The Bucks Bake-Off Results

As many of you will know, last Saturday we played host to the inaugural Buckinghamshire Bake-Off, organised by the lovely Beverley Glock, local celebrity chef and head of the Splat Cooking Cookery School. The event was a huge success with over 120 entries across 5 categories with entrants of all ages and some fantastic cakes […]

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A Spot of Home Cooking: An Introduction to Game

Pigeon is a great introduction to game and after a long summer snacking on corn and cereals Autumn is the best time of year for these birds, with a fantastic sweet, nutty flavour! We get our pigeon breasts from Chiltern Farm Foods at Stockings Farm in Amersham. Stockings is a mixed arable and livestock family […]

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Fresh, organic vegetables are here!

A veritable mountain of fresh, organic vegetables have arrived. We’re bubbling with excitement. As follows: pointy cabbages, carrots, calabrese, Charlotte potatoes, tomatoes, runner beans, leeks, spinach, courgettes, beetroot and squash. All grown on a farm 15 miles from Askett. Will be on sale from first thing tomorrow morning – come on down, the price is […]

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Building Strong Links with Suppliers

In our last blog we spoke briefly about Gilly’s (amazing dressing), Shaken Oak (great dressings and mustards/sauces) and Bradmoor Farm free range eggs (yellow and scrumptious). This time we’d like to shine a spotlight on three other suppliers, who have provided great support so far and delivered their magnificent products for consumption in the Cafe […]

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Celebrating our Suppliers

Let’s be clear, it has been a truly fantastic team effort getting this business off the ground, with many people putting in some spectacularly long hours in the few weeks before launch – we give them all our enormous thanks and appreciation. It is incredible what can be achieved when a group of like-minded individuals […]

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Fully open!

What a week it has been. These ‘openings’ are like buses – none for a while and then two in two days! Farm Shop and Play Area now fully open… We’re delighted with our lovely little Farm Shop, Askett’s best place for fresh meat and local produce. We’re stocking a range of locally made, high […]

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Hot, sunny and smiles all around

As we bask in the sporting successes of the weekend (British Lions and Andy Murray’s magnificent victory this afternoon) we sit and reflect on what has been an amazing, interesting and informative first 11 days in business. We’re amazed and delighted to have seen so many of you coming through the doors, to see us […]

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Farm Shop and Play Area

As we close out our first week of trading, giving huge thanks to all those people that have come to see us this week, we now look ahead to the opening of our Farm Shop and Children’s play area. It’s been an interesting, exciting and at times nerve-wracking week but the Potting Shed team have […]

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The doors are open!

The Potting Shed Interior

After many months of talking, planning, buying and painting the doors are open and we are in business! Our mission to feed the good people of Buckinghamshire with quality food and drink starts here. We’re full of passion for what we do and we’re here to provide a new place for people to meet, socialise, […]

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Congratulations

The Bees at Buzz Presentations would like to be the first to wish The Potting Shed at Askett all the best with the new opening.  It has been a pleasure building your website for you.

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