Harvest box #10

Broccoli leaves avec just a nice colour and they are massive! they can be added to a soup or made into a skillet dinner. Use your tasty cherry tomatoes for bake a savoury muffins: bacon, cheese and tomato muffins! Throw some chives in it for more taste and colour! Sautéed with more vegetables, turned intoContinue reading “Harvest box #10”

Harvest box #9

We need to make the most of the last tomatoes of the season. Wash your mixed salad leaves and tomatoes, chopped the chives and enjoy your fresh salad. With this cold weather, what’s best than a soup? Root vegetables soup with some herbs on top is all you need. Use the leeks, potatoes, other vegetablesContinue reading “Harvest box #9”

Harvest box #7 – Recipe ideas

Lots of different kind of legumes in this box: Yellow beans, runner beans, broad beans and peas. The yellow beans have been grown by the kids and harvested by Jessica! Well done. For the first time this year, your harvest box has yellow beans! Nice recipe with dill and parsley: yellow beans with dill andContinue reading “Harvest box #7 – Recipe ideas”

Harvest box #6- recipe ideas

What a pleasure to have The Beechgrove garden filming at the Centre today! Novelty in your boxes: gooseberry and potatoes! For a change, use your rocket to make a yummy pesto to spread on a bruschetta or on your pasta! Try the tomato basil Gnocchi soup! Use the sweet basil, potato and enjoy this unusualContinue reading “Harvest box #6- recipe ideas”

Harvest box #5 – recipe ideas

Harvest box is back this week with some novelties! Try a detox smoothie with your coriander and kale! Don’t forget to add your radish leaves, it is never too green! For your salad of the day, you have some lettuce, rocket and rocket flowers. Look how the flowers are delicate! They look like wings! UseContinue reading “Harvest box #5 – recipe ideas”

Harvest box #4 – Recipe ideas

Lots of new things in this week ! Red and black currants, celery flowers, sweet basil, radish leaves and carrots! You will also find an indoor plant: Swedish Ivy (not edible!) Mixed salad leaves & Nasturtium leaves, with broad beans and peas! Perfect for a fresh salad with some cushiness. Did you know ? YouContinue reading “Harvest box #4 – Recipe ideas”

Harvest box 3 – Recipe ideas !

This week in your harvest box you will find strawberries! Not many but just enough to enjoy the flavour of these sweet tiny wild strawberries. Feverfew and lavender, perfect for your herbal first aid kit. Feverfew is usually used for migraines and headache, and lavender as a relaxant herbs. In this box you have everythingContinue reading “Harvest box 3 – Recipe ideas !”

Lydia and her harvest box #2

Few weeks ago, Erin was telling us why she loved having access to fresh vegetables. Positive impacts for her mind and her body, she discovered new flavours and realised amazing meals with her harvest box and vegetables she grows on her windowsill! Weeks have past and we have now made more than 150 harvest boxes!Continue reading “Lydia and her harvest box #2”

Erin and her harvest box #1

Over the past 7 weeks, more than 80 harvest boxes have been collected. From green leaves to edible flowers, the seasonal vegetables from the Maxwell Centre have found a home. Erin is sharing with us why she is happy to collect her harvest box weekly. Thank you for taking the time to answer our questionsContinue reading “Erin and her harvest box #1”

Tuesday harvest box

Harvest Tuesday boxes from our Maxwell Centre community garden ready to go!!!!😁🌈💚Mixed green leaves for soup (spinach, rocket, lettuce) with added onion and potato from Turriffs💚Lettuce for salad and spring onion and rocket flowers for dressing💚Coriander grown from seed in a pot💚Spinach, lettuce and onion greens in a pot!💚Fresh herbs (sage and thyme) And someContinue reading “Tuesday harvest box”