FRIDAY STREET FARM
A FAMILY BUSINESS
For three generations and with over one hundred years of farming experience, the Blyth family have developed Friday Street Farm in a way that means their passion for producing quality local food and their connection with the land can be shared with a far wider community.
Mon – Sat:
8:30am – 5.30pm
Sun: 9am – 5pm
8.30am – 5pm
Straight from our farm fields to your baskets
As an arable farm, a range of seasonal homegrown produce is seasonally available including P.Y.O soft fruits, asparagus, sweetcorn, potatoes and pumpkins. Through working closely with our network of local farmers we are also able to source from the fields surrounding us, offering a fantastic range of other vegetables throughout the year as they come into season.
We follow the same ethos in our butchery where we take pride in sourcing carefully from local producers. Our skilled butchers are able to then prepare and offer the best possible quality to our customers.
We pride ourselves on the approach we take and we’ve come a long way from the original road-side stall established in 1976, but our identity hasn’t changed and our ethos remains rooted at the heart of what we do today.
Our business is food, and it is important to us that we select the finest locally sourced produce to retail in the farm shop for enjoyment at home, this value is replicated within our Kitchen and can be sampled in our dishes.
With an emphasis on provenance, we are committed to connecting our community to a network of valued suppliers and producers, and in so doing are able to support local and start-up businesses by providing them with a platform for distribution to a wider audience.
We are committed to connecting people to local farmers and producers in a sustainable and ethical way, cutting down on the carbon footprint of our produce, whilst still providing a fresh, local and high quality offering to meet our customers’ expectations.
YOUR HANDY GUIDE
Here is a helpful guide to show you when our Friday Street homegrown produce is available on our shelves. All of our homegrown produce is grown on the light, free draining sandy soil within the Ore Valley on the family farm just a stone’s throw from the farm shop.
From mid April to the end of June
From late May to early October
From late May to early September
From June to September
From July to early September
From August to early October
September – October
Stemster and Saxon varieties – good all-rounders for cooking.
Grown on site at Friday Street and ready/on sale from end of September until April.
Friday Street Farm Development Project
As part of our continual investment into the growth and longevity of our enterprise the Farm Shop was significantly extended during 2020; opening in the spring of 2021. We were fortunate enough to be granted additional funding by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development to support our plans for Friday Street Farm, contributing in-part to the expansion of the farm shop, butchery and installation of a delicatessen and walk-in cheese room. We are incredibly proud of the final result and the enhanced experience that our customers can now enjoy, as well as the opportunities it has provided for our wider community in terms of supporting producers and employment locally.