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Veg Box News 14th - 17th June, 2016

Chrisby Chris, 3 yr, 6 m ago in Blog
Comments | Tags: Box News, seasonal, Organic

Well summer seems to keep coming and going but the fresh produce is well and truly established. However once it has been picked that fresh new season produce can be a little prone to wilting if the sun gets on it so if you regularly have your box left in a greenhouse for example it might be time to rethink before the hot weather spoils things!
UK pak choi  id=This week’s greenery is provided by pak choi a soft tender leaf that suits light cooking ideally as a final ingredient in a stir fry.

Mark has asked me to draw attention to the fact that he is still using old season potatoes in the potato boxes A, D and L but this will soon change as the price of new potatoes starts to fall. This week’s potato variety is Valour.  In the fruit boxes we're using southern hemisphere apples now as the English have all finished.  This week's are from Chile.

A

  • Potatoes – Valour 1.2kg
  • Carrots 500g
  • Onions500g
  • Pak Choi
  • Lettuce or Salad Pack
  • Red Pepper
  • Cucumber

B’s will get a portion of Aubergines in place of the potatoes
D’s will get a pot of New Potatoes (approx 800g) and 500g Tomatoes
E’s will get a larger portion of Aubergines and the Tomatoes
L’s and M’s will get a bundle of Asparagus although this may be subject to change at the last minute depending on quality

K

  • Apples – Gala – 700g
  • Bananas 600g
  • A Melon
  • Oranges 700g
  • A Grapefruit
  • A LemonAvocados 300g = 2 to 3 depending on size.

Q’s will get a portion of Nectarines

Wake Up To OrganicWake up to an organic breakfast with Beanies  id=

In other news…
On Wednesday, 15th June Beanies is participating in the Wake Up To Organic initiative. Pop along between 8.30 and 10.30am to sample some delicious homemade smoothies and other breakfast goodies made from organic ingredients.
 

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