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A simple and delicious pumpkin seed dukkah recipe

Introducing Ollie Hunter Today we are excited to be sharing with you an amazing pumpkin recipe from chef Ollie Hunter that will ensure every part of our delicious BONUS pumpkins in our premium veg box is cooked and eaten - nothing goes to waste! Master Chef semi-finalist Ollie Hunter currently...

Sustainability in a 'spooky' world

It's an October Surprise! Here we are in October and autumn has arrived in a flurry of rain, wind and bright autumnal colours. Over in the fields our teams and partner farms are busy harvesting chard, squashes and Jerusalem artichokes and of course, no October would be complete without pumpkins!...

The turbulent road from farm to doorstep

Until March this year, pale green dot had existed as a sustainably-driven fresh produce and food waste recycling business.

Fresh seasonal produce: Fletching glasshouse visit

A day in the life... Fletching glasshouse farm The pale green dot team recently had the pleasure of visiting our glasshouses situated in the beautifully green country town of Lewes, East Sussex. On arrival the team were greeted by our trusted glasshouse farmers Mark, Lee, and Dave and given a...

How to eat like an athlete

Hello! I’m Charlotte, a GB Rowing athlete and avid fresh produce consumer. I first raced for GB in 2014 as a junior and after spending a few years at the Under-23 level, became a full-time member of the Senior Olympic Team in 2018. I’m one of the youngest on the...

How to cook your veg box

Your veg box has arrived, packed with delicious fruit and vegetables. Now what? To help you make the most of your box, we’ve put together recipe and storage tips to help you eat well and waste nothing. Thanks to lots of our lovely customers, home-cooks and chefs for their brilliant...

Chefs cook for the NHS

With the upheaval of the last month, as restaurants, cafés and other food businesses close or pivot entirely, supply chains have been completely disrupted and there’s a lot of perfectly edible (and delicious) produce that’s getting wasted. We’re working hard to redistribute our surplus seasonal farm produce to the people...

How to replant your veg scraps

Grow your own veg box and cut food waste Aside from an abundance of root veg, you might find living lettuce and beautifully sweet tomatoes in your boxes this week. What is living lettuce you might ask? Living lettuce comes with its roots attached so it keeps your leaves fresher...