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Guide to Local (Tring) Produce


FARM SHOPS


Dunsley Farm Shop, London Road, Tring, HP23 6HA 
Vegetables and fruit; Eggs: free range hen and duck eggs; fresh chickens (to order); local turkeys at Christmas; chutney: locally produced; rapeseed oil; apple juice: Tring’s Own Apple Juice (pressed and bottled in Wilstone); regional cheeses; homemade cakes, pastries, pies and soups. New larger shop now open. 

P E Mead & Sons Farm Shop, Wilstone Green, Wilstone, Tring, HP23 4NT
Tel. 01442 828478. Open 9-5.30 Mon-Sat, 9.30-4 Sun. 
Meat and free-range eggs; vegetables; apple juice from own or locally-grown apples; rapeseed oil: Chiltern cold pressed rapeseed oil (home grown, pressed and bottled). 

John’s Lane Farm, John’s Lane, Ashley Green, HP5 3PT. Tel. 01442 864366 or mobile 07774 493863. Open every day 8am to 6pm. Eggs, cakes, biscuits, apple juice and ice cream. 

Willowdene Farm, Ford End, Ivinghoe. Tel. 01296 668326. Shop open Thurs 10-1, Fri 8-5, Sat 8-1. Home-produced meat, eggs, poultry and vegetables. 

Pecks Farm Shop, Stockwell Farm, Eggington, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9PA. Shop Tel. 01525 211859; www.pecksfarmshop.co.uk. Shop supplies a feast of high quality cuisine, much of it fresh and locally produced. 


OTHER SHOPS & SUPPLIERS 

Beechwood Fine Foods, 42 Frogmore Street, Tring Tel 01442 828812

Open 7 days a week, weekdays 7.30am to 5.30pm, Sat 8.30 to 5pm and Sun 10.30-3pm

Café and delicatessen serving Sarah’s wonderful handmade cakes, with Fairtrade tea and coffee. As well as stocking an extensive range of Local and speciality produce, including bread baked in Hertfordshire, soup from Isalie, chocolates from Kiwichik and Tring’s own apple juice they have many gift ideas such as lavender products from Hertfordshire’s only lavender farm at Hitchin. 

Waterton Butchers, Dolphin Square, Tring. Tel. 01442 827575 
Meat: Venison (from Ashridge Estate when in season), Pheasant (from Waddesdon), local lamb. 

Atkins Bakery, 68 Western Road, Tring Tel/Fax 01442 823392. Bread, baked in Chesham, celebration cakes made to order. 

The Fine Beef Company (including Butcher’s Shop), 9-11 Wycombe Road, Prestwood, nr. Great Missenden. Tel. 01494 863662. Meat: from a small beef herd near Great Missenden since the 1970s. The herd is free range, and stress free. Completely natural, no hormones or unnecessary antibiotics used. Online shop at www.thefinebeefcompany.co.uk/catalog/ 

Claire Waite, The Hermitage, Aylesbury Road, Tring. Tel. 07871 728316. Available to callers but please phone first. Honey and honey cakes (to order), preserves inc. jams, crab apple jelly and pickles. Range of soaps and beeswax candles. 

Cherry Tree Farm, Wigginton, nr. Tring. Tel. 01494 758594. By phone only. Home catering and cakes, made to order. 

Nigel Nutkins 113 Longfield Road, Tring. Tel. 01442 825110. Locally produced pasteurized apple juice. Please phone to press your surplus apples. 

Sunnyside Rural Trust: Northchurch site: Upper Allotments, New Road, Northchurch Tel/Fax: 01442 872114. Eggs, vegetables and preserves. On site shop and in summer a twice-weekly stall at Berkhamsted market selling free range eggs, vegetables, homemade pickled beetroot, piccalilli, jams and marmalades. 

Ford End Watermill, Station Road, Ivinghoe. Approx. 600 yards from Ivinghoe Church. Tel. 01442 825421. www.fordendwatermill.co.uk Stoneground wholemeal flour is on sale during milling demonstrations (see website). 

Philip Denwood Tel. 01442 827602. Locally produced honey. Please phone for availability. 

Rowan Tree Farm, Ley Hill, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1UN. Tel. 01494 793259. www.rowantreegoats.co.uk (Please do not visit). Catering for outside venues with local products. 


TRING FARMERS' MARKET 

The Marketplace, Brook Street, Tring, Herts 
Alternate Saturdays from 9.00am-12.15pm 
(coinciding with Tring Auctions) 


Keith & Elizabeth Bennett, Stockings Farm, Bottrells Lane, Coleshill, Amersham, Bucks HP7 OJX Tel. 01494 729418. Telephone first if calling at Farm. 
Meat: Free range lamb and pork; rabbit, pigeon and game in season; local venison; sausages from traditionally-reared livestock. 

Alistair Blake, Holywell Farm, Cuddington, Ayelsbury, Bucks HP18 OAD. Tel. 07753 3213491 
Vegetables: Seasonal organically grown vegetables. 

