Plenty of sun and rain has continued to improve the English growing conditions. This however does not apply to the continent where extreme temperatures are affecting both quality and quantity of supplies.
All berries are now in abundance; raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and strawberries are all good and in great demand.
Spanish melons are well established now and prices will ease. Make the most of fabulous peaches, nectarines, cherries and apricots – all of top quality. English plums will emerge as the month moves on with beautiful traditional varieties being available.
English peas and broad beans will start to disappear but will be replaced by runner or stick beans. New season chantenay carrots have started, with their multi-coloured varieties following later in the month. English courgettes are excellent along with calabrese and cauliflower so make the most of them. Locally sourced kales, cavolo, bunched beetroots and carrots are also excellent. All varieties of onions are improving in quality and price. Local potatoes are coming down in price and are much better in size due to the better weather conditions in comparison to last year. Fine beans remain a good bet in both quality and at a price that has remained consistent.
Due to high demand and weather conditions, cucumber and tomatoes are priced high but should ease shortly. Fantastic quality on all leaves; gem, cos, lollo rosso and oakleaf are all superb. Other varieties of tomatoes are fine, why not try some beautiful English Heritage tomatoes containing a wide variety of colours and sizes.
LOCALLY SOURCED PRODUCE
* Shropshire New Potatoes * Baby Fennel * Baby Leeks * Baby Beets * Courgettes
* Kale * Cavolo Nero * Spring Cabbage * Raspberries * Strawberries
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