Local food and other services

List of services available locally whilst we are in lockdown, and maybe beyond.

Food and Drink

Hole Farm Food Hub is now up and running. They are home delivering food from local suppliers Ben’s Farmshop, Riverford Organic Dairy, Barnaby’s Brewhouse ,Crock & Cole’s ferments, The Almond Thief’s bread, Sharpham’s cheeses, New Lion Brewery’s beers – and more. Full information and their online shop is at holefarmfoodhub.co.uk.

Greenlife: order by phone and collect service for their loyalty card holders over 65. 07394-072628 between 09.00 – 12.00 for collection between 13.00 – 18.00 same day. Full info at: https://www.greenlife.co.uk/delivery-and-collection-service/

Challices: delivering fruit & veg, dairy and bread to the parish six days a week, Monday to Saturday. Phone 863553 before 12.00 for next day delivery.

Ben’s Shop: Ordering online for collection the following day is now available to all customers.  Orders are accepted online only by completing the order form at: https://bensfarmshop.co.uk/self-isolation-collection/
Or go to their home page: https://bensfarmshop.co.uk and click on ‘collections’ at the top.  Orders need to be made by 5pm for collection the next day between 9am and 12pm.  They will call you when your order is ready to collect.  They say: “We have been inundated with orders, so please be patient and wait for us to call you on the day of collection.  Please do not contact us to check the status of your order – we need our telephone lines clear to contact our customers when their orders are ready.”

Halls the Butchers will deliver to Staverton parish after their shop has shut in the evenings. As well as meats, they offer quiches, pies and pasties, eggs and cold meats. Call: 01803-863178. Pay by cheque, bacs or cash – they can’t accept cards.

David Walker & Sons from Brixham deliver fresh fish, vacuum or ice packed if desired. Will deliver to Staverton either Monday pm (or perhaps Tuesday) to a central collection point* . Order by noon Monday on 01803-882097.
www.davidwalkerandson.com. E:walkersfishbrixham@gmail.com

Barnabys:  delivering their organic lager brewed in Staverton by the 12 bottle case to your door – click here for the online shop

From further afield:

Darts Farm in Topsham deliver fruit, veg and meat all over Devon. See https://www.dartsfarm.co.uk/ for full information.

Wings of St Mawes deliver fish nationwide. See https://thecornishfishmonger.co.uk for full information.

Both Riverford Organics box scheme and Wottons Farm apologise that they cannot take on any new customers at the moment as they are fully stretched looking after existing customers.

And if you have a delivery slot with a supermarket coming up soon, you might like to consider adding any housebound neighbour’s needs to it.

*The Court Room kitchen will be used as a central delivery and collection point.

Post Offices

Dartington PO:  closed except for bank deposits and cash withdrawals.  Shop open as usual.

Broadhempston PO  (in community shop):  open for normal business 09.00 – 12.00 weekdays. Shopping can be ordered by phone.

Totnes PO: open 09.00 – 12.00 Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday for normal business, but are requesting only essential parcels please (with some debate on whether Easter Eggs count as essential!).

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