As you may know, supermarkets have adjusted their opening hours, and have dedicated hours for NHS staff and for vulnerable/elderly people. Please check with your preferred supermarket. Online deliveries from supermarkets are proving hard to find – but do try (you may be lucky)!
At the farm gate
Some things can be found locally, such as meat, eggs and milk. For example:
- Plum Tree Farm Milk – the vending machine
- Grown & Made – eggs, goat meat, flowers and more
- F. Andow & Sons (Swettenham) – potatoes
If you know of any more, please let us know!
The Little Doorstep Dairy (07384-705081) will deliver eggs and milk to Marton, if you can’t get to Plum Tree Farm
La Popote is offering ready-prepared fresh meals. Details taken from their Facebook post: 5 fresh Meals for your Week £50 ! The Food is prepared by us, ready for you to warm up at home. If you are interested please call us 01260 224785or email firstname.lastname@example.org Pick up service available or please ask for delivery cost. Please place your order before 3pm for next day delivery. Note: this will be starting again from 8 May.
Congleton Town Council is maintaining a list of Congleton takeaways that are open during this period.
For your dog
Gus and Bear are offering click and collect for dog food (including raw and fresh).
Boxes for collection or delivery – local
Congleton Makers Market has an online shop where you can buy fruit and veg, meat, bread and pastries, cheese, drinks and much more… Can be delivered to your door, or to a local pick up point. Details of the essentials mega pack from their Facebook page: 9 portions of veg, 3 of fruit, 6 eggs, 200g cheddar, 200g butter, dried lemon&lime slices and a mystery sweet treat.
PC Produce (in Congleton) have boxes of fruit and veg, bread, eggs, milk and butter available for collection, price 15.00. Details taken from their Facebook post
1x broccoli, 1x cauliflower, 3x parsnips, 4 x apples, 6 x eggs, 1kg carrots, 1x bread, 1x bunch bananas, 1x butter 250g, 1x 2 lt semi skimmed milk, 1x 2.5kg potatoes, 4 x oranges, 1x large white onion, 1x Swede
Please place your order for a box the day before via email@example.com or 01260 275291.
Glebe Farm (in Astbury) has introduced a delivery service. Details from their Facebook post:
You can order all essential food items, such as our veg boxes. Decide on the items / quantities you’d like. Call the farm shop on 01260 273916 to place your order. We will call you back to confirm and take payment. We’ll deliver to you on the next delivery day.
Here’s a suggested shopping list, but you can order anything which is in stock: milk, eggs, bread, pasta, rice, flour, cheese, fruit and vegetables. Most items are available loose or in small quantities, so you can order as much or as little as you need. Delivery charge is a nominal £1 per order, delivery within a 3 mile radius. Delivery days are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Wild & Wild (Congleton) are offering boxes for collection or delivery. Details from their Facebook post:
O N E B O X • Order your box today for Next Day Collection / Delivery. £15 – 2 people; £30 – 4 people
Rice, pasta, plenty of fruit & veg, homemade chilli, WILD & WILD baked beans, homemade bolognese, plant mylk, homemade bread, plant butter and only if you need it – loo roll!
Order with Millie now on 07495 479027
Please order before 9pm for Next Day. Contactless transactions.
Butters Family Fruit & Veg deliver fresh fruit & veg & dairy boxes to your door. RJ & J Moore greengrocers are also offering deliveries (01260 273249)
Lambing Shed are offering a collection service for essentials (or delivery for those most in need) Order on 01565 631027 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Essentials include: meat, ready meals and sides, pies, cheese, milk, yoghurt, eggs, sliced bread, veg box, potatoes…
Fruits of the Forage are offering a veg box – and if you order a veg box, then there are optional add-ons (e.g. rhubarb, at the time of writing)
McDonald Fruit and Veg – ordering a veg box means you can add additional items (fruit, more veg, dairy, flour, sugar, tins…). Free delivery within 15 miles of WA16 8PR
Farm Fresh for You supplies local meat and will delivery within 15 miles of WA16 9SN
Egerton Brooks Family Butchers (5 Astbury Street, Congleton) are offering a free local delivery service – call 01260 277309
Again, if you know of any more, please let us know.
Boxes for delivery – national
There are many national services available, delivering everything from boxes of produce to meal-kits. Please search online and check the latest status.