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Outside the shop in Nethy Bridge

Balliefurth Farm Shop is here to provide you with fresh, quality beef and lamb direct from our own farm at Balliefurth.  With delivery available across the UK.

Our shop stocks a wide range of beef, lamb, pork and chicken for you to choose from.

Just order by 12 noon on a Friday and you have it the following Thursday.  We deliver once a week to ensure you receive the best of our produce and we are butchering to order.

The shop is managed by Jamie, with Michael and Alan on the counter too.  Balliefurth Farm Shop is owned by Abby and Patrick Harrison, who own and manage Balliefurth Farm, where all our beef and lamb come from.

The beef is from our herd of shorthorn cattle and the lamb from our flock of Highland Mules.

Just visit our products page to stock up on your favourite Balliefurth cuts today!

We now also deliver to your door locally in Nethy Bridge, Carrbridge and Boat of Garten.  Just call the shop and Jamie will deliver to your door!  

Jamie, Michael and Alan have shared more about what they enjoy about butcher below.  They’re all happy to chat more when you visit the shop in Nethy Bridge too!

More about Jamie, Michael and Alan. 

Jamie Barnett, Butcher

 What do you enjoy the most?

‘I enjoy creating new products in the back shop, sausages, burgers, or a new cut of meat to promote for the counters or catering companies.’

Why did you get into butchery?

‘Was not my first choice! I wanted to be an archaeologist, but I still work with bones anyway. My first encounter was in my home town of Dornoch, where I grew up, got a job locally and stayed with it.’

Favourite cut of meat to prepare?  

‘Rolled sirloin of beef, just looks fantastic when hand rolled.’

Favourite cut of meat to eat? 

‘Bone in shoulder of lamb, slow roasted for 5 hours, yum!’

  

Michael Mustard, Butcher

What do you enjoy the most?

‘Serving the locals and holiday makers who come into the shop year after year, always a story to hear or tell!’

Why did you get into butchery?

‘My father moved to the area during the war, he started up the local butchers shop, which I took over when he retired.’

Favourite cut of meat to prepare?  

‘For me it has to be a Leg of lamb, just looks so good when done the old fashioned way.’

Favourite cut of meat to eat? 

‘I prefer a loin of pork rolled with scored skin roasted.’

 What do you enjoy doing outside the shop? 

‘Cars are a favourite passion of mine and I have a nice Porsche, which I bought a few years ago, I also collect guitars from time to time.’

 

Alan Kennedy, Butcher

What do you enjoy the most?

‘Serving the public and craft butchering behind the scenes.’ 

Why did you get into butchery?

‘In the late 70s I got a job with a local butcher in Grantown on Spey and just stayed with the profession from there.’

Favourite cut of meat to prepare?

‘I enjoy butchering a whole pig, as there is so much variation of cuts to choose from.’

Favourite cut of meat to eat?

‘Has to be a nice leg of pork, roasted with skin crackling.’

What do you enjoy doing outside the shop?

‘I make shepherds crooks and walking sticks as a hobby as I was raised on a local farm called Lower Dell in Nethy Bridge.’

To contact us, call Jamie, Mike or Alan on 01479 821245, or email us at hello@balliefurth.co.uk.

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