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    We rely on local volunteers to deliver the veg boxes all over Penwith every Friday, but Joe, who normally covers Penzance, had to work last Friday, so Chris and I split the round between us. I drove up the coast to St. Ives, dropped at Cafe Art community hub in the centre of town, then […]
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    Clara and Yasmin, from London, have also volunteered on the farm for one month, and left this morning to return home for December. Many thanks Clara and Yasmin for all your help on the farm, and have a great Christmas!Clara (left) and Yasmin (right) packing turnips into Friday's veg boxes.
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    Sonya, from Buckinghamshire, left us on Saturday morning having volunteered on the farm for one month. Many thanks Sonya for all your help, and we all hope you have a good Christmas!Sonya picking rocket for salad in the standard veg boxes last Friday morning.
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    To "celebrate" black Friday all tomorrow's veg boxes will have half a kilo of black winter radish in them…Packing tomorrow's veg boxesPlus:-In the small boxes – a cauliflower, carrots, turnips, potatoes, and spring greens.In the standard boxs – all the above, plus salad leaves, mixed herbs, and onions.
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    Some of our volunteers gave themselves an farm-based art project, and here are some of the results (including a bulb fennel carved out of soap!).
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    Another week, another 100 veg boxes delivered throughout Penwith….£7 veg box = leeks, potatoes, kale, spring greens, a squash portion, and beetroot.£11 veg box = leeks, potatoes, kale, a squash portion, beetroot, chard, pak choi (see above photo), ring of fire chillies, and salad leaves.Please email us on vegbox.bcf@bcents.org for more information or to request […]
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    On Saturday 14th November we planted four beds of garlic in our polytunnels, where they will grow all winter and spring, to be harvested next June. 2020's garlic harvest was the best we've ever achieved, at almost 1000 big bulbs, and we're hoping to replicate that in 2021. We also planted a lot of elephant […]
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      Leek croustade   Wash, trim and chop 3 to 6 leeks. Soften them in a saucepan with butter or oil.   Stir in a tablespoon or two of flour and heat for a few minutes.   Pour in some milk or a mixture of milk and stock, stirring continuously.   Make breadcrumbs out of […]
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     Our new portacabin kitchen-cum-classroom has arrived and been sited in Home Field, as part of the Growth and Empowerment Project.We've bought a second van to make delivering so many veg boxes a bit easier.Simon Matthews donated us a set of shelving which we've erected in the packing shed (replacing some tables balanced on top of […]
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    Today we delivered (or had collected from the farm) almost 100 veg boxes, all of it grown on the community farm except the cauliflowers (local and organic), and now in people's homes throughout Penwith.Packing 97 veg boxes in the packing shed.Sorting and bagging potatoes, with Phoebe, Clara, Sonya and Yasmin.Mel and Shaun picking the season's […]