Summer Dairy near Chilton, Suffolk Local Food Shops and Producers

There are 10 Summer Dairy listings around Chilton, Suffolk on BigBarn.

Dairy mean free range eggs, cheese, milk, butter, cream, yoghurt, ice cream and sometimes even raw milk. Thousands of dairies have closed down over the last 30 years as ‘Cheap food’ policy and supermarket ‘loss leaders’ have forced down the price of milk to farmers. Those milk producers that have survived have usually got really big and use specially bred cows to reduce cost and increase production often at the cost of animal welfare. Other dairies have diversified and added value to their milk like making cheese. Did you know that we now have more varieties of cheese than the French?

Other dairies produce ice cream, yoghurt or sell their milk raw (unpasteurised, un-homogenised) to local people using a vending machine. These farmers have gone back to traditional breeds of cow that live longer, produce less milk but of a better quality. Selling direct can mean getting £1.50/litre instead of 25p market price.

If your local Dairy, or egg producer is not on our map please email their details to [email protected] and we will add you to our monthly prize draw.

  • Sudbury Farmer's Market

    Held on the last Friday of every month, this is fast becoming one of the busiest town centre Farmers' Markets in Suffolk. Whether it has been brewed,...

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Dairy
    • Grocery
    • Meat
    • Preserves
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  • The Pantry Farm Shop

    We champion local produce and share some of the unheard champions of our region, coupled with a more traditional way of buying food and drink, somethi...

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Dairy
    • Grocery
    • Meat
    • Café / Eating
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  • Assington Farm Shop

    Farm shop, Country Kitchen cafe, plant centre, caravan park, Dog & Groom, hair emporium, home interiors & florist. Great selection of local fo...

    • Preserves
    • Farms Not Factories (FNF): Supplier of high welfare pork
    • Dairy
    • Beverage
    • Bakery/Mill
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  • Lavenham Farmers Market

    Held on the 4th Sunday of each month. Normally 35+ stallholders Please click on our website for more

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    • Dairy
    • Grocery
    • Meat
    • Preserves
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  • The Courtyard Cafe, Londis Store

    Courtyard farm yard with; Londis convenience store including local produce. HairdresserCourtyard cafe & restaurantWood & Charcoal 

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    • Beverage
    • Café / Eating
    • Dairy
    • Meat
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  • P & J Philpot

    Real free nage eggs from the happy outdoor hens. We feed them on natural feeds and they graze on the herb rich pasture to produce really yellow yolked...

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  • Rattlesden Community Shop

    Local village community shop run by volunteers.

    • Bakery/Mill
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    • Dairy
    • Grocery
    • Preserves
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  • Bury St Edmunds Farmers Market

    Held on the second Sunday of every month from 10am until 4pm.  Please click on our website for more 

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    • Dairy
    • Grocery
    • Meat
    • Preserves
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  • Cox's Boxes

    Traditional independent greengrocer and family business.We run a market stall and thriving veg box scheme using as much local produce as we can find a...

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Dairy
    • Preserves
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