Representing Local Foods in the UK

the home OF farm retailers

The Farm Retail Association (formerly FARMA) is a not-for-profit association of the best real farm shops and real farmers' markets from across the UK. The FRA champions the people and businesses who grow and sell Great British produce.


Looking for farm fresh local food

Looking for a real farm shop or a Real Farmers' Market, then have a quick look at our interactive map of the best shops and markets in the UK. From garlic farmers on the Isle of Wight to Aberdeen Angus breeders in Aberdeenshire you name it one of our members will probably be in a field right now growing it!

Become a Member The Farm Retail Association (formerly FARMA) is a not-for profit association of the best real farm shops and farmers’ markets from across the UK. The FRA champions the people and businesses who grow and sell Great British produce. Whatever area of farm retail you are from, we a... Farm Retail Awards 2020 We are delighted to announce the finalists for the Farm Retail Awards, a national award ceremony which celebrates the cream of the crop in the farm retail industry. The shortlist includes 19 finalists from all four corners of the UK for six awards, from Yorkshire and the Midla... Conference & Awards 2020 BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW Stronger Together 2020 Monday 2 - Wednesday 4 March, the Nottingham Belfry EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT 10% OFF ALL TICKETS Farm Shop & Deli Show 2020 Experience the best quality local and regional produce, plus the latest in equipment, labelling and packaging solutions, from more than 400 outstanding suppliers over three days. Farm Shop & Deli Show will be packed with new launches, fresh industry insights and trend-setting... Paymentsense "The Farm Retail Association acts on behalf of its members to find what we believe to be the best deals out there to help keep your profits high and running costs low. Paymentsense have come on board as our preferred merchant card services provider. With some fantastic... Defra Brexit Guidance Defra would like to share information with our members which may be helpful for any retailers importing or exporting who are concerned about Brexit. Upgrade your fridges for summer 2020 Did your fridges struggle this summer? Its a challenge faced by many farm retailers - when a heatwave hits our refrigeration systems just cannot cope, and as a result stock and profits suffer. FRA Member Capital Refrigeration Services Ltd can help solve this problem with state o... Farmers' Markets It is vital to protect the credibility of FARMA Certification as a means of promoting true farmers’ markets and to safeguard the integrity of the movement as a whole. Resources Setting up a new farm shop or market and staying up to date on current issues, policies and guidance can be difficult. The Resource Room houses publicly available information on topics such as starting a farm shop or market to managing the risk of E-coli. Jobs Looking to work in retail and want to find amazing businesses to work for. Farm Shops and other farm retail businesses make amazing employers. This page has the best farm retail jobs such as managers posts, butchers and chefs.
How FARMA Helps its Members
FARMA is made up of amazing farmers who have taken the step to sell directly to the public.
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