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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Strathtyrum, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SF
Café, Fantastic dinners, outdoor events and Steak pit
Open 7 days a week
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.
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.
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
The Guid Cheese Shop
141 South St., St Andrews
Tucked away down the wynd just beyond Mellis
Wonderful meat, huge shop and restaurant and Garden Centre. East of Newburgh. The only really good organic chicken in Fife.
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.