Celebrate Your Local Cheese

Celebrate Your Local Cheese. Did you know that there are at least twelve Sussex and Hampshire artisan cheesemakers creating 69 different types of cheese, including goats, ewe and cow’s milk? They come in an incredible variety of shapes, names (Dirty Vicar, The Idle Hour, Lord of the Hundreds) and flavours … Read More

Help Our Kelp Campaign

One of our customers has been heavily involved in the campaign to ‘Help our Kelp’ and has produced a fantastic short film (narrated by none other than my childhood/adulthood hero, Sir David Attenborough) highlighting the many reasons why we should bring back kelp to the South Coast. You can view … Read More

Our new Chef and Menu

We’re excited to introduce you to Adam Hadwen, our new chef who has started working with us this week.  We know Adam from the Earl of March where he was head chef for 6 years.  He was buying venison from the Farm Shop for his menu and has been foraging … Read More

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Gospel Green Cyder

We are very excited to be stocking Gospel Green Cyder again after a break of two years. This is a superb ‘traditional method’ cyder using only the finest apples hand selected from the Blackmoor Estate. They use the champagne method, where Sussex apples are fermented for 4 months in vats, … Read More

The Ultimate Sausage Rolls

We have developed some incredible sausage rolls, with my favourite being BBQ Pork that uses Scott’s free range, Sussex pork shoulder, cooked over charcoal for 18 hours, before being pulled, combined with a BBQ sauce and combined with onion and coriander and folded into homemade pastry. This is then topped … Read More

We are shortlisted for the 2019 Countryside Awards

We are thrilled to be shortlisted for the 2019 Countryside Awards in the Rural Enterprise Award and the Hampshire Choice Award (which has a public vote with a £500 prize! vote here……) Rural Enterprise This category benefits from the support of Hampshire Fare, and is awarded to a business or council … Read More

Rocket, Honeycomb, Goat’s Cheese & Walnut Salad

We have some Stansted Estate honeycomb available this weekend.  Collected by John the Bee Man, the bees have had a fantastic year across the wildflower meadows of Stansted, producing some truly excellent honey. This is a delicious salad that combines salty and sweet with the peppery rocket.  You can use … Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has long been regarded as a beneficial tonic, with the ancient Greeks using a combination of water, vinegar and honey to make the ‘medicine’ Oxycrat.  Willy’s ACV with ‘The Mother’ contains friendly, probiotic bacteria; acetobacter and lactobacillus and with a ph of 5, can help support an … Read More

5 Star Rating with the Food Standards Agency

A huge pat on the back to Sam, Lee (Butchery), Gavin (Kitchen) and the team for ensuring that we maintain our 5 star rating with the Food Standards Agency following a full inspection today.  While this should be a given, it is one of the parts of our business that … Read More

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The Future of Food

This is a pretty broad topic, so I’ll start narrowing it down immediately.  We’re at a crossroads with farming and Brexit, with our politicians on the verge of deciding the future of our countryside, farming and food production. We have all read the headlines about free trade with America and … Read More

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