News from the Field – May 2019

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Recruitment of 2019’s Sustainable Farming Assistants

We are now recruiting for 2019’s Sustainable Farming Assistants! This is an unpaid voluntary role, working at the farm on Tuesdays from the end of May until October, gaining first… read more »

Trialling Thistle Bio-Plastic Packaging for our Leafy Greens

This week we have packed all our pak choi in a new kind of packaging bag made from the Thistle plant, which is biodegradable and home-compostable. This means it can… read more »

Easter VegBox Deliveries

We will be delivering as normal this Easter, on Thursday 18th and Good Friday 19th April. However, customers who collect from Cambridge House and Jamyang Buddhist Centre should note that we will be delivering… read more »

Croydon Volunteer Centre joins SCF as a VegBox Pick Up Point

We are delighted to announce that the Croydon Volunteer Centre (part of Croydon Voluntary Action) will be joining our community of VegBox Pick up Points from April 2019. Based conveniently… read more »

What is the Hungry Gap and how does it affect our farm?

What is the Hungry Gap? For those of us growing vegetables in the British climate, there is a period in spring between April and June where there is very little… read more »