September Shop Talk

September Shop Talk

Summer is at an end and many of you will be preparing your children for the new school year. With the rush to get everything organised, don’t forget that the shop has a variety of stationery available to help them on their way. From pencils and pens to post it notes...
August Shop Talk

August Shop Talk

School holidays are underway so let’s hope for plenty of sunny summer weather throughout August, not just for those of us taking a well deserved holiday but also for our hard working farmers bringing in the harvest, so evident around us at this time of year. Direct...
July Shop Talk

July Shop Talk

As I write, summer has arrived, the sun has come out in full force and the ice-creams are flying out of the freezer! We are doing our best to keep up with demand and to expand our range of products and flavours including ice poles and lollies as well as hand made pots...
May Shop Talk

May Shop Talk

It’s evident that we have some budding artists and designers in the locality. The Easter egg colouring competition was a success with a great many entries from children of all ages. Congratulations to Bella, Nora and Zak, our three winners and well done to everyone...
April Shop Talk

April Shop Talk

In general terms it feels like the shop is getting back to a level of pre-Covid normality. We say a very warm “welcome back” to a number of volunteers returning to their regular duties following their vaccinations. Orders from the majority of suppliers are becoming...
March Shop Talk

March Shop Talk

Spring has sprung with the arrival of March and much to celebrate with the promise of warmer weather and a variety of events taking place. Here’s a reminder of some great recipes to make for each occasion with local produce and ingredients from your community shop! On...
February Shop Talk

February Shop Talk

We may continue to be in lockdown for weeks to come but your local Barham Village Store is very much open! The extended cleaning regimen alongside availability of volunteers has set limits to current opening hours. You can be assured that we are all working diligently...
New Year Shop Talk

New Year Shop Talk

A new year has started, but Covid 19 doesn’t recognise a calendar, unfortunately. It’s because of Covid that the shop has to run on reduced opening hours and that the queues, particularly for the Post Office, have been so long. Social distancing has meant that all the...
Christmas Meat Orders 2020

Christmas Meat Orders 2020

Christmas Meat Order 2020 Get organised for your Christmas dinner and order fantastic local Kent turkey and meat.  All our meat comes from Chandler and Dunn who are renowned for their high quality, exemplary animal welfare and full traceability.   Please order by the...