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My Christmas Food and Gift Top 20 for 2015

My Christmas Food and Gift Top 20 for 2015

I felt like a judge on a reality show choosing my top 20 without leaving anyone out. There are so many fabulous producers I have met since doing this blog and you all deserve a space here but I had to set a limit. So, in no particular order! Local free-range turkey reared on Etherley … Continue reading

Secretts Farm Shop

Secretts Farm Shop

Hurst Farm, Chapel Lane, Milford, GU8 5HU Upside: Fabulous seasonal produce complimented by a staggering array of culinary ingredients, top notch meat and the best stocked cheese counter for miles Downside: There is only one Secretts in Surrey but even if it’s a hike its worth a visit! Flipside: The farm shop is also home to Black Barn … Continue reading

Priory Farm Shop

Priory Farm Shop

Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill, RH1 4EJ A bright, well-stocked farm shop with a loyal following. Go there for: You can do your weekly shop here. Avoid: Missing the delight of picking your own in summer. Is it worth the calories?: Well-sourced fresh food – it’s worth it! Tips: Try the café and garden centre … Continue reading

Rawlings of Cranleigh

Rawlings of Cranleigh

Rawlings of Cranleigh, Devon House, 70 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8AG One of the best free-range butchers in Surrey. Go there for: Award-winning beef, sausages with history, perfect cured bacon and expertly prepared cuts of meat. Avoid: Supermarket meat: support local traders like this one! Is it worth the calories?: Ask Dr Atkins! Tips: … Continue reading

Tanhouse Farm Shop

Tanhouse Farm Shop

Tanhouse Farm Shop, Rusper Road, Newdigate, Surrey, RH5 5BX  A stylish little farm shop and café selling their own cakes and pies alongside select groceries.  Go there for: Lovely savoury pies, cakes and soups made with local produce and their own free-range meat. Avoid: Ignoring this venue: even if it’s off your beaten track this … Continue reading

Joe’s Farm Shop

Joe’s Farm Shop

Joe’s Farm Shop, Elm Nursery, Sutton Green Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7QD A delightful family run business with delicious home-reared pork and local lamb and beef   Go there for: Local beef, lamb, pork, sausages, milk and free-range eggs – and hanging baskets! Avoid: High expectations: this is a small shop with a limited range … Continue reading