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 Joy of imperfection
Blog Post
12th Jul 2021

Joy of imperfection

Bing Cao and Cara Ou are the innovators behind Wabi Sabi, the Ambleside restaurant that brought sushi and ramen to our Services.
 We’re on TV
Blog Post
9th Jul 2021
We’re on TV
We are delighted to be the subject of a new four-part documentary series on Channel 4. A Lake District Farmshop, made by Purple Productions, airs from Saturday 10 July at 8pm.
 A fruitful partnership
Blog Post
28th May 2021
A fruitful partnership
Chef Jake Winter is the new face of Wild & Fruitful, the West Cumbrian jam-making business behind our Farmshop preserves and seasonal fruit compotes.
 Tastes of the plain
Blog Post
14th May 2021
Tastes of the plain
Cheesemaker Carolyn Fairbairn and her daughter Leonie Fairbairn produce unique Cumbrian cheeses at Thornby Moor Dairy on the Solway Plain.
 Counting on sheep
Blog Post
19th Apr 2021
Counting on sheep
Our breeding flock and our fell-bred Herdwicks supply our Farmshop & Kitchen with home-reared lamb and mutton.
 Herd community
Blog Post
19th Apr 2021
Herd community
We work with a careful selection of hardy northern breeds to supply our business with the best beef our land can produce.
 Scents of place
Blog Post
14th Apr 2021
Scents of place
The story behind our bespoke bath and body products, handmade in partnership with Pure Lakes in the Lake District.
 Loaf and soul
Blog Post
14th Apr 2021
Loaf and soul
Award-winning baker Patrick Moore has been supplying our Farmshop & Kitchen with sourdough loaves and other slow-fermented speciality breads since the earliest days of his business. The founder of More? The Artisan Bakery talks bacon butties, the gift of great toast and his latest starring roll.
 Bottling biodiversity
Blog Post
14th Apr 2021
Bottling biodiversity
We meet Robert Simpson, juice maker and grower at Eva’s Organics, the family-owned organic market garden and box scheme whose wildlife-friendly handmade organic juice is in a class of its own.
 Who made all the pies?
Blog Post
14th Apr 2021

Who made all the pies?

A Tebay picnic wouldn’t be a Tebay picnic without one of Amanda Wilson’s handmade picnic pies. The co-founder of The Pie Mill tells us why the best things come wrapped in crunchy pastry.
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