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    Posted on July 17th, 2009 charlotte 2 comments

    Camel Community Supported Agriculture regrets to announce that the broad beans have gone over, so there are none in the latest veg share.  You probably have mixed feelings about this.  But remember to keep all those recipes for next year!

    Camel CSA 17-07-09Some succulent baby carrots are included in the veg boxes this week.  We did sort them out, but some of the tops are a little chewed.  We think either rabbits or badgers are the culprits.

    There are surplus older peas available at the box distribution point for any members who would like to help themselves.  They are rather starchy, but can be used in soups and casseroles. 

    The small £5 box contains: – 700g potatoes, 700g peas, baby carrots, two onions, Swiss chard, spring onion bunch, 100g salad bag, a few chive stems

    The standard £8 box contains: – 1kg potatoes, 1kg peas, baby carrots, three onions, Swiss chard, spring onion bunch, 140g salad bag, bunch of chives, cabbage, cucumber

    If you’d like to give feedback on box content, please click on the comments link at the top of this post. We really want to know what you think.  Also tell us what you’ve done with the vegetables.

    More and more Camel CSA members are signing up for a share in the harvest.  We filled a total of 22 veg boxes this week, up from just 15 a fortnight ago.

    Please remember to return your empty box when you collect your fresh one next Friday.

    And don’t forget the Big Lunch on the site at 1 p.m. on Sunday!  We look forward to seeing you there.

    Watch our latest video: Camel CSA – Our first harvest

     

    2 responses to “Broad bean glut over” RSS icon

    • We felt that our small box was low on produce this week. The first week was a too much, last week was fine, but this week not enough. If we want to attract more members who are willing to work on the project, then the small boxes definitely need to be fuller.

    • I was initially a bit disappointed with what was in the box but this was tempered by the generous surplus of peas which i was able to help myself to. Also i know that £5 isn`t a lot to pay for any size of a veg box. Maybe it was also a bit of box envy in which case i may just have to get a medium instead.


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