There has been lots of talk on the news about the new 5p charge for plastic bags. Supermarkets and other big retail outlets now have to charge you for their plastic carrier bags. However, as an independent shop, we are exempt from this new law and will be continuing to provide our plastic carrier bags [...]
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We are now taking Christmas Turkey orders. Like the last couple of years, we will be using Adlington Ltd of Balsall Common and Tomlinsons Family Poultry of Nuneaton. We will also be using Packington Free Range for Chickens and Cockerels. If you would like to place an order with us for Christmas, please pop into [...]
We are now selling locally produced beeswax candles. Made by Julia, a local hobbyist beekeeper who keeps bees and produces honey and wax in Warwickshire. She hand-makes all the moulded candles from the wax, and uses 100% beeswax sheets (identical to those the bees use as the basis for their honeycomb) to make the rolled [...]
After entering the NFMFT’s 2015 National Meat Products Competition, our sausages, bacon and beef burgers all won a National Gold Award. “In recognition of excellence of the product in texture, flavour and palatability at the National Federation of Meat & Food Traders National Meat Product Championships.” In addition, our beef burger was the overall winner [...]
Well – we used to have a rest on Mondays, but due to popular demand we will soon be opening 7 days a week! From the 10th February that means you can shop, eat and generally have a great time at Oakes’all week long. Feel free to spread the word!
How delighted are we? The farm shop continues to thrive and not only we will be opening 7 days a week effective from 10th February, but we’re also on the look out for an apprentice butcher to join the team. Interested or know anyone that might be? Then drop us a line – email email@example.com
Congratulations to Kitchen Manager Joe for recently completing his grueling 6 day challenge.Carrying all of their provisions with them weighing 4 stone and suffering from mild heat stroke they managed to finish 140 miles, spanning 19 Lake District mountains. To date Joe has raised £1,950 for the very worthwhile cause, the Queen Elizabeth hospital. Can [...]
We are delighted that Harry has joined the team as our resident butcher. Chosen for his sunny disposition and friendly personality, Harry shares our passion to care about the meat he serves customers. Why don’t you come along and say hi?
Those of you that are regulars to the shop will no doubt have met Sylvia – our truly bubbly and hugely creative culinary delight! With the help of Joe in the kitchen customers can now lap up our freshly made ‘Chocolate Oaklairs’ – do you like what she’s done with the name?! These are truly [...]
Hats off and full respect to our Kitchen Manager, Joe Chapman and his two co-horts who are embarking on a truly grueling challenge all in the name of charity. Joe and his two pals will be setting off on 26th April to walk 140 miles through the beautiful Lake District in the hope of raising [...]