Organic food delivery scheme recommendations

(19 Posts)
christiana Tue 24-Jun-08 08:45:25

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weeglenny Tue 24-Jun-08 16:44:44

I used GrowWild (www.growwild.co.uk) for a time and liked the fact that there were different types of boxes to choose from.

But they only delivered to my area on a Thursday afternoon, which wasn't really convenient because a lot of the veggies didn't get used over the weekend.

Also got a cabbage with a caterpillar in it which put me off, though guess that it proved it was fresh

christiana Tue 24-Jun-08 16:50:54

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liath Wed 25-Jun-08 07:48:36

I get one from East Coast Organics, arrives on a friday and haven't had any major problems. They have a stall at the farmers market too. www.eastcoastorganics.co.uk

CaraMia Wed 30-Jul-08 23:28:03

I'd recommend East Coast Organics as well, been using them for 3 or 4 years now without any problems (though they've recently had to increase their prices).

blissieblue Fri 01-Aug-08 22:04:20

I get a box from Phantassie and am very happy with it.

Pruners Fri 01-Aug-08 22:51:38

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umberella Sat 02-Aug-08 21:51:22

I left ECO actually as the quality of our box just went down and down. A friend who wishes to stop the scheme with them due to low quality contents is now having a nightmare with them refusing to return an overpayment or her box deposit. Awful - I would not recommend them at all.

A real shame as their stall at the farmers mkt is always lovely.

We're thinking of trying Damhead Organics instead.

Pruners Sun 03-Aug-08 07:07:19

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nailpolish Wed 06-Aug-08 08:46:54

i get my fruit veg and eggs from gorgie farm

they dont deliver though

nailpolish Wed 06-Aug-08 08:47:33

their stall is on thurdays 10-1

althugh you can arrange to get stuff at different times

nailpolish Wed 06-Aug-08 10:10:17

that esast coast orgainces llooks great

i was really admiring your carrots yesterday prune - i love dirty carrots - theres nothing better! and they were tasty too

derelicte Wed 06-Aug-08 10:20:39

How about Earthy? I've only recently moved back to Edinburgh, so haven't had a chance to try them, but I know one of the owners, and he is really lovely.

derelicte Wed 06-Aug-08 10:23:04

Ah, just seen that their home delivery option is "coming soon". Maybe just watch this space then

Pruners Wed 06-Aug-08 11:05:54

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nailpolish Wed 06-Aug-08 11:13:39

craigies farm jsut north of edinburgh has great fruit and veg

also lovely bread and meats and cheese and milk etc

nice cafe too with the biggest chocolte cake i have ever seen

nailpolish Wed 06-Aug-08 11:14:07

oh and they sell stuff like whole quiches which are hard to resist too

Pruners Wed 06-Aug-08 11:15:44

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nailpolish Wed 06-Aug-08 11:15:56

craigies

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