The great card switch

We’re changing the way we take payments for veg boxes, and some of you have asked for a little more information on the whys and wherefores of this shift. We always want to be transparent about these things, so below you’ll find a rather lengthy, but thorough, explainer for our thought process here. I hope […]

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Refugee Council Allotment Update

In September 2021, five brave Beans ran the Sheffield half marathon to raise money for essential equipment for the refugee council allotment in Roe Woods. On Wednesday, a permanent polytunnel was installed at the allotment, bought entirely with sponsorship money! The delay in construction was attributable to a surge in demand for greenhouses and polytunnels during the Covid-19 lockdowns, the

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Organic prices

Dear customer, As you know we have close relationships with our organic farmers. A visit to Matt’s field is a step into a world where we can co-exist without causing harm. Alongside the squash that will feed us in winter and the tomatoes for our salad are wild borders teeming with life. Over the years

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Plastic Free July

By Anika Stephens What is plastic free July? Plastic free July is a global movement that encourages people to cut down on the amount of plastic they use. Whether it’s completely cutting out plastic for a month or just trying to cut down the amount of single use plastic you would normally buy. Anybody can be

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Why Organic?

Whilst there are many things to be grateful for living in the UK on a pleasant Spring day, you would have to be living under a rock not to see that there are increasingly tough times ahead for many people. Inflation is continuing to rise and is predicted to last for years rather than months. People

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Seed Potatoes 2022

It’s that time of year again. If you fantasise about sitting down this summer to a delicious plate of potato salad starring home grown spuds, now’s the time to get planning. Thanks to Matt, we have a wide variety of organic seed potatoes in, and they’re all certified disease free. Read below for more detailed

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Solar Panels!

You may have noticed that Beanies has been adorned with scaffolding this week. That’s because we’re currently having solar panels installed on the roof!  The work is being carried out by Chris and his team at Homeco Energy, and should be completed this week. The panels are another important step in our efforts to make

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