Sources of nutritious food in East Fife

Ardross Farm Shop

Between Elie and St Monans 

Come and see why they won the BEST farm shop in the whole of the UK!  Superb, traditionally Raised East Neuk Beef and their own veg, picked this morning.  They sell everything you need to cook from scratch, so you don’t need to set foot in a supermarket! Fab walks along the beach.  

 

Open 7 days a week and they deliver

01333 330 415 

www.ardrossfarm.co.uk

St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Company

Between Carnbee, Pittenweem and Anstruther. KY10 2RT 

Come and watch Jane Stewart making her delicious, unpasteurised Anster cheeses and have a delicious lunch or tea in the café.

01333 312 580 

www.standrewscheese.co.uk

Pillars of Hercules,

On the west side of the road between Falkland and Strathmiglo 

The legendary organic veg grower, shop and café. Pick your own herbs.

£15 for a box of organic veg and salad to die for, delivered to your door on a Wednesday by Ralph 0785 807 6801

Open 7 days a week, 10-6pm. 

01337 857749

Farmers’ Markets, 9am-1pm. 

In St Andrews every first Saturday in the month, opposite Kinburn Tennis courts

Dunfirmline – 2nd Saturdays

Cupar, Bonnygate carpark every 3rd Sat.

Kirkcaldy – 4th Saturdays,

Fab Arbroath smokies, Puddledub sausages and buffalo, highland beef, Brewsters organic or Gartmorn free range chicken and Bellfield veg.  Herbs to grow.

www.fifefarmersmarket.co.uk

 

 

G&J Wilson

St Monans

The “Fish Shed”, the smokers and wholesalers of the divine undyed smoked haddock.  If you take half a stone it will be half price!  Also, smoked mackerel, smoked salmon, hot roast salmon.

01333 730537

Smoke fired whole foods shop

11 High St., Crail

A fantastic range of foods including exotic spices for Ottolenghi recipes! And Vanessa’s gorgeous little hand made bowls

01333 450 233 

www.smokefiredwholefoods.co.uk

Balgove Larder

Strathtyrum, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SF 

Café, Fantastic dinners, outdoor events and Steak pit

Open 7 days a week
01334 898145

www.balgove.com

Nature’s Way

Anstruther

Run by Sandi Johnston, who is also very clued up and well connected.  Excellent range of  foods and remedies including Bioforce. Both shops above will order anything within a couple of days.

01333 311077

Birrells

The Orchard by the West Port in South St, St Andrews and Cupar

Not organic, but some local.  They supply the restaurants and will get you any fresh herbs or unusual stuff.  Just ring Alan at the warehouse at least an hour before you want to collect from the St Andrews shop – or the day before for Cupar.

01334 472138

Mellis

149 South St., St Andrews

The best cheeses in the UK - lots of goat and sheep.  Also unhomogenised milk from Jersey, Bouillabaisse, Pain Poilaine - branches in Edinburgh & Glasgow

01334 471410

The Guid Cheese Shop

141 South St., St Andrews

Tucked away down the wynd just beyond Mellis

01334 477355

Jamesfield Organics

Newburgh

Wonderful meat, huge shop and restaurant and Garden Centre.  East of Newburgh. The only really good organic chicken in Fife.

01738 850498

Heart Space Wholefoods

201 South St., St Andrews

Opened at the end of 2016. A really excellent Real Food Shop with plenty of seasonal, fresh produce.

(They don’t sell natural remedies)

They also have a good blog with seasonal recipes.

Jane Lorimer, MA (Hons) DC MAO NT Dip CNM

 

Gibliston Mill,                             T: 01333 340247

Colinsburgh,                              M: 07730 481 418

Leven,                                       

Fife, KY9 1JS                              jmlorimer@gmail.com