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Vital Veg, organic farm,  woodland
Posted on Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 09:02
Would you like to come help us walk the deer out of our young woodland? Some deer are trapped inside our deer fence and we would like to move them outside the fence! The Woodland Trust and RSPB have advised us that to maximise the number of fl...
Vital Veg, organic farm, potatoes
Posted on Monday, 20 January, 2020 - 16:01
On the farm At last, the ground is beginning to dry up enough so that we can get back on with the tractor. There are lots of jobs to do. First up is a repair to a burst field drain. This happened weeks ago – it is probably where a more modern pl...
Vital Veg, organic farm,  cabbage
Posted on Monday, 13 January, 2020 - 16:24
We do take back clean, dry, plastic bags and reuse them if you want to return these as well. We hope to change to an alternative packaging in as soon as we can this year. On the farm A great British topic of conversation, the weather, often make...
Vital Veg, organic farm, leeks
Posted on Monday, 6 January, 2020 - 21:13
Wishing you all a very happy joy-filled 2020 I hope that everyone had a lovely break and a chance to re-charge over the festive period. Now begins the New Year, with new challenges. Against the bigger backdrop of what’s going on in the world w...
Vital Veg, organic farm, curly kale
Posted on Monday, 16 December, 2019 - 15:24
Wishing you all a very happy Christmas and a joy-filled 2020 Thank you, for being a Vital Veg customer in 2019. We hope that you have enjoyed eating the vegetables that we have grown for you. You are all treasured, whether you have been with for...
Stormy weather over the Vital Veg fields
Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2019 - 18:39
We do take back clean, dry, plastic bags and reuse them if you want to return these as well. On the Farm How is it that time passes ever faster? There is only one more week of veg deliveries after this one before our year comes to a close and we...
Vital Veg, Goldcrest photo credit Gail Hampshire
Posted on Monday, 2 December, 2019 - 16:46
Photo credit Gail Hampshire On the Farm Hurrah! We had a few rays of sunshine at the weekend, to lift the spirits. The soil is still very soggy however, and so harvesting is slow this week. Still, it is surprising what a boost even a few rays...
Vital Veg, organic farm, red cabbage
Posted on Thursday, 28 November, 2019 - 15:43
We do take back clean, dry, plastic bags and reuse them if you want to return these as well. Price change It is almost two years since we changed the prices of veg boxes and fruit bags. Given that the cost of all our inputs continues to rise we...
Vital Veg, organic farm, carrots
Posted on Monday, 18 November, 2019 - 17:03
Price change It is almost two years since we changed the prices of veg boxes and fruit bags. Given that the cost of all our inputs continues to rise we can’t hold the prices any longer, hence there will be a modest change from the beginning of Dece...
Vital Veg, organic farm
Posted on Monday, 11 November, 2019 - 16:32
On the Farm Brrr! It is certainly getting cold now. After the persistent rain last week some of our field drains failed to cope, with water bubbling up among our crops. This is really not ideal, especially when the water then freezes. Ice and ve...

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