Easter Egg & Biscuit Decorating

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Hi Folks! A date for your diary here at Lobbs Farm Shop; on Saturday 23rd March we’ll be having an Easter Egg & Biscuit Decorating workshop. It runs from 2pm until 4pm, costs £5.00 per person and there’s no age limit, you’re all welcome. It’s a lovely way to while away an afternoon of choclatey messy fun, so come along!

Booking is essential if you fancy it. Give us a bell on 01726 844411 for booking & more info.

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Taster Day 1st September

On Saturday 1st September we’ll be having a Taster Day here at Lobbs Farm Shop, starting at 11.00am until about 5.00pm. There’ll be some delicious samples of Westcountry produce for you to try from Cherry Tree chutneys & jams, Cornish Orchards cider, Cottage Delight marinades & nibbles, Halzephron Herb Farm dressings & sauces, Roskilly’s ice cream, Skinners beer and Whalesborough Cornish cheese. Just a few to be going on with! We’ll also be cooking up some of our own sausages which are made here on the premises and are bloomin’ lovely!

If you would like more information do give us a ring on 01726 844411

 

We’re having a Photo Competition!

We are looking for some photographs of our beautiful part of Cornwall to print in our 2013 Lobbs Farm Shop Calendar. We would like to invite all our customers to take part and submit a photograph to us before the 12th October 2012

Lobbs Farm Shop will donate £50 for each of the 12 winning photographs to a charity of your choice.

The calendar is given to customers with Christmas orders and are also for suggested donation of £2 each to Mount Edgcumbe Hospice.

There are 3 categories that you can interpret how you wish: 

a) Landscape b) Picnic (using some lovely local produce) c) Cornish Fun!

We will select 12 images for the calendar. Your photo will also be on display in the Countryside Barn from the 13th – 19th October

A few rules for competition entry: 1. Please submit your photo as a print & a JPEG file dropped into Lobbs Farm Shop or posted to the address below. JPEGS can be sent via email if you wish. 2. Please do not send original prints or negatives. 3. Open to amateur & professional photographers. 4. Please make sure any people in the photographs have given their permission for their portrayal in this medium 5. Please submit your photo with a title and where in our area it was taken. 6. Also give your name, address & contact number with your photo

You can submit your entry to lobbsfarmshop@btconnect.com
Or you can post it or drop it into the farm shop on a cd! Our address is Lobbs Farm Shop, Heligan, St Ewe, Cornwall PL26 6PN.

Here’s the map of what we consider to be ‘our patch’! There’s some stunning views to be had in this area, so get out there with your camera and get some cracking shots!

Don’t Tell the Bride!

So, who watches Don’t Tell the Bride on BBC 3? Come on, own up! There was an episode being filmed in and around Mevagissey on July 5th and Lobbs Farm Shop were asked to provide a stand with roasted joints of pork and beef carved up & served in lovely fresh rolls. It was butcher Phil’s turn to be on camera as he was in charge of the stand in the gardens of Silvanus, a large property overlooking Mevagissey village and harbour. The weather stayed dry and the guests were able to mingle out in the gardens. The film crew were buzzing around following the bride’s every move and reaction. Phil did a sterling job making sure everyone was catered for, the food went down very well indeed. Having a roast like this is a nice option and allows you to have a mixture of roasted meats instead of just a whole pig or lamb as a hog roast. If you’re interested, enquire at the butchery counter in Lobbs Farm Shop or give us a ring on 01726 844411. We can also provide freshly made coleslaw, waldorf, potato and cous cous salads amongst others if that took your fancy. It’s great for parties and takes the worry of catering out of your hands!

Phil serves up a lovely pork roll for a guest…

Phil carves the mustard encrusted roast beef.

Here’s Phil!

Here comes the Bride…

Phil being nosey

Apple Sauce, Grain Mustard or Ketchup!

 

 

 

 

 

Easter Egg Decorating 4th April

Just a quick post to let you all know we are running another chocolate Easter egg decorating session here at Lobbs Farm Shop on Wednesday 4th April. It will run from 11.00am until about 3.00pm. You’ll be able to decorate your Easter eggs, make truffles and design your own gift box for your truffles. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. It costs £7.00 per person. Give us a ring on 01726 844411 or an email lobbsfarmshop@btconnect.com or maybe just stop by in person and write your name down with good old fashioned ink on paper!

Coffee & Cake

A total of £330 was raised for Cornwall Hospice Care with a busy and succesful coffee morning here at Lobbs Farm Shop on Saturday 11th Feb. Organised by Gill and Caroline who, between them, produced a beautiful array of cakes and savouries. There were also lovely contributions in the shape of pasties and cakes made by Kathy, cakes from Mandy and Anne, a quiche from Caroline’s Mum & a cake from Caroline’s Aunty!  Thank you to all who attended, helping make it such a brilliant coffee morning!

above: Having a chinwag!

above: Gill divides up yet another yummy cake!

Above: Caroline serves up a brew (Nice back to front apron Caroline!) 🙂


above: All for a very good cause.

Coffee Morning at Lobbs Farm Shop- 11th Feb

Just to let you all know that there’s a coffee morning here at Lobbs Farm Shop on Saturday 11th February. It starts at 10am and will run until around 2pm. Delicious homemade cakes and savouries will be available for you to eat or buy to take home. There will be a raffle and we’ll also be joined by Elaine & Marilyn who’ll be selling their locally made cards and gifts. The coffee morning is being held in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care so do come along and support it if you can!

 

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