Meet the Team

Cat:

Cat is our longest serving supervisor. She runs a tight ship, and helps with customer problems and business development. And with over 7 years service behind her she contribution to our organic health food shop is invaluable.

Rob:

Rob is the owner’s husband. He has a long association with the shop and helps with  the ordering and IT. Aka Mr Crispy for his love of crisps.

Frances:

One of our supervisors, Frances  worked to keep the shop open and trading through the recent crisis. She’s now training as a tattoo artist, but remains part of the team,  and is  helping out with the shop design in-store.

Elaine:

The founder and owner of the honey tree, way back in 1999.  She still works daily in the shop, preparing food , supporting the supervisors and developing our product range. She remains “the boss” and has the final word on all our activties in-store.

Gabriel:

Rob and Elaine’s eldest child Gabriel has worked in-store from a young age. He has recently been in charge of deliveries . A very “chatty bob” he enjoys serving our wide range of customers whenever deliveries and collection orders are finished.

Simon:

“Dr Buck” as he is sometimes known in-store. Simon is not a medical doctor but he can help if you have a crisis in your understanding of  historical methods. He joined us before Christmas last year and as a supervisor he has been pivotal to ensuring the shop has remained open for trade during the recent crisis. He now works directly with our network of local suppliers and helps keep the shop topped up with produce from small producers.

What our customers say about us …

“Great staff, so friendly and helpful” – June Donahoe

“I find the staff extremely friendly and have got loads of advice from them” – Sarah Dresser

“The shop assistants are also very kind and helpful” – Cristina Conti

“The staff are really friendly and helpful too, they always have time to listen give good advice. It’s a dead canny shop” – Rachel Kirk

“I’ve only ever had great experiences with each member of staff I’ve ever met, & not just in a generic ‘customer service’, kind of way. Much more personable than that!” – Danielle Hutchinson

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