Come to the Farm Shop and meet us, we have lots of tempting fresh fruit and veg, free recipes and plenty of cookery tips!
We love chatting with our customers about recipes ideas, so that you can make the most of our fresh seasonal produce.
When the shop isn't open, we're busy planting, growing and harvesting, down in the fields.
Open all year round
Wednesdays 12 pm - 5 pm & Saturdays 9 am - 1 pm
A selection of our fresh, seasonal and local produce
available in the Farm Shop -
Q&A – Packaging and Waste Management
We get a lot of questions around our packaging and what we do with our waste. Here are a few of the most common questions and our answers...
How do we recycle & reuse?
We love recycling and re-using things, our Farm Shop is built from recycled materials.
Our shop counter is an old door, the ramp an old panel from the second-hand chiller we bought locally. The shop walls are insulated with sheep’s wool and even the windows are recycled from a previous home. Any offcuts and leftover bits of wood are used in developing the site. Recent developments include the Squash Store and the Propagating Room.
We accept your old egg boxes for our eggs and sell spices in recycled jars.
How are we working to reduce packaging?
The best way to reduce packaging is to buy local and seasonal; veg grown on the farm is sold loose and with no need to package at all.
Many customers bring their own boxes, bags and containers to put our loose produce in, we even sell loose salad if you bring your own box (you'll find it keeps much longer in a box as it won't bruise)
We are currently working though our stocks of old plastic salad bags but have finally found some fully home compostable corn starch alternatives which we're trialling with both restaurant and shop customers.
Buy oats, puy lentils, red lentils and risotto rice by weight from us, simply bring your own container or use a paper bag.
Refill your washing up liquid and surface spray containers with Bio D products, which we love and are made in the UK.
Bulk Buy 5litre containers of Bio D laundry liquid or Washing Up Liquid to do your own refills at home (containers are both made from recycled plastic & recyclable)
We sell local flowers and cut them fresh on shop days.
How are we helping to reduce food waste?
By making jam and chutney with surplus fruit and veg from bountiful harvests.
We donate salad and other unsold fresh produce to Waste 2 Taste, who work with local food banks and homeless charities.
Each winter we get two piglets who eat unsold root veg, pumpkins and apples.
We have many recipe ideas in the shop and run Frugal Kitchen workshops in the Spring.
On the farm we add hops from the local brewery to our compost heap which we then use to improve soil fertility.
In 2017 we added 20 tonnes of composted kitchen waste (from council green bins) as soil improver.
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