Crop Drop News

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...
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...
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...
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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