Our very first batch of broad bean plants from Glebelands are here and taking pride of place in the entrance to the shop by the seeds, with cavolo, russian kale and spinach expected to join them very soon. We’re aware that the next week is going to be unceremoniously wintry, but they’ll do just fine… Read More »
Veg News 28th of February.
Spring is officially on the horizon! Glebelands will be delivering our first lot of daffodils and broad bean seedlings this week, marking a subtle but significant shift from winter into spring. Incidentally we’re already stocking seed potatoes courtesy of New Fields, currently Marfona and Charlotte with many more varieties on the way. But as we… Read More »
Veg news 21st February.
Purple sprouting broccoli is our standout this week, its violet florets having finally emerged from underneath the (still very delicious) canopies of leaves. Currently stocked with Francis Sampson’s of Penzance, with Organic Pantry’s offering expected in time for the weekend. New to the display this weekend is true baby leaf spinach courtesy of Duncan Gielty… Read More »
Veg news 14th February.
As was mentioned last week, ongoing supply issues on the continent mean we do expect gaps on certain Euro lines over the coming weeks, in particular peppers and cherry vine tomatoes. However it’s not all bad news: we’ve got Sicilian and Spanish strawberry punnets expected in time for the weekend, Spanish loose strawberries, and an… Read More »
Veg news 31st January.
We’ve got a whole host of beautiful produce lined up for you this week, starting with our very first UK lettuces of the year courtesy of Duncan Gielty! For now it’s just these (very picturesque) green butterheads, with little gems possibly on the horizon in the coming weeks if the mild weather continues. These will… Read More »
Veg news 17th January.
With the minus temps making a comeback this week it’s the perfect opportunity to get cooking and get warm! Cauliflowers are simply stunning this week, all courtesy of Francis Sampson down in Cornwall. Cauliflowers really struggle this far north during the colder months, but Penzance’s comparatively milder climes are much more palatable to this particular… Read More »