Wood Green Hopping is a not-for-profit community hop growing project based in Haringey and it's open for new members. The project’s aim is to get people gardening and socialising by making a local beer. Members each grow one or two plants in their gardens or allotments of an English dwarf...
News and information about direct trade, sustainable food for (and by) locavores
18 Jan 2017
11 Jan 2017
Last week I went to The Oxford Real Farming Conference with quite a large London contingent comprising of Growing Communities and Sustain staff. The conference brought together about 750 delegates - farmers, academics, activists, lawyers, politicians and associated...
04 Jan 2017
The treasure at the end of this rainbow is Audacious Veg, an urban farm in Hainault, NE London 2016 was a tough year by many measures and a lot of us are beginning 2017 with a combination of relief and foreboding. But while there's a lot of cause for concern there's also a lot to feel...
28 Dec 2016
Last week Laura and I went to Forty Hall Farm to plan what crops they'll be growing for us for the year ahead. Forty Hall is a manor house estate just 7 miles away in Enfield which has a productive organic market garden and vinyard. Beth has been head grower at Forty Hall for five years now and...
05 Jul 2016
Urban agriculture is really important to us here at Crop Drop. And now that summer is in full swing we're so happy to be sourcing produce from Forty Hall Farm in Enfield, Wolves Lane centre in Wood Green and the Living Under One Sun community allotment in Tottenham. The quality is amazing, the...
23 Feb 2016
Last weekend I attended a one-day course called “A Taste of Forest Gardening” led by Jo Homan, of Edible Landscapes London. This was a fascinating introduction to a permaculture approach to growing food. We learned the basic structure, science and philosophy behind forest gardening, munched on...
11 Apr 2014
Spotted in the fog! Bob & Stoyan picking Brussel Sprouts for @cropdrop @ktvegbox @organiclea.
11 Apr 2014
Meet Mr. Aubergine. Every week we deliver bags of weird & wonderful veg #UglyReallyIsBeautiful @EndFoodWaste
11 Apr 2014
Come say Hi @tottenhamplough #WINTERFEST2015 on Sunday. See us and our lovely veg up close!