Welcoming Spring with Soup Saturday!

Two pots of warm soup with freshly baked bread

Spring seemed to arrive just as we set out the table for the year’s first Soup Saturday!

Many thanks to all our existing customers and supporters for popping by to say hello, to the team who prepared the soup and bread for samples and to our community engagement volunteers spent the morning chatting to passers-by. Read more

A little bit about… Beetroot

Welcome to this month’s ‘Diary of a Veg-Nerd’!

Beetroot, ‘important’ things to know

They’re not all purple-red and they don’t just come pickled in a jar!

Nutritionally, beetroots aren’t that special for any one particular vitamin source. They have two main components; above ground leafy bits and below ground rooty round thing. The leaves are a great source of iron and B vitamins – as is the case with many green leafy things. The root is notably a good low calorie (100g=43 calories) fibre (100g = 11% of a ladies daily intake) packed food. But they also pack a fair whack of vitamins C, B6, magnesium and potassium. Read more

Seasons Greetings!

It’s nearly Christmas, and we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for all you’ve done to keep our community owned shop open and vibrant throughout the year.

As the holiday approaches, here are a few ways you can continue to support Dig In this Christmas:

  • Give a gift card – we offer gift cards for any value over £5, and this is a great way to keep your Read more

The Many Shades of Autumn

We hope you’re enjoying the colors of autumn as much as we are.

We’re also pretty excited about the amazing colors of veges you can buy in the shop this time of year.

We just love the three special beets which have graced our shelves recently – Choggia, Golden Globe and Cylindra – which just seem destined to make our usual beets and organic beets look rather plain (we’d hate to think how the neeps are feeling…!). Try slow baking them with Read more