Jonathan Lear, Potash Farm Foods, Potash Farm, Puttenham, Nr. Tring, Herts HP23 4PP. Tel. 07725 091428. Callers by appointment 
Meat: local free range chickens, free range Bronze turkeys at Christmas. 

Mansbridge Bakers, 47 Cowper Road, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1PE. Tel. 01442 252483/ 395754; stevenmansbridge@aol.com; www.mansbridgebakers.co.uk Open 8-4.30, Mon-Fri, 8-3, Sat 
Cakes: Birthday and wedding cakes, also finger buffets. (baking is on premises) 

Johnnie Watherston, Seabrook Farm, Rowsham, Ayelsbury, Bucks HP22 4QU. Tel. 01296 681336. personal callers by prior appointment. 
Meat: Rowsham lamb locally reared on a small traditional farm in the Vale of Ayeslbury. No additives or growth hormones are used and the fields in which they are raised are not treated with artificial fertiliser. 

Catrin Clacy, Standals Farm Cottage, Bishopstone, Ayelsbury, Bucks HP17 8SL. Tel. 01296 613858. 
Eggs: laid by rare, traditional pure-bred bantams and chickens. Hatched and reared in a free-range system on our smallholding 

J. Stupples, Berkhampstead Lodge, Ashridge Park, HP4 1NP. Tel 01442 842252, jstupples@tringfarmersmarket.co.uk 
Preserves, chutneys, Ashridge honey and organic baked products: all produce is grown, handmade at home or picked wild. No sprays or chemical fertilizers are used. Callers by appointment only (please telephone first to ensure produce is available). 

Isalie, the Fine Food Company. Tel. 07757 494010 www.isalie.co.uk Free delivery for Tring/ Berkhamsted, with a small charge for other areas. Soups, sauces, hand-made pizza, humous, real tomato ketchup, cakes, bakes, ready meals and event catering. All of the ingredients are fresh, seasonal and locally sourced, where possible. 

KiwiChik. Tel. 07720 836930. www.groovycart.co.uk/kiwichik Chocolates and baked goods, all home made (in Tring). We will make all chocolates to order so please allow 3-5 days for delivery. 

Cottage Perennials Ledgemore Farm, Gt. Gaddesden. Tel. 01442 244447. Herbaceous plants and hanging baskets; soft fruit and vegetables in season, and fresh free range eggs. 

Cheese Stall, Rickmansworth. Tel. 07855 456321 www.cheesestall.com Cheese: All our English cheeses are made in small quantities on farms using their own milk or on neighbouring farms. 

Gade Valley Game www.gadevalleygame.co.uk Tel. 07866 765383. Ashridge venison and game in season. 

P.E. Mead & Sons, Wilstone Green, Wilstone, Tring, HP23 4NT. Tel. 01442 828478. Apple juice from own or locally-grown apples; rapeseed oil: Chiltern cold pressed rapeseed oil (home grown, pressed and bottled). 

Chilli Ho Ho, Aston Clinton Tel. 07976 572544. Dinner parties, cooking demonstrations, ready-made food, handmade curry pastes & powders, fresh Asian ingredients. Home deliveries. 

Jim & Jules Big Adventure, Cheddington. Tel. 07966 072414. www.jimandjules.co.uk Chutney. 

Bev’s Beverages: Hot beverages and cold drinks, and hot freshly-cooked local food available at Tring Farmers’ Market. 

Berry Leys Farm, Winslow Tel. 01296 712633/ 07711 246680 ives@berry-leys.freeserve.co.uk No callers. Please telephone to order. Home produced sausages, bacon, pork, beef (pedigree Aberdeen Angus cattle), lamb. 


PICK YOUR OWN 


Grove Farm PYO, Ivinghoe, Leighton Buzzard, Beds LU7 9DZ. Tel. 01296 668175. www.grovefarmpyo.co.uk 
Fruit and vegetables: There is a wide range of produce on offer, with over 30 different fruits and vegetables during the season. Pick Your Own enables you to select your product fresh from the field at a low cost. We provide baskets, bags, wheelbarrows and forks to assist you in your picking. There is ample parking and we are open every day in season from 10am to 7pm. 


BEERS 


Tring Brewery Company Limited, Dunsley Farm, London Road, Tring HP23 6HA. Tel. 01442 890721. The Brewery shop opens: Mon-Tues 11am -5pm (closed 1.30pm – 2.30pm), Wed-Fri 9am-6pm (closed 1.30pm-2.30pm), Sat 9am-1pm. Tring Brewery is one of many craft brewers of real ale to be found in the British isles. 


Although every effort has been made to ensure that the information given in this Guide is correct, the Justice & Peace Group and Tring in Transition accept no responsibility for any errors nor give any guarantee as to the quality of the produce mentioned. 


Updated 30.06.10