Eat With The Seasons

Building our diets around seasonal, organic produce is a great way to start making food choices that have a lower impact on the planet

What's In Season This Autumn?

Fruit

October is synonymous with apples, perfect for pies and crumbles! Pears, figs and plums are in season still, whilst the last of the summer fruits, like peaches, nectarinesblueberries and raspberries may also be available to buy up until the end of October.

Autumn is a great time to get more homegrown nuts in your diet too, such as chestnuts, cobnuts, hazelnuts and walnuts.

Vegetables

Autumn is an amazing time for veg if you live in the UK - British soils are busy bearing some amazing seasonal spoils.

The very last of the courgette glut continues into early October, though Autumn is the time for more spooky squashes, like pumpkins and the delicious butternut squash.

Broccoli is at it's very best right now, whilst cauliflower enjoys its second season of the year. Some winter favourites coming into season, like celeriac, kale, leeksbeetroot and globe artichokes make this the season for warming, nutritious soups and Sunday roasts.

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Why Organic?

What we choose to put on our plates has the power to make a world of difference. Find out how choosing organic can offer solutions to many of the crises around our climate, nature, and our health.

Hero Veg

This season's, we want to shine a light on a forgotten food hero - the humble quince! 

This firm, yellow-skinned fruit has become something of a lost soul in recent years, due to a lack of recipes and sour taste when raw.

Yet Gill Meller, renowned chef and member of the River Cottage team, reassures us that quince remains one of the ultimate foods for the autumnal season.

Making the Most of your Veg Box

The Community Farm’s Managing Director, Ped Asgarian, gives us his top tips on how to eat your way through your veg box.

Seasonal Recipes

Start cooking more seasonally with these organic recipes, for all tastes and diets.

Sign Up To A Local Veg Box Delivery

Veg box schemes are one of the easiest ways to get hold of seasonal and organic veg. Our nationwide listings are ordered by region, to make it easy to find your local scheme.

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