G & J Barron was established in its current location in 1943 by George Barron. George previously farmed turkeys with his brothers at Summers Hall in Blackmore End near Braintree, before moving to Chappel to farm on his own.
The farm is now run by David, Roger and Ross Barron and we produce 1200 turkeys for Christmas and Thanksgiving alongside arable cropping. Each year we open a farm shop for three days to sell our home-reared turkeys and a variety of local produce with the aim of providing everything you need for your Christmas festivities. Please come along and see us at our farm shop, complimentary food and drinks are provided to all customers.
Our turkeys are traditional slow-growing breeds, reared on our own homegrown cereals. They are all dry hand-plucked and hung for a minimum of 10 days to provide an optimum flavoured bird that remains moist when cooked. If you would like any further information about our farm or any of our produce please do get in touch by email, phone or check out our website and Facebook page to see what we get up to on the farm throughout the year.
“Nothing but positive feedback from us, the turkey was delicious and your service was excellent... Your response and personal service couldn't be faulted. Many thanks for making our Christmas dinner so enjoyable, I am sure that we will buy again from you.”
“What I like best about ordering my Christmas provisions from Barron's is that everyone is very friendly and helpful and the whole process seems to be managed very efficiently. I like to buy locally as well.”
“We made decision this year that we would buy a "happy" turkey - one that had been allowed a bit of room and we decided also not to buy from a supermarket. We also bought sausages, eggs, bacon, ham and a two rib of beef from you. All was excellent quality and we feel good value. We will be your customers again at Christmas, God willing.”
“The turkey this year was absolutely delicious (as usual) as were the chipolatas and sausage meat. We have been eating your turkeys for the last 14 years and they never disappoint. We also like the fact that your farm is so local. I drive to work pass your farm so always let the family know when they have arrived. Many thanks and keep up the good work.”
“Well, the experience was 100% wonderful! The atmosphere and service in the shop was great but most of all, the turkey was absolutely delicious, as were the sausages and bacon. I will definitely buy from you again and will whole-heartedly recommend you to everyone.”
“The turkey, sausages, bacon, etc were great as always. Online ordering is very simple and straightforward as was the collection. The quality of your produce is the reason we have been buying from you for the past 6 years!”
“This is the first time I have ever ordered or eaten a fresh turkey and it was an experience I will not forget. The taste was absolutely beautiful. There was enough left over for the following 2 days so it was definitely value for money. I will certainly buy only fresh turkeys from now on.”