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Produce News September 2017

September 4th, 2017 by

September gives us the best of both when it comes to produce.  We still hang on to some of the best summer has to offer and the beginning of the autumnal produce is just on the horizon too. A lot of our fruits will switch from local to Southern Hemisphere but we will now start to see local vegetables coming through strong.

Dairy Prices!

These remain at relatively high levels due to continuing world supply shortages and we will keep you informed of any changes on our Twitter and Facebook

Finished for Now:

Cherries will finish sometime during the month, depending on the weather. Fresh Peas and Broad Beans Local Blueberries

On The Way Out Or Difficult:

Stone Fruits and Spanish Melons will be replaced by Southern Hemisphere fruit as we go through September and Runner Beans will finish sometime towards the end of the month.

Seasonal Must Haves:

• Local Savoy and Red cabbage

• Local Cauliflower and Broccoli

• Local Baby Salad leaves

• Romanesque

• Local Heritage coloured beetroots

• New Crop Turnips

• Local Strawberries, and Raspberries- Great flavour

• Mixed Heritage Tomatoes• English Watercress

• Spring Onions• Heritage Coloured Radishes

• Local Kale, Chard, Rainbow Chard and Spinach

• Edible Flowers – many varieties available

• Victoria Plums – Very short season so grab them whilst you can!

• Kent Cobnuts

• Autumn Squashes, Pumpkins and Gourds – many varieties available.

• Wild Mushrooms are as always, dependant on weather for the Autumn flush Ceps, Girolles, Trompette, Pied De Mouton and Chanterelles – Call for prices and availabilities

Looking Forward to:

Get ready for crumbles and hearty vegetable casseroles everyone

• New local Apples and Pears

• Halloween Pumpkins

• Quinces

• Maincrop Potatoes and Heritgage Potatoes – Ratte

• Winter Root vegetables – Parsnips, Celeriac, leeks, Swede

• Fresh Horseradish, Salsify, Jerusalem Artichokes

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