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A selection of articles about local food producers, retailers, chefs and those supporting the local food and farming industry.

Pig Snout and Slack-ma-Girdle

Over the last hundred or so years Dorset has not been considered one of the cider counties like Devon, Somerset and Hereford, but there...

This Good Earth – and our part in its future

Filmmaker Robert Golden’s latest film, a powerful statement about the planet on which we live, is scheduled for a world premier in Bridport in...

Blue Sky Thinking

The most popular New Year’s wish is that 2021 is nothing like 2020. Fergus Byrne has been hearing from some local businesses about how...

Sensible Revolution

Well, we’re over the hump. It’s July and 2020 has not failed us so far when it comes to the bonkers and ridiculous. We...

Coombe Farm Organic BBQ Box!

We have teamed up with local organic food supplier Coombe Farm Organic to offer readers a chance to win a free tasty BBQ Box.   All...

Lifelines

A community initiative for wildlife corridors in the Char Valley. By Owen Day and John Blanchard As we emerge gradually from the lockdown, many of...

People in Food and Drink – Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith spent his weekends with his grandparents in Chideock. He always found the village a great place to be. Little did he know,...

People in Food and drink – Geraldine Baker

Twelve years ago Geraldine and John Baker went to one of their local pubs on a Sunday for a drink. Whilst supping over their...

People in Food – Jonathan Hoskyns

From the end of June to the middle of November if you need to find Jonathan Hoskyns he will most likely be out in...

People in Food – Kate Robertson

From gluten-free organic flour to beetroot and parsnip crisps, ginger biological washing up liquid to organic olive oil, chocolate and salted vanoffee cashews to...

People in Food – Tim Edwards

Scraping himself out of bed at 4.15am each morning, Tim Edwards is away from his house in Bothenhampton and at work, just outside Weymouth,...

People in Food – James Brigden French

‘Frenchie’ has never been called James, he’s been Frenchie from the start, as long as he can remember. A local lad, who grew up...