Posts Tagged ‘ The Farm Shop ’

Pea and ham soup with a twist

Jun 12th, 2017 | By

Jazzing up the classic Pea and Ham soup is a grand idea on these chill Winter days, says Annette Taylor. Not much beats a bowl of hearty, steaming soup and one of my favourites  was pea and ham.  For years I’ve turned ham hocks and dried split peas into the well-known winter warmer; it’s cheap,

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Much ado at The Farm Shop

Sep 17th, 2013 | By

It’s all happening at The Farm Shop, Gordonton’s one-stop shop for local, fresh produce. Recent observant callers will have noticed construction going on – a deck of ‘significant proportions’ is being built, says Colin Oliver. “Our landlord has been very kind and said that with the custom we’re bringing to the block, and Gordonton, he’d

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The Farm Shop tells its tale

Jul 29th, 2013 | By

Good, fresh, honest, local food – that’s what The Farm Shop is all about, the four owners told the Waikato Times recently. The idea for the Shop came from Tanya Clancy – who was getting a little fed up after three years of supplying eggs and chutneys to various markets. It could be frustrating waiting

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The Farm Shop is open!

May 4th, 2013 | By

The Farm Shop, Gordonton’s newest business specialising in local produce, had its Grand Opening yesterday – and it sure was busy. Doors officially opened at high noon – but the first customer was tapping on the door at 8.15am. N8N’s Ciaran Warner filed this report, and took along his photographer Annette Taylor. ONE OF THE

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Local focus for new shop

Apr 24th, 2013 | By

According to the Farm Shop, you “can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local. And that’s kind of the same thing.” We concur. The Farm Shop, in the old dairy factory, is Gordonton’s latest example of rural entrepreneurism, a small store dedicated to selling only the freshest locally-made products. The concept of a ‘Farm Shop’

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