A FAMILY-run farm shop in Harvington has been shortlisted for a prestigious regional award.

Ellenden Farm Shop, which is owned by the Turner family, is among the finalists selected for the Local Food category in the West Midlands region of the Countryside Alliance Awards.

The awards celebrate the best of British rural retailers and regional winners go through to the national finals. The overall winners will be revealed at a reception at the House of Lords on March 30.

Sara Turner, joint owner of the shop, said: “We’re a family business and we only started running in May 2007.

“We’re a true farm shop in the sense we sell meat and produce grown on our own farm, as well as from local suppliers.

“Our customers have nominated us for this award so we feel we must be doing something right in promoting local food. We’re over the moon.”

The regional winners will be announced later this month.