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You all have them. Well, not KiK or the Scottish ones, but the rest of you.
vegetables AND fruit.
£15 QUID FOR NOTHING.
We are being ripped off on a weekly basis and she won't let me cancel it.
and far less value for money.
every tuesday morning disappointment just comes to my back door
Where you store all your produce
Bit lazy to be honest, get a basket and select your own. FFS.
It currently has a bottle of cheap Sangria I bought back from Barcelona in it.
in the bottom.
Keep meaning to set one up, but arranging delivery within closes isn't brilliant.
you sign up to pay a weekly cost for a weekly delivery for a box of vegetables direct from farmers.
good value apparently
we should ask cat_race to arbitrate.
I think it should be a thing.
but I haven't had one....YET.
but I kept buying the same things so it wasn't very varied. The box is always a different mix so I'm trying new things.
I find it pretty good value for money, the box of fruit and veg for 1-2 people is £12.50 a week and I buy it 3 weeks out of 4 usually. Just get dairy/rice/pasta etc from the supermarket on top of that. Plus the veg all lasts about 10 times longer than supermarket stuff!
Ended up with a major surplus of potatoes and onion, and always had to find reasons to eat beetroot.
Stopped getting one.
It's a shame because I really like the idea but it turns out all the vegetables I like come from foreign parts.
you can stop that happening though, by skipping something you don't want for a week. I did accidentally end up with a mountain of carrots by forgetting to do that though.
parsnips, carrots, potatoes, onions, red onions, garlic, lettuce, rocket, courgettes, red pepper.
need some brocolli and butternut squash and mushrooms.....and celariac (It makes the best soup in the world)
but they are not in a box, they are scattered all over
No fucking way
(money, not sense)
i've got some cucumber
someone is going to have to move into my flat or go halfers with uz
and my cilantro plant died
Until I spoke to someone at the garden centre who said that they're `annuals` anyway and you'd be doing well if you kept them going for a few months.
This post was almost an #accidentalPartridge but I think I rescued it.
Mine do normally last a couple of months.
also buying three shite prepackaged leaves for a quid is the worst. There must be some better cheaper place to get herbs. i'm probs just being lazy
Absolutely nobody must buy them
Gonna make chips
I'm getting my first box from a local Nottingham one later on today, for £6. Dunno if it'll be any good, but the vegetables were grown an average of 8.2 miles away. Cool.
Much more authentic
you couldn't grow something beautiful like that over in aus I would imagine, given your arid climate. Think it is a fair swap, nice box of overpriced veg for an eternity of rain....you well jel
Is it the excitement of the unknown that people are paying for, or the 3 minutes of time saved by being able to skip the vegetable part of the fruit and vegetable section of the supermarket when you do your shopping?
Propagated by TV chefs and gleefully leapt on by shysters out to make a quick buck through exploiting food mile guilt.
it was about £13, I reckon I could have got that stuff from the greengrocer for around a fiver. I like the idea of them and having to dream up recipes for in-season veg you get a lot of, but this just seemed like a rip off. The fruit was crap, really small soft crappy apples. Rather it was just non-organic and cheaper.
They're pretty mint.