In our aim to become as sustainable as possible we choose our suppliers carefully. Whatever we source, we try to make sure it is bred, raised or harvested in the most sustainable and ethical way and we are lucky in Somerset to be surrounded by so many like-minded people. Whether it be organic salad and herb growers like The Severn Project in Bristol or The Bath Farm Girls who grow quinoa nearby, we are always seeking out the best.
The Bath Farm Girls
Bath Farm Girls was founded by Emily Addicott Sauvao and her two daughters and ‘taste-testers’ Rosa and Charlotte. They grow Peruvian quinoa on their family farm just outside of Bath and were recently finalists in the Bath Life Awards 2017.
The quinoa that The Bath Farm Girls grow is pesticide free and can be used for all sorts of things, from banana and blueberry pancakes to savoury quinoa cups. Quinoa is a great source of oleic acid, omega-3 and alpha-linolenic acids and is great for encouraging a healthy gut.
The Bertinet Bakery
Baker extraordinaire Richard Bertinet has over twenty years of experience in his craft. His bakery only use the best fresh, wholesome ingredients, made with traditional techniques and no preservatives. Our sourdough bread is freshly delivered each day and served for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Castle Farm Organics
Organic food is great for the world and great for your body. Castle Farm Organic’s produce contain no chemicals, artificial fertilisers or genetic modification; it is guaranteed that the fruit and vegetables we put on your plates is tasty and natural. This is important to us on our mission to put health and wellbeing at the heart of Combe Grove.
Pukka Herbs is based in Bristol and supply us with certified organic, ethically-sourced herbal teas that lift, sooth and refresh. Their teas are blended using the highest quality herbs which are rich in natural oils, and on our menu, you can find earl grey, rooibos and honeybush and an after dinner tea, a perfect alternative to coffee after a meal.
The Severn Project
The Severn Project is a West Country charity committed to empowering underprivileged individuals and communities through growing organic salad leaves and herbs. Everything that they grow follows organic principles; avoiding pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilisers, ensuring we receive the tastiest salad and herbs possible. They only distribute locally too, so they ensure a low carbon footprint and fresh ingredients!
Ivy House Farm
Located in Beckington, this dairy farm is run by the Bowles family and is home to over 120 Jersey cows. Ivy House Farm takes care of all the processing of their milk, creams and butter on site and provide us with good, old-fashioned unhomogenised, organic milk which we use for our teas and coffees.
Eades Greengrocers is an independent, family-run shop in which we source some of our fresh fruit such as pineapple and strawberries and vegetables and salad ingredients like tenderstem broccoli, and carrots, red onion and mixed leaves.