Aston Organics has been growing vegetables in
the Cherwell Valley since 1997.
The majority of our produce is sold through our
vegetable box scheme which supplies customers
in Oxford and North Oxfordshire.
North Aston Organics has a major advantage over the supermarkets and larger national
box schemes in that our boxes contain truly fresh
of the vegetables are grown by us here in North
Aston with many of our vegetables harvested
on the day of delivery.
grow a full range of seasonal vegetables and,
with the use of polytunnels, are able to extend
the season and produce salads and other
less hardy crops throughout the winter months.
We use the polytunnels extensively
to produce early crops and to grow tomatoes,
peppers, aubergines, chillies etc from late
Spring through to the onset of Autumn.
the course of a year, about
75% of the content of our boxes is grown
entirely by us, with most of the supplementing
taking place in late spring/early summer. We
are certified to buy in produce from other
organic growers and wholesalers and this enables
us to offer a year-round box scheme and provide
specialist items like mushrooms.
is in the Vegetable Box
box usually contains potatoes, onions and carrots
each week and 5 other items which vary with
the seasons. You will have a different mix of vegeatables
usually put garlic in the first box of each
offer a wide range of seasonal vegetables,
including some unusual varieties, so if there
is anything you don’t
recognise, or don’t know how to use,
please contact us.
a month we also send you a Newsletter with
recipe ideas, news of what's happening on the
farm, advance notice of new crops nearing harvest,
and so on.
There are four sizes: Half-Size, Small, Medium and Large. These are priced at £7.50, £11.00, £15.25,
and £20.50* respectively.
*The Large box is equivalent to two Small boxes, and contains 10 items. It is ideal for larger households but not so good for smaller households who may want more variety rather than simply quantity.
The amounts of the basics (potatoes, onions and carrots) remains large but instead of 5 double-quantity items, there are 7 items in varying quantities.
a guide, a small box usually suits two adults.
Your box contents are selected according to what
is in season and ready for harvest. You can tailor
your box by:
quantities of the staples (potatoes, onions
and carrots) - you can vary the proportions
to suit you.
extras - we have a list of available extras,
which changes each month, but always includes
the staples, plus baking potatoes and salad.
- We are currently unable to accommodate exclusions (except on Fruit).
can let us know if you are going to be away
and will not require your box.
We offer two sizes of organic fruit bags:
Small at £5.50, and Large at £7.00.
These usually contain apples, oranges, and bananas
(fairly traded) each week plus two other fruits, such as pears, clementines,
avocados, grapefruit and kiwi.
put lemons in the first bag of the month.
have a small orchard on the farm and the rest
of the fruit comes from Soil Association registered
have a No Air Freight Policy.
We offer organic, locally produced eggs priced at £2.00 for a half dozen. These
are certified by the Soil Association, which has the highest animal welfare standards.
The eggs come from the farm on
the day before our delivery so are very fresh.
We serve towns and villages throughout northern
Oxfordshire, neighbouring Warwickshire and Northamptonshire,
and into the Cotswolds.
a drop-off point that is convenient to you.
have drop-off points in Wolvercote,
Marston, Cowley Rd, Magdalen Rd, Jericho (Daisies in Walton St), Botley (North Hinksey) Summertown
and St Clements.
also deliver to Kidlington, Tackley, Kirtlington,
Woodstock, Middle Barton, Great Rollright,
Banbury (two drop-off points), Adderbury,
Kings Sutton, Cropredy, Brackley, Bloxham and
delivery is available in some of
the villages local to North Aston, including
Upper and Lower Heyford, Steeple Aston, Middle
Aston, Duns Tew, Somerton and Deddington.
your area is not covered please get in touch
and talk to us as it may be that we can develop
new collection points.
You will be asked to pay for your first veg box in advance, and after that payment is monthly in arrears.
Payment is due within 7 days of the end of the month. Payment
can be made by post, sending us your cheque payable to North Aston Organics,
or we can supply our bank details so that you can pay online. We can also
set up a standing order – please ask for a form.
box? More information?
If you would like more information about our Veg Box Scheme, or want to try a box,
please complete the on-line form via the Contact us page or go to our online store.