Veg boxes

Get your share of the harvest – Veg boxes begin 29th of June 2018!

Read the below information then sign up here.

Veg boxes – fresh, local, seasonal and naturally grown.

We grow vegetables in our half acre market garden using ecological/organic methods that build healthy, living soils to produce fresh, nutrient dense food. We never use any chemical sprays or fertilizer to grow our veg. For most of the growing season the vast majority of the veg box will be made up from produce grown by us, in our own garden. If needed we will supplement our own produce with organic veg from other Scottish farms.

We also sell free range eggs from our happy hens, either from the farm or as part of your veg box.

What’s in our boxes?

A typical veg box in the height of summer could contain a selection from – cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, salad bag, whole lettuce, radishes, herbs, chard, kale, carrots, broad beans, mange tout, onions, beetroot, turnips, potatoes and garlic.

When are our veg boxes available?

Our veg boxes will be available every week for 22 weeks from the 29th of June to the 23rd of November.

Where do we deliver to?

Our veg boxes are delivered on a Friday evening to several pick up points where you can then collect your box. These are:

  • Tap o’ Noth Farm
  • Rhynie (private garage in village)
  • Huntly (TBC)
  • Lumsden (Scottish Sculpture Workshop)
  • Alford (TBC)

If we do not deliver to a drop off point in your town we may be able to set one up if we have enough custom – so tell your friends – or if it is on our route. We are happy to add Kennethmont to our delivery route if we can secure enough customers.

What size are your veg boxes?

We have two sizes available to choose from:

  • Small – 1-2 person (living by yourself or a moderate veg eaters)
  • Large – 3-4 person (perfect for a family or those on a vegetarian diet)

How much are our veg boxes?

As a signed up member of Tap o’ Noth Farm CSA you will receive a veg box every week for 22 weeks, containing a share of our farms harvest.

We ask that our members commit to supporting us throughout the season by paying for their veg boxes at the start of the growing seasonWhen you sign up you sign up for the full 22 weeks. If you are away one week then you must organise someone else to pick up your share box for you – a great way to meet your neighbour by sharing your veg!

CSA Membership Share Price:

  • 22 week Small: £220@ £10 per week          or with 6 eggs : £264/12 eggs: £297
  • 22 week Large: £330 @ £15 per week          or with 6 eggs: £374/12 eggs: £407

We offer two options to pay for your veg box


Option 1 : Payment in full

A one off payment (choose either small or large, eggs or no eggs) at the start of the growing season (no later than two weeks after signing up).

With this option you are committing to paying the full amount at the start of the season and receiving a box every week (22 weeks). If you do not wish to receive a box one week it is up to you to either contact us (by the Wednesday before the Friday delivery) and let us know not to pack your box, or arrange for a friend to collect your box on your behalf. We cannot refund for any cancelled or uncollected boxes.


Option 2 – Monthly payment

If you feel you can’t pay the whole season’s cost up front you can pay in five monthly installments by standing order. Your first payment will be due at the start of the month of your first veg box delivery (1st of June 2018).

With this option you are still committing to paying the full amount and receiving a box every week (22 weeks). If you do not wish to receive a box one week it is up to you to either contact us (by the Wednesday before the Friday delivery) and let us know not to pack your box, or arrange for a friend to collect your box on your behalf. We cannot refund for any cancelled or uncollected boxes.

  • 22 week Small: 5 monthly installments @ £44 each         or with 6 eggs : £52.80/12 eggs: £59.40
  • 22 week Large: 5 monthly installments @ £66 each          or with 6 eggs: £74.80/12 eggs: £81.40

I’m in! How do I become a member?

To become a CSA member and secure your weekly veg box please sign up to our mailing list and choose your box size and payment preference. We will then be in touch to let you know how to pay. Our boxes will be sold on a first come first served basis, so sign up to secure your box. We look forward to growing your veg!

If you have any questions that we haven’t answered here please get in touch with rosa@taponothfarm.com

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