August 14

Laminine Young Tissue Extract (LYTE)

What a lovely weekend especially Sunday. I went to Whitby and had a lovely day out. The sun was shining through the Abbey remains and the cobbled streets and houses looked very pretty.
Did any one manage to catch a glimpse of the Perseids meteor shower this weekend? We would love to see your photos. There's one here from Rievaulx, on the BBC website.


If you haven't visited the shop recently just to let you know that we are building up our range of health supplements* and over the next few weeks will highlight some of the most popular ones.
This week we'll look at Laminine Young Tissue Extract (LYTE). It was developed originally by a Norwegian professor and can:

  • Elevate Mood (increases seratonin levels)
  • Decrease Stress (lowers cortisol levels)
  • Enhance Memory
  • Enhance Brain Function and activity
  • Increase Focus and Alertness
  • Stimulate natural DHEA to reduce Physical Stress
  • Increase Physical, Mental & Emotional strength
  • Improve Stamina and Energy
  • Give you better sleep
  • Aid in quicker recovery after work out
  • Increase Muscle Tone
  • Down-regulate Pain receptors in the body
  • Increase Libido
  • Reduce Signs of Aging
  • Develop a Better Overall Sense of Well-being


For a full list of fruit and vegetables in the shop this week see our organic fruit and vegetable price guide.
In the meat/fish department we have organic beef mince, smoked salmon and bacon.
We also have frozen chicken: whole and breasts, pork sausages and salmon.
If you want a particular meat or fish please let us know on the Monday morning.


Have a good week!


*If you are on medication please check with your GP before taking supplements.


PS if you or a friend can't come to the shop you can take a virtual tour! You can then email in an order and we will endeavour to deliver it - see our delivery page for details.

01:32 PM
July 31

Beta Glucan

What a lot of rain over the last two weeks! I really felt sorry for all those attending music and art festivals.
My sister went to the Curious Arts Festival with her choir and it poured down a lot of the time. She was glamping (posh camping) so didn't get too wet!
If you haven't visited the shop recently just to let you know that we are building up our range of health supplements* and over the next few weeks will highlight some of the most popular ones.
This week we'll look at Beta Glucan.
Beta Glucan is derived from brewers yeast and made from the outer wall of the yeast. It naturally pushes up the immune system, to help us fight viruses, infections and age-related diseases such as arthritis.
It has also been found to help dogs, cats and horses.


If you need any more information Dr Christopher Hertzog will be in the shop soon to discuss the supplements - date to follow.


For a full list of fruit and vegetables in the shop this week see our organic fruit and vegetable price guide.
In the meat/fish department we have organic beef mince, braising steak, smoked salmon and bacon.
We also have frozen chicken: whole and breasts, pork sausages and salmon.
If you want a particular meat or fish please let us know on the Monday morning.


Have a good week!


*If you are on medication please check with your GP before taking supplements.


PS if you or a friend can't come to the shop you can take a virtual tour! You can then email in an order and we will endeavour to deliver it - see our delivery page for details.

12:34 PM
July 17

Taheebo health supplement

Wimbledon is over and school holidays are about to start. We're going to have two lovely sunny days and then it will be a little cooler with easterly winds.
If you haven't visited the shop recently just to let you know that we are building up our range of health supplements* and over the next few weeks will highlight some of the most popular ones.
This week we'll look at the liquid Taheebo which is obtained from the inner bark of the Tabebuia Avellanedae tree.
Taheebo is one of the world’s first most potent natural antibiotics, and can be used prophylactically to stave off infection in the early stages of a viral or bacterial attack. Our product is certified by the Ministry of Health in Brazil.


If you need any more information Dr Christopher Hertzog will be in the shop on Tuesday 25 July to discuss the supplements.


For a full list of fruit and vegetables in the shop this week see our organic fruit and vegetable price guide.
In the meat/fish department we have organic beef mince, pork chops, smoked salmon, bacon, chicken: whole, breasts and thighs.
We also have frozen chicken: whole and breasts, pork sausages and salmon.
If you want a particular meat or fish please let us know on the Monday morning.


Have a good week!


*If you are on medication please check with your GP before taking supplements.


PS if you or a friend can't come to the shop you can take a virtual tour! You can then email in an order and we will endeavour to deliver it - see our delivery page for details.

11:42 AM
July 03

Strawberries for Wimbledon

Update on my IT woes - my laptop is now fixed and I'm just about back to normal. One doesn't realise how much we depend on technology!
We are now into July and almost the beginning of the holiday season. Visitors are starting to arrive in Pickering to be greeted by wonderful floral displays. The flower beds in Eastgate Square are lovely.
If you have a special occasion coming up or just fancy having an organic cake made for you then Cathryn, our baker, is taking orders.
We had a delicious cheese cake in the shop last week that she'd made with organic ingredients.
It's Wimbledon fortnight and we've delicious local spray-free strawberries and raspberries to enjoy whilst watching Andy Murray!


For a full list of fruit and vegetables in the shop this week see our organic fruit and vegetable price guide.
In the meat/fish department we have organic beef mince, smoked salmon, cooked ham, bacon, chicken breasts and thighs. We also have frozen chicken: whole and breasts, pork sausages and salmon.
If you want a particular meat or fish please let us know on the Monday morning. Have a good week!


PS if you or a friend can't come to the shop you can take a virtual tour! You can then email in an order and we will endeavour to deliver it - see our delivery page for details.

11:09 AM
June 19

IT problems!

What a stonking weekend and guess what, my computer decided to die on me!
I spent a very hot Sunday on the phone to Apple support. Hopefully they will manage to repair it within the next couple of days.
In the meantime I'm relying on my phone which isn't picking up info@theorganicfarmshop.com emails :-(
If there are any IT people out there who could help me I would be really grateful.
Don't worry you can still send emails to the info account because sister in London is checking it and forwarding messages to me.


For a full list of fruit and vegetables in the shop this week see our organic fruit and vegetable price guide.
In the meat/fish department we have organic beef mince, smoked salmon, bacon and cooked ham. We also have frozen chicken: whole and breasts,pork sausages and salmon.
If you want a particular meat or fish please let us know on the Monday morning. Have a good week!


PS if you or a friend can't come to the shop you can take a virtual tour! You can then email in an order and we will endeavour to deliver it - see our delivery page for details.

12:41 PM
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