may, 2019

23may11:00 am2:15 pmNew Forest Business Discovery Day - special food in a special place


Event Details

A fantastic opportunity to sample special food in a special place. Learn all about the New Forest Marque, the true sign of local produce from the New Forest.


We are delighted to be hosted by Hockeys Farm, where there is an award winning farm shop and farmyard café.

Includes egg grading with Fluffets Eggs and sausage making with the Hockey’s butchers!

11am to approx. 2.15pm

11am          –  Meet at Hockeys for Coffee,Tea and Cake

11.10am     – Introduction to the New Forest Marque / Plan for the Day and Introduction to our hosts

11.20am     – Talk from Jonny – the Hockeys story and how they got to where they are!!

11.40am     – Tour of the Farm – walking tour of the farm.  Visit Fluffetts to see the egg grading and meet a Shepherds Hut maker

12.20pm     – Sausage making with Paul and Rob the Butchers

1.15pm       – Local Produce lunch.  Soup – followed by a selection of New Forest Marque themed goodies!

2.15pm       – End of the day’s activities.  The Farm Shop will be open should you wish to make purchases before heading home

There are parking and toilet facilities on site.

Please bring suitable shoes/clothing for the weather for the outside section of the day

The ticket price covers the food and refreshments.

This is a joint event by the New Forest National Park Authority, Go New Forest and the New Forest Marque. It is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Funded Our Past, Our Future Landscape Partnership Scheme.


(Thursday) 11:00 am - 2:15 pm


Hockeys Farm Shop

Hockey's Farm, South Gorley, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2PW


New Forest National Park Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington, SO41 9ZG

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