5 local vegetable box delivery companies

Since lockdown the demand for locally sourced food has grown. One area to see a vast expansion of demand are vegetable boxes delivered to your door.

Here are five vegetable box companies around the North Devon, Exmoor and Somerset area:

Local Farmbox

Local Farm Box

Local Farm Box’s mission is to act as a sales window for the areas farmers, growers and producers, and offer the general public t

he best quality and best value for money fresh produce available in the area. Purchasing fresh vegetables, fruits, salads, meats, and dairy products from Local Farm Box means that you will be directly contributing to the local economy – helping to put the money back into local producers’ pockets.

Their aim to is be the number one delivery service of fresh produce to customers within the catchment area of North Devon and the coast from Bude to Minehead, Tiverton – Exeter – Holsworthy.

Website: www.localfarmbox.co.uk

Heddens of Woodtown Farm

Heddens of Woodtown Farm

In 2018, Heddons of Woodtown Farm set up a veg box service supplying households around Bideford, Torrington and Barnstaple with fresh vegetable boxes, and in addition started to grow cabbages, cauliflowers and kale.

They pride ourselves in their complete ‘field to fork’ product range which is also a very important message for their catering customers. With a robust supply of products and proven distribution they are very pleased and proud to work with a number of local cafes, restaurants and hotels.

Website: www.heddensofwoodtown.co.uk

West Country Foods

West Country Foods

West Country Foods are based in Wellington between the Blackdown Hills and Exmoor. They pride themselves on detail and quality, sourcing as much produce as possible from local growers allowing them to support British farmers.

They offer value for for money, contributing to the local economy at the heart of Somerset with Somerset at heart.

Fresh & in-house Prepared Fruit & Vegetable distribution company with over 100 years collective experience in the trade. Daily deliveries, 6 days a week

Website: www.westcountryfoods.com

Plowright Organic

Plowright Organic

Richard Plowright started growing organic vegetables in 2000, delivering just a handful of boxes to Goathurst, Enmore, Spaxton and Bridgwater. Remke joined him in 2003 and together they formed Plowright Organic. From there the box scheme grew, receiving second place in the ‘Organic box scheme of the year’ awards in 2004 and being named runner up in the Somerset Life ‘best organic product and trader’ award in 2006.

Richard and Remke moved to Stowey Rocks Farm in 2006, which allowed them to expand their growing area to about 25 acres per year. They continued growing vegetables for the veg box scheme and also began supplying wholesale markets.

Website: www.plowrightorganic.co.uk

Veg Express

Veg Express

Veg Express based in Barnstaple have an extensive range of Fresh Fruit, Vegetables, Prepared Veg, Exotics and Fresh Herbs and they offer Free Daily Deliveries 6 days a week. All orders are prepared freshly to order, from produce fresh in that morning.


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