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100% SEASONAL, ORGANIC & LOCAL CSA & VEGBOXES!

We offer 2 options;

 

1. MEADOWSWEET ORGANICS CSA

 

Sign up before May 2019!

 

For 5 months of the year you could be receiving a vegbox share of 100% fresh, local, organic, seasonal produce direct from our farm on the Falkland Estate!

As well as the opportunity to become more involved with where your food is grown.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE (CSA)

 

CSA a partnership between farmers & growers in which the responsibilities, risks & rewards of farming are shared.

 

https://communitysupportedagriculture.org.uk/what-is-csa/csa-for-consumers/

 

BENEFITS TO YOU:

* A weekly vegbox from June to November including a share of our harvest.

* Local, fresh, organic & seasonal food delivered to you, or pick up from the farm.

* Regular newsletter with recipes and farm updates.

* A weekly opportunity to visit the farm.

* Occaisional harvest days and social events.

* Know exactly where your food comes from and how it's grown.

* Support your local farmer.

 

WHAT'S INVOLVED?

There are 50 shares available as part of this unique opportunity.  

We ask for you for to pay up front at the start of the growing season, which helps us to purchase the raw materials needed to grow your veg. In return we will provide an equivelent share of the harvest and an opportunity for you to become more involved with the farm.

 

THE VEG SHARES/BOXES

- Mondays & Wednesdays

- We deliver to Edinburgh, St Andrews, Kinross, Cupar, Falkland and it's surrounding villages.

- Or you can pick up from the farm on a Wednesday from noon to 6pm, and have a chat and a nosy too.

- June to November (exact dates TBC). 5 months in total.

- Approx 8-10 items per box (depending on time of season. ie. more in summer & more if the harvest is good).

- They will usually contain; salad, leafy greens, potatoes, onions, herbs & root veg, plus additional seasonal crops.

- 3 share sizes available; standard, large & half.

- We can't substitute items unless in cases of allergies.

- If you will be away for a week or more, then you need to arrange for someone else to recive your box.

 

Detailed info on the 2019 scheme available here including delivery zones and prices:

 

2019 CSA info sheet

 

 

WHAT'S NEXT?

Email rosy@meadowsweetorganics.co.uk or call 07990545654 to find out more or sign up.

 

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Our Vegboxes are for people who love eating seasonally and trying new things and creative cooks who enjoy local and fresh ingredients!

OPTION 2: WEEKLY SEASONAL VEGBOXES

 

A limited number of seasonal vegboxes will also be available from June to November for pick up from the farm, or delivery within a 10 miles radius of Falkland on a Wednesday, and to Central Edinburgh on a Monday.

 

They will contain 8-10 items of fresh, organic, local, seasonal produce grown on our farm. They are different from the CSA in that they contain a standard amount of produce, whereas the CSA boxes will be more bounitful in times of plenty!

 

The cost for these is £12 for a small box or £17 for a big box (subject to change in 2019 depending on delivery location)

 

Get in contact to sign up for when the time comes in June.

 

rosy@meadowsweetorganics.co.uk

Here's some films to help you get a better idea of how a CSA is run as well as how it can benefit you and us;

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MTwT1LswnM

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AedjaRk6Hx0

 

http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/the-real-dirt-on-farmer-john-2005/

 

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