With so much great produce grown locally, it’s inevitable that Cornwall is also home to some wonderful farm shops.
Whether you’re popping in to pick up a pasty, stocking up on the essentials, or fancy a homemade treat – you’re guaranteed to find some of the best food and drink around.
With a little help from our social media followers, we’ve found a selection of shops that are definitely worth paying a visit…
Lobbs Farm Shop, Heligan
Run by the Lobb brothers, their farm shop at Heligan is packed with fine produce. From sweet and savoury snacks to spices, sausages and bacon, and more! If you’re unable to pop in to this local gem, then take a look at their range online: http://www.lobbsfarmshop.com/
Trevaskis Farm, Hayle
You can’t get fresher fruit and veg than picking it yourself straight out the ground at Trevaskis Farm Shop. When you’re finished, why not enjoy a tasty lunch (or breakfast if you’re an early riser!). They also serve scrummy Sunday lunches!
Nothing beats a tasty Cornish dish using locally reared produce. Located just off the A30 in Wheal Rose, Scorrier, is Etherington’s Farm Shop. Their beautiful eco-friendly building is stocked with some of the area’s finest local food and drink.
Trevilley Farm Shop, Newquay
Based on the outskirts of Newquay is family-run Trevilley Farm and Shop. What started out from the humble beginnings of an honesty box at the bottom of the lane, has flourished into a farm shop full of hearty food and drink. They can also deliver!
Cusgarne Organic Farm Shop, Truro
Not only is Cusgarne Organic Farm Shop just a short drive from Truro, Falmouth and Redruth, it stocks a wonderful variety of locally grown organic produce. They also sell a selection of beauty products, toiletries and allergy-friendly foods – all organic of course!
Boscastle Farm Shop, Boscastle
Possibly in one of the most scenic coastal spots is Boscastle Farm Shop. Open 7 days a week, this farm shop stocks award-winning produce and a tasty array of homemade cakes and pies. Pick up your local produce, enjoy the view and sample their fine food.
Trevathan Farm Shop, St Endellion
Searching for fresh seasonal vegetables? Get them straight from the field at Trevathan Farm Shop, near Port Issac. From pickles and jams to Cornish beers and ciders, there’s a huge selection of yummy treats.
Atlanticway Bude Farmshop, near Kilkhampton
Not only is this farm shop popular for its produce, Atlanticway Bude Farmshop serves up some of the tastiest homemade pies and cakes around. They also sell garden essentials! Be sure to call in if you’re passing.
Higher Trenowin, near Penzance
Half way to Penzance and St Ives is Taste of the West winner, Higher Trenowin Farm Shop. Everything is home-grown or locally sourced, including their award-winning beef, fruit and vegetables. Don’t forget to try one of Bridgette’s cake bakes too!
Bangors Organic, Bude
Thursday to Saturdays are busy times at Bangors Organic, when their freshly harvested organic fruit and veg goes on sale. Organic bread, local milk and a selection of cheeses are also available at this friendly farm shop.
Richards Farm Shop, Loggan Moor near Hayle
From strawberry picking to raspberry planting, not forgetting daffodil growing! Being so close to the coast has its advantages and Cornwall’s mild climate means farm shops like Richards is packed with beautiful and tasty produce!