18 of Yorkshire's Best Farm Shops
From home-reared meat to freshly laid eggs, there are few things better than getting your produce direct from the source
Roots Farm Shop & CAFÉ
Home Farm, East Rounton, Northallerton DL6 2LE
Roots Farm Shop was established in 2008 through the need to improve the sustainability of the family farm and a desire to sell quality local food to the community. At the butchery, all their beef, pork and lamb is sourced from neighbouring farmers no more than four miles away, and the team create a wide range of oven-ready dishes such as beef Wellington and stuffed pork fillets. In the farm shop, you’ll find fresh fruit and vegetables, artisan bread and local preserves, alongside a variety of Yorkshire and British cheese. Be sure to pick up fabulous wine and beer for festive tipples and gifts, and some delicious goodies from the in-house bakery.
Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ
Sourced from the very best Yorkshire producers and farmers, Fodder pack their shelves and counters with fabulous food and drink. This Christmas get everything you need under one roof and pick up fresh fruit and vegetables, delicious cakes, bakes, preserves, jams and chutney, before visiting the butchery for all your festive meats and stuffings. At the deli, stock up on pies, cooked meats and a range of Yorkshire cheese (they stock 67 different types), before shopping sauces, breads, sweet treats and Christmas tipples, which will make your day extra special.
Cedarbarn Farm Shop
Thornton Road, Pickering YO18 7JX
This award-winning farm shop and café champion fresh, seasonal and local produce. Almost everything they sell here has been produced in Yorkshire, whether it be their own fresh meat, Whitby fish, seasonal fruit and veg or delicious deli foods. Ask the team of butchers for their advice on how to cook your turkey, try Scotch eggs, pork pies or sausage rolls from the deli, and don’t miss the range of preserves, spirits, dairy and fresh breads in the farm shop.
Hinchliffe’s Farm Shop
Netherton Moor Road, Netherton, Huddersfield HD4 7LE
Drawing on more than 90 years of experience selling the best fresh food from the finest local producers, the team at Hinchliffe’s Farm Shop know what makes the tastiest food. As well as their own home-reared beef, award-winning pies, sausages and bacon at the butchery, find delicious bread and cakes at the bakery and freshly-laid eggs from the farm. Their fantastic wine and beer range is great for gifts or Christmas tipples too.
Blacker Hall Farm Shop
Branch Road, Calder Grove, Wakefield WF4 3DN
Open seven days a week, this award-winning farm shop offers fresh, seasonal and local produce from their own farm and from other great Yorkshire farmers and producers. The butchers’ counter is the beating heart of this farm shop, taking meat from their own farm, and the deli is brimming with award-winning produce – think pork pies, honey roast ham and homemade quiches. Stock up on homegrown fruit and veg at the greengrocers, find delicious bread, cakes and pastries made daily in the bakery, and stop by the fishmongers for freshly caught fish and seafood.
Drewton’s Farm Shop
South Cave HU15 2AG
Stop by this traditional, award-winning farm shop set in 1,200 acres of countryside and discover the very best locally-sourced seasonal produce. Working with more than 500 Yorkshire suppliers, producers, growers and farmers, Drewton’s have everything you need for a festive feast. Order everything from turkey, duck, pheasant and game to traditional pies, Scotch eggs, pâté and delicious puddings. Don’t miss their festive platters which are great for entertaining, including Italian charcuterie, afternoon tea and a Yorkshire cheese selection. Feeling hungry whilst you shop? Take a seat in The Kitchen restaurant to sample delicious brunch, lunch or afternoon tea.
Ravensknowle Farm, Pontefract Road, Pontefract WF7 5AF
The butchers might win best in show at Farmer Copleys, but they have much more to offer beyond that. As a family, they have been farming for more than 140 years, while the farm shop opened in 2003 and has been expanding ever since. These days, you can also visit the Moo Café, serving seasonal food made from ingredients found in the shop. In store and on their online shop you’ll find an assortment of dishes curated especially for the festive season, from centrepiece desserts to ready-made trimmings (think Brussels sprouts with smoky bacon lardons), and even their own gelato.
Craggies Farm Shop
Craggs Country Business Park, New Road, Cragg Vale
Save time on shopping this Christmas by opting for a convenient meat hamper or seasonal veg boxes available to pre-order from Craggies. Meat hampers come in bronze, silver and gold to make sure you have the perfect amount for your gathering (or appetite). We also recommend throwing in one of their homemade festive pork pies and perhaps a local beer for an easy lunch while preparations are in full swing.
