Guest post for Spiezia Organics

Where to find organic food and drink in Cornwall –

 

Organic farms & suppliers

Cusgarne Organic Farm (near Truro) – 100 acres of fields, orchards and tunnels which have been farmed organically sine 1988. Produce is available at the onsite farm shop and for local delivery.

Keveral Farm Organic Community – This farm in south-east Cornwall is the oldest soil association certified organic farm and provides fruit and vegetables for boxes available for local delivery.

Nancarrow Farm - 100 acre organic farm producing beef, lamb, mutton and pork. Meat available at Truro and Falmouth farmers markets and online in the form of meat boxes.

Cottage Farm Organics – Organic beef and lamb from this farm near Bude. Available as meat boxes online and at Bude Food Assembly.

Tree of Life Organics – Organic vegetable boxes primarily grown on a smallholding near St Agnes and available for delivery to the local area.

Food Assembly – This nationwide organisation provides a convenient way for customers to interact direct with local producers. There are now assemblies in Bude and Newquay with others planned across the county. It is possible to only display organic products as part of the online ordering process.

The Cornish Food Box – This store in central Truro supplies exclusively Cornish items including many organic products. Online ordering and delivery is available.

 

Other products

Bread – Baker Tom’s Bread – Speciality bread made with traditional methods with organic ingredients.  There are shops in Truro, Wadebridge, Falmouth and the Bakery Café and shop in Pool.

Wine – Trevibban Mill Vineyard – Cornwall’s first certified organic vineyard now produces a range of 9 organic wines.

Ice Cream, fudge & jam – Roskilly’s – Roskilly’s farm on the Lizard produces a large range of award winning ice cream from their certified organic herds.  Other organic products available at their farm which is open for visits.

Seaweed – The Cornish Seaweed Company – A variety of certified organic seaweeds harvested by traditional methods. Available online, in farm shops and at the Natural Stores in Helston, Falmouth and St Austell.

Cheese – Cornish Organic Brie – Handmade by the Cornish Country Larder to organic standards this cheese is available in supermarkets, delis and farm shops across Cornwall.

Beer – Atlantic Brewery – This brewery on the north coast of Cornwall produces exclusively certified organic ales.

 

Restaurants / Cafes

 There is only one certified organic restaurant in Cornwall, which is:

Bangors organic B&B and restaurant

 There are many others who have strong commitments to using Organic produce including:

The Greenhouse – A small family bistro in St Keverne on the Lizard using only local and primarily organic produce.

Archie Browns – Health food shops and cafés based in Truro and Penzance. The cafes provide vegetarian and vegan food with organic produce when possible.