Crop Drop News

tomatoes in glasshouse
09 Sep 2020
At Crop Drop, we’re proud to support a number of small scale organic farmers via our local veg box scheme. So we’re excited to mark the arrival of Organic September, the UK-based Soil Association campaign, by delving into the benefits of this nature-friendly, regenerative approach. It’s become...
crop drop veg packing team
01 Jul 2020
We're delighted to announce that we have been accepted as a fully fledged Better Food Trader. The BFT supports ethical businesses who are motivated to change the current food system. Born out of the Growing Communities Start-up programme, which supported us to create Crop Drop in the first place,...
covid meal project at Wolves Lane
01 Jun 2020
The COVID Meal Project at Wolves Lane Centre is going from strength to strength. We have a fantastic team of volunteers who are producing more and more meals each week - last week they sent out 150 boxes of food. And our Crop Drop community has been so generous. We've rasied £382 through...
seedlings at Ripple Farm
27 May 2020
You may have noticed that there's a lot of European produce in the bags at the moment. Or that the potatoes are sprouting eyes rather quickly. Or maybe the bags feel a bit lighter at the moment. Well, my friends, that's eating seasonally in the spring! This is the trickiest time of year for...
boxing up free meals
30 Apr 2020
Crop Drop is collaboring with the Wolves Lane Centre to start a COVID Meal Project and we're raising funds for it! We're cooking up nutritious meals and donating them to a local partners who are distributing the food to people that need it the most. As this pandemic and lock down persists,...
ottolenghi seasonal greens
09 Apr 2020
We're very lucky to be able to supply our veg scheme customers with organic produce grown at our site in Wood Green. Since Corona Virus hit, we're finding in the food industry that many farmers who would have been wholesaling to restaurants are having to find alternnitive markets for their crops...
rhubarb harvest sarah greens organics
01 Apr 2020
Seasonal veg schemes give you the experience of eating in tune with nature - this can be a challenge at first but it can also really keep your cooking interesting and varied as the produce changes through the seasons. We've had veg scheme customers tell us how their veg subsciption has...
Beth Stewart organic grower
22 Mar 2020
Meet Beth Stewart, our new grower at Wolves Lane Centre, the community food growing hub where we're based. Beth will be growing organic veg for the box scheme and we're so stoked to be working with them. Beth has many years experience growing for box schemes and working with volunteers and on much...
Sarah Green's Sheep
01 Mar 2020
We always strive to source as much from small farms as nearby as possible and we monitor this closely throughout the year.  Our financial year ran from August 2018 to July 2019, so at the end of each year we look at the data and see how we're doing on our principles of local sourcing and...
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...

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