Join a veg box scheme with a difference on our farm near Colchester. You’ll get a share of fresh local veg every week and if you join us on the farm for work days and social events, you’ll get a share of fresh air too. It’s a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) scheme.
Parsley has many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can provide important health benefits. It is a particularly rich source of vitamin K. A single tablespoon of fresh chopped parsley provides more than 70% of the recommended daily intake. Recipes Parsley and caper salad Tagliatelle with parsley and hazelnut pesto Parsley and Caper Salad – from BBC … Continue reading Recipes and fats – Parsley
A member of the cabbage family, it’s one of the highest nutritionally ranked vegetables, providing high amounts of more than 21 nutrients. Even more brilliantly, as well as the usual benefits of cruciferous veg, pak choi boasts omega-3s, as well as the antioxidant mineral zinc, boosting immunity, anti-inflammatory processes and brain function. Recipes Sticky green … Continue reading Recipes and facts – Pak choi
Lettuce is a leafy vegetable, famous for giving salads their base. There are multiple types of lettuce, and they all share the scientific name Lactuca sativa. The nutritional content of lettuce varies across varieties. Almost all lettuces contain a significant amount of vitamin A, along with small amounts of vitamin C and iron. Recipes Teriyaki beef … Continue reading Recipes and facts – Lettuce
Typically dark green in colour, kale is available in a variety of colours, including purple. The edges of the leaves are either flat or curly, it can be eaten raw or lightly cooked. Recipes Kale and quinoa burgers Kale pesto Kale and Quinoa Burgers – from BBC Good Food website 140g quinoa 500g hot vegetable stock 100g kale , stalks removed, … Continue reading Recipes and facts – Kale