Highland Croft Produce
Working in conjunction with other local crofters, this tiny family croft on the shores of Loch Shin, near Lairg, specialises in high-quality lamb, naturally reared and fed on a diet of herbs, heather and grasses. All their meat boasts full traceability, and their venison cuts come from free-ranging, rather than farmed herds. Production is seasonal, so it's best to order well in advance, and you might want to go the whole hog(get) and plump for the ‘whole lamb’ box, which contains a whopping 20 kilos of meat, to keep you going (although half-size versions are also available). The majority of sales are to locals or online, packed the same day and couriered overnight for maximum freshness, but it is possible to collect in person should you order in advance.