General Retailers

Transition Falmouth Local Food Guide

General retailers: including general shops and online-only stores, markets, farm shops, pick-your-own, and specialists that don't match the other categories

Archie Browns

Address: 105 Kenwyn Street, Truro TR1 3BX
Tel. : 01872 278622
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A well-known health food business located in Truro (and Penzance) Archie Browns stock a range of Cornish produce including organic eggs and vegetables, bread and saffron buns, honey, artisan chocolate, soft drinks and Cornish Spring Water. Jars of locally made butter, including Almond, Pumpkin, Sesame and Hemp, are a speciality.

Opening hours are Monday to Saturday 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. exceptions being Wednesday open at 8.45 a.m. and close Tuesdays at 5.30 p.m.

date submitted: 2016-08-03 15:16:17 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores, Health Food

Argal Farm Shop

Address: Higher Argal, nr. Penryn TR11 5PE
Tel. : 01326 372737
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Located not far from the Lamanva Crossroads on the road to Falmouth, the Farm Shop stocks a wide range of Cornish produce including locally sourced fresh veg; meat and dairy products; artisan bread; pasties; cakes and preserves. Also Sea Salt,Seaweed and locally made Chocolate.

Contact Stacey Williamson for more details or to place an order

date submitted: 2016-06-10 10:16:35 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores, Farm Shop

Bailey's Country Store

Address: Unit 2 Eastwood Park, Eastwood Road, Penryn, TR10 8LA
Tel. : 01326 379888
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Website : (shop online for local delivery TR3 TR10 TR11)

Fresh locally baked bread, locally grown fruit and veg, free range local meats and eggs; Cornish cheeses, locally made cakes and pasties. Soft drinks made in Cornwall and alcoholic beverages sourced locally including beers, wines, cider and gin.

Order online or visit shop. Open Mon - Friday 8.30 - 5.30 and Saturday 8.30 - 5.00 p.m.

date submitted: 2016-04-27 15:41:15 +01:00 by robf, Category: General Stores

Carnon Downs Garden Centre

Address: Quenchwell Road, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6LN
Tel. : 01872 863058
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Carnon Downs Garden Centre carries a very wide selection of products including a specialist made in Cornwall section. Preserves, Chocolate, Biscuits and Fudge plus tea and coffee are available, plus a range of Cornish made bottled alcoholic and soft drinks.

Opening times are Monday - Friday 9.00-5.00,Saturday 9.00-5.30 and on Sunday 10.00-4.30 p.m.

date submitted: 2016-08-06 20:56:12 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores

Carnon Downs Village Market

Address: The Village Hall, Tregye Road, Carnon Downs TR3 6GH
Tel. : 07704 862518
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Held on the last Saturday of the month, from 9.00 am to 12 noon, the stall-holders offer a range of local produce including locally grown vegetables, Cornish cheeses and meats, homemade bread, pies, pastries and cakes, jams and honey. Refreshments also available

Contact Mary Crowther as above for more information or to book a table

date submitted: 2016-10-08 19:41:24 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Market

Chyreen Fruit Farm

Address: Quenchwell Road, Carnon Downs, Truro
Tel. : 01872 862317
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Chyreen Fruit Farm stocks a variety of locally grown fruit and vegetables - which varies according to the varieties grown, the weather and the seasons. Fresh local vegetables can include potatoes, courgettes, swede, cabbage, leeks, beetroot, tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber, carrots and onions. Keep an eye on the noticeboard to the entrance to the Farm for up-to-date on varieties of produce available from the Shop on site. Pick Your Own service available - contact the Farm for more details.

