October 2014 NEWSLETTER

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Sitting down to write this edition of our newsletter made us realise what a busy few months we've had and helps to explain why you've not heard from us for a while.  Shrewsbury and Ludlow Food Festivals have been significant events over the summer. Shrewsbury was bigger and better than last year, which was a huge achievement with much credit going to the organisers, Beth Heath and Andy Richardson.  We had fabulous pitches for the hot food and the chilled beef counters and our wonderful cow and calf are probably the most photographed in the county.

Ludlow really stretched us, but for all the right reasons, as it takes place over three days and this year we were showcasing roast beef rolls and pulled beef rolls/wraps on our hot food stand as well as having the chilled beef counter. Our Great Berwick team worked tirelessly thoughout.  Special mention must, without a doubt, go to Sarah without whom all this couldn't be possible.  Her behind the scenes role in the Cold Room, alongside Martin our Butcher, is heroic.

The forage wagon, combine harvester and baler have all been incredibly busy too this year.  We've just baled the last of the silage, which means we're pretty close to having the Harvest in safe and sound.  The sheds are full to bursting which bodes well for what ever the winter throws at us.  Organic grain buyers and merchants are now justifiably keen to get their hands on our linseed, barley and oats.

The Shrewsbury Flower Show, at the end of August, has in previous years, triggered some to start thinking about Christmas. This year was top trumped though by an order we received in June!  We're very impressed by this forward planning and leads us on to give a gentle prompt to those who would like Beef for Christmas.  Please do get in touch in plenty of time!! In the meantime it's business as usual and we have good supplies of joints/cuts/steaks in stock.

We hope you enjoy the Autumn; those wonderfully fresh and misty mornings and the long shadows in the afternoon sun certainly help lift the spirit!

With very best wishes

Sam and Claire

 

Longhorn Burgers, Bournemouth

LonghornBurgers.162046We're delighted to report that Great Berwick Organics is the exclusive supplier of Beef to a recently opened restaurant in Bournemouth which happens to be named after it's principal ingredient. 'LONGHORN BURGERS' is the brain child of Simon French and he spent alot of time with us earlier this year creating the ultimate burger mix. As well as a mouthwatering range of different burger options, LONGHORN BURGERS is also serving Great Berwick fillet, ribeye and sirloin steaks. If you happen to be in that part of the world, it's well worth paying them a visit. For further details go to http://www.longhornburgers.com

Images of Shrewsbury and Ludlow Food Festivals 2014