Weekend Staff Wanted

30th January 2020 We are hiring! At Stansted Farm Shop we pride ourselves in delivering knowledgeable and passionate customer service for our fantastic local food and drink products. We offer a shop deli and cafe experience, set in the beautiful Stansted Park Estate. Most of our employees have been with … Read More

Foraged Spring Greens

We have a selection of wild, foraged spring greens available this week, hand-picked by Adam.  With the mild winter this year, spring is already underway and many plants are coming through earlier than usual. We have 3 cornered wild garlic (£3.50), Sea Beet and Miner’s Lettuce (£2.50) available in punnets, … Read More

Rabbit Casserole Recipe

Wild rabbit is one of those forgotten tastes that should definitely be brought back to the table.  Rabbit is good value, lean, healthy, and extremely tasty.  It’s also sustainable with numbers needing to be controlled, especially around Chidham where these rabbits have come from. This casserole is rich, fragrant and … Read More

Venison Rogan Josh Recipe

Healthy and delicious, the combination of Venison and Rogan Josh works well and will keep you warm and comforted during these damp, dark evenings. Ingredients 1 kg shoulder venison or leg 2 tbsp ghee 1 tsp rapeseed oil 3 onions sliced 8 green cardamom pods 1 tsp whole black peppercorns 2-3 cinnamon bark 2-3 whole bay leaves 1 tbs garlic & … Read More

All Day Breakfast & New Season’s Menu

KITCHEN MENU ALL DAY BREAKFAST (10am – 3pm) Farm Shop Full English £10.50 Egg, sausage, bacon, black pudding, veggie haggis, tomato, mushroom, toast GFA Hallgate Farm Free Range Eggs on toast £6.50 (V) GFA Avocado Toast £6.50 (V) GFA Bacon or Stansted Sausage Sandwich £5.50 GFA Toast & Preserves £3.50 … Read More

Christmas Chocolate Choice

We are extremely fortunate to have a wide choice of seriously good chocolatiers based locally, with a superb range in stock making ideal Christmas presents. From JKFine Chocolates single-origin chocolates sourced direct from cocoa farmers, to the Chichester based phenomenon Montezuma’s, we have fun stocking fillers, trays of truffles and … Read More

Get into the Christmas Spirits

We have a truly wonderful selection of local gins, rums, vodka, mead, honey whisky and liqueurs perfect as stocking fillers (plenty of miniatures) presents or because you simply deserve a good drink. All of them are from local, artisan producers and make unique gifts. We have the following producers: Chichester … Read More

Homemade Christmas Cakes

If you need a single reason to come to Stansted this weekend, then surely supporting Jennifer Gerrish is the one.  Jennifer makes Christmas cakes by hand exclusively for the Stansted Christmas Fayre and was distraught to learn that the Fayre was cancelled due to the weather. They are the ultimate … Read More

Medlar, Quince and Crab Apple

The Medlars are ripe and we’ve been gathering them off the tree.  Adam will be making chutneys and jams from this extraordinary fruit that originates from Persia and Southwest Asia, but was introduced to England by the Romans.  It has been cultivated for at least 3000 years and was popular … Read More

BEEBLE – British Honey Whisky Tasting

Join us on Saturday 9th November from 11am for a tasting of the delicious Beeble – a Witshire made British Honey Whisky that uses honey from their own hives to make a seriously tasty whisky drink that will warm and comfort you on a winter’s evening. Beeble started as a … Read More

Belted Galloway Beef Boxes

We have been ageing some very special beef in the butchery over the last couple of weeks: Belted Galloway from East Marden.  Lee has prepared some beef boxes with a selection of mince, shin, diced and chuck steaks ideal for the autumn, with 4kg for £39.  The hindquarter steaks need … Read More

Autumn Deli Treats

As the nights draw in, we’ve adjusted our home-cooked deli delights with the more earthy flavours of pumpkin, beetroot and black pudding (amongst others) to offer a range of seasonal, seriously tasty rolls, quiche and Scotch eggs. Have a look at this selection, then pop into the farm shop and … Read More

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