News & Events

Blog Post
Posted on Monday, 6 April, 2015 - 11:32
Enmore school is to become our second school collection point. This means that parents and staff will be able to collect their boxes from the school each week at a 10% discount from our standard box prices. Furthermore, when 10 or more people are usi...
Blog Post
Posted on Thursday, 26 March, 2015 - 14:58
Would you like to join our small and friendly team? We’re looking for vegbox packers to pack on Wednesdays between 9 and 5.30. It’s an extremely important role as the boxes need to go out in perfect condition, so we’re looking for someone numerate...
News Letter
Posted on Sunday, 8 March, 2015 - 20:43
As vegetable growers we spend about half of the year harvesting our crops and the other half involved in acts related to growing them.  Our lives are governed by rhythms and cycles (in retrospect that applies to all of us) and none is stronger t...
Blog Post
Posted on Monday, 2 March, 2015 - 11:55
The Fewer Roots vegbox! This is what a huge number of surveyed customers requested. Thank you to everyone who filled in the electronic questionnaire; we hope you enjoy this new addition to our vegbox lineup. The fewer roots box will still contain one...
Blog Post
Posted on Wednesday, 4 February, 2015 - 10:51
Watchet school and children's centre have just signed up to become a collection point for Plowright Organic veg. This means that parents and staff - and in fact anyone from the community - can get their vegboxes delivered there at a reduced rate. Wha...
News Letter
Posted on Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 15:42
  29th January 2015        Feed the birds                   Apart from the gradually increasing day length and progression towards the star...
Blog Post
Posted on Monday, 19 January, 2015 - 13:35
We’re looking for people to host vegbox collection points in return for free vegetables. The idea is simple: if you can get 5-10 people to collect their vegboxes from a single address, we’ll give each of you 10% off the price of your standard vegboxe...
Blog Post
Posted on Wednesday, 3 December, 2014 - 22:55
It’s December already, and the Christmas countdown has officially begun. Here at Plowright we’ve been teaming up with local businesses to get you even more delicious produce in time for the festive break. Somerset artisan bakery, Lievito has baked us...
Blog Post
polytunnel lost in storm at Plowright Organic
Posted on Tuesday, 11 November, 2014 - 21:35
Last night in torrential rain and high winds Adam and I cut the plastic skin from our Spanish polytunnel (pictured here on a moonlit spring evening this year) to save the delicate frame work for another summer. We felt like extras on board ship in on...
Blog Post
Posted on Sunday, 9 November, 2014 - 12:04
Frank's words of experience about growing cauliflower echo long in the memory. During my 15 seasons of cauliflower growing I have lost them in most ways possible. I've had crows pull them up fishing for wireworms, rabbits bite off the growing tips...

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