The Hog and Hen Farm Shop

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  • Images from The Hog and Hen Farm Shop
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WHAT

Farm shop café

WHERE

A140, Junction Earl Stonham; 4 minutes

WHEN

Tues-Sat 8.30am-4.30pm

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    Dog friendly

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    Kid friendly

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    Disabled access

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    Gluten-free options

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    Parking available onsite

A140

Pigs and poultry are big news at this family-friendly farm shop in the Suffolk countryside. It's a story that could unfurl on TV. Family sells eggs at farm gate: custom increases. They soon start to sell out of free-range chickens and Kelly Bronze turkeys, supplying local butchers. Next come a farm shop packed with local goodness, a nature trail, an enclosed play area and a coffee shop. 'What's next on the menu?', one wonders.

Three couples provide the energy behind today's family-run business. Between Mark and Rachael, Nathan and Naomi, and Luke and Anna, polytunnels are tended, animals are reared with kindness, cakes - including delicious gluten-free ones - are baked, coffee is served and pork and red onion sausage rolls fly out of the door. The café's lovely garden blooms with wildlife-attracting flowers, while happy goats and (zero-food-miles) chickens peck and mill around. An ideal, child-friendly pit-stop if heading to Norwich from London or Essex.

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The Hog and Hen Farm Shop,
Mill Green Farm, Debenham Rd,
Stonham Aspal,
Stowmarket,
IP14 6BZ
Tel - 01449 711933
Email - Send email to The Hog and Hen Farm Shop
Web - www.hogandhenfarmshop.co.uk

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