Craigie's are delighted to be supporting 'Venture Trust' as our charity of the year in 2014/15.
Click here to find out more information about the charity in our latest Press Release
Craigie’s Farm receives numerous requests each week from organisations seeking support for worthwhile causes. We would love to support each and every one of these causes but as we are a business we need to ‘draw a line’.
We do however understand the challenges facing fundraisers and we have a Charity Policy to accommodate the high volume of requests in a way that is fair and manageable.
Selection of our main Charity
It has been decided to support one main Charity where all money raised from charity events and collection cans, will go to our selected Charity.
The period will run from 1st June each year for one year. Nominations for charities are to be submitted in writing to John and Kirsteen Sinclair, West Craigie Farm, South Queensferry. EH30 9AR by the end of April each year. John and Kirsteen will assess the nominations and decide on the successful charity by the middle of May each year. John and Kirsteen’s decision will be final; the reason for the choice of Charity will be posted on our web site. However, unsuccessful applicants will not receive reasons why they were not selected.
Requests will be considered from other organisations raising money for charity to collect money at various times throughout the year. However, the period for collecting donations will be restricted to one week for each charity.
Every year Craigie’s will make available 25 hampers, each to the value of £15, to local groups raising funds for local causes within a 6 mile radius from Craigies. These will be restricted to 4 per quarter with an additional 9 being made available in the quarter October to December each year.
Four special hampers (one per quarter), each with a value of £30, will also be made available during the year for any organisation.
To request a hamper please first check the list below to see that the periods allocation hasn’t already been donated, then please complete and submit the following form.
January to March 2015
1 x £30 hamper donated to Stewart Melville College - Help the Heros raffle
1 x £15 hamper donated to Mauricewood Nursery & Primary School Scots night
1 x £15 hamper donated to Royal High Rugby development fund
1 x £15 hamper donated to Blackhall Nursery raffle
1 x £15 hamper donated to Macmillan Emerald Ball fundraiser
April to June 2015
1 x £30 hamper donated to Mid Calder Primary School Spring Fair
1 x £15 hamper donated to St Philomena's RC Church roof repair fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to First Steps Playgroup charity auction
1 x £15 hamper donated to Fox Covert RC Primary fun day fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to Echline PS Fundraiser
July to September 2015
4 x £15 hamper still available
1 x £30 hamper donated to Beyond Brothers bucket list fundraiser
October to December 2015
9 x £15 hamper still available
1 x £30 hamper donated to So Precious for a silent auction
1 x £30 hamper donated to Corstorphine Primary School PTA fundraiser
1 x £30 hamper donated to Greenpeace fundraising raffle
1 x £15 hamper donated to Clermiston Parent Council fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to Fox Covert RC Primary Xmas Fair
1 x £15 hamper donated to S Queensferry WRI fundraiser for RNLI
January to March 2016
1 x £30 hamper still available
4 x £15 hampers still available
- Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe Treat your mum to some family time at Craigie's
Mothers Day is almost here and what better way to treat your mum than to some quality time with the family and some good food!
Along with our usual menu in our cafe, we will be serving up some delicious dishes such as our Roast Topside of Beef from Puddledub Farm as well as our very own Pork Loin cooked in Craigie's apple sauce!
Book your table in advance to avoid disappointment - send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe National Pie Week continues here at Craigie's with delicious Chicken, Mushroom and Tarragon Pie being served in the cafe tomorrow lunchtime!
There's nothing better than a delicious slice of pie to warm you up on a cold winter's day!
- Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe Hands up who loves Beef Wellington? We certainly do!
The Buffalo Farm have a great recipe for Beef Wellington that definitely ticks all our boxes.
Head to their website to check it out and make sure you let us know how you get on!
If you've never tried making it yourself before, now’s your chance!
Throughout March we have big reductions on beef fillet! Just tell Rab that you’re making beef wellington and he’ll cut to your personal specification!
- Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe
- Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe It's National Pie week so we think it's the perfect excuse for you to try our delicious pies on the deli counter!
Two of our favourites are our:
Homemade Chicken Curry & Sweet Potato Pie
Homemade Chicken & Leek Pie topped with mash...
Which one would you choose?
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