M50, Junction 2; 8 minutes
Vegetarian or vegan options
Owner Caroline started growing vegetables at home for health reasons almost 30 years ago, and quickly began gifting gluts to friends and family. Her enthusiasm for growing food while protecting wildlife and ecosystems grew steadily, and with it a business emerged.
The polytunnel a Hardwick Hill now supplies the shop and nearby pubs and restaurants with natural, nutrient-rich fruit and vegetables. These are stacked on the shelves alongside whole foods, herbs, teas, organic meat and dairy products. You can fill your tote with almost everything you need for the
Head upstairs to the restful cafe to sample delicious organic home cooking. Specials might include quinoa, spring rolls or broccoli and cheddar fritters. Coffee is Fairtrade and delicious, while the Handley cordials are wonderfully refreshing. Heaven for vegetarians and omnivores alike.