All posts tagged: Riverford

Riverford Recipe Box – Love Cooking

I have been a customer of Riverford Organic Farms for nearly two years now, so I was very pleased when Ian Carr, my local Riverford veg man, delivered my first Riverford Recipe Box. So, let’s see what Riverford has to offer in one of its Quick Recipe Boxes. Riverford recipe boxes are very easy to use, have minimal waste, include recyclable packaging and three quick, tasty recipes. It’s easy to see on the website what each week’s box contains and there is ample allergen advice, so that those with specific dietary needs can avoid any unwelcome surprises. Packed full of fresh, organic vegetables and meat, and all dry ingredients needed for each recipe, this box is not only convenient but also cuts down on waste. It allows you to try ingredients you might not otherwise have tried, in small quantities without having to invest in a whole bottle/box of something. Each recipe provides clear instructions for the chef. The Quick Recipe Box, implies that recipes included should take under thirty minutes, but some did take me a little longer. Bacon, Kale & …

Tuesday is Riverford Day

Living in the country, and working from home limits my ability to nip to the shops at lunchtime. So not long after I moved from the city (Sheffield) I signed up to receive Riverford Organic Farm boxes delivered to my door. Ian Carr, who runs my local Riverford franchise from York, always delivers on Tuesday morning, with a smile, a chat and a hint or two on how best to use my produce this week. The first good thing about the Riverford scheme is you choose how often you receive your boxes as well as which boxes you want or you can make your own. You can have the boxes delivered weekly, fortnightly or monthly. I place my order online before Sunday evening and it is fun to choose my Tuesday ‘box’ from a selection of fruit, veg, dairy products, and meat or tempting essentials from the deli. The fruit and veg are all organic and seasonal, with over 85% coming from local UK farms and orchards. Riverford have linked up with local farmers all …