Ribbon cut on second Patch & Acre

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Cornwall Farmers cut the ribbon to its second Patch & Acre Country Store at the weekend.

David Shadrick, store manager the new Patch & Acre in Launceston, led the official opening ceremony with councillor David Gordon, mayor of Launceston and Claire Butter, chair of Launceston Young Farmers Club.

Cornwall Farmers cut the ribbon to its second Patch & Acre country store on Saturday 12 April, 2014. David Gordon, Mayor of Launceston and Claire Butter, Chair of Cornwall Young Farmers, led the opening ceremony with store manager David Shadrick. Images may be used free of charge subject to the following conditions: 1) The image is used in publicity or editorial material promoting Cornwall Farmers or Patch and Acre, provided the use of each image is strictly non-commercial. 2) The photographer is credited as indicated above. 3) Images may not of themselves be used to generate income, nor be sold, or given, for use to third parties.

Councillor Gordon said: “Today has emphasised how much our community champions the countryside and supports investment in the agricultural sector.”

Launched in December, Patch & Acre is the new country store from Cornwall Farmers and is part of a £2.3 million investment by the farmer-owned co-operative to grow the business, appeal to a wider customer base and invest in new IT systems and staff training.