Category Archives: Shares

Courgette Crisis? Not here!

This winter at FLF there’s no Courgette Crisis, the new codename for a supposed nationwide shortage of green veg. If you want courgettes at this time of year they have to be flown or driven from Italy or Spain, anyway. … Continue reading

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This weeks share – 16th July 2016

Lindsay and the team of harvesters have done a great job again today of putting together another lovely share! With beetroot back in the ‘box’, more french beans than you could shake a bamboo cane at, broad beans, a delightful … Continue reading

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What will be in your vegetable share in 2014?

This period is our hungry gap. We have finished much of our spring/summer/autumn 2013 crops and the new season’s crops 2014 haven’t grown sufficiently yet. During this time we will have to buy in some of our vegetables. This is … Continue reading

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Its nearly here, beautiful fresh veg picked on the morning of the day that you collect them. First harvest is the 15th June and we want to celebrate by firing up the cob oven. This is slow food, a chance to … Continue reading

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This Season’s Veg Supplies

After a difficult start to the season, our supplies of different veg are buoyant. Here’s a good-looking but underwhelmingly small share from 26 July: With a better mix of sun and rain we’re doing better now and the shares this … Continue reading

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Extending the season

As a bit of an experiment we are extending the season for veg shares until the end of March.  There are only 25 spaces as our polytunnel space is limited.

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Much cheaper than the supermarket

In the current financial climate its more important than ever before that the household budget stretches as far as it can to get the best value for money without compromising on quality.  Just to give you an idea about what … Continue reading

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What on earth is Kohlrabi?!

In the share this week was Kohlrabi, a member from the brassica family.   Originating in Germany the direct translation is Cabbage (Kohl) Turnip (Rabi). Available last year in the share this should not be too much of a shock … Continue reading