Lil & East Lothian Roots & Fruits


Lil is delighted to be extending our collaboration with East Lothian Roots & Fruits.

We love this fellow East Lothian social enterprise. We already have stock in the shop in Elphinstone that locals can pick up when they pop in for their essentials or a cuppa.

Roots & Fruits customers can now order Lil's plastic free organic and non-organic foods, low impact toiletries and household products to be delivered to your door with your Roots & Fruits veg box across East Lothian. Your Lil food will arrive with your Roots & Fruits delivery in food grade recycled paper bags and your refills of detergents etc in recycled bottles. 

Just order online by 12 noon on Monday at  and choose 'East Lothian Roots & Fruits' as your shipping method. We will prepare your order and deliver to them to go out with your usual box delivery on Thursday or Friday.

To order a Roots & Fruits veg/ fruit box follow them on Facebook at @eastlothanrootsandfruits and message them via Messenger or phone them on 01875 612612

As an example this is what was in this week's boxes - sourced locally wherever possible:

£10 fruit and veg box - Lettuce, Cucumber, Cherry vine tomatoes, Spring onions, 2 peppers, Cress, Turnip, 2 carrots, 5 plums, 5 apples, 5 bananas, Melon 

£5 fruit and veg Lettuce, 1/2 cucumber, Tomatoes, pepper, Cress, 4 apples, 4 plums, 4 bananas. 
+ bakery products and eggs available.


We love what Roots and Fruits do and it is much more than just making fresh food affordable and accessible!

Roots & Fruits also carry out a variety of activities that include –

  • Cookery workshops for people of all ages, living in East Lothian, who have little or no cooking skills

  • Health promotion workshops and presentations in schools, nurseries and community groups, helping people understand the importance of a healthy balanced diet and how it can be achieved

  • Supply of fruit to schools, nurseries, playgroups, after school clubs, community cafes etc for healthy snacks or for sale in tuck shops.

We look forward to receiving your orders and bringing low impact, zero waste living to your door.