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  • November Blog – Christmas Events at Foxholes Farm.

    The dark nights may have arrived here at Foxholes Farm but we are busier than ever. The cows have settled into their winter quarters snuggling down on their fresh straw beds, insulating them from frozen ground helping to conserve their body heat for the winter months that lay ahead.

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    The farm shop is a “foodie” delight for local produce, this month we are stocking local pheasant, freshly wrapped ready for roasting, poaching or slow-cooking. These birds have a unique flavour and with their lean meat, making pheasant a more healthy alternative to your Sunday roast! Pheasants are in season now until mid-January, so make the most of these little gems available from our butchery counter.

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    After celebrating British sausage week, we are currently preparing for our annual celebration of Christmas with our tasting extravaganza, a weekend full of fantastic foodie fun. Join us here at Foxholes Farm on Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of November from 11.00am to 3.00pm and sample our mouth-watering Christmas feast with all the trimmings. Our tastings will help you decide which tasty turkeys or fine cheeses, cooked hams, mince pies or Christmas puddings you wish to purchase washed down with a delicious glass of fruity warm mulled wine. A great way to try before you buy tasting local produce for a true farm to fork Christmas!

    Our Christmas free-range turkeys and meats are now ready for you to order, you can now download our meat order form from our website. Or call the farm shop 01992 552900.

    https://www.foxholesfarm.com/order-fresh-meat-hampers/christmas-order-form/

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    Our fabulous gourmet hampers will be for sale or you can simply pre-order all your festive delights, making life a little easier for that special day. Our tea room will be open all day serving breakfasts, lunches and light snacks, along with tea, coffee and cake or treat yourself to a cheeky beer or glass of wine.
    You can book tickets for our FREE event by clicking on our events page or simply just turn up!

    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/foxholes-farm-shop-butchery-christmas-tasting-weekend-tickets-19040681190

    Our Christmas Hampers are ready to purchase from the farm shop for businesses, family and friends or to pre-order from our hamper menu.

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    After the success of our summer ” Little Foodie Farmer” workshops, new to the farm this year, are our Christmas Wreath Making Workshops. The workshops will run from Friday 4th December to Saturday 5th of December from 10.00am to 12.30pm. Our tutor will teach you how to prepare a frame, green a wreath, wiring techniques and ideas on how to make festive decorations. The workshop includes visuals, materials and worksheets and you get to take home your stunning creation.

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    To book tickets simply visit our website https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/foxholes-farm-christmas-wreath-making-workshops-tickets-19042789496

    Tickets £50 per person.

    Another first on the farm will be our Butchery Classes, which start from early next year. A hands on back to basics butchery class made just for you. Learn the tricks of the trade with our friendly butchery team and bring out the butcher in you also making the perfect gift!

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    We are now taking bookings for early 2016 courses:

    The “Whole Hog” Course https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-whole-hog-butchery-course-tickets-19058564680

    Evening Butchery” Classes https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/evening-butchery-classes-tickets-19060982913

    (To avoid an admin fee for all our courses you may book direct by e-mail: shop@foxholesfarm.com or call 01992 552900)

     

    We look forward to seeing you from Catherine and the team at Foxholes Farm!

     

     

     

     

     

     

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