A range of other products on offer include Cornish Rapeseed Oil (£1 discount on every 1 litre bottle returned for refilling), Cornish honey and preserves and Free Range Eggs - see website for full details.

date submitted: 2016-08-11 12:31:02 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Fruit & Veg, Farm Shop, Pick Your Own

Constantine Farmers' Market

Address: Constantine Village Hall, Constantine
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Very local pork and beef are available - both from small holdings in the village. Also award-winning Kennall Valley cheese, Sally's cakes, local bread, baked goods and quiches plus a vegetable stall, local honey, jams and chutneys and a Quayside Fish stall.

Refreshments including freshly brewed coffee and tea with cake available all morning. Contact Mandy Milano for more information and to book a stall. The market is held on the second Saturday of each month from 9.30 - 12 noon

date submitted: 2016-10-13 19:58:37 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Market

Cusgarne Organic Farm

Address: Cusgarne, Truro TR4 8RL
Tel. : 01872 865922
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Organic fruit, vegetable and meat boxes for home delivery.

Also farm shop selling organic food plus dairy and dairy alternatives, gluten-free foodstuffs and a range of organic beauty products and toiletries.

date submitted: 2016-04-27 15:58:32 +01:00 by robf, Category: Food Boxes, Farm Shop

Devoran Village Produce Market

Address: The Village Hall, Quay Road, Devoran, Truro TR3 6PW
Tel. : 01872 862046
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Held on the 2nd Saturday of every month,from 9.30 am to 12 noon, stall-holders have a range of produce to offer including Baker Tom's bread, Perran-ar-worthal Fruit and Veg., Cornish cheeses, eggs, jams, preserves and honey Also fresh fish from Newlyn and more.

Refreshments also available. Contact Sue Thomas on the above email or phone number for more information or to book a table

date submitted: 2016-10-08 19:33:43 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Markets

Flushing Produce and Craft Market

Address: Flushing Village Club, Coventry Road, Flushing
Tel. : 01326 372150
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Held usually on the last Saturday of the month (exceptions being Xmas and Regatta time) from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. Produce on offer includes local vegetables and meats, fresh fish, bread and fruit. Also cheese, eggs, chutneys, preserves, cakes and savouries. Refreshments also available

Stalls are £6 a table subject to availability. More information from Paul Lightfoot.

date submitted: 2016-10-08 19:20:49 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Village Market

Great Cornish Food Store

Address: Tregurra Park, Newquay Road, Truro TR1 1RH
Tel. : 01872 306060
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Located to the east of Truro the Store embraces over 90 Cornish suppliers and producers proving a wide selection of Cornish food and drink - see website for full details of in store provision and of the annual Great Cornish Food Festival on Lemon Quay, Truro.

Opening times are Monday to Saturday 7.30 a.m. - 7.30 p.m. and Sunday 10.00 a.m.- 4.00 p.m.

date submitted: 2016-07-08 08:49:16 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores

Incredible Bulk

Address: various locations around Cornwall (mobile shop)
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Mobile zero waste shop based in Cornwall, here to help you reduce your everyday consumption of single-use plastic packaging.

Selling bulk food and home products at various locations across Cornwall including Falmouth, Constantine and Truro, you'll be able to use reusable containers rather than single use packaging when shopping with them.

The blog on their website also has excellent tips on waste reduction

date submitted: 2018-11-03 12:25:40 +00:00 by Rob Follett, Category: Mobile shop, plastic free

Mylor Stores

Address: 37 Lemon Hill, Mylor Bridge, Cornwall TR11 5NA
Tel. : 01326 373615
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Dedicated to serving the community with a wide selection of fresh fruit and veg with freshly baked bread, pasties and pastries. Also a good range of wine, dairy and general groceries including plenty of local produce.

Open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm (Except Winter Sundays 6.30pm)

date submitted: 2016-05-19 10:24:39 +01:00 by Rob Follett, Category: General Stores

Penryn Friday Market

Address: Temperance Hall. Lower Market Street, Penryn TR10 8BH
Tel. : 01326 372027
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Held indoors every Friday,running from 9.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. the stall-holders offer local produce including vegetables and meats, homemade jams, marmalade and chutneys, cakes and Vicky's bread.

