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North Yorkshire farm shop team members raise over £1000 for cancer charity

North Yorkshire farm shop team members raise over £1000 for cancer charity


Two members of the team from an award-winning Pickering farm shop completed the Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike in aid of Macmillan Cancer support last weekend.


On 15thJuly, Lindsey Adams,assistant café manager atCedarbarn Farm Shop and Cafécompleted the marathon distance of theNorthumberland Coast Mighty Hikein 10 hours and raised £525, and on 16th July, Cedarbarn's General Manager, Alison Riley, husband Paul and five friends finished the 13-mile challenge of the same event in five hours. Mrs Riley raised £504 and the team raised £2,660 collectively.


"It was a fantastic day with mixed weather, but fabulous camaraderie and amazing scenery throughout," said Ms Adams.


The Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike went fromAlnwick Castle to Bamburgh Castle and takes in the beautiful beaches and fishing villages of the Northumberland Coast. Itis one of 12 hikes taking place insome of the most beautiful and unspoiled parts of the UK from the Lake District to the Gower Peninsula. Each participant pledges to raise £250 to fund services for people living with cancer and it is hoped that the Northumberland Coast hike will raise a total of £1.6 million.


Both Mrs Riley and Ms Adams have exceeded their £250 targets but would welcome additional donations in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Donate here for Mrs Adams here for Mrs Riley

Cedarbarn Farm Shop and Café began as a small PYO strawberries operation from acaravan 26 years ago andnow is a thriving farm shop and café that sources a large percentage of its produce from its own farm and a neighbouring farm supplemented with local suppliers.


In 2019, Cedarbarn's co-founder, Karl Avison raised £20,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support when he took part in the Macmillan Ride of Your Life at York Racecourse.



Photo:  Alison Riley and Lindsey Adams Alison Riley and Lindsey Adams

For more information or to arrange an interview withAlison Riley or Lindsey Adams,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on:

Direct line:01430 871360

Mobile:07971 961574


Notes to editors

  1. For more information about Cedarbarn Farm Shop and Cafe, please visit
  2. For more information about the Northumberland Mighty Hike 2023, please visit