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CHRISTMAS is the time to stock up on a delicious range of foods for all the family to enjoy.

Here we take a look at some of the places you can go to fill the cupboards without the stress of the supermarket.

Brocksbushes: From Thursday, November 11 to Sunday, November 14, Brocksbushes Farm Shop and Tea Room is holding its Christmas Fayre. Visitors will be able to see the full range of poultry, Christmas trees and everything else that they need for a very special festive season including an extensive and exclusive range of gift ideas, toys, decorations and confectionery. For more information visit, email or contact 01434 633 100.

JR Jams: Started in 2002 by Jean Read, the shop has a selection of gift packs available. For more information visit, email or contact 0191 229 0333.

The Country Barn: To help spread the cost this year, The Country Barn at Widdrington Village, near Morpeth, has introduced its Christmas range earlier. Get yourself in the festive spirit by going along to the annual Christmas Evening this Friday from 5-8pm. Its full range of Christmas stock will be available, along with free mulled wine, mince pies and a prize draw raffle. Call 01670 760181 or visit Blagdon Farm Shop: Staff at the award-winning Blagdon Farm Shop - situated six miles north of Newcastle just off the A1 - are gearing themselves up for a busy Christmas. Its annual Tasting Day will be held on November 27.

Customers can try seasonal foods as well as place orders ready for collection at their convenience.

For more information email, visit or contact 01670 789924.

Chirton Fisheries: Specialising in fresh fish and shellfish caught locally and in Scotland, the family business, run by Paul Robinson, has a shop in Wallsend and a stall in the Grainger Market, Newcastle. It moved there after 31 years in the Greenmarket.

North Acomb Farm Shop: Situated four miles east of Corbridge in the heart of the Tyne Valley, it has organic status fields and a farm shop. It has been associated with the finest range of fresh produce for three decades.

Run by the Baty family since the early 1930s, this working farm supplies the meat products which are sold in the Routier-listed shop.

Moorhouse Farm Shop: At this time of year the team pull out all the stops to make sure their customers have a great Christmas.

The farm shop has built its reputation on top quality and taste - all of the meat is properly matured and prepared on-site by the award-winning butchery team.

As well as ordering in the shop, customers are able to order Christmas and New Year produce online - all the information needed is on the website at


SPACIOUS CONDITIONS The free-range turkeys at Blagdon are brought up carefully and considerately
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 9, 2010
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