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[_] OT - Bristol/Bath/Surrounding - best greengrocer / fresh fruit and veg market stalls

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 11:35:52 BST 2019

Top tip: Is it really cheaze?

You need to populate London, Cardiff and Bristol fairly soon.

> On 15 Apr 2019, at 11:28, nicolas alpi <nicolas.alpi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
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> Nic
> 
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> On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 1:59 PM Robin Stevens <rdstevens at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Buss on Keynsham High Street.
>> 
>> On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 3:10 PM Steve Kirtley <steve.kirtley at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Moorlands Road was a good shout - nice variety and all seems very fresh.
>>> Cheers Dan.
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 4:11 PM Daniel Hilton <daniel.hilton at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Or Radford farm do one just to the south of Bath.
>>>> 
>>>> The fruit and veg shop on moorlands road was always good.
>>>> 
>>>> Bath has too high a rent for fruit and veg shops :-/
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, 4 Apr 2019 at 16:07, David Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> That would be Riverford or Abel and Cole. Now we’re getting out of
>> winter
>>>>> veg, should be better.
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 4 Apr 2019, at 15:44, Lewis Dexter Litanzios <
>>>>> mail at ldexterldesign.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Steve,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If you're not fussy then a fallback could be researching a
>> reputable
>>>>> local delivery box service
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If they are good then they'll have an ethical supply chain in
>> place to
>>>>> offer you what's in season, fresh and delicious for a fair price and
>>>> you'll
>>>>> have the excuse to cook some new veg' types
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> When I lived in Bristol I didn't buy organic or grow my own food
>> (now I
>>>>> do) so unfortunately can't recommend specific vendors
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I don't miss carrying a huge bag of food home every weekend!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hope this helps
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Good luck
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 04/04/2019 14:24, Steve Kirtley wrote:
>>>>>>> Afternoon all,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> After 2 years living in Wales I'm back in England and living in
>> Bath.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Mostly enjoying the change - but made the dire mistake of buying
>>>>>>> supermarket fruit and veg for the first time in years and now
>> really
>>>>>>> missing my local fruit and veg stall over in Wales. They tended to
>>>> pick
>>>>> up
>>>>>>> from the wholesalers down in Cardiff and sell out in a day so
>>>> everything
>>>>>>> was crazy fresh and lasted a good week or two in the fridge...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> What are your top tips for good greengrocers / fruit and veg
>> market
>>>>> stalls
>>>>>>> around these parts?
>>>>>>> So far I've tried a couple of shops in Bath (one on Chelsea Road,
>> one
>>>>> part
>>>>>>> of a deli just off the Royal Crescent) and tried the market stall
>> in
>>>>>>> Kingsmead Square and had varying success.
>>>>>>> Last weekend went to the stalls in the Fruit and Veg Wholesalers
>> over
>>>> in
>>>>>>> Bristol which was great value but limited choice...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Steve
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> (Flash is Pants)
>>>>>> 
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