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Craigies Farm

Craigies Farm

One of the UK’s leading farm shop destinations

Working With Craigies Farm

Eden Scott
Eden Scott
Eden Scott
Eden Scott

Welcome to Craigies Farm

In addition to about sixty employees, the founder John Sinclair, his wife Kirsteen, their children Sophie and George, and "Mrs S," John's mother Anne, are actively involved in the day-to-day operations of the family business.

John has always worked in farming; he is a fourth-generation farmer. He and Kirsteen took over his parents' business in 1995, and since then, they have transformed a struggling beef and dairy farm into a profitable soft fruit and vegetable farming operation and farm village that currently receives 260,000 tourists annually.

Craigies Farm
Craigies Farm
Eden Scott

From Humble Beginnings

In a former barn, Craigies Shop first opened its doors in 1988 with a single table; then, in 2007, it added a café. In Summer 2021, Little Farmers, an adventure farm park for kids and families, opened. It has grown over the years, also adding a substantial Pick Your Own fruit, a firm favourite with the visitors.

John and Kirsteen are passionate about quality locally-grown food of absolute provenance. Their high standards can be seen across all aspects of the business from the food served in the café, to the products stocked in the shop, to the fruit and vegetables grown on the farm.

The Craigies in-house butchery offers quality meat from local farms and our staff are fully trained to offer an exceptional customer experience.

The Full Craigie Experience

Craigies Farm
Eden Scott

Working with Craigies Farm

Craigies Farm is rightly proud of each member of its 60-strong team of individuals who are all dedicated to making Craigies Farm a great place to be. Every team member is hardworking and friendly, sharing a passion for fun, food and farming!

They have developed an engaging team atmosphere, where innovation is championed and delivering excellent customer service is at the heart of everything they do. 

To find out more about Craigies, jump onto their website

All About The Team

“I’ve been immersed in farming my whole life, following in the footsteps of my late father. Farming and family are at the heart of everything at Craigies Farm where we strive to offer a complete modern farm experience to showcase the value of farming to our communities and allow them to be part of it.

At Craigies Farm you can eat, shop, play and ‘PYO’ surrounded by stunning countryside just outside Edinburgh. You can see the produce we grow in our fields, pick your own fruit, see how our jams are made and enjoy the very best in food and drink that’s on our doorstep!”

Craigies founder and owner, John Sinclair