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    Posted on April 10th, 2022 charlotte No comments

    We’re now entering the hungry gap – that time of year when overwintered crops like onions, kale and sprouting broccoli are ending and the new season’s vegetables aren’t yet ready to harvest. Fortunately some of our polytunnel-grown ‘catch crops’ like radishes and spring onions are ready.

    Our expert growers and volunteers are working hard to ensure that the veg boxes remain full of good quality vegetables cultivated by us and other carefully-selected  Cornish producers. That means no heated greenhouse crops and absolutely no imports!

    rainbow-chard-camelcsa-080422In all this week’s veg boxes:-
    *rainbow chard
    *rhubarb
    purple sprouting broccoli (*Camel CSA / Trerair Farm, St Eval)
    cauliflower (Trerair)
    swede (Trerair)
    onions (Restharrow Farm, Trebetherick)
    potatoes ‘Wilja’ (Colwith Farm, Lanlivery)

    Standard veg boxes also have:-
    *mixed salad leaves
    *radishes
    *kale – Red Russian

    *  = grown to organic principles

    rainbow-chard-camelcsa-080422Please wash all produce thoroughly.
    Produce grown by Camel CSA, unless indicated otherwise

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