New Year Shop Talk

New Year Shop Talk

From the All the Volunteers and Staff of Barham Village Store, a Very Happy New Year! We hope you have enjoyed a very happy Christmas time with friends and family and are looking forward to 2022 and the new possibilities that are ahead.   Many of you will have...
December Blog

December Blog

Christmas activities are in full swing at Barham Village Store. Many of you have used the tips to prepare early for posting that we shared in November’s edition. Having everything ready before you get to the Post Office counter is key, so please do your best to be...
November Shop Talk & Award Update

November Shop Talk & Award Update

 The Rural Business Awards East Region Winners!!  We are very pleased to announced Barham Village Store have won the Rural Business Awards 21/22 for the East Region in the ‘Best Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project’ category.  Next step...
October Shop Talk

October Shop Talk

The Autumn season is well upon us and the landscape colours are changing daily all around. Our beautiful village has attracted a number of visitors over the last months and we are delighted to have seen many stopping by the shop for supplies or refreshment. The coffee...
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...