Mar 2022
  If you’re wondering whether to sign up to a veg box scheme or have just signed up to one, your main question may well be “how do I use up all the veg in my veg box?” Cooking with everything in your veg box is something we know some of our customers struggle with. A regular supply of...
emergency food appeal organic vegetables
01 Mar 2022
After much deliberation, we have made the tough decision to put our prices up this year. This will allow us to maintain the quality and quantity of the produce you’re receiving, support more farmers locally and ensure the long-term resilience of our local veg scheme.  Crop Drop hasn’t...
Techo Verde organic fair trade Peruvian coffee
15 Feb 2022
It’s almost time for Fairtrade Fortnight, which is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the benefits of fairtrade products. As a business that prioritises sourcing local produce whenever possible, most of the stuff you’ll find in our bags doesn’t technically fall under the fair trade umbrella...
organic veg box scheme collection point in Haringey Loop Tottenham
18 Jan 2022
We are delighted to announce that we have a new collection point in Tottenham. Loop (189-191, Broad Ln, London N15 4QT) 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...
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...

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