Article by: Fiona

I set up the farm shop with my husband in 2005 to sell our own beef. Since then the shop has grown more than we could ever imagine. We now support hundreds of local suppliers, have changed the way we farm and built a kitchen on site. Nowadays I can be found in all aspects of the business however most of the time I supervise the kitchen and love spending time helping in the shop so I can chat to our customers.


21 April 2023

Join Our Production Kitchen Team


Join Our Production Kitchen Team

We are looking for someone with a passion for good food, with experience and expertise to help push our rapidly expanding production kitchen team forward.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, with a keen attention to detail, to join our close knit team producing a wide variety of tasty goods for our award-winning farm shop.

What does being part of the production kitchen team involve?

Daily, the role will include baking (sweets, home baking and desserts), and cooking (soups, preserves, ready meals, steak pies, salads and more), to keep our farm shop well stocked, packaging these products and ensuring quality throughout.

When will you be working?

Full or part time hours will be considered. Some weekend work required as the kitchen is in production seven days a week.

Daily, hours are 8am – 5.30pm. No evenings.


We asked our team what the best and worst parts of the job is, so you know what it’s really like to be part of our production kitchen team. Here is their response:


What’s not so great about the job…

  • The kitchen is cold in the winter and boiling in the summer. We can never get the temperature right.
  • We work a lot with raw meat. Rendering fat down, cooking steak pies, mincing cuts for ready meals. For people not used to cooking meat, it is different.
  • You can be working on your own for stretches of the day (a pro or con depending who you are).


What’s great about the job…

  • The sociable hours. No late nights, really early mornings or night shifts.
  • It’s all home cooking. Freshly made on site with real ingredients often from our fields.
  • There is minimal paperwork.
  • You can be working on your own for stretches of the day (as above, a pro or con depending who you are)
  • Unlike in restaurants, you’re not working to orders so the pressures are different. It’s still busy but not the same pressure


What to do if you would like to apply to be part of our production kitchen team…

  • Write a covering letter telling us why you would like to work with us and why we should consider you to join our team. Please include why you are leaving/have left your previous job.
  • Email ( or drop it in to the shop with a copy of your CV by Sunday 7th May.


We can’t wait to hear from you!


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