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Further Update: Covid-19

By LLoyd | 25th March 2020 | Shop

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we wanted to outline our commitment to you. We will continue to make decisions that will help stop the spread of the virus, while focusing on delivering a valuable local service. Smile Cafe is now closed an... read more

Covid-19: An Update From The Mile

By Jo Florence | 17th March 2020 | Cafe

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we wanted to outline our commitment to you. We will continue to make decisions that will help stop the spread of the virus, while focusing on delivering a valuable local service. Currently, we are available... read more

Seasonal Cafe Opening Hours

By LLoyd | 18th November 2019 | Cafe

Please see our new seasonal opening hours.... read more

 Meet the distiller – Saturday the 6th of October

By LLoyd | 14th September 2019 | Events, Shop

Join us on Saturday 6th October where our guest Hooting Owl Distillery will be distilling live here on our cafe, this is guaranteed to be a fun and informative evening. Enjoy taster samples from their range, a full size gin & tonic and delicious ... read more

Campsite Fun Day – Saturday 29th June

By LLoyd | 14th June 2019 | Camping, Events, Shop

Come along to The Mile, Campsite Fun day on Saturday 29th June , a FREE fun afternoon for the mum, dad, grandparent, children and dogs . All are welcome 1-5pm The Purple Pig Company will be here in our barn with their small animal petting farm, the ... read more

Pocklington Gin and Pamper Evening

By Jo Florence | 20th February 2019 | Events

Tickets are now on sale for our Gin & Pamper evening on Friday 22 March – a fantastic fundraiser event for Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Enjoy a speciality gin & tonic while you browse our stalls and meet local businesses or relax and e... read more

Easter Opening Times

By LLoyd | 1st April 2019 | Cafe, Camping, Feed Shed, Shop

With the run up to Easter within sight, we would like to inform all our customers of the Easter Weekend opening times. Good Friday: 9 – 1 pmSaturday: 9 – 5 pmEaster Sunday: ClosedEaster Monday: Closed Anyone arriving for the campsite afte... read more

Hard-standing pitches now available

By Jo Florence | 14th February 2019 | Camping

We have recently invested in creating more hard-standing pitches for our campsite in Pocklington overlooking the Yorkshire Wolds. Last Easter – when we had that heavy rain deluge – Colin had to spend quite a bit of time towing people off ... read more

January 2019 – Celebrating 21 years at The Mile

By Jo Florence | 1st January 2019 | Events

It’s almost 21 years since our business began – starting off as two small huts selling animal feed, hay and straw in one, and fruit and vegetables in the other. There have been many changes along those years, but our mission has stay... read more

Xmas trees on sale at The Mile

By Jo Florence | 26th November 2018 | Shop

Christmas trees are now available at The Mile Pocklington. These fabulous Grade A Nordman Fir trees are a high-quality, non-drop fir tree. You can choose from either 5, 6 or 7 foot trees and Colin can drop off the tree to customers in Pocklington. We... read more

October 2018 – Pony Patrol Awards Evening

By Jo Florence | 10th October 2018 | Events

The Pony Patrol held its Awards Evening in Smile Cafe on 29 October 2018. We had 35 children painting a Halloween pot in the barn – they chose from a bat, a pumpkin or a skull complete with an LED tealight. This was followed by a pumpkin carvin... read more

Meet Hooting Owl Distillery

By Jo Florence | 3rd October 2018 | Events

Love gin? Come along to The Mile-Farm Shop & Feed Shed in Pocklington on Saturday 6 October 2018 for our exciting ‘Meet the Distiller’ event with Hooting Owl Distillery. Hooting Owl Distillery is an Artisan Craft Gin Distillery based ... read more

Fri 20 July - Closure

By Jo Florence | 19th July 2018 | Cafe, Shop

Due to a planned power outage by Northern Powergrid, Smile Cafe and The Mile – Farm Shop will be closed all day on Friday 20 July 2018. We will be on site if customers need anything urgently – please call 07970 663975. We can’t sell... read more

Buy your Mother’s Day gifts

By Jo Florence | 6th March 2018 | Shop

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday and there’s plenty of goodies to spoil your Mum with here at our Farm Shop in Pocklington. You could turn one of your Mum’s favourite photographs into a canvas, or if you can’t choose a sing... read more

Charity G & T (Gin & Tunes) Evening

By Jo Florence | 12th February 2018 | Events

Further to the success of The Mile-Farm Shop’s sell-out Gin and Therapy evening, we’re delighted to bring you an evening of Gin and Tunes from renowned local singer songwriter Chris Berry –  Fri 2 Mar 2018. Tickets cost &p... read more

Free Photo Prints with Fujifilm mobile app

By Jo Florence | 28th December 2017 | Shop

Taken some lovely photos at Christmas? Don’t let them go to waste – you can now order photo prints from the comfort of your own sofa. Download the FUJIFILM Imagine Mobile App and under the Store Code option, type in ‘themile’ ... read more

Celebrating 20 years at The Mile Pocklington

By Jo Florence | 7th December 2017 | Shop

20 years! Yes, we’re celebrating our 20th anniversary of business at the Mile-Farm Shop in Pocklington this year – and what a journey we’ve had. The Barnes family have been farming in the Pocklington area for decades – the ori... read more

Photo prints and gifts in Pocklington Farm Shop

By Jo Florence | 20th October 2017 | Shop

Bring in your memory cards, USB sticks or smartphones to the Mile-Farm Shop in Pocklington and create stunning photo gifts for your loved ones this Christmas. From standard prints to wall art canvases, our new state-of-the-art Fujifilm Kiosk can help... read more

