this page will be reserved for major news items
from North Aston Organics,
while day-to-day news and information will be
regularly updated on the North Aston Blog - see
panel on the right. The blog is being prepared
at the moment, so we shall continue to add snippets
here until it's ready to launch!
We have a Blog !
In the six years since its birth our Blog has lain unloved and lost. Buried under a pile of must do items it was forgotten, until today! We will try to update it weekly with a rough guide as to the contents of the boxes but it will only be a guide as we don't always have enough of each veg to be able to predict that it will go around all the boxes.
Uploaded March 25th 2014.
Aston Organics Launches New Website!
The new website for North Aston Organics finally
arrives on the worldwide web. For months it
has been hidden away,
developing and hardening off like a seedling
in a cold frame, but now it's
ready to see the light of day. Here you can
find information about the company, the Veg
Box Scheme, recipe ideas, and a comprehensive
background on organic farming.
Launched 19th September 2013
Harvest Well Under Way
On dry days these next few weeks we will be outside gathering in the potato harvest.
The tubers need to be out of the ground and stored before the winter rains arrive.
Once they have set their skins they will store quite happily for several months,
and will be good to eat until next spring.
Uploaded September 18th 2013.
All our polytunnels are undergoing a major transformation,
as they change from summer to winter crops in the
next few weeks. The propagation glasshouse, having
been virtually empty during August, is now filling
up again with seedlings of Spinach and California
Peppergrass (or Mizuna), Canary Chard,
Brune d'Hiver Lettuce and Japanese Mustard Spinach,
Uploaded September 16th 2013.
farmers Inspired by North Aston Organics
In the autumn of 2011, a group of South Korean
farmers visited Oxfordshire, and chose to spend
an afternoon with Mark Stay at North Aston Organics.
They were so impressed by what they saw that they
vowed to take some of Mark's ideas back home with
30th September 2011
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