North-east Farm Store Set for the Oscars

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An Aberdeenshire farm store and coffee shop has been named as a finalst at this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards.

The Store at Foveran is one of three finalists in the running to scoop the Scottish Countryside Alliance Local Food Award.

The Countryside Alliance aim to protect and promote life in the countryside and to help it thrive. The annual awards which have been nicknamed “The Rural Oscars” are nomination based awards and are a celebration of rural life, produce and communities.

The family-run farm and farm shop is managed by husband and wife team Andrew and Debbie Booth.

The successful business, which is in its 11th year, has its own on-site butchery, kitchens, coffee shop and farm and is recognised for their passion for local produce and creativity.Based on the outskirts of Aberdeen,

The Store has a passion and drive to deliver high-quality, local, natural produce to the customer that fits in with their lifestyle. All of the meat products sold at The Store come from produce reared on the family farms, and they also strive to source small, artisan local suppliers to give their customers a superb choice of produce.

Managing director and farmer, Andrew Booth, said: “We are delighted to be a finalist in the awards and it’s a massive achievement for the team.”