Leeks frozen into the ground at Camel CSA


January 10, 2021

Well, we have had some fun in this unusually cold weather! The leeks are frozen into the ground, the kale didn’t thaw out till midday and the polytunnel temperature plummeted to  -5C one night.

It means this week’s veg list has undergone quite a few last-minute revisions. Fortunately our friends the Hore family at Restharrow Farm in Trebetherick on the Camel estuary have been able to supply us with the first of the purple sprouting broccoli crop this week as well as some celery for the standard boxes.

What’s in all the veg boxes: –
*kale – curly or Red Russian
*mung bean sprouts
*mixed winter salad leaves
purple sprouting broccoli (Restharrow Farm)
beetroot (Restharrow)
onions (Restharrow)
potatoes ‘Wilja’ (Colwith Farm, Lanlivery)

Standard boxes also have:-
*carrots or parsnips
*can of British fava or red haricot beans (Hodmedod’s)
celery (Restharrow)

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

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