Time to reach for the woolly hat and gloves as temperatures begin to plunge. That icy crispness tells us that winter is on the horizon. Despite dropping temperatures and shorter daylight hours there is a surprising variety of local produce to be had when stocking up on seasonal fruit and vegetables.
Here is a selection of what you might seek out during the next few weeks.
You can find a charming retro recipe for the humble swede in our archives. A hearty warming dish for a frosty evening.
Find fresh food local to you!
Check out all the vegetable growers on our directory to see who is growing what in your area. We only list growers that comply with the Simple Food Pledge. This means they are either registered as organic producers or they have taken a pledge to confirm that they farm in a sustainable manner and never add synthetic chemicals to their smallholding.