Local | Ethical | Delicious

We are accepting new customers for weekly seasonal boxes!
Cultivate is a co-operative, set up seven years ago and funded by the people of Oxford, to supply the city with local, ethical food. We prioritise organic, low waste and low use of plastic, and source food that has a low carbon footprint. We support community enterprises wherever we can.
We’re glad to be giving our excellent excess veg to Oxford’s food banks via the great Mutual Aid community network. You can find out more on Radio 4’s PM programme, ‘A Month in a Food Bank‘. Thanks to them for great work!
Becks, Dido, Claire, Tom, Emma and the wonderful Cultivate volunteer team

The shop is open on Wednesdays.

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We are low carbon and we prioritise local producers. Your food doesn’t travel far and we try to deliver by bike.
We only use biodegradable plastic or compostable packaging.
Our produce is sustainably produced; over 80% is organic.
We are low waste, and any waste we do have supports local community projects such as Waste2Taste.
We provide small, local producers with a route to market and pay them fairly (50-70% of the sale price).
Our efforts boost the local economy, keeping money circulating in the community.
Cultivate is a co-operative, so our members have a say in how we operate.

Our old van has had a breath of new life, thanks to local Oxford artist Lisa Made It and Bounce!

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