Gin and Therapy Taster Evening

By Jo Florence | 30th October 2017 | Events

Tickets are now on sale in the Farm Shop for our G&T (Gin & Therapy) Night – an evening of pampering, gin and fundraising for Yorkshire Air Ambulance – Fri 24 November 2017. Just the tonic before the madness of Christmas kicks in,... read more

Gin in Pocklington // Mile-Farm Shop

By Jo Florence | 20th July 2017 | Shop

Gin – Britain’s favourite spirit – is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance and we’re proud at The Mile – Farm Shop in Pocklington to help a new generation of ginthusiasts enjoy the very best. According to the latest s... read more

Tour de Yorkshire in Pocklington

By Jo Florence | 28th March 2017 | Shop

Did you know that the Tour de Yorkshire road cycling race will be travelling right past The Mile – Farm Shop in April? Stage One of one of the biggest cycle races in the UK in 2017 begins at Bridlington Spa before heading into Pocklington for t... read more

Smile Cafe is finalist in Tourism Awards

By Jo Florence | 13th February 2017 | Shop

We’re proud to share the news that Smile Cafe has been selected as a finalist in the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, Family Friendly Category. The Remarkable East Yorkshire Awards, also known as the REYTAs, are an annual celebrat... read more

Sneak Peek: Mile-Farm Camping’s new shower bloc

By Jo Florence | 12th February 2017 | Shop

Exciting developments are afoot at the Mile-Farm Shop Camping Site in Pocklington – our new toilet and shower block has arrived and we hope for it to be up and running within the next few months. Our brand new toilet and shower block comes comp... read more

Place your Christmas orders

By Jo Florence | 29th November 2016 | Shop

Roasted potatoes and parsnips, orange glazed carrots and buttered cabbage? Place an order for all the essential vegetables for your 2016 Christmas dinner from The Mile Farm Shop. Our Xmas Order Form also includes fresh eggs, ales,... read more

Autumn’s best Yorkshire produce

By Jo Florence | 31st October 2016 | Shop

At The Mile-Farm Shop and Smile Cafe we like to “keep it local” by offering to our customers the very best Yorkshire produce from the best local suppliers. This Autumn we have some fantastic stuff on offer, showcasing some of the brillian... read more

Book a Paint a Pot Party in Pocklington!

By Jo Florence | 9th October 2016 | Cafe

We are now taking bookings for Paint A Pot parties at Smile Cafe! We’re pleased to have taken on pottery painting supplies from Fired Art in Pocklington. Pottery painting parties are now available for children aged five and over at Smile Cafe. ... read more

Photo printing services now available

By Jo Florence | 20th July 2016 | Shop

Digital photo printing and passport-ready photos are now available at The Mile-Farm Shop after we took over equipment from the recently closed Eric Lees Electrical shop. Staff members at The Mile-Farm Shop and Smile Café have undergone trainin... read more

BBQs, picnics & alfresco dining

By Jo Florence | 27th May 2016 | Shop

Nothing beats a spot of outdoor dining – whether it’s a sizzling BBQ, a family picnic or just a delicious lunch in the sunshine. At The Mile – Farm Shop in Pocklington, we can help you out with the essentials.For the perfect BB... read more

Jo and Colin get hitched!

By Jo Florence | 5th May 2016 | Shop

Jo and Colin, who own and run The Mile Farm Shop and Smile Cafe, finally got hitched this June – for the third time of asking! As reported in the Pocklington Post, the couple were forced to cancel their wedding twice last year after Jo&rsq... read more

Bigger, dog-friendly cafe area

By Jo Florence | 21st May 2016 | Shop

There’s plenty of space in our dog-friendly cafe area in the Farm Shop following our mini makeover! We welcome you to come join us for a spot of light refreshment from our Smile Cafe menu – and you can also check out a... read more

Valentine gifts in Pocklington’s Farm Shop

By Jo Florence | 10th February 2016 | Shop

Stuck for ideas for Valentine’s Day? We’ve got a fabulous selection of gifts at The Mile – Farm Shop in Pocklington from brilliant Yorkshire suppliers! Say cheers to love with the chocolate toasting cup (shot cups) & fruity... read more

Christmas Trees on SALE

By Jo Florence | 27th November 2015 | Shop

Is there anything more enjoyable than a family outing to pick up a real Christmas tree? At the Mile Farm Shop in Pocklington, we’ve got a brilliant selection of real Christmas trees now available. Brighten up your living room with a C... read more

Recipe: Apple Crumble

By Jo Florence | 3rd November 2015 | Shop

Cook up an Apple Crumble!With cold winter nights inching ever closer, it’s time to snuggle up with home-cooked comfort food. Why not try making this delicious apple crumble – we’ve got all the ingredients in the Farm Shop! Ingr... read more

British Sausage Week

By Jo Florence | 2nd November 2015 | Shop

This week is British Sausage Week (2-8 November)! Now in its 18th year, the annual tribute to sizzling bangers celebrates the taste, quality and diversity of British sausages. At the Mile Farm Shop, we stock low salt sausages from Pocklingt... read more

December 2018 – Paint a Christmas Pot Party

By Jo Florence | 1st November 2018 | Events

Our Paint a Christmas Pot Party takes place on 1 December 2018 from 4pm until 5.30pm in Smile Cafe. Your chance to have fun and create a lasting memory or a personal Christmas present for that special someone. Choose from a Christmas bauble, tile, mu... read more

Kids Car Boot Sale

By Jo Florence | 1st November 2015 | Events

Declutter your house before the great Christmas toy deluge at our first children’s car boot sale! Taking place on Sunday 15th November 2015 between 9am and 12pm – kids can earn some pocket money by selling their old toys. It costs &p... read more

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