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Veg Box News: 30th June - 3rd July 2015

4 yr, 7 m ago in Blog
Comments | Tags: Box News, Local, summer season, UK, Sheffield Organic Growers, High Riggs Nursery

Just in the nick of time with this week's Veg Box News... there's a lovely fresh feel to the boxes this week.


  • Potatoes 800g
  • Carrots 400g
  • Onions 300g
  • Broad Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumber

B's will have a bag of Mixed Salad instead of Potatoes

D's will have extra potatoes and a bunch of Asparagus Asparagus growers will stop cutting soon so make the most of the last few days  id=

E's will receive both the Salad Bag and Asparagus

L's and M's will also receive a bunch of fresh local Mint and a bag of Flat Mushrooms


There's a lot of lovely stuff coming in to the shop from our local Organic suppliers at the moment so do pay us a visit if you get the chance to.  High Riggs delivered some lovely bunches of beetroot this morningBunches of Beetroot from High Riggs  id= and Matt at Sheffield Organic Growers has sent some of his lovely range of courgettesSheffield Organic Growers - stripy, yellow and round courgettes  id= as well as some tasty purple and traditonal green pod peas.  It's quite unusual to be offered organically grown peas so we feel very fortunate.Unusual purple pod peas for Sheff Org Growers  id=


Sheffield Organic Growers Open Day

Sunday 12th July, 2015

Matt also asked me if I would mention the open day that will be held at the Hazelhurst site on Sunday 12th July.  I went along to this event last year and it was great to see how the project is developing.  There will also be a range of events and attractions throughout the afternoon...

  • Wood Fired Pizza Oven from 12pm
  • Foraging Walk from 1pm 
  • Children’s Storytelling from 2pm
  • Cream teas at the Cafe Pole
  • Meet the growers - Take a tour every hour with one of the growers and see all the crops soon to be ready for harvest
  • Salad Market Stall where you can buy veg on site
  • Pick your own soft fruit
  • Yoga for gardeners
  • Shiatsu Massage
  • Weleda Hand Massage

The day will run from 11am-4pmSheffield Organic Growers Open Day Sunday 12th, July, 2015  id=

To find the site follow Lightwood Lane for about 1 mile from the roundabout with Bochum Parkway.  For Satnavs the postcode is S8 8BG  A few more details here.

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