Hutchinson Hobbs Farm Shop & Butchers, of Yarm, have just received some exciting news! They have won “Small Farm Shop of the Year 2019” at the Farm Retail Association awards.
Jenny, one of the directors of this family business, and also the farm shop manager commented: “We can’t quite believe it. We are delighted with the award. Well done to all our lovely staff for your hard work and dedication and to all our loyal customers for your continued support. This is a great honour as the judges look at farm shops nationwide, so to win is amazing!”
The judges commented: “The items on display were very well presented. The whole place definitely had a warm and welcoming feel, selling top quality/luxury products. The customer experience was exceptional. They were delivering to a mission statement which was focused on great local produce, high-quality products and fantastic customer service.”
The Farm Retail Association (formerly FARMA) annual awards celebrate the best farm shops, farm cafés and restaurants, farmers’ markets, Pick Your Own farms and trade suppliers. They are the only awards that are judged by fellow farm retailers.
Milly Stokes, Chairman of the Farm Retail Association said, “The awards are a fantastic recognition of the high standards, creativity, passion and commitment to customer service in this industry. Shoppers can be confident that they are buying top quality produce from genuinely caring and thoughtful people.”
Hutchinson Hobbs Farm Shop is situated at Holdenfields Farm, Yarm TS15 9PB. You are welcome to call in, or contact them on 01642 788748. Also, visit their website at www.hutchinsonhobbs.co.uk
Photo: Barry & Jenny Hutchinson, directors of Hutchinson Hobbs, receiving their fantastic award from the Farm Retail Association.