Food - Aylesbury’s Sustainable Directory

Aylesbury’s Sustainable Directory includes local retailers, groups and businesses which operate in a sustainable way. We are continually building our list, so please do help us by sending in details of any businesses or groups you feel should be included, using our form at the bottom of the page.

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Work 73 High Street Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP20 1SA Work Phone: 07588 678603 Website: https://aylesburyecostores.tillex.co.uk/?vrp=25

Biographical Info

This bright and beautiful shop is full to the brim of zero-waste products, and Deanna always welcomes requests from customers to add to her already abundant stock.

  • Food refills
  • Home cleaning products
  • Body care products

 

Categories: Food, Shopping, Zero Waste
Work 44 Rabans Lane Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP19 8RS Work Phone: 01296 395514 Website: https://aylesbury.foodbank.org.uk/

Biographical Info

Aylesbury foodbank is a project founded by local churches and community groups, working together towards stopping hunger in our local area.  It is part of the Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network of 428 foodbanks across the UK.  The foodbank relies on donations of money, food and time, and partnerships with local businesses.

Categories: Community, Food
Work Buckmoorend Farm Butlers Cross Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP17 0UT Work Phone: 01296 624425 Website: Buckmoorend Farm Shop & Kitchen

Biographical Info

Buckmoorend Farm is a small, family run farm surrounded by natural woodland and nestled in the beautiful Chiltern Hills. It is part of the Chequers Estate. 

They rear their animals on barley grown on the farm, and limit the use of chemicals wherever possible, so consumers can enjoy nutritious food with confidence that it has been produced in an environmentally and socially responsible way.  Their farming methods encompass good rotation of crops, non-intensive meat production, high standards of animal welfare and rotational grazing that enriches the environment.

They sell their own meats (they are involved in the whole chain, from farm to fork), as well as items from carefully selected local producers.

  • Pork, beef and lamb
  • Biscuits
  • Cereals
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Fresh breads
  • Wine
  • Yoghurt
Categories: Food, Shopping
Work High Street Wendover Buckinghamshire HP22 6EA Work Phone: 01296 625864 Website: Budgens of Wendover Facebook Page

Biographical Info

Selling a number of local products, and stocking a range of dried food refills.

 

Categories: Food, Shopping, Zero Waste
Home Unit 25 Duck Farm Court Station Way 25 Walton Terrace, Walton Street Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP20 2SQ Website: Eco Bonobo Website

Biographical Info

A local, friendly and passionate individual selling ethical products and refills.  All products are plastic-free, zero-waste, vegan, natural, cruelty-free and ethical.  Natasha’s stall is a regular at local shops and markets, and offers local delivery. A first point of call for ethical consumers in Aylesbury.

  • Body care
  • Home products
  • Food refills
Categories: Food, Shopping, Zero Waste
Work Claydon Road Hogshaw Buckinghamshire MK18 3LA Work Phone: 01296 670444 Website: Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm and Eco Centre Website

Biographical Info

A sustainably run visitor attraction and venue that’s located in beautiful open countryside where there’s plenty of space to explore. Most of the farm is laid out to paddocks for rare breed farm animals and includes our Animal Barn and Pets’ Corner where visitors can meet the animals at close quarters.

The site includes a nature trail, outdoor and indoor children’s play areas, restaurant (supplied by local producers and from their own walled garden and orchard, where they grow heritage fruit and vegetables). A purpose built events room is also available for private and corporate hire.

They aim to promote sustainable living, and showcase this through their own renewable energy systems (biomass heating system and solar panels), waste management (rainwater harvesting to supply water for flushing toilets, composting, aquaponics), sustainable agricultural practices and supporting and supplying local businesses.

Categories: Arts, Entertainment and Play, Environment, Food, Gardening. Growing and Agriculture
Work Loudwater Farm Nash Lee End Wendover Buckinghamshire HP22 6BH Work Phone: 01296 622014 Website: Kings Farm Shop

Biographical Info

Busy, local and knowledgeable butchers providing great customer service and excellent produce.  They sell their own free-range beef, eggs and chicken, as well as sourcing local and seasonal produce from Thame and the surrounding areas. 

