Veg box schemes

Box schemes in the Bristol area with locally grown food, supplied direct from the growers:

The Community Farm: There are a variety of fruit & veg boxes priced £8.95–£24.95, and the week’s box content is published on the website every Friday afternoon. Dairy produce, meat and other groceries can be added.

Home delivery across Bristol once a week, Orders must be in place by 11am on Monday morning for delivery that same week.

Free delivery for orders £9.95 and above, £1 otherwise.

Three Hares Market Garden: Subscription service for locally grown salad bags £2–£5, delivered by cargo bike every Tuesday to drop-off points in Greenbank Road, St Werburghs & Montpelier

Salad drop subscription for locally grown salad bags, small to jumbo bags from £9-£20 per month.

Delivery by cargo bike every Wednesday to drop-off points at St Werburghs City Farm and Devon Road, Easton.

Leigh Court Farm: Local Bristol box scheme only 5 miles from the city centre. The vegetables are mostly grown at Leigh Court Farm; fruit comes from abroad in the winter, but they try to source as locally as they can.

Veg boxes from £13.70-£23, £18.75 mixed fruit & veg box, and £14.00 fruit bag. Dairy products and eggs can be added.

Boxes delivered to Bristol collection points in Abbots Leigh, Montpelier, Easton, Windmill Hill & Southville on Thursday afternoons. If you live in BS1– BS16, BS20 or BS41 you can have delivery direct to your door for £1.

Plowright Organic: Organic Veg boxes filled with 100% homegrown veg for nine months of the year, direct from this Somerset farm to you.

Veg boxes £12.40–£24.90, Fruit bags £8.20–£12.50.

Delivery to Bristol on Wednesdays, minimum order £18.

Their website also offers recipe ideas for inspiration.

Purple Patch: Purple Patch is a market garden located in the beautiful, green valley of Boiling Wells Lane, adjacent to Ashley Vale. They supply salad to local restaurants and also run a salad and veg box subscription. Purple Patch forms part of Watercress Farm, a tiny mixed farm which has been under cultivation since medieval times. They currently keep rare-breed pigs, dexter cattle and chickens, the produce of which is distributed via a Meat-Club.

Veg boxes are paid for in one lump sum every four weeks, for one box per week – collection by foot or bicycle due to limited vehicle access. Half veg box, £8 per box, Veg box £15.50 per box.

Salad Lovers three-month subscription is £50. Freshly cut every Wednesday morning ready for collection from Purple Patch any time between 12pm on Wednesday and 6pm on Friday. Delivery by electric cargo bike between Purple Patch and the Mina Road Tunnel.

September update: Salad subscription currently paused.

Radford Mill Farm: Radford Mill Farm is a farm located near Bath that has been farming organically for over 40 years. They provide weekly veg box subscriptions or individual orders which other groceries can be added to.

Small, medium or large fruit & veg boxes from £22.99–£36.99 including delivery. Boxes including milk and/or eggs are also available.

Home delivery within a five mile radius of the shop Monday-Friday.

Riverford Farm: Grown by a group of farms in South Devon, Riverford Farm is a certified B-corp with a focus on seasonal and organic produce. Compostable packaging and packaging collection, with zero-packaging options available.

100% electric delivery to your door.

Seasonal organic fruit and veg boxes from £15.35-£24.75.

Veg boxes from £13.25-£23.45. 100% British-grown veg boxes available from £12.95-£15.55.

Fruit boxes from £8.70-£14.95.

Salad boxes from £9.25- £14.65

Meat, dairy and other groceries are also available.

Sims Hill Shared Harvest: Like an organic veg box scheme, but run as a member-owned co-operative. Members invest in the running of the farm, and receive a share of the harvest, instead of just being customers who pay for products. Paying shares and working shares are both available. It makes a refreshing change from consumer culture, and provides its local members with quality fruit and vegetables, grown using permaculture farming methods, delivered every week to their local pick-up point.

Members also enjoy a strong bond with where their food comes from, with regular community events.

Seasonal veg shares available at £54.20 a month for full shares, or £31.10 for half shares. (£7/week or £13/week.

Tobacco Factory Community Kitchen: Using produce from Tobacco Factories own Five Acre Farm, situated near Backwell, which uses organic and sustainable principles. They try to grow unusual varieties that aren’t suitable for large scale farming such as white beetroot, blue radish and purple cauliflower.

Fruit and veg boxes from £10– £25.

Available to pick up from the Tobacco Factory car park or delivered to your door for £3.

Bristol Veg Boxes: Local organic boxes from small-scale farmers delivered to your door or local collection point.

Organic veg boxes from £9.50-£24. Eggs, bread, dairy and other groceries available to add.

Delivery available to BS1, BS2, BS3, BS4, BS5, BS6, BS7, BS8, BS9, BS10, BS13, BS14, BS15, BS16, BS34, BS41.

Windmill Hill City Farm: An accessible veg box scheme providing free and low-cost veg boxes to families at risk of food insecurity.

Priced on a sliding scale, standard boxes are £10 with a low-cost box for £6. Solidarity boxes are available for £15 which provides a veg box for you and contributes to a box for a household in need. Pay-it-forward boxes available for £7, providing a box to someone in need for free.

Each week the box will contain 6 varieties of freshly picked seasonal vegetables, all grown at the farm and without the use of chemicals.

Order by Wednesday 12pm, collect from cafe on Thursday after 1:30pm, Friday or Saturday.

Reg The Veg: Fruit and veg boxes available for daily delivery throughout Bristol. Order before 7pm for free next-day delivery.

A range of fruit and veg boxes available from £20-£30, with a seasonal option available.

Matter Whole Foods: A selection of veg boxes with options to add meat alternatives, available on a weekly subscription. A create-your-own box option is also available.

Fruit and veg boxes from £10-£30, packaging-free available on request.

Order by 11am Sunday for delivery by electric van the following week.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: BS5 & BS16 postcodes

Tuesday: BS1-BS8, BS16.

Thursday: BS4/BS3.

Oddbox: A certified B-corp aiming to reduce fruit and veg waste. Their wonky fruit and veg box scheme is now available in Bristol, delivering a surprise selection of surplus and imperfect fruit and veg direct to your door every week.

Veg boxes from £11.69-15.99 and fruit & veg boxes from £10.99-£21.49, packaging-free where possible.

Delivered to a safe place overnight for a lower emission journey, check your postcode for delivery days.