Recent meals and produce are on supply in Barnstaple because of a brand new farm store.
The family-run enterprise – Fields Farm Store & Butchery – opened its doorways to clients on Monday, April 12, in Cross Road, within the web site of the previous Subway takeaway. It employs six folks.
Cath Burridge, who’s behind the shop, mentioned they needed to develop the enterprise, which already runs Arty Sarnie on Butcher’s Row.
“We needed to have a neighborhood farm store there, but it surely wasn’t sufficiently big,” she mentioned.
“Then this place got here up, and we had been residence throughout the lockdown and thought we must always go for it.
“Since January, after we took on the premises, we’ve had nice enjoyable setting all of it up and supply some good native product.
“My husband has been working within the store, Steve Burridge, getting all of it put in, and it was an enormous mess, and he has finished the entire décor, and it’s trying good.”
Richard Summers, who previously labored at Withecombe Butchers, has additionally joined the staff as a grasp butcher.
He mentioned: “I left there and joined the household enterprise as they needed to open up, and I used to be pleased to assist.
“With lockdown, the city was lifeless, and the household needed to convey one thing good to the city and right here we’re.
“It’s been nice to open right now, pretty much as good as we might have anticipated.
“There may be fruit and veg, our deli, truffles, meats and extra. We’re additionally going to introduce fish very quickly as effectively.”
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