Polytunnel crops are so useful in the hungry gap


May 30, 2020

We’re gradually getting through the ‘hungry gap‘ with the help of lots of our own polytunnel crops and other vegetables grown exclusively for us by our lead grower Mark Norman on his own smallholding outside Bodmin. The only cloud (not) on the horizon is the lack of rain!

What’s in all the boxes this week:
*mixed salad leaves
*spring onions
*sprouted fenugreek seeds
*rainbow chard (Camel CSA) or spring greens (Mark Norman, Bodmin)
*new potatoes ‘Rocket’ (Mark Norman, Bodmin)
maincrop potatoes ‘Lady Anna’ (Colwith Farm, Lanlivery)

Standard boxes also have:-
*broad beans or peas in pod
*carrots or kohlrabi or beetroot
*wet green garlic (Mark Norman)

*= grown to organic principles.  Please wash all produce thoroughly
Produce grown by Camel CSA, unless indicated otherwise

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Browse our A-Z page of vegetable recipes – nearly 400 for you to try.

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