We have been told of various plans that local companies are drawing up for food supplies during this period of social isolation.
If you hear of anything that might be of use to other parishioners please let us know so we can keep this up-to-date.
Many thanks to the Sally and Lyndis of the Broadhembury Parish Magazine for their help in getting this information.
Updated: 22nd March 2020
Broadhembury Village Shop and Post Office
Broadhembury Village Shop and Post Office will take orders for essentials over the phone (01404 841201). These can be picked up by friends/helpers from the shop or, if you leave a plastic lidded box with your name on it just outside the village shop, your order will be put in the box ready for pick-up.
Fresh food, such as bread and milk, is ordered in regularly by the shop. If you want any of these items, place your order before the orders are made by the shop to ensure your needs are met.
Bread orders are placed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at midday. Milk on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am.
Sausages, mince etc same as bread orders. Cheese and pate by Wednesday midday.
There will, of course, still be bread, milk etc available as usual but if ordered, people can be sure of getting what they require.
NB. From now on the village shop will be limiting the number of people in the shop at any one time to 2. This is to allow for social distancing and to keep customers safe. This may mean that you have to wait outside for a few minutes. We would all be grateful if you could respect this limit.
The Drewe Arms in Broadhembury is offering a selection of Take-Away Food and Drink, with an option to deliver in the village.
Forest Produce are offering a home delivery service.
“We’re here to support you during this unsettling time of the Coronavirus/COVID-19. We’re fast expanding our services and promotions so please keep an eye on our dedicated Corona Virus Support page. You will also find our Home Delivery product list there too.
We’re here to support you all.
Forest Produce cover the South West, Dorset & Somerset.
Members of the public can now access their product range, and they we will deliver direct to your home. Simply pay by card over the phone. Just call their team on 01884 849 274 or email email@example.com. Click here to open the product list and order form.
Fordmore Farm Shop are offering a call and collect service.
“With the latest news bringing complications to our customers and the community we wanted to let you know that we are doing all we can to help. We are stocked to the brim of fresh local food to help keep you fit and healthy, and now to help with your social distancing we are offering a call and collect service. Simply call us to make your order, our team will pick and pack your shopping, either leave cash in your boot or pay over the phone, come to the carpark pop your boot open and a member of our team will put your goods in your boot – limiting contact but ensuring you have everything you need!”
Download the call and collect meat and veg box menu here.
The Devon Fishmonger, Honiton (01404 548867)
Happy to take orders and take payments by phone and will deliver daily around 4.30pm to outside the Broadhembury village shop. Orders, individually named, will be left in a box of ice ready for immediate pick-up. This is made possible as the fishmonger lives in Plymtree and can drop off orders on his way home.
The fishmonger offers fresh fish and shellfish delivered daily straight from the boats in Brixham, Beer, Clovelly, Dartmouth, and Lyme Regis. They also offer in-house made fish pies, Thai curries, fish cakes, chowder soups, paella, smoked salmon and smoked haddock pates, crab meat, or smoked mackerel.
Payhembury Provisions (01404) 841856
Payhembury Provisions can also take orders and will deliver using their team of volunteers.