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For those willing to go a bit further...

Bedford Milk

Braziers Dairy, Dudley Street

373722. Local and organic milk, home delivery available


Greenways Stores

7 North Street, 851744

Redbournbury Watermill (19 food miles away) supply all the shop’s flour, and Redbournbury freshly baked bread every Friday & Saturday.  Fresh locally grown vegetables in season when available, local honey and jams


Leighton Buzzard Farmers’ Market

Produce direct from farms within 30 miles of Leighton, including vegetables, honey, jams, meat, apples & a selection of baked goods

Every 3rd Saturday of each month


Nature’s Harvest

19 North Street, 371378

A small selection of local and English made foods & products


R Harris & Sons

Greengrocers Stall LB Market  – Tues & Sat

A selection of seasonal fruit and vegetables from Bedfordshire and English farms


Stratton Butcher

15 Market Square, 372183

British meat and free-range chicken.

Sausages made on the premises


William Yirrell Ltd
7 Old Road, Linslade, 373489. Locally sourced meat & free-range chickens



Need a coffee break…?


The following Leighton Coffee Shops use local food when available and prepare fresh food on the premises:

Barringtons - 44B-D High St

Barrista Bay - 14 Market Square

Latte Heaven - 25 Waterbourne Walk

Room No.9 - 5A High St

Aylesbury Farmers’ Market

Every 4th Tuesday of each month


Bedfordshire Honey

25 Copperfields Close, Houghton Regis, 01582 866504

Beekeeper selling local honey


Best Butchers

Unit 5, Great Brickhill, 01908 375275

Quality butcher sourcing local meats. Produce their own bacon, sausages, hams and smoked meats, air dried ham & venison


Flitton Hill Organic Farm Shop

Church Farm, Flitton, 01525 860277

A good range of organic vegetables in season


Icknield Way Farm 

Turkeys. Tring Road, Dunstable, 01525 220074


Parrotts Brothers

Farm Shop, Whitchurch, 01296 641207

Cheese, farm-reared beef, pork & lamb, seasonal, local vegetables and fruit


Peck’s Open Farm Shop

Stockwell Farm, Egginton, 01525 211859 / office 01525 210281

Local fresh vegetables, fruit direct from Kent and fresh baked bread daily


Priestly Farm Shop

Church Road, Flitwick, 01525 712397

Quality local vegetables, salads and plants


Rumblers Farm

Potten End Hill, Water End, Hemel Hempstead, 01442 256788

Eggs year round, meat from tri-county region, local honey, bread and seasonal vegetables whenever possible, plants, jams


Seabrook Farm

Bennetts Lane, Aylesbury, 01296 681336

Home bred, grass-fed lamb


The Littlecote Soap Company & Shop

Littlecote Farm, Dunton, 01525 240206

Honey and free range eggs


Woburn Farmers’ Market

3rd Saturday every month 11am-3pm

Box schemes and useful sites...


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Tastes of Bedfordshire

This is where you will find details of local food in Bedfordshire

Local’s Best - Box Scheme - 01525 288252

Direct from local farms, most vegetables travel less than 15 miles from field to fork.  Also, fruit in season, eggs, honey and cakes. Delivery free within 10 miles of Woburn


Local food - Online directories and searches

Click here for a pdf version of Leighton-Linslade 'Go Local First' guide to food shopping

Food and our Economy


A Meaty Issue


Food and Climate Change


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