3 perfect picnic food ideas for the discerning foodie

A great way to raising your picnic up to the next level is slipping in a few locally produced Artisan food items – something to make it special and unique and really give your a picnic flavour of your region. Perfect Picnic Essential 1: Bread and Cheese If you don’t do anything else you should […]

Planning ahead for christmas dinner (In June!)

Even though we are entering the height of summer and the sun is (occasionally) blazing, we’re already thinking about Xmas Turkeys at Hall Farm! The turkeys we rear for Christmas arrived on Hall farm as day old “poults” (turkey chicks) in Mid-June – around week 24 in the working farmer’s yearbook. We recently took delivery […]

Great Suffolk Food events every foodie should visit

Just because I’m a Norfolk farmer and Artisan food producer it doesn’t mean I don’t get around a bit in pursuit of the most delicious regional delicacies. During the last year I’ve been visiting Irish smoked houses, but in this post I thought I’d write about Norfolk’s neighbouring County, Suffolk, and the brilliant treats for […]

Foodie Fathers Day Gifts

Father’s Day is on June 15th, and it’s fast approaching! In our house Father’s Day tends to get slightly overlooked – like most families, I expect, it plays second fiddle to Mother’s day. Being a fairly traditional farming family here at Hall Farm, it tends to be Mum who does a lot more work for […]

Upcoming Meat, Farming & Artisan Food events

With spring turning to summer May, June and July is when the farming and Artisan Food events season really starts to happen! The first big event for us is The Pig and Poultry Fair in May – it isn’t really for consumers – it’s more for farmers to see the new farming equipment and what’s […]

Taste of Excellence awards success for our North Norfolk Smokehouse

Our little North Norfolk Smokehouse has garnered more praise from the judges at the Pig & Poultry Marketing magazine awards this year! Morton’s Traditional Taste’s oak smoked chicken crown and smoked duck crown’s have received a commendation from the 2014 Pig & Poultry Marketing Awards in Taste of Excellence Award category (sponsored by Morrisons Supermarkets […]