With Christmas Dinner only 6 weeks away, it is time to start thinking about ordering your turkey, ham, chipolatas and stuffing, or at the very least thinking about where you will be dashing to a couple weeks before to pick everything up!

Support local this Christmas and order festive centre piece and trimmings from a local business. To make things easier, we’ve collated some information from our members on how you can go about ordering delicious food that will steal the show this festive season.

Anderson Quality Butcher

Anderson Quality Butcher are based in North Berwick. They have lots of delicious meats available this Christmas, including:

  • Free range turkey from Gartmorn
  • Free range geese from Alemill, Coldingham
  • Free range chickens from Linda Dick, Peebles
  • Free range ducks from Gartmorn
  • Top quality local Aberdeen Angus Beef
  • Borders Lamb
  • Ayrshire gammons (smoked or unsmoked).
  • Diamond award and Great Taste award Belhaven smoked pancetta and homecured back bacon
  • All the usual trimmings, including Andersons Scottish speciality luxury venision pie.

Anderson’s are currently taking pre-orders. Their Christmas opening hours are:

23 December: 9am-5pm

24 December: 9am – 2pm

Brand Family Larder

Brand Family Larder are based near East Fortune. They have a huge selection of home reared meats available this Christmas, including:

  • Saddleback pork gammon, available smoked and unsmoked and boned and bone in.
  • Outdoor free range pork loin, rack, leg and shoulder
  • Festive pork stuffing
  • Sausage meat, sausage meat (GF), Cranberry and Orange (GF), Sage & Onion (GF) and Leek and Apricot.
  • Plain pork, plain pork (GF), Pork & Apple, Pork & Leek sausages.
  • Chipolatas
  • Pigs in blankets.
  • Home cured unsmoked back bacon, smoked back bacon, unsmoked streaky bacon and smoked streaky bacon.
  • Hampshire down lamb leg, shoulder, cannon, saddle and French trimmed rack.
  • Eggs

Brand Family Larder also have local foodie gifts and wreaths in their shop.

Brand Family Larder are currently taking orders. For more information, and to download an order form, visit their website.

Findlays the Butcher 

Findlays the Butcher are a great local butcher. They have a great range of Christmas products including: 

  • Chestnut stuffing
  • Chipolatas, savoury chipolatas and Gluten Free chipolatas. 
  • Festive Gammon
  • Gluten free pork stuffing
  • Chestnut stuffing, pork stuffing, pork & leek stuffing and sage & onion stuffing. 
  •  Streaky bacon.

Visit their website for more information about the products and to order online. In store order sheets will be available in the next couple of weeks. Findlays are open on the 23 and 24th of December. 

Gosford Bothy Farm Shop and Butchery 

Gosford Bothy Farm Shop and Butchery, home to Northwood Boar, are based at Gosford Estate, near Aberlady. They have a fantastic range of meats available this Christmas… we’d recommend that you get your orders in fast!

  • Leehouses Farm Free Range Turkeys
  • White Turkey Crowns and White Turkey Butterfly
  • Free Range Alemill Geese from Eyemouth
  • Free Range Gartmorn Farm Chickens
  • Free Range Gressingham Ducks
  • Guinea Fowl
  • Venison
  • Gammon
  • Beef Joints
  • Gosford Pedigree Saddleback Pork Joints
  • Gosford Wild Boar Chipolatas
  • Wild Boar Sage and Onion Stuffing and Wild Boar & Chestnut Stuffing
  • Gosford Dry Cured Streaky Bacon

For more information, visit Gosford Bothy’s Facebook page.

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