Our Activity Barn Go-Cart extension is complete. Rebecca’s extended China range is now in store. Exciting new Irish designs come our Shop for 2015
Well I’m late again with my newsletter – the first two months of 2015 have raced by and Spring is on its way with snowdrops appearing everywhere. I will be more punctual in future!
I was recently speaking to 5th and 6th class of Tinahely National School, they asked me wonderful and very intelligent questions, about the shop and setting it up. Watch out Tinahely a great group of kids are on the way. Well done to them all in their mini company.
Lots happening down in the Farm Shop & Country store, new products and new designs are now in stock. Philip and I both attended Show case in the RDS and we bought some wonderful Irish designers back to the farm shop.
Our new Go-karts have arrived and we are delighted to announced that the newly extended track can now be used to the maximum! Children of all ages love racing around the track, whatever the weather, so bring your family for an even better day’s fun in the Activity Barn!
In the Shop
Clare Jordan designs the most wonderful vintage theme products – anything from cosmetic bags to handbags to pictures and lots of quirky stationery. Her fabulous range is in now available in our Shop. Clare teaches part time in Dublin National College of Art and Design (where she originally studied textiles) and also is busy bringing up her daughter. Clare has products that are happy, super quality and designed with love. We too love her products!
Annabel Langrish is an artist from West Cork and we are delighted to have her prints, place mats, cards and some of her cushions, which are made from 100 % organic cotton, in stock. Annabel studied painting at Cheltenham, Wolverhampton and Sligo. After raising a family and establishing a smallholding in Leitrim, she returned to painting and in 1993 she won the Iontas National Painting Award which led to a series of well-received exhibitions. She and her husband moved to West Cork in 2005
In the Restaurant
We have our own brand of Jams, Marmalades and Chutneys available now, all made with pure fruit and natural ingredients.We are still serving our tea in China Cups and loving every minute of it. We have expanded our food range in the restaurant and wonderful sandwiches which are made from products that we are selling in the shop such as Gubbeen Salami with Coolattin Cheddar with Red Pesto Mayonnaise or Archies Egg Bap sandwich with tomatoes and little gem lettuce. Lots & Lots to choose from!
I have added to my own range of China Ware and I am delighted by the interest shown by our friends and visitors. I have two ranges, the first is Christmas Stocking – this was a great seller coming up to Christmas and now I have Ladies Boots available in mugs, jugs, cartons, cake plates, sugar bowls and tea pots, they are proving very popular so thank you all who have bought them.
On the Farm
The animals will soon be on display when the ramp builders are finished, which they very nearly have.
New-Deal of the Week
Every week now we are doing a deal of the week and this is proving very popular, we have been mostly selling china but you never know what will be the deal of the week.
Our next basket making day is March 28th and this really is a wonderful day and well worth a try. If you would like to book in please call Philip on 087 8168457, or check out our web site in the Events section. or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are delighted that Joan Coen our resident artist is still with us and her wonderful paintings can be viewed and bought in the Shop.