Jan Shop Talk

Jan Shop Talk

Happy New Year 2023 Shop Manager Debbie W and Postmistress Debbie T together with the entire Management Committee wish all our Customers, Volunteers, Staff and Suppliers a Very Happy and Healthy New Year! THANK YOU for your custom, your time and your commitment to...
December Shop Talk

December Shop Talk

Are you ready for Christmas? There are plenty of gifts and food ideas on offer in store this festive season and we have expanded the variety of items available to suit a variety of tastes. The Maidstone Distillery range now includes Kipsi Rose gin and a gift bag of 3...
November Shop Talk

November Shop Talk

It’s been a busy Autumn so far and as well as normal shop business, we held a MacMillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning event. Our wonderful volunteers set to baking a superb array of cakes for sale and a number of suppliers also donated supplies including Gowers...
October Shop Talk

October Shop Talk

The current economic environment and significantly increased costs to the household means that many of us are watching how we spend. Barham Village Store is endeavouring to do its bit in support of the community through increasing the range of value-based products...
August Shop Talk

August Shop Talk

Schools out, the sun is shining (well it was at the time of writing mid-July!) and hopefully all our customers will have some well deserved down time. Not so our farmers who are busy getting in the harvest to keep us fed. From soft fruit to root veg, apples to onions...
July Shop Talk

July Shop Talk

Summer has arrived, the farmers are busy with hay making and preparing for the grain harvest. It’s the time too for scrumptious summer soft fruit such as raspberries, strawberries and cherries! We have a new supplier this year for cherries which arrived in store for...
June Shop Talk

June Shop Talk

Have you heard the great news? We are now open until 12 noon on Sundays, thanks to our kind and willing volunteers. These extended hours provide our local customers and visitors more opportunity to shop, especially if you enjoy a lazy Sunday lay in, and why not! We...
May Shop Talk

May Shop Talk

We often have customers come into the shop surprised at what we have in stock. May 16th to 22nd is National Stationery Week and stationery is one of those things that we have more of than you may think. Not only a great range of greetings cards and wrapping paper...
May Shop Talk

April Shop Talk

Firstly we are delighted to announce we are finalists at the Taste of Kent Awards in the Kent Community Award category.  This award is for businesses that have gone over and beyond in terms of  community initiatives, customer service, workforce and volunteer welfare....
March Shop Talk

March Shop Talk

Don’t you just love Spring? Longer daylight hours, the birds full of song and the hedgerows and gardens springing into life! Soon the grass verge beneath the trees in the Valley Road will be full of beautiful bright yellow daffodils for us all to enjoy.   And...