‘Tis the Season!

‘Tis the Season!

December is finally here; decorations and lights are going up and everywhere is beginning to feel distinctly Christmassy!  For those of you who have not yet put in your Christmas order, there is no need to battle your way around the supermarket, there is still plenty...
5% off our Christmas Range in November!

5% off our Christmas Range in November!

Happy Shopping everyone and don’t forget that with the code xmasnov5 you will receive 5% discount off your Christmas foods ordered throughout November.This year just seems to be flying by! November is here and suddenly it is only a few weeks until Christmas. So, we...
Make Your Halloween & Bonfire Night Go Off With A Bang!

Make Your Halloween & Bonfire Night Go Off With A Bang!

It’s that time of year again when the temperature starts to drop, and everything starts to feel distinctly autumnal, and with the clocks changing comes Halloween and Bonfire Night.  While we do not sell pumpkins here at Jurassic Coast Farm Shop, we do have a fantastic...
How we cure our bacon

How we cure our bacon

Where do we get our pork? Situated in the rolling hills of Wiltshire, West end farm is home to the Naughton family and their pigs. Cameron, a third-generation multi award-winning farmer, rears his pigs outdoors to the highest welfare standards. The pigs are raised in...
Our Festival Survival Guide

Our Festival Survival Guide

Come and meet us… Come and meet the Jurassic Coast Farm Shop team at Dorset Food & Arts Festival 4th & 5th August 2018! We will be showcasing our award-winning Aberdeen Angus beef, English Rose veal and other fresh local produce. We will have special...
The Perfect Pair

The Perfect Pair

Wine and cheese are two of the greatest culinary pleasures in life and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavour. Tantalise your taste buds this National Wine & Cheese Day on the 25th July with the perfect pair! Here are some of our recommendations of...
Hot Dog Day 2018

Hot Dog Day 2018

How do we make our sausages? Our expert butcher Steve hand ties all of our sausages. Early each morning he gets to work, freshly crafting the sausages from prime cuts of pork shoulder. All of our sausages are made from West End Farm pork. The Naughton Family have been...
Very British Dishes

Very British Dishes

To celebrate Wimbledon 2018 here are four iconic traditional Wimbledon food & drinks Strawberry Showstopper No Wimbledon spread is complete without a showstopping strawberry piece. Fresh bright red berries served with a splash of cream is so simple and delicious!...
Meet our chicken farmer

Meet our chicken farmer

How Piddle Valley Chicken came to be… When Kev was a young lad, he used to rear pheasant chicks in the summer for a chap named Paul. Paul & Kev began to rear 50 chickens for the table a couple of times a year friends, family and their own freezer. No chicken could...
Picnic Hacks

Picnic Hacks

Its national picnic week! And we have created a blog of a few brilliant picnic hacks and tips to share with you! Condiments caddy Cover an empty six pack holder with a pretty patterned wrapping paper and use to carry your favourite condiments and other picnic...
Guide to lean proteins

Guide to lean proteins

What is protein? Protein is a macro nutrient found in food, which is composed of amino acids. A very important part of a healthy diet, proteins are responsible for building and repairing muscles, tissues, bones and even skin. The recommended daily intake of protein...
Picnic Hacks

Protecting the environment

Why do we need to protect our environment? We share our planet with over 8 million different species of life, to which every last handful of soil, drop of water or breath of air is home. It is important that we can find a way to share the planet and the resources that...
Top BBQ Tips

Top BBQ Tips

BBQ’in is always great fun, especially when the sun is shining! And in celebration of national BBQ week we have written this blog to give you some of our BBQ tips! Its all about your preference… This blog will give you a few of our BBQ tips but in the end, it is all...
Top BBQ Tips

BBQ Essentials

In preparation of national BBQ week which starts Monday 28th May, we have created an essentials shopping list for your BBQ this bank holiday! Meats From tender joints to fresh fish, here at JCFS we’ve got all the meat you need for your BBQ. Some of our favs this bank...
Why eat sustainably caught fish?

Why eat sustainably caught fish?

What is sustainable fishing? The demand for seafood and advances in technology have led to fishing practices that have depleted fish and shellfish populations all over the world. Sustainable fishing methods are techniques that preserve the habitat of the fish and...
Beef vs Veal – what is the difference?

Beef vs Veal – what is the difference?

What is the difference between beef and veal? The difference between beef and veal is that beef is from older cattle whereas veal is the meat of younger cattle. ‘English Rose’ veal or high welfare veal has a distinct light pink colour, beef being a darker red. But how...
A day in the life of the Fossil Farm Herd

A day in the life of the Fossil Farm Herd

Spring is here! All of the cattle here on our farm are finally back out in the fields and as you can see in our video they were very happy to be out in the sunshine! You might be wondering why the cattle are housed during the winter. Well although we are now enjoying...
Our butcher’s guide to beef cuts

Our butcher’s guide to beef cuts

Our expert butchers have been cutting meat since before some of us were even born, so its safe to say they know their meat! We asked our team to explain the differences between each of the cuts of beef to us and here is the guide they have made just for you! Neck This...

The health benefits of eating lamb

In celebration of World Health Day 2018, this blog will be about the unbelievable health benefits of eating lamb! With all of the rain we have had it is easy to forget that Spring is here, a traditional time to eat lamb. Many people do not know how nutrient rich lamb...