Notts farm shops win FARMA awards

Published on February 18, 2013

Left: Welbeck Farm Shop’s butchery team

Welbeck Farm Shop has won the FARMA award for Best On-Farm Butchery 2013.

Meanwhile, another Nottinghamshire retailer – Church Farm Shop of South Scarle near Newark – grabbed FARMA’s Best Small Farm Shop award.

The winners were announced on February 12, 2013 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate and the awards presented by FARMA patron, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. The FARMA – which stands for National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association – awards recognise excellence across the farm retail sector.

Inside Church Farm Shop, South Scarle

Welbeck Farm Shop was shortlisted from over 300 entries for the Best On-Farm Butchery award and was also a finalist in the Own & Local category. Entries are judged by a panel of industry peers and retail experts including assessments from independent mystery shoppers.

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Matt Wright
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Matt lives in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. He is passionate about the independent food & drink sector and founded Great Food Club in 2010 after being inspired by local producers near his home town.