Crop Drop News

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...
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...
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....
"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...
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...

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