Now taking 2017 Christmas orders!
Find out how to place one...
Open Mon to Fri 08:30 - 18:00
Sat 08:30 - 17:00, Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Hot and cold food now available from the farm shop
between 08:30 - 14:00 Monday - Friday

December 2017: Hampers

Dews Meadow Farm are now offering made to order hampers all year around, perfect for any occasion - from birthdays, mothers day, fathers day, seasonal celebrations to get well soon and congratulation hampers.

You can make your own hamper (large or small) from a selection of our delicious pork products and other local produce and products. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements and we will endeavour to create you a truly bespoke hamper.

Our hampers of meat 2017

Also throughout the year we will be running hamper competitions from our social media pages - to be kept up to date and to enter the competitions please like our Facebook and/or Instagram pages.

December 2017: Take Away At The Shop

Hot and cold food and drink at Dews Meadow Farm

From December we will be offering hot and cold food to takeaway from the farm shop, we will be offering this initially from Monday to Friday between 8am and 2pm. In addition to our existing range of handmade sausage rolls, pasties, scotch eggs and pork pies - which are available throughout the week, we are will now be offering hot breakfast rolls using our award winning bacon and pork sausages, breakfast croissants, sandwiches and paninis for lunch.

The menu will develop over time and specials will be offered too, as well as gluten & dairy/lactose free options.

In the farm shop there is a coffee machine offering delicious fresh coffee and other hot drinks. We will also be introducing some new soft drinks in the farm shop, as well as other produce, all of which we will endeavour to source locally.

Early in the new year we are excited to announce the seating area in the garden here at the farm shop will be completed, so you will be able to have a seat and enjoy your food and drink.

Pop our Dews Meadow Farm Facebook page and our Instagram page a 'like' if you haven't already to see all of our latest information and updates.

Hot and cold food available

November 2017: Christmas Hampers

Dews Meadow Farm Christmas Hampers

This Christmas we are offering Christmas hampers to order. You can make your own hamper (large or small) from a selection of our delicious pork products, Tracklement condiments, Aunty Caroline’s pickles, The Cherry Tree marmalades, West Hanney honey, range of Shropshire Spice co stuffing, Snowdonia Cheese Company cheeses and fresh fruit and vegetables. Products may vary subject to availability.

If you have any special requests please ask and we will endeavour to fulfil these.

To order contact the shop on 01235 868634, email shop@dewsmeadowfarm.co.uk or message us on Facebook.
Order by 15th December for collection from the farm shop week commencing 19th December or for local delivery, on a day that suits.

ChristmasHamper

January 2017: Poplars Farm Project

As you may or may not be aware we have sold our small field behind our farm shop for housing, It is not a decision that we have taken lightly but with the risk of other local developments becoming closer and closer to the farm we took the decision to sell and have the opportunity to purchase more farm land to expand our business. With the new farm we are now planning to produce more of our own lambs have more space for our pigs as well as producing our own beef. There is also space to grow our own vegetables, and to rear chickens and ducks if we find the time. We will continue to run the farm shop as usual from East Hanney.

View of the poplar farm project

May 2011: Some photos from our Spring 2011 Open Day!

The weather held, the donkeys and bouncy castle arrived, and we were delighted to welcome so many friends and new faces to our Open Days on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May. Jane conducted farm tours, and pork and apple burgers, a selection of sausages or pork baps were available for everyone to enjoy and relax with a hot drink or glass of wine. Children could bounce to their hearts content, plant a seed to take home with them, or just colour in a picture, whilst Mums and Dads could have a taste of Pork in Yoghurt curry cooked by Suzie in the fabulous Thermomix. Andy, Ralph, David, Darren and Tom were kept busy serving our guests in the Farm Shop. Rachel was on hand to give gardening advice along with a selection of her plants. All-in-all a wonderful two days - as you can see from the photos...

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May 2011: Dews Meadow Open Days

"Food and fun for all the family!"

We are happy to announce a repeat of our popular open days from last year, and this time we're celebrating our 25th anniversary!

Please join us on Friday 27th May between 8:30am and 8pm and on Saturday 28th May between 8:30am and 5pm.

Download an A4 flyer in pdf format.

Oct 2010: Some photos from the Prince of Wales' Eco-Festival

Jane meets Prince Charles at the Eco Festival Prince Charles choose one of Jane's pies Jane presents the pite

Sept 2010: Dews Meadow at Prince of Wales' Eco-Festival

Dews Meadow Farm Shop has been chosen as an exemplary local food business to attend a farmers' market at... 'A Garden Party to Make a Difference'. This is a part of the Start initiative launched in February by The Prince of Wales. For more information please read our press release in pdf format, or visit the Start Garden Party website.

March 2010: Check out our latest 'sports' delivery vehicle!

New delivery van from behind New delivery van from the front

We have also been featured in the Oxford Times!

Oct/Nov 2009: Christmas Orders : Expanded Delivery Service

Order forms available online - Christmas Orders being taken

Our order forms are now available for you to download online and we have included Christmas meats and expanded our delivery service for your convenience.

Please see our orders page for more information and to download a form. These can be returned by email, by fax, called in by phone or handed over in person.

June 2009: Did you visit Jane at the Children's Food Festival?

Do you have any photos or videos you could share with us? If so, just email your memories and any feedback, we would love to hear from you!"

