Cooking & Living

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...
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...
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...
Beth at Wolves Lane demonstrating sustainable gastronomy
18 Jun 2021
Today is Sustainable Gastronomy day, created by the UN to highlight the importance of sustainable food systems that take into account where the ingredients come from, how food is grown and how everything is transported from farm to plate. Sustainability means growing, transporting, and preparing...
National Vegetarian Week
11 May 2021
It’s National Vegetarian Week when everyone is encouraged to go veggie for a week and nominate some friends to join the challenge. This year, the focus is on going veggie for the environment, as a vegetarian (or plant-based) diet generally has a lower environmental impact in terms of emissions,...
27 Apr 2021
After what seems like an unreasonably slow, long winter, we’re ready for warmer, sunnier weather and spending more time outdoors. Spring is the season of green leaves, flowers and shoots, and we’re so excited to see things begin to grow and take shape on our Wolves Lane site. While we wait for...
Beetroot and pomegranate
09 Feb 2021
  Seeing as a fancy Valentine’s Day restaurant dinner is out of the question this year, we get to choose between ordering a takeaway or cooking up our own feast. In this post, we’ve collected some fun vegetarian and vegan Valentine’s Day recipe ideas you can make with things that are...
Vegetable Cake
08 Feb 2021
If you're eating seasonally and supporting local farmers, you may notice that winter produce in the UK can depend quite heavily on root veg and brassicas. Every week we provide recommendations for recipes for our produce, but rarely include desserts. So, we've collated some delicious recipes for...
Veganuary
15 Jan 2021
  Veganuary is an annual opportunity for anyone vegan-curious to try out a plant-based diet in a supported way. While not all Crop Drop staff, volunteers and customers are vegan, Crop Drop is a plant-based business, with an obvious appeal to anyone following a plant-rich diet. We...

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