The vendors set up shop in an old stable. So charming, right? I love that the gentleman below on the right is just reading by lamplight as he waits for customers.
And here is the vendor we were looking for-- The Domini Dairy. All of the whole milk was spoken for (I am glad to hear that there is a high demand for it!) but there was plenty of double cream for me. I bought three pints.
wild blackberry cider with in the fall.)
butchers them and cures his own meats.
You know, in the last couple of years, I have gotten a lot more gutsy. I never used to be comfortable asking anyone for anything. But I have been learning that "when you don't ask, the answer is always no," and trying to be more bold about asking for what I want. So, friends, I asked him. I asked if my family and I could go to his barn where he works; if I could watch, learn, participate, take pictures, and share it with you. And he said yes! I am beyond excited. This could happen quite soon, too!
With all of our shopping done, we put our wonderful wares in our car and walked around the property.
There was this:
Back at the main entrance, we did a little shopping.
I love that they carry all of the natural and old-fashioned functional household items. I bought some natural scrubbing brushes.
And there was a cozy book corner and a bar with local (very local!) brews to keep Jeff and Amelia happy.
For me, no country outing is really complete until there is some animal interaction.
That's right-- llamas! And Red Poll cattle, sheep, and horses.
Oh, England, you spoil me so!
So, now you know where to find raw milk in Suffolk. Also, total country bliss. I know that many people have to jump through a lot of hoops to get raw milk. This is what I have to put up with! And guess what? It's going to be lambing season soon! I. Can't. Wait.
Is there anything you love to eat that you have to make an effort to get your hands on?
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