We source as much as our produce locally as we can and strive to provide you with produce that is unique to us and cannot be bought in a supermarket. Quality is of the upmost importance to us and we quality check all of our products to ensure they meet our high standards before selling them to you.
FRUIT & VEG: we grow as much of our fruit and vegetables on our own farm as we can, depending on seasonality. See the table below to see what is available when.
MEAT: we have a wide variety of meat from beef, chicken, pork, bacon, sausages & lamb as well as cooked/cured meats. Our beef is home reared by Cratfield Beef from Suffolk. All other meat comes from Priors Hall (Dunmow, Essex) & Palfrey & Hall (Debenham, Suffolk). Priors Hall is a family run business who have been rearing pigs for more than 40 years. In 2015 they were voted Best Essex Producer by the Essex Food & Drink Awards. Palfrey & Hall are artisan buthers who use traditional techniques and quality ingredients to create their award winning flavour.
CHEESE: We have a huge variety of cheeses sourced from all over the country. From English classics such as Red Leicester and Cheddar, local specials such as Suffolk Gold & Suffolk Blue and Mediterranean favourites like Brie and Parmesan. All in all we have over 40 different types of cheese at any one time.
Our HOME GROWN APPLE JUICE is very popular and comes in 3 varieties. We also have home grown PEAR juice. Why not try them today!
Our other cordials and juices include:
Belvoir Presse's, Lemonade's and Cordials
Ed's Cordials - Made in Lavenham, Suffolk
Shaken Udder Milkshakes, Essex
Have you tried the Award Winning (producer of the Year 2016; Essex Life FADA) Hadley's Ice Cream? Available in the shop to buy in small individual pots, 500ml tubs or 1L containers it is simply divine and made down the road in Colne Engaine.
FROZEN FRUIT, VEGETABLES, BAKERY & FISH ITEMS: A good selection of loose frozen fruit and vegetables, also including Home Roast Potatoes, Hash Browns, Yorkshire Puddings, Breaded Garlic Mushrooms, Apple Turnovers, Croissants, Pain aux Raisin, Pain au Chocolat, Fish Cakes and Prawns.
FRESH & FROZEN READY MEALS, PIES, SOUPS & QUICHES: Made by the Coffee Shop in our on site kitchen we have a great range of frozen meals from Lasagne and Cottage Pie through to Chicken Curry & Casserole. We also stock a range of quiches, pies & soups all made by the Coffee Shop in our on site kitchen.
JAMS, CONSERVES, CHUTNEYS & SAUCES are all sourced as local as possible. Our most local producer is The Jam Shed in Great Maplestead (Runner Up Producer of the Year 2016; Essex Life FADA). We also have a huge range of Tiptree (Essex) Jams and Stokes (Suffolk) sauces.
You won't be disappointed with our range of CAKES & BISCUITS: Delicious locally made (Sudbury, Suffolk) slabs & cakes, as well as a big range of desserts available fresh and frozen, all made in our farm shop kitchen and a broad selection of sweet and savoury biscuits and hand-baked meringues. Or if you want a quick sweet fix why not try delicious Rocky Road, Flapjack or Toffee Crisp slices all made on site by our Coffee Shop.
We have our FREE RANGE Hens who provide our shop with a fresh supply of eggs daily.
HONEY: We have sourced our honey from a local producer based in Witham to ensure you benefit from the locality of this product. Local Honey can help keep allergies and hayfever at bay! We also sell Pure Essex Honey - Set, Clear and Comb, plus Suffolk Borage Honey.
PLANTS & SHRUBS: A good selection of seasonal plants, bulbs and shrubs from 'Riverbank Nursery' in Suffolk.
POCKET MONEY TREATS: We have a good selection of small toys and fun games for children starting atless than £1!
CARDS & GIFTS: We have a selection of cards (including hand made) and gifts available to buy. Gift items range from Hand Made Candles, Hand Crafted Wooden Pin and Chalk Boards, Bunting, Tea Towels, Mugs and Stationary.
HAMPERS: Available all year round choose from a selection of wicker baskets starting at £3 and simply select items from the shop to go inside. We will then take care of the wrapping to make your Hamper a beautifully finished gift. We also take corporate Hamper Orders and can arrange delivery nationwide. Contact us for more details.