Crop Drop News

discovery apples
28 Mar 2018
You may have noticed a lack of apples in the fruit bags over the last few weeks. This is because there's currently a global apple shortage. The UK apples usually see us through all the way until May but not this year. Due to the frost last April a lot of fruit was lost – the UK apple harvest was...
seedlings in spring
22 Mar 2018
The spring equinox yesterday marked the beginning of a new season. We've put the snow behind us (hopefully) and are starting to enjoy more sunshine and warmer(ish) days. But no sooner than we don our shorts and start sparking up the BBQ, the grey clouds will likely roll in and hailstones pelt down...
abi adams movement yoga retreat
06 Mar 2018
Before Rachel started Crop Drop she was a plant-based chef.  This year she's returning to the kitchen to share her delicious dishes and absolute love of good food with you.  This spring she's teaming up with Abi Adams, mind and movement coach, to create a retreat that combines nutrition...
Crop Drop Christmas team organic veg box Haringey
22 Dec 2017
Thank you for another year of making sustainable food happen in Haringey. To all our customers, drop point hosts and loving supporters cheering us on from the sidelines, we're eternally grateful for your support. Whether local organic food is a way of life for you or you're just open and...
pink fir apples
18 Oct 2017
We get an ever changing variety of potatoes from our farmers and usually these are lesser-known potatoes that are not very widely grown on a commercial scale. This week Crop Droppers will be getting a speciality potato called pink fir apples. Pink fir apples are a heritage potato - they're...
seed swap
17 Oct 2017
Sunday 22nd October 1 - 4pm Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre, Wolves Lane, N22 5JD We are so pleased to have Sustainable Haringey join us at Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre for their annual Seed Swap. It's a community get together so join us from 1pm to 4pm to meet your fellow growers,...
Laura from London grown tomato pruning
19 Aug 2017
At this time in August produce from our local farmers is prolific and it's my job to place the orders from them every week for our veg bag customers. This can be complicated when we work with six different farms all with huge gluts of the same things at the moment - sweetcorn, tomatoes, courgettes...
Hughes organic tomatoes
09 Aug 2017
This should be peak picnic season but it feels like summer's been thoroughly thwarted. We're not letting the lack of warmth and sunshine dampen our spirits (too much) but it does mean that some crops are two to three weeks behind, which is why it's taken so long for the tomato season to fully kick...
London Grown glasshouse Wolves Lane
02 Aug 2017
We love this time of year for the amazing volume of vegetables coming from our London growers. This year Forty Hall Farm has put more land into production providing you with even more of their excellent quality Enfield crops. And our new partnership with London Grown at our new site, Wolves Lane is...
04 Apr 2017
We're pleased to announce that Crop Drop has joined a consortium of community food enterprises and educators to take over the running of Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre, a 2-acre former plant nursery in Wood Green. This is an exciting new opportunity for us to expand our local food offer to the...

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