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Read the latest news and updates from Croots Farm Shop below.

27th April 2021

Flowers at the Farm

Join us on Saturday 1st May for Flowers at the Farm, where we will be hosting the fabulous The Greenery Derbyshire with Bunty the flower van! Available from 9am to 2pm, browse the stunning range of local flowers and choose something special. The cafe will also be open for takeaway hot drinks and cakes during […]

14th April 2021


Swap Spanish Manchego for Coventry Berkswell. Made at Ram Hall Farm in Coventry, its grainy texture has a light nuttiness reminiscent of a young Manchego. As it ages, Berkswell becomes saltier, more complex and rather punchy. Swap French Brie de Meaux for Suffolk Baron Bigod. Baron Bigod is the work of Suffolk-based farmer Jonny Crickmore, […]

30th March 2021

March Blog

March is always a time of mixed emotions on the farm and this year feels very much the same. The farm shop has been busy with our click and collect and local deliveries over the winter lockdown and the support for buying local food has been amazing! Our Takeaway Afternoon Teas have also been really […]

12th February 2021

The plant based trend

Veganuary 2021 has been dubbed the campaign’s most successful year ever, with a record of more than 580,000 people signed up, compared to 400,000 in 2020. International celebrities such as Jane Goodall, Ricky Gervais and Paul McCartney gave the 31-day vegan challenge a boost, and the food and drink industry responded to the growing demand by […]

10th February 2021

New Energy-Saving Fridges

Popular Derbyshire farm shop Croots is continuing its journey to becoming more environmentally friendly by installing new energy-efficient fridges. Over the past couple of years, the farm shop near Duffield has introduced a string of initiatives to reduce its impact on the environment, including cutting out plastic water bottles and straws, banning plastic carrier bags, […]

10th February 2021

New Year Blog Post

2020 has certainly been a year of huge adaptation and a focus on what matters the most to us. Constant change can be difficult, but we’ve been continually inspired by our teams over the recent months and how they’ve risen to the challenge. One silver lining of the challenging year we’ve had is that it […]

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