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 Leicestershire with his wife, two kids and dog. He is passionate about British pubs, slow food and home brewing. He founded Great Food Club (originally as Great Food Magazine) in 2010 after being inspired by local producers near his home town of Melton Mowbray - Britain's 'Rural Capital of Food'.