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Vital Veg, ladybird hatching
Posted on Monday, 31 August, 2020 - 20:50
On the farm The first of our Romanesco is in some of the veg boxes this week. Romanesco is a cross between cauliflower and broccoli, and is a strange but beautiful looking veg! Cook it as you would do with either cauliflower or broccoli. It has a...
Vital Veg, organic farm, carrots
Posted on Wednesday, 26 August, 2020 - 20:56
On the farm Cooler weather. As with almost all events in the veg field it is a mixed blessing. Cooler weather takes pressure off on harvest days, and means that our very heat-sensitive veg (especially cauliflower and broccoli) cause us less angst...
Vital Veg, organic farm, beetroot with weeds
Posted on Monday, 17 August, 2020 - 20:24
On the farm The veg field has started to take on some characteristics of a tropical jungle this summer! Some of our vegetables are growing rather larger than usual, and while we do try to harvest them at a “sensible” size (i.e. a size that might fi...
Vital Veg, organic farm, courgettes
Posted on Wednesday, 12 August, 2020 - 19:40
Boxes We are now packing our veg into our lovely reusable cardboard boxes again. We will quarantine them each week before sending them out. Please remember to give these a good wipe out and to leave them for us when we come with your next delivery –...
Vital Veg, organic farm, summer savoy
Posted on Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 - 12:03
Boxes We are now packing our veg into our lovely reusable cardboard boxes again. We are glad to say goodbye to the bags. We will quarantine them each week before sending them out. Please remember to give these a good wipe out and to leave them for...
Vital Veg, organic farm, new potatoes
Posted on Wednesday, 29 July, 2020 - 18:07
On the farm We have been enjoying seeing the wildlife as we work on the farm, perhaps even more than usual because of the strange times we’re going through. It’s wonderful to see other creatures going about their daily business unconcerned about que...
Vital Veg, organic farm, phacelia and bees
Posted on Monday, 20 July, 2020 - 20:11
On the farm We have welcomed the rain, and now we would like the sun and warmth back please! The rain has been great and really boosted out crops. Some of the rows of beetroot in the drier part of the field have been struggling a little. It is am...
Vital Veg, organic farm, broad beans
Posted on Wednesday, 15 July, 2020 - 21:04
On the farm The first of our broad beans are in some of the veg boxes this week! They are young and tender. The beans inside are still very small, but they are very sweet, and you can also eat the whole pod, just like French and runner beans. I...
Vital Veg, organic farm, aberdeen
Posted on Wednesday, 8 July, 2020 - 18:31
On the farm We have the first of our own summer cabbages in the boxes this week. Lovely summer savoys and sweethearts. The sweethearts are not quite hearted up yet, but the whole head is good for eating as spring greens. We also have the first of...
Vital Veg, organic farm, beetroot
Posted on Wednesday, 1 July, 2020 - 09:03
****New minimum order value**** After reviewing our annual accounts, we can sadly no longer justify sending out very small orders. A small box costs as much to pack, administer and deliver as a full one, but the margins no longer cover our ever-ri...

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