TSG-approved breeders and herds As breeders and herds achieve TSG status, they will be added to this directory. You can follow the links above to find out more or contact us about achieving TSG status, what’s involved and what it means.
Scotland and Northern England
Brook House, Sutton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 2PS
07825 612982 Click to e-mail
The pigs here live an idyllic life and customers (who must phone in advance) will enjoy Traditionally Farmed Gloucestershire Old Spots Pork knowing that the pigs concerned have been cared for lavishly in a natural environment that would be hard to better. You can contact Catherine Lascelles direct for meat purchases or visit either of the following retailers who both carry stock:
The Smithy, Baldersby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 4PN
Messrs R P Setchfield, 12 Mount Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8BQ
Wales and West
The Butts Farm, South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5QE
01285 869414 Click to e-mail
The Butts Farm is a specialist collection of rare breeds and is open to the public for much of the year. On site is their own very popular farm shop where all finished stock is processed and marketed. As well as serving retail customers from a wide area, the shop supplies a number of well known local and London-based restaurants who all appreciate the excellent eating quality and the reassurance of the provenance that Butts Farm can provide. The provision of TSG-approval adds to that and ensures that their GOS produce remains one clear step ahead of their rivals. Check out their details where you can also buy online at www.buttsfarmshop.com
JOHN & HELEN LIGHTFOOT
Featherley Hall, Gloucester Road, Hartpury, Gloucester, GL19 3BG
01452 700510 Click to e-mail
On their smallholding where all the pigs are kept, there is a small farm shop open at the weekends where Traditionally Farmed Gloucestershire Old Spots Pork products can be purchased alongside their own lamb and eggs and turkeys (Christmas only).
The Cottage, Birds Corner, Emneth, Wisbech, Cambs., PE14 8BG
01945 772921 07800 884571 Click to e-mail
As well as selling butchered half-pigs direct to the general public, joints, chops etc. are always available from:
Linkirk Nurseries & Farm Shop, 136 Wisbech Road, Outwell, Wisbech, PE14 8PF.
South West England
Grittleton, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6AD
01249 782454 Click to e-mail
This small herd has been approved as a supplier of Traditionally Farmed Gloucestershire Old Spots Pork. It is supplied exclusively to:
Tucks Farm Shop, Noble Street, Sherston, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0NA tel: 01666 840695 firstname.lastname@example.org As is is not available every week, do check before setting out. As well as delicious fresh cuts, sausages etc., Tucks specialise in the most wonderful salamis to their own recipe which are sold to leading chefs all round the country as well as in the shop. these include one made from Traditionally Farmed GOS Pork.
South East England
CRAZY BEAR FARM SHOP
Newells Lane, Stadhampton, Oxford, OX44 7UR 01865 890714
Crazy Bear Farm Shop stock Traditionally Farmed Gloucestershire Old Spots Pork and pork products from their own farm. They are the first herd and retailer to be approved and easily demonstrated the very highest welfare systems for their pigs. Full details can be found at www.crazybeargroup.co.uk
MERRYWOOD FARM Ltd
Merrywood Farm Ltd produce high quality pork and bacon products from their own herd of pedigree GOS pigs and sell at local markets (Winsdsor and Wokingham) and at local shows and events. Customers can collect from the farm by arrangement.
Banbury, Oxon., OX15 6AD 01295 758821
Producer of pedigree stock able to be finished by an approved finishing unit.