Town End Farm Shop
Airton, Skipton BD23 4BE
If your family are partial to a cheese board, then you will struggle to find better than the local cheeses and award-winning charcuterie on offer at Town End. In particular, you might want to try their Longhorn Beef Bresaola, which won top product at the British Charcuterie Awards in 2021. Following this success, they were the 2022 North East regional winners at the Farm Shop and Deli Retailer Awards. There’s also an impressive array of preserves, conserves and condiments on offer, so there’s no shortage of accompaniments to make this year a particularly opulent affair.
Near Helmsley Y062 7TB
Beadlam Grange don’t just sell local produce, they also breed the award-winning Limousin beef that is stocked in their butchery. You’ll also find locally-sourced bread, cakes, seasonal produce, ready meals and frozen food in their farm shop and deli. It’s also well worth taking the time to visit their onsite Bistro for traditional farmhouse breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas, but be sure to book in advance if you’re after one of their popular Sunday roasts.
East Layton DL11 7PN
At Mainsgill, the mantra is ‘if we can’t make it ourselves, we’ll source it from the best local and regional suppliers’. They offer everything you could want, from their home-reared meats (including the all-important turkey) and a whole range of savoury pies and quiches, to show-stopping cakes from their bakery and deli. Christmas cakes are available for pre-order, and keep an eye out on their website for regular in-store tastings.
Mackenzies Farm Shop
Wood Nook Farm, Hardisty Hill, Blubberhouses LS21 2PQ
Mackenzies’ specialty is the range of smoked and cured meat, poultry, cheese, fish and game produced
in their smokehouse. Using traditional methods, they burn only pure oak chips to create incredible flavour without any artificial additives. They have a great selection of fresh fruit and veg, locally-sourced meat and store cupboard essentials available too.
Minskip Farm Shop
Minskip Road, Boroughbridge, York YO51 9HY
For everything you need for a traditional Christmas dinner, look no further than Minskip Farm Shop. Prepare yourself for the day with their full English breakfast box and then impress the family with one of their free-range birds served with all the classic pre-prepared sides, trimmings and puddings. They even sell Christmas trees, which can be pre-ordered or delivered to save you the journey!
The Farm Shop at Cranswick
2 Beverley Road, Cranswick, Driffield YO25 9PQ
Christmas orders are now open here and you’ll need to order early to make sure you secure your selection of their meats, trimmings, desserts, fruit and vegetable boxes and sweet and savoury bakes. If you are shopping in-store, the majority of their fruit and veg is sold loose, so we recommend coming prepared with a few bags to keep things organised. The shop also showcases the work of local artists, ceramicists and authors, so it’s worth scheduling in time for a proper mooch. You might just cross a few gifts off your list in the process!
Keelham Food Hall
Gargrave Road, Skipton
The Christmas Dinner Box at Keelham Food Hall will take you all the way through from turkey complete with all the trimmings, to Christmas pudding and mince pies with peppermint creams to round it off. If there are vegetarians in the family, they’ll be relieved to know that Keelham’s vegetable Wellington and meat-free stuffing guarantee a no-fuss alternative. They also offer a sophisticated selection of pâtés and terrines, as well as beautiful bouquets produced courtesy of their in-house florist.
McCallums Farm Shop
Bank End Farm, Bank End Road, Finningley, Doncaster DN9 3NT
From the meat in their butchers, to chutneys, biscuits, drinks and pickles, McCallum’s Farm Shop sell everything you need for your pantry. They also have a café serving fresh food made with produce from the shop, which was originally started to sell fruit grown on the farm. They still sell their own fruit in summer and autumn, including strawberries, apples, plums, pears and gooseberries.
Cannon Hall Farm
Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT
Cannon Hall Farm produce their own beef, pork and lamb, make their own sausages, bacon and award-winning pies, and source their seasonal fruit and veg from the local area. While it’s important to get the staples right, it’s the added pizazz of their less traditional farm shop fare that will keep you going back again and again. Think handmade chocolates, an entire wall of craft gins to choose from, and delicious sourdough bread from their onsite bakery.
The Rhubarb Triangle Farm Shop
Green End Farm, Carlton, Wakefield WF3 3QR
0113 288 7034
The Rhubarb Triangle Farm Shop takes its name from the area’s early pioneers of forced rhubarb, some of which was grown in the barns that are now home to the shop. If you are looking to find great produce from the best local suppliers, this is the place to go. They stock their own eggs and beef and are committed to sourcing the rest of their extensive offering of breads, cheeses, seafood, ready meals and cakes from local producers, based in Yorkshire wherever possible.