What's in
the bags
Food credit scheme donations
5432 fruit and veg bags donated
£61,630 value of bags donated
Up to 15 February 2024
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We update this page on Fridays, when you can scroll down or click here to see what's coming next week.

Allergen information: GC's Hackney and Dagenham mixed organic salad (in unlabelled bags) and mixed salad leaves from other farms contains a mix of seasonal leaves, including mustard and celery

Click what can I order? for a guide to all our bag sizes.

Check out our guide on how to prep and eat all the different varieties of squash you might find in your bag.

 

Provisional bag contents for the week starting 19 February 

tatsoi growing

Peppery tatsoi grown by Adrian Izzard in Cambridgeshire is in some of this week's bags

 

 LARGE VEG - BROWN TAG   

GC salad* - Growing Communities, Hackney
Stirfry greens - Ripple Farm, Kent
Ambo potatoes - Sarah Green's Organics, Essex 
Tatsoi - Wild Country Organics, Cambs
Mushrooms - Capel Mushrooms, Suffolk
Carrots, kalettes - Newfields, Yorks
Swede - Langridge, Devon
Onions - Netherlands via Langridge

* Allergen information: GC's Hackney and Dagenham mixed organic salad (in unlabelled bags) and mixed salad leaves from other farms contains a mix of seasonal leaves, including mustard and celery

 

 LARGE NO POTATO - LIME GREEN TAG   

Spinach - Growing Communities, Dagenham or pak choi - Sarah Green's Organics, Essex
Stirfry greens - Ripple Farm, Kent
Cavolo nero kale - Sarah Green's Organics, Essex or kale - Ripple Farm, Kent
Salad* - Wild Country Organics, Cambs
Carrots - Newfields, Yorks
Swede - Langridge, Devon
Onions, parsnips - Netherlands via Langridge
Broccoli - Spain via Langridge

* Allergen information: GC's Hackney and Dagenham mixed organic salad (in unlabelled bags) and mixed salad leaves from other farms contains a mix of seasonal leaves, including mustard and celery

 

 MEDIUM VEG - BLUE TAG    

Ambo potatoes - Sarah Green's Organics, Essex 
Crown prince squash*, kale - Ripple Farm, Kent
Tundra cabbage - Nash Nursery, Kent or Savoy cabbage - Nacton Farms, Suffolk
Mushrooms - Capel Mushrooms, Suffolk
Carrots - Newfields, Yorks
Onions - Netherlands via Langridge
Courgette - Italy via Langridge

*Cut squash pieces don't store for as long as whole squashes, so best to keep them in the fridge and eat within a few days. 

 

 MEDIUM NO POTATO - ORANGE TAG 

White cabbage - Nash Nursery, Kent
Salad*, tatsoi - Wild Country Organics, Cambs
Casperita/Harlequin squash - Bedlam Farms, Cambs
Carrots - Newfields, Yorks
Red cabbage - Langridge, Lincs
Onions - Netherlands via Langridge
Broccoli - Spain via Langridge

* Allergen information: GC's Hackney and Dagenham mixed organic salad (in unlabelled bags) and mixed salad leaves from Wild Country Organics contains a mix of seasonal leaves, including mustard and celery

 

 STANDARD VEG - YELLOW TAG  

Ambo potatoes - Sarah Green's Organics, Essex 
Kalettes* - Sarah Green's Organics, Essex or Newfields, Yorks
White cabbage - Nash Nursery, Kent
Carrots, beetroot - Newfields, Yorks
Avocado, sweet potatoes - Spain via Langridge 

*The unseasonably warm weather has led a mini whitefly explosion. They are annoying but harmless - wash your kalettes thoroughly to get rid of them.

 

 STANDARD NO POTATO - PURPLE TAG 

GC salad* - Growing Communities, Dagenham/Hackney
Tatsoi - Wild Country Organics, Cambs
Kale - Ripple Farm, Kent
Casperita/Harlequin squash - Bedlam Farms, Cambs
Brussels sprouts - Newfields, Yorks
Onions, parsnips - Netherlands via Langridge

 

 SMALL VEG - RED TAG   

Mushrooms - Capel Mushrooms, Suffolk
Savoy cabbage - Nacton Farms, Suffolk
Marfona potatoes - Newfields, Yorks
Onions - Netherlands via Langridge
Hass avocado - Spain via Langridge

 

 SMALL NO POTATO - WHITE TAG  

Stirfry greens - Ripple Farm, Kent 
Leeks - Nacton Farms, Suffolk
Carrots - Newfields, Yorks
Beetroot - Langridge, Lancs or brussels sprouts - Newfields, Yorks
Aubergine - Spain via Langridge

 

 STANDARD FRUIT - DARK GREEN TAG  

Rubin apples - Oakwood, Sussex or Braeburn apples - Mole End, Kent
Clementines, kiwis* - Spain/Greece via Langridge
Fairtrade bananas - Dominican Republic via Langridge Organic

* Some of this week's kiwis are very ripe, so they need eating soon. The packing team can confirm that they taste great!

 

SMALL FRUIT - no tag 

Blood oranges, grapefruit - Italy/Corsica via Langridge
Fairtrade bananas - Dominican Republic via Langridge Organic

   

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