The Stansted Honey Bees

Last week we had a swarm of honey bees near the car park, and called up the Stansted beekeeper, John Geden to come and rescue them. A swarm forms when a bee colony grows too large for the hive.  The existing queen bee moves out, taking half the colony with … Read More

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Our new Apprentice

Tom has been working here for a number of years but has renewed his commitment and signed up to an apprenticeship scheme with Highbury college (Level 3 Chef de Partie).  Tom will gain qualifications while continuing to work with us (he’ll keep his living wage, but will also work extra … Read More

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Wild garlic salsa verde

This is the perfect fresh, green, garlic hit that our bodies are craving at this time of year.  Picked from the local woods by our chef, Adam, and full of healthy nutrients, anti-oxidants, and free from pesticides, fungicides and herbicides, this is food as it is meant to be. You … Read More

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Steak-Out this Valentine’s weekend – Special Offers

In the butchery, we have the full steak selection, with some great offers for your romantic weekend.  You can choose between Rump, Sirloin, Ribeye or Fillet or go for the spectacular Tomahawk steak or T-bone.  All come from aged Aberdeen Angus beef, providing tender, full-flavoured steak. Buy any two sirloin … Read More

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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

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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

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