In addition to the turkey and goose options blogged about a couple of weeks ago – Craigies Farm Shop in Edinburgh have sent in details of their Christmas offerings. Choose from a Christmas gift hamper, homemade puddings, all sorts of festive veg, gorgeous beef, game pies, and of course the traditional turkey and geese too. For all the details have a look at their christmas order form, accessible via this link: http://www.craigies.co.uk/xmasorders
Getting your Christmas lunch sorted
Whether we like to admit it or not, the countdown to Christmas is officially on! If you’re trying to figure out where to pick up a tasty Christmas turkey, or you fancy trying a goose for the first time, then you’ve come to the right place. A (non-exhaustive!) list is below, so have a look and see if there is a producer near you. Please bear in mind that many of the companies also do mail order. If you are an NFU Scotland member that is selling turkeys or geese this year, and you’d like details of what you’re selling to be included on this page then please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your details. I’ll be keeping things up to date as and when new info comes in.
For a Christmas turkey –
Mr Campbell Napier, Burnhead Farm, Eddleston, Peeblesshire, EH45 8PN. Tel: 01721730884
Thomas and Susannah Pate of South Powrie Farm, Dundee. Hand plucked birds, hung for at least 14 days can be ordered via www.southpowrie.co.uk or by phoning 01382 504 637 or 07703 540 920.
Michael Shannon, Damn Delicious, Thankerton Camp Farm, Thankerton, Biggar. ML12 6PD.
“We produce our own Free range Bronze turkeys in the Woods around the farm here at Thankerton. Our Damn Delicious hand plucked 14 day hung Bronze and Norfolk Black Turkeys are available for collection from our shop in Lanark or check out our web site at www.damndelicious.co.uk We sell out most years so booking is advisable. Tel 01899 308 688 or 07776 335 468.
David Gall, Donside Turkeys, Craigforthie, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 0LT. Tel 07831 464 108.
For a Christmas goose -
Our Galloway Goose was launched at this years BBC good Food Show Scotland and so far there has been a lot of interest. There are only a small number of geese available so if you fancy one order as soon as you can. The geese are all free range. All birds arrive oven ready, including a roasting bag and recipes. For more information see http://www.atasteofgalloway.co.uk/galloway-goose.html