Needless to say, this lockdown has affected businesses up and down the country and we’ve been keeping in touch with as many of our stockists as we can to see how everyone is getting on. From cafes to delis, restaurants to B&Bs, these have been strange times for so many businesses. While some have had to make the difficult decision to temporarily close, we’ve been amazed and uplifted by some examples of creativity, imagination and tenacity from some stockists who have taken on new measures to see how they are getting through the current unsettling times. Here's some info about what just some of them are up to...
don't buy her flowers
One of several gift boxes where you send someone the gift of teapigs (along with many other things) you can choose from a pre-made box or design your own. This wonderful business are still delivering but might take a little longer at the moment as the team are working round the clock to get the packages out. They’re also doing a care package for NHS workers - bravo! Head over to there website for more info.
kingfisher farm shop
If you’re near Dorking, Surrey then why not give these guys a call! They are running delivery and collection services with orders to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info, head over to their website.
the goods shed
This awesome shop in Canterbury is offering delivery to the local area and beyond. Just email email@example.com with your shopping list, delivery address and phone number and they’ll call you back to take payment. Check out their website, here!
colliers farm shop
If you’re looking for fresh and store cupboard groceries near Bewdley in Worcestershire then this fantastic farm shop are taking orders for collections and deliveries. Check them out on Instagram, or give them a buzz on 01299932242.
At BearHugs HQ there is a reduced service and it’s just Faye doing remarkable work packing all the order so service will be a little bit slower but they are still sending out their infamous boxes of hugs. The perfect pick-me-up for a loved one! Check 'em out here.
The guys from Harefield are real inspirations. Not only have they offered the rooms in their B&Bs to accommodate doctors and nurses from their local hospitals, they have also set up an online pantry which offers free click and collection as well as delivery for those self-isolating, at risk or working for the NHS. Head this way to check out their Instagram.