For more information and to book a table (£6) contact Jenny Gluyas on the above number

date submitted: 2016-10-08 19:13:39 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Market

Ponsanooth Village Stores

Address: 2 St.Michael's Road, Ponsanooth, Truro TR3 7EA
Tel. : 01872 863025
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A wide range of Cornish produce is available from the stores, including bread,dairy products (milk,cheese,eggs and butter),vegetables (according to season),meat,clotted cream,drinks (soft and alcoholic),honey,sauces,biscuits and confectionery.

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 7.30 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. Saturday 8.00 - 6.00 and Sunday 9.00 - 1.00 p.m.

date submitted: 2016-10-05 16:45:36 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores

Stithians Produce Market

Address: The Stithians Centre, Church Road, Stithians TR3 7DH
Tel. : 07779 690504
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Held every 3rd Saturday of the month in the Centre from 9.30 - 12.30 p.m.

Over 20 stalls with several offering a range of local Cornish produce including meat and vegetables, bread and cheese, and cakes. Light refreshments also available from the Centre's cafe

Contact Michelle Burley-Hodge for more information or to book a table

date submitted: 2016-11-03 12:58:05 +00:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Market

The Cornish Barkery

Address: 2 Astor Court, Newquay TR7 2PD
Tel. : 07882 238732
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A wide range of gourmet treats for dogs handmade in Cornwall. Visit the Stall at the Farmers Markets in both Truro (Wednesdays and Saturdays) and Falmouth (Tuesdays).

date submitted: 2016-08-03 15:34:23 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Pet Food, Misc

The Cornish Food Box Company

Address: The Stores, Walsingham Place, Truro TR1 2RP
Tel. : 01872 211533
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Website : (shop online - home delivery)

Fresh Cornish food delivered to the door. Order online.

Everything sold and delivered is grown, reared, caught or made in Cornwall

date submitted: 2016-04-27 16:06:38 +01:00 by robf, Category: Food Boxes, General Stores, Online Shop

The Cornish Smokehouse

Address: Fore Street, Grampound, Truro TR2 4SB
Tel. : 01726 882054
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Website : (online shop)

Producer and seller of award-winning smoked foods (meat, fish) and supplier of a wide range of hand made local cheeses. All the above and hampers of the finest Cornish produce available from our shop - see address above

Also regular stall at the local Farmers' Markets - Truro on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Lemon Quay and on the Moor, Falmouth on Tuesdays. Brochure available on request

date submitted: 2016-04-18 17:06:33 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Meat, Fish, Dairy, Online Shop

The Cornish Store

Address: 11 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JA
Tel. : 01326 315514
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Website : (online shop)

A wide range of Cornish produce is available at the shop including chutneys, preserves, tea, biscuits, chocolate, fudge, seasalt and drinks - see website for more details. Mail order on offer including hampers of Cornish food and drinks (UK only)

date submitted: 2016-05-14 20:30:27 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores, Online Shop

The National Trust - Glendurgan

Address: Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5JZ
Tel. : 01326 252020
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A selected range of Cornish products are available from the Shop which is close by the Garden entrance - including confectionery, biscuits, fudge, preserves and tinned pilchards.

The Shop and Garden are open from mid February to end of October from 10.30 a.m.- 5.30 p.m.. Usually closed on Mondays except during August when open 7 days a week and for Bank Holidays

date submitted: 2016-07-06 17:20:58 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Confectionery, Misc

The National Trust - Trelissick

Address: B3298, King Harry Road, Feock, Truro TR3 6QL
Tel. : 01872 865515
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A wide range of Cornish products available from the Shop (close by the entrance to the Garden) including confectionery, biscuits, tea ,sea salt, preserves, fruit cake and a variety of locally-produced beverages.

The Shop is open daily throughout the year from 10.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.(except 25/26 December)

date submitted: 2016-07-06 17:29:01 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Confectionery, Misc

The Natural Store

Address: 5 Market Strand, Falmouth TR11 3DB
Tel. : 01326 311507
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Fresh organic fruit and vegetables; organic vegan and non-vegan groceries. Organic bread and local organic eggs. Homemade quiches and salads and organic pasties. Home delivery service available. Now has a series of dispensers where people can fill up their own containers and weigh them without the need for single-use plastics.

date submitted: 2016-04-25 14:55:19 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores, Health Food

The Real Food Box Company

Address: Trevilley Farm, Lane, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4PX
Tel. : 01637 873756
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Website : (online shop for local delivery)

Based at the farm, boxes of fruit and vegetables, salad and meat - sourced locally whenever possible - are made up to order and delivered to the door. Areas local to Truro and Falmouth include postcodes TR1,TR3,TR10 and TR11. Minimum order £10.

Boxes can also include a range of other products tailored to the needs of the customer. See the website for more details

date submitted: 2016-10-05 16:36:45 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Food Box, Online Shop

The ReFILL Store

Address: Lemon Street Market, Lemon Street, Truro TR1 2QD
Tel. : 07885 465 109
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Website : (online order service for collection)

Customers can reduce their reliance on single-use plastic by refilling their own containers, or by using recyclable paper bags,to purchase a wide range of grocery products including:- rice, pasta, cereals, spices, pulses, dried fruit, nuts and seeds, as well as household cleaning (e.g. washing up and laundry liquids) and body care items.

There are also a number of plastic alternative products on offer including toothpaste and toothbrushes, bamboo (ecoffee) cups and the rCUP - the world's first reusable coffee cup made from used cups designed by a company based in Perranporth

The Store is open Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm and also has an online order service for collection - see website for details.

Whilst the store currently carries few Cornish products we have included them in the guide on account of the company being local and independent and their innovative contribution to waste reduction, reuse and recycling

date submitted: 2018-05-25 22:01:03 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Store, Community initiative, waste reduction

Trebah Garden

Address: Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5JZ
Tel. : 01326 252200
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The Shop carries a selection of Cornish products including confectionery, preserves and honey, sauces and biscuits. Opening times are 7 days a week from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

date submitted: 2016-07-11 17:14:36 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Confectionery, Misc

Tree of Life Organics

Address: The Skala Nij, Mithian, St.Agnes TR5 0QE
Tel. : 01872 553661
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Website :

Vegetable Box Scheme - organic vegetables delivered to the door. Produce accredited by the Soil Association

date submitted: 2016-04-27 16:00:18 +01:00 by robf, Category: Food Boxes

Truro and Falmouth Farmers Markets

Address: Lemon Quay, Truro + The Moor, Falmouth
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Local producers and suppliers selling a wide variety of local produce, ranging from organic meat and fresh fruit and vegetables to plants and flowers; from sustainably-caught fish to Cornish honey and cheeses... and much more

Check them out at :- The Truro Market, Lemon Quay on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9.00 to 4.00 pm, and Falmouth Market, the Moor every Tuesday from 9.00 to 2.00 p.m.

date submitted: 2016-04-19 21:03:21 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: Markets


Address: Just off the Moor, Webber Hill, Falmouth
Tel. : 07847 355580
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Falmouth's first zero waste and plastic-free shop - opened on 21st July 2018 by the Town's Mayor - stocks a wide range of organic bulk wholefoods all of which are supplied on a refill your own container basis or in a paper bag.

A small range of locally sourced goods include chilli sauce, food wraps and coffee beans roasted in nearby Penryn. Other products available include eco cleaning materials,toiletries and other plastic free items.

Opening hours are Monday - Saturday 9.00 to 5.30 p.m.

Scores highly on avoiding plastic and other problem packaging

date submitted: 2018-07-30 15:47:35 +01:00 by Phil Pearce, Category: General Stores, Plastic-free

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