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

Josceline Dimbleby

Josceline Dimbleby has an extraordinary life story. She has