Easter is a time for family, sharing and enjoying good, home-cooked food. At the heart of any Sunday dinner is a great roast. And Easter is certainly no exception.

Our butchers are busy freshly preparing organic meat for a busy weekend in the shop and at Oakwood farmers market.

But perhaps not as busy as last year when Brett had an extra special delivery to make to the Archbishop of York for a dinner he was cooking with a very important guest…

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Does life get any better than fantastic food, good company and enchanting surroundings?

The answer is no, probably not. And this premise is exactly what the team behind our latest on-site event, Fire & Dine, have tapped into.

This month saw the first magical evening take place, nestled away in the Swillington woods. Hosted by This Green Moon and The Yorkshire Gourmet, the evening was a feast for the imagination as well as the belly.

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The January cold has well and truly come back to bite us this week. So, we’re looking forward to a weekend of frosty mornings, hearty food and hibernating by the fire.

This time of year is all about staying cosy with friends and family. And whether you’re hosting a dinner party or staying at home in your pyjamas, there’s no better feeling than filling up the table with home cooked delights.

Seasonal, organic ingredients are at the heart of tasty home-cooking. So for a bit of inspiration, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite seasonal winter warmer dishes to help you get the best from your organic meat box.

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With Christmas just days away, things are reaching peak levels of festivity at Swillington Farm. Our halls are decked, our meat boxes are packed and we’re down to our last two solitary Christmas trees! And that means we can now turn our attention to the most important thing of all. The food.

For us, Christmas food is about taking the best local, organic ingredients and turning them into something truly spectacular to share with family and friends.

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Do you know someone that wants to start a career in butchery and would love the opportunity to learn traditional butchery techniques in a unique on-farm environment?

Our butcher is seeking to take on an apprentice who will learn all aspects of the trade and all other duties connected to working in an on-farm butchery. Continue reading →