FOCUSING ON AN ECO-FRIENDLY WAY TO SHOP IN MINEHEAD, SOMERSET
The West Country has a great reputation for being home of the best food and drink in Britain and we strive to showcase some of this fantastic produce in our shop.
Stuart Lowen Farm Shop stock a range of fresh fruit and vegetables, seasonal and locally sourced whenever possible. We also stock locally produced preserves, bread, cheeses and more!
In addition to the fresh produce, we also have a range of frozen items from Field-Fare. These ‘scoop-your-own’ items are perfect for serving yourself as much or as little as you like from the freezers. Choose from frozen berries to bake at home pastries, and there is also minimal packaging or you can bring your own containers from home.
The variety of items we stock is wide ... from biscuits to bread flour ... Fever-Tree tonic waters to Miles Tea and Coffee ... grind your own Peanut Butter ... fresh loose milk ... a range of organic dry goods ... local honey and preserves ... organic and eco-friendly household cleaning products ... shampoos, soaps and bamboo toothbrushes ... plants and shrubs for the garden ... cards and gift ideas ... even Brew-your-own-Beer Kits!
Pop in and see for yourself.
Stuart Lowen Farm Shop are proud to offer loose milk for sale in the Farm Shop! Both whole and semi-skimmed milk is available, which comes from Gundenham Dairy near Wellington.
One litre of milk is just 99 pence. Glass milk bottles are available to buy in the shop if you need them, then you can wash and refill them over and again.
GRIND YOUR OWN PEANUT BUTTER
Grind your own peanut butter has proved a popular addition to the Farm Shop. And what's not to like?Freshly ground peanuts straight into the jar using our specialist peanut butter machine - you can’t get better than that!
Bring your own jar from home, or buy one in the shop to re-use again in the future. Only £1.09 per 100g.
We're delighted to stock British tomatoes during the summer season fresh from The Tomato Stall.
Growing all their own tomatoes on a 60-acre estate in the Arreton Valley on the Isle of Wight, with the most hours of sunshine anywhere in the UK, their quest to grow the finest varieties of tomatoes that are full of flavour began back in 2007. Today they offer a huge variety of tomatoes, which we are proud to offer in the Farm Shop, during the summer until October time.
FRESH, LOCALLY MADE
We are delighted to offer our customers freshly-made sourdough, produced by The Kind Kitchen in Dunster.
White and Wholemeal Sourdough Loaves are available to collect on Saturdays from the shop.
Please order by Thursday to make sure you don’t miss out on your weekend loaf!
LOOSE DRY GOODS
Forget the fancy packaging and save on waste with our extensive dry goods station in the Stuart Lowen Farm Shop.
We have a vast selection of goods, including organic: Figs, Pitted Dates, Pitted Prunes, Banana Chips, Currants, Apricots, Raisins, Sultantas, Pecans, Walnuts, Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Hazelnuts, Whole Cashews, Peanuts, Butter Beans, Fusilli Pasta, Wholewheat Pennette, Sunflower Seeds, Soya Beans, Jumbo Oat Flakes, Rolled Oat Flakes, Bulghur, White Basmati Rice, Long Grain Brown Rice, Quinoa, Yellow Split Peas, Red Split Peas, Pearl Barley, Chickpeas, Green Lentils, Haricot Beans, Pumpkin Seeds, Red Kidney Beans and Cannellini Beans!
As always, bring your own container from home!
OLIVE OILS AND VINEGARS
We’ve got a selection of olive oils in the shop, including flavours of the summer such as olive oil infused with Black Truffle or Tuscan Herbs.
Deli-cious Infused Olive Oils are made using the freshest Extra Virgin Olive Oil available obtained from the Pons family-owned estates in Catalonia, Spain. Only pure essential oils are used to naturally infuse the flavour extracted from herbs, spices and citrus fruits with the 100% Arbequiña extra virgin olive oil.
The range of fruit flavoured and balsamic vinegars are ideal for both food preparation and beverage use. They are particularly good when partnered with the olive oils for dressings and marinades.
SOAP, BODY WASH, SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER
Now stocking Faith In Nature body wash, hand soap, loose soap, shampoo and conditioner. Faith In Nature believes in harnessing the power of nature, but not harming it in the process. So naturally derived ingredients are used and this is what makes the products stand out from the crowd, they have certainly proved popular with our customers so far. We have a lovely selection in this range, lavender and geranium is a favourite so far.
In order to cut down on plastic packaging we are now offering refills for your favourite Faith In Nature products, so don’t throw away the bottle, pop back and fill it up again! The loose soaps are also devine and we stock a range of “flavours”.
We are proud to stock a range of natural and fully biodegradable household products, including washing up liquid, laundry liquid and conditioner, multi-surface spray and loo cleaner, that is made locally near Dulverton.
You can bring your own container from home or buy a plastic-free bottle in the shop. The biopolymer bottles are produced from the waste products of sugarcane and are also recyclable - and of course re-fillable!