Image showing Jane at the Children's Food Festival

June 2009: Children's Food Festival

The 2nd Children's Food Festival takes place at the end of June at the Northmoor Trust Farm on the Wittenham Clumps.

Jane will be there in the Field to Fork tent with hands-on activities for children - come along and have a wonderful day out. There is only a £10.00 car parking fee and ALL activities are free! Click the image to see what else is going on.

Image showing Dews Meadow advert for the Children's Food Festival

May 2009: Spring Open Days a Success

A big thankyou to all our customers who joined us on our Open Days.

The weather smiled on us even though it was a Bank Holiday! It was lovely to see so many friendly faces; a special thankyou to our customers from the farmers' market who travelled over to visit the Farm Shop.

May 2009: Spring Open Days at Dews Meadow

Dews Meadow Farm is opening its doors for Spring on Friday 22nd May (8:30am - 8pm) and Saturday 23rd May (8:30am - 5pm)

Come and taste the Dews Meadow range and enjoy a glass of wine. There will also be a bouncy castle for the kids! Download our Download our invitation flyer in pdf - and please feel free to forward on to anyone you think may be interested.

Image showing the open day team at Dews Meadow Farm

March 2009: Online orders on hold

Sadly, Blackberry barn are stopping trading and so for the time being our online ordering facility will be unavailable. We are working to have something new set up in the near future so please watch this space. Until then, please don't hesitate to give us a call or send us an email if you have any questions or requests - and don't forget we still visit many farmers markets and our farm shop is open 6 days per week.

The BBC Good Food Show London - 14 to 16 November: Treat yourself to the food lovers' perfect day out!

This year's Show is bigger and better than ever with exciting new features including the Capital's top restaurants, your favourite chefs, tasting sessions, entertaining and informative cookery demos. There are also book signings, outstanding Show offers and a chance to sample and buy from the UK's most talented and passionate food and drink producers.

Producers Village: Over 100 speciality producers will take up the gallery level of the Show. This is the perfect place to discover new and interesting food and meet the producers.

Dews Meadow Farm will be there! So why not book your tickets now, by clicking on the Good Food Show image.

March 2008: Easter is just around the corner...

...so why not make it Ham for your Sunday Lunch? As an extra treat, the Easter Bunny suggested that a 10% discount might be in order, and if you are looking at a larger joint (5lbs and above) there will be a 15% discount.

Do call the shop (see details to the left) to place your order, or email us, or drop by the Dews Meadow Farm stall at one of the Farmers' Markets we'll be attending up to the Easter Weekend (Reading, Newbury, Faringdon, Didcot, Purley-on-Thames, Thame, Abingdon and Wallingford). Don't forget you can call and place an order for collection at a market anytime.

Our Easter Opening Hours will be...

Good Friday: Closed
Saturday 22nd March: Open as normal 8:30am - 5:00pm
Easter Monday: Closed
(As you know we are always closed on Sundays)

Image showing a selection of Ham products

January 2008: Cornish Pasties!

As you can see, Andy and Jane have been busy in the kitchen and have come up with a delicious Cornish Pasty. Available from the Farm Shop and at Farmers' Markets, a delicious meal for only �2.30!

Image showing a selection of Cornish Pasties

Image showing a selection of Cornish Pasties

Image showing a selection of Cornish Pasties

PRESS RELEASE: Dews Meadow Farm Shop Opens Its Doors

Happy customers filled the Farm Shop at Dews Meadow Farm on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th May 2007. Andy and Jane Bowler have been trailblazers with additive-free pork and dry-curing of bacon since the mid-80s, "Our focus has always been the customer" says Andy "and our team echo our passion for quality and friendliness. This is the first time that we have held an Open Day and we really meant it!" he continuted "Customers were taken on guided tours of the newly extended preparation areas, and could see all aspects of meat cutting, preparation and packing. Our pride and joy are our new bacon and meat fridges."

Image showing the open day team at Dews Meadow Farm

"With current concerns about freshness of produce available to the public, we couldn�t have timed our event better" adds Jane "integrity of both our product and the way we sell it has always been the cornerstone of our business, we have nothing to hide, and our customers know that they can ask us any questions, and be shown around at any time."

"We were also delighted that Helen Peacocke, Patron of the Oxfordshire Food Group and Barry Willett from SEEDA (the South East England Development Agency) could join us on Friday" continued Jane "Helen has always been an advocate of good local food and without the support of Barry and his team at DEFRA we would not have been able to undertake the size of extension we required."

Image showing Jane and Andy Bowler with Helen Peacocke (Patron of Oxfordshire Food Group) and Barry Willett (from the South East England Development Agency)

Customer numbers doubled on the Friday and Saturday and with the weather remaining dry, children of all ages were able to enjoy the bouncy castle provided by Air Jelly, as well as free refreshments � hot dogs, burgers, curry, sausage rolls, pork pie, pasties, quiche � all made using Dews Meadow Farm pork and produced on the premises; local wine and apple juice as well as fair-trade tea and coffee helped to round off the tastings.

Dews Meadow Farm Shop can be found on the A338 Wantage to Oxford Road at the south entrance to the village of East Hanney and is open from 8.30 am � 5.00 pm on Monday � Saturday, 8.30 am � 6.00 pm on Fridays.