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  • Cucumbers and courgettes in Camel CSA’s weekly boxes

    Posted on July 2nd, 2018 charlotte No comments

    A number of this week’s fabulous selection of vegetables come from our lead grower Mark Norman’s own smallholding on the outskirts of Bodmin. Mark’s providing more for the boxes this year, as well as working two days a week for Camel CSA. This is great news as he cultivates to exactly the same organic principles.

    veg-box-contents-camelcsa-290618In all boxes:-
    *cucumbers
    *mixed salad leaves
    *courgettes (Mark Norman, Bodmin)
    *new turnips (CSA / Mark Norman)
    *green onions (Mark Norman)
    strawberries (Mitchell Fruit Garden)
    *new potatoes – ‘Rocket’ (Mark Norman)

    Standard boxes also have:-
    *French beans – ‘Amethyst’
    *young beetroot
    *red dessert gooseberries

    *= grown to organic principles.  Please wash all produce thoroughly.
    All veg grown by Camel CSA unless stated otherwise.

  • Freshly-picked peas in Camel CSA’s weekly veg boxes

    Posted on May 15th, 2014 charlotte No comments
    We have more home-grown peas, Cornish asparagus and Mark Norman’s early potatoes in our boxes this week. Mark, one of our paid professional growers, runs a productive smallholding on the southern edge of Bodmin. He supplies us regularly with his own produce.

    Photo: Heath Bass

    All boxes have:
    * peas (Camel CSA)
    * turnips (Camel CSA
    * beetroot (Camel CSA)
    * parsley (Camel CSA)
    * new potatoes (Mark Norman, Bodmin)
    Cornish asparagus (Lower Croan, Sladesbridge)
    cauliflower (Restharrow Farm, Trebetherick)

    Standard boxes also have:
    extra new potatoes
    * mixed lettuce/rocket (Camel CSA)
    * rhubarb (Mark Norman)
    leeks (Restharrow)

    * = grown to organic principles
  • Mark’s homegrown gooseberries in our weekly veg boxes

    Posted on July 12th, 2013 charlotte No comments

    What a treat! Mark Norman, one of Camel CSA’s professional growers, is supplying each of this week’s boxes with a punnet of gooseberries grown on his smallholding just outside Bodmin.

    Many apologies to those who got a dodgy cauliflower in their veg box last week. Unfortunately our quality control system went awry. We all have an extra item in the boxes this week to make up for it.

    UPDATE: We’ve all got a big bunch of basil, and both box sizes now have courgettes. Only standard boxes have calabrese, as there’s not quite enough yet for all of us.

    This week everyone has: –
    * gooseberries (Mark Norman, Bodmin)
    * new potatoes (Mark Norman)
    * peas (Camel CSA)
    * broad beans (Camel CSA/Mark Norman)
    * basil (Camel CSA)
    * cucumber (Camel CSA/Mark Norman)
    * mixed lettuce bag (Camel CSA)
    * courgettes (Mark Norman)

    Standard boxes have extra new potatoes plus:
    * baby carrots (Camel CSA) 
    * beetroot (Camel CSA/Mark Norman)
    * calabrese (Camel CSA) – just a small head, more next week

    * = grown to organic principles