Apple pressing for juice and cider

Our apple press and scratter have arrived and are ready to make use of all those lovely apples that you have been wondering what to do with. We are hiring them both out for the day. Apple pressing is a hugely enjoyable activity that’s best done with friends and family. … Read More

Mushroom Weather

The summer sun seems to be a distant memory as gales and rain sweep across the sky, but I love the British seasons. I look forward to the autumn colours, but most of all the excited anticipation of wild mushrooms. The excitement stems from the fact that nothing is guarenteed … Read More


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Stansted Saddleback Pork Box

We now have our very own Stansted Saddleback pigs that have been brought in to help with forest regeneration. They act out a similar role to that of wild boar, by clearing bracken and bramble which shade out other wild plants. These rare breed pigs mature slowly and because they … Read More

Game On

As summer draws to a close, do not despair – there is some seriously good eating to be done instead of lazing around nibbling on salad. Yes, the game season has arrived in style and we have plenty of Stansted Venison (both roe and fallow are in season) and local … Read More

Foraging and Butchery courses

We have some excellent courses lined up for you, including a hedgerow foraging course and a whole hog butchery course. These courses can now be booked online on our new Courses page, or you can contact us to reserve your place. Hedgerow Foraging Course The date for hedgerow foraging will … Read More

Whole Hog Butchery Course

Gavin Leigh, the Stansted Farm Shop butcher, will demonstrate how to butcher a whole pig into the different cuts, as well as making sausages and bacon. The saddleback was reared on the Stansted Estate, feeding on (amongst other things) leftovers from the shop in a free range pasture. Gavin is … Read More

Hedgerow Foraging Course

The Hedgerow Foraging Course will be run by Christine from the Hedgerow Apothecary. After meeting at the farm shop, the group will walk through the Stansted Estate gathering rosehips and elderberries while Christine discusses foraging and pointing out different plants, fruits and herbs and their uses. Once you have collected … Read More

Local Fruit and Veg Glut

We currently have 42 varieties of fruit and veg in the shop at the moment, with the vast majority being grown on local farms. And as they are all in peak season, the prices are low, even compared with the mass produced, air-freighted supermaket fare. On the veg side, we … Read More

Local, sustainable and organic BEER

A cold glass of beer at the end of a hot summer’s day can give untold pleasure, especially when it tastes fantastic and is brewed in Sussex with local ingredients. The Hepworth Brewery in Horsham has a cracking selection of delicious beers made with local ingredients. While I prefer the … Read More

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