February 24, 2022

Pancake Prepared

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Shrove, as in Shrove Tuesday, is a funny word. And one I had never thought about until today. It comes from the word “Shriven”, which means being, “absolved of sins”. Hmm… perhaps less said about that the better, apart from to add,…

February 17, 2022

The Greatest Love Of All

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In last weeks Valentines inspired post I wrote about about Loving Local. There will be more on this below. But today I want to start with what surely, through size at least, must be The Greatest Love Of All…Earth. It’s easy to grasp…

February 11, 2022

Valentine’s Play: A Bigger Love

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TBCH even when I’ve been hooked or hitched or plain hung-up, I’ve never been fully sold on Valentine’s Day. I like my favourite chocolate and champagne spread regularly throughout the year thank you ;))). So the next 2 posts will…

January 27, 2022

Bringing the East to East Lothian (Chinese New Year)

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According to the Chinese calendar 2020 was the year of the Rat, which was all about survival (if we were lucky). 2021 was the year of the Ox which meant “anchoring ourselves in a new reality” (sounds right : / ). So thank goodness that…

Christmas Food Orders at the mart farm shop east lothian
November 3, 2020

Christmas & New Year’s Ordering 2020


Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year at The Mart Farm Shop and you can now order your festive food in the shop. Just ask for Jackie or Sheena and they’ll take you through the ordering process. or phone us on 01620 860…

East Linton Train Station Simulation
October 28, 2020

East Linton Train Station


The railway station is the biggest public infrastructure development for East Linton for quite some time and now we finally get to see how it is going to look. In just a few years our little town will be completely transformed, and we…

Saturday Craft Market at East Lothian Farm Shop Near Edinburgh
October 23, 2020

Saturday Craft Fair


Every Saturday we have an exciting craft fair, each week is different with lots of handmade items on sale. The craft fair is a very popular market and is well attended. Each week we fill our outside market stalls with our current…

Sourdough Bread
June 24, 2020

Easy Bake Sourdough Bread


Ingredients For Sourdough Bread 260 grams of vigorous sourdough starter @ 100% hydration 550 grams of water 20 grams of sea salt 900 grams Mungoswells flour (strong or plain white bread flour, don’t use wholemeal flour for this…