  • Meat
  • Eggs
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Deli
  • Oils, chutneys and sauces
  • Ice cream
  • Sweet treats

 

Categories: Food, Shopping
Work 36 Parton Road Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP20 1NG Work Phone: 01296 423729 Website: http://www.morebroughton.org/

Biographical Info

more+ is community hub on Parton Road in Aylesbury. It’s run by Broughton Community Action, a charity set up by Broughton Church. It’s a space that they offer to the community for connection, welcome and love.

They have a coffee shop staffed by volunteers and offering teas, coffees and homemade cakes.  You can also buy ‘Pay It Forward’ drink tokens for those in the community who might be in need of a tea or coffee.

AND there’s a refill shop with a small selection of plastic-free wholefoods available to buy.  

Categories: Community, Food, Shopping, Zero Waste
Work Lower Icknield Way Wilstone Tring Hertfordshire HP23 4NT Work Phone: 01442 828478 Website: P E Mead & Sons

Biographical Info

A welcoming and overflowing farm shop adjoining a family-run farm, stocking a number of products from the farm (meat, oil, apple juice, firewood) as well as championing other local producers. There is also an inviting tea room with indoor and outdoor seating.

  • Refills of Chiltern Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil
  • Small wholefoods and household refill section
  • Fieldfare zero waste frozen foods 
  • Eco-friendly products
  • Local products
  • Loose fruit and vegetables
  • Culture Bakery (Wilstone) bread
  • Local cheese
  • Local ales and spirits
Categories: Food, Shopping, Zero Waste
Work 20 Cambridge Street Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP20 1RS Work Phone: 01296 706640

Biographical Info

A fresh and inviting deli and café in the centre of Aylesbury, offering delicious Italian meats and cheeses, pasta, sauces and more.  

Categories: Food, Shopping
Work Church Lane Oving Aylesbury Buckinghamshire Work Phone: 01296 641258 Website: http://www.theblackboyoving.co.uk

Biographical Info

Moogies is a community of local village pubs around the Aylesbury Vale area.  They include The Black Boy in Oving, The Eight Bells in Long Crendon, The Russell Arms in Butlers Cross, and The Dinton Hermit in Ford.

“We are committed to operating in as sustainably and responsibly as possible, consciously placing the welfare of our customers, staff, communities & the environment at the forefront of everything we do. We call this our Being Mindful commitment. Whilst we know there is still a long way to go, we have made a mindful start and are proud of what we have already achieved.”

This local pub group is making a number of commitments to operating more sustainably – like eliminating single-use plastic, switching suppliers to avoid unnecessary packaging, and using local, seasonal produce. They really seem to be focused on building and supporting the community too, including through running social events and supporting charities in the area.  

“Moogies was established in 2013 to acquire existing pubs & restaurants that were underperforming or closed & through investment, turn them into sustainable businesses, recognised & valued by the communities they serve. The company is 100% privately owned, operated & financed, allowing us to make all decisions in the best interest of the venues, our customers & the people who work for us.”

More information on their sustainability pledges is available on their website at https://www.theblackboyoving.co.uk/being-mindful-2/

Categories: Food
Work Nash Lee Road Terrick Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP17 0TQ Work Phone: 01296 613647 Website: The Chiltern Brewery Website

Biographical Info

Founded in 1980, this is the oldest independent brewery in the Chiltern Hills and Buckinghamshire.  The brewery shop sells a wide range of local products, and brewery tours run regularly.

  • Bottled and draught beers (refills available with Chiltern Brewery growler)
  • Local wines and spirits
  • Local condiments
  • Fresh breads and cakes
  • Local cheese
Categories: Food, Shopping
Work Ford Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP17 8XH Work Phone: 01296 312877 Website: https://www.thedintonhermit.co.uk/

Biographical Info

Moogies is a community of local village pubs around the Aylesbury Vale area.  They include The Black Boy in Oving, The Eight Bells in Long Crendon, The Russell Arms in Butlers Cross, and The Dinton Hermit in Ford.

“We are committed to operating in as sustainably and responsibly as possible, consciously placing the welfare of our customers, staff, communities & the environment at the forefront of everything we do. We call this our Being Mindful commitment. Whilst we know there is still a long way to go, we have made a mindful start and are proud of what we have already achieved.”

This local pub group is making a number of commitments to operating more sustainably – like eliminating single-use plastic, switching suppliers to avoid unnecessary packaging, and using local, seasonal produce. They really seem to be focused on building and supporting the community too, including through running social events and supporting charities in the area.  

“Moogies was established in 2013 to acquire existing pubs & restaurants that were underperforming or closed & through investment, turn them into sustainable businesses, recognised & valued by the communities they serve. The company is 100% privately owned, operated & financed, allowing us to make all decisions in the best interest of the venues, our customers & the people who work for us.”

More information on their sustainability pledges is available on their website at https://www.thedintonhermit.co.uk/being-mindful/

Categories: Food
Work 51 High Street Long Crendon Buckinghamshire HP18 9AL Work Phone: 01844 208244 Website: https://www.8bellspub.com/

Biographical Info

Moogies is a community of local village pubs around the Aylesbury Vale area.  They include The Black Boy in Oving, The Eight Bells in Long Crendon, The Russell Arms in Butlers Cross, and The Dinton Hermit in Ford.

“We are committed to operating in as sustainably and responsibly as possible, consciously placing the welfare of our customers, staff, communities & the environment at the forefront of everything we do. We call this our Being Mindful commitment. Whilst we know there is still a long way to go, we have made a mindful start and are proud of what we have already achieved.”

This local pub group is making a number of commitments to operating more sustainably – like eliminating single-use plastic, switching suppliers to avoid unnecessary packaging, and using local, seasonal produce. They really seem to be focused on building and supporting the community too, including through running social events and supporting charities in the area.  

“Moogies was established in 2013 to acquire existing pubs & restaurants that were underperforming or closed & through investment, turn them into sustainable businesses, recognised & valued by the communities they serve. The company is 100% privately owned, operated & financed, allowing us to make all decisions in the best interest of the venues, our customers & the people who work for us.”

More information on their sustainability pledges is available on their website at https://www.8bellspub.com/being-mindful/.

Categories: Food
Work King’s Head Passage Market Square Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP21 7QY Work Phone: 01296 613647 Website: The King’s Head Food Hall and Coffeehouse

Biographical Info

The historic and and characterful King’s Head pub in the centre of Aylesbury is owned by the National Trust and run by the Chiltern Brewery.  It is the oldest courtyard inn in England.  Opened during the first lockdown, its fifteenth-century stable barn houses their new Food Hall and Coffeehouse.  It can be found at the back of the inner courtyard.  They stock a wide range of local produce, dry food refills, and beer from the Chiltern Brewery!

  • Fresh, packaging-free seasonal fruit and vegetables
  • Artisan breads baked at The King’s Head
  • Homemade cakes and bakes
  • Food refills
  • Draught and bottled beers (refills available with a Chiltern Brewery growler)
  • Local wines and spirits
  • Gift foods
  • Local cheese
Categories: Food, Shopping, Zero Waste
Work 49-51 High Street Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP20 1SA Work Phone: 01296 394720 Website: The Petri Dish Facebook Page

Biographical Info

A new and burgeoning independent art, educational and cultural community centre with a gorgeous café and tea room.  Welcoming for all ages and interest groups.
Categories: Arts, Entertainment and Play, Community, Education, Food
Work 2 Chalkshire Road Butlers Cross Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP17 0TS Work Phone: 01296 624411 Website: https://www.therussellarms.co.uk/

Biographical Info

Moogies is a community of local village pubs around the Aylesbury Vale area.  They include The Black Boy in Oving, The Eight Bells in Long Crendon, The Russell Arms in Butlers Cross, and The Dinton Hermit in Ford.

“We are committed to operating in as sustainably and responsibly as possible, consciously placing the welfare of our customers, staff, communities & the environment at the forefront of everything we do. We call this our Being Mindful commitment. Whilst we know there is still a long way to go, we have made a mindful start and are proud of what we have already achieved.”

This local pub group is making a number of commitments to operating more sustainably – like eliminating single-use plastic, switching suppliers to avoid unnecessary packaging, and using local, seasonal produce. They really seem to be focused on building and supporting the community too, including through running social events and supporting charities in the area.  We attended some of their outdoor music events last year and they were the highlights of the summer!

“Moogies was established in 2013 to acquire existing pubs & restaurants that were underperforming or closed & through investment, turn them into sustainable businesses, recognised & valued by the communities they serve. The company is 100% privately owned, operated & financed, allowing us to make all decisions in the best interest of the venues, our customers & the people who work for us.”

More information on their sustainability pledges is available on their website at https://www.therussellarms.co.uk/being-mindful/.

Categories: Food

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