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Be part of a subscription veg box scheme in Hackney and Haringey that brings you fresh, organic, seasonal veg and fruit every week and brings real, positive change at the same time.
Live somewhere else? Find the Better Food Trader near you.
1) Choose your fruit and veg bags online
Different sizes to suit different appetites and households - see What can I order? for details of products and prices.
Get in touch if you would like to claim the 20% discount for pensioners or use Healthy Start vouchers to pay (or part pay) for your order.
2) Select your nearest collection point
Pick from 30 collection points around Haringey, Hackney and Bethnal Green, hosted by local businesses and community venues.
Flexible - most collection points are self service with a conveniently long time (usually two to three days including evenings) to collect your bags.
Extras - top up with organic bread, eggs and extra seasonal fruit and veg at the Urban Farm Shop at our largest collection point, the Old Fire Station N16.
3) Enjoy your weekly fresh produce
Our farmers harvest your produce on Monday and Tuesday and we pack and deliver it on Wednesday and Thursday.
You'll receive a weekly email with recipes, plus our extensive recipe section gives you hundreds of seasonal veg-led dishes to inspire you.
We ask for a month's payment in advance, to guarantee a steady income for us and the small-scale farmers we work with. But, of course, you can take a break at any time.
Your fruit and veg bags will be packed with the best seasonal produce available from small, organic farms in and around London.
You'll eat award-winning salad, tomatoes and beans grown for the veg scheme on our own farms in Hackney and Dagenham.
Every £1 you spend with us generates £3.70 of value for you, your farmers and your planet. We're a small social enterprise with big ambitions for a fairer, more resilient food system producing quality nutritious food for generations to come.