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wolveslane festive market
02 Dec 2019
Join us for some festive cheer on Sunday 8th December. We'll be selling fresh seasonal produce and there will be plently of stalls with local crafts and hand made gifts. Explore the tropical palmhouse, enjoy some delicious food and find out how you can get involved in this comunity food hub that...
frosty january king cabbage
07 Nov 2019
We'll be closed for Christmas and New Year and our farmers will be getting a well deserved break. So here's all you need to know about our delivery sates of the festive season Last delivery of 2019: 19th December  No deliveries Thurs 26 Dec or 2 Jan First delivery of 2020: ...
supper club dishes
17 Aug 2019
We're hosting our second supper club this September as part of Urban Food Fortnight - a celebration of the fabulous produce being grown, made, cooked and saved on our doorstep. Our first one last year was such a success that we've decided to make it an annual thing. Join us for vegetarian...
harvesting spinach at Ripple Farm
20 May 2019
A great article came out this week in the Sustainable Food Trust: Why we need small farms Small farms, once the beating heart of the British countryside, are disappearing. A third of UK farms under 50 hectares have been lost between 2005 and 2015. In stark contrast, the number of farms above 100...
Wild COuntry Organics Adrian Izzard
30 Apr 2019
We've been wanting to source produce from Wild Country Organics for a while but until the Better Food Shed (a new not-for-profit wholesaler that connects small scale organic growers with London's small veg box schemes) was set up, he was only selling to the Growing Communities box scheme. Now the...
salad bags
30 Apr 2019
Plastic remains a very tricky topic for us because we're caught between two very serious issues - food waste and plastic waste. When it comes to food, waste is more significant than packaging in terms of climate change (according to WRAP food waste in the UK is responsible for over 20 MtCO2e...
Graham hughes organics
14 Mar 2019
We're very pleased to be sourcing produce from Hughes Organics - we've wanted to for a long time, and did manage it for a brief period a couple of years back, until a few factors converged (our small order sizes, his produce availability and cost of delivery) to make it no longer viable. Now thanks...
Pot luck at Cakes and ladders cafe blue house yard
13 Feb 2019
Tuesday 5th March from 6pm £3 per person Book here Come and join us at Cakes and Ladders in the Blue House Yard. The yard is one of our fab drop points and we wanted to share the love. We also want to create an opportunity for Crop Droppers to meet each other, share food and good chat. Non...
crop drop staff and farmers
08 Jan 2019
It's that time of year for reflection and setting intentions for the year ahead. I find it's a great practice to review what was achieved, what didn't go to plan and get clear about things you want to do better in the coming year. And also don't forget to acknowledge what went right as well and...
Bob of Sarah Green's organics harvesting cauliflowers
22 Nov 2018
Well here we are. It's winter - we had out first frosts this morning!  So it's about time I gave you a bit of a flavour of what fruit and veg to expect in the coming months. You can be forgiven for thinking winter is a lean time for local food. But we actually have quite a lot of variety to...

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