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16th June 2021
Elizabeth McLeod, will be joining Lee Greens as Buyer & Co-ordinator from the end of June. Elizabeth is an accomplished vegetable...
2nd June 2021
Over the last few decades consumerism has grown dramatically and with that comes more waste, and with more waste comes more disposal. It is only the...
12th May 2021
Earlier this month our directors Chris Henry and Celia Bradley, were invited to chat to Lewisham Council about how we adapted during the pandemic and...
28th April 2021
Better Food Traders and all their members (including us at Lee Greens) have published findings from a report into the benefits of local veg schemes....
31st March 2021
The first full moon after the Spring Equinox (20th or 21st March) signified the Anglo-Saxon pagan festival of spring rebirth, thought to be linked to...
31st March 2021
A year on from the start of the Pandemic, Kieran, one of our loyal packing team wanted to reflect, and talk about the great taboo of mental health in...
24th March 2021
Last week we heard from some of the Lee Greens Packing Team, on their favourite potato recipes. Marie-Claire told us about her favourite...
17th March 2021
  Though the Guinness and green hats were less conspicuous on St Patrick’s Day yesterday, it seems fitting to celebrate a stalwart of a...
1st March 2021
Our gloved (and loved!) volunteer teams weigh and pack their way through many kilograms of produce each Thursday at our Lee Green base....
24th February 2021
This is the third and final part in our series about Lee Greens and the bigger picture. Last week we looked forward to the future, in this final part...
17th February 2021
Last week, Celia Bradley wrote about understanding the bigger global picture when it comes to sourcing sustainable food at Lee Greens. This week you...
Sunchoke, better known Jerusalem Artichoke
16th February 2021
Jerusalem artichokes do not derive from the artichoke family nor do they originate from Jerusalem. Instead they are a sunflower tuber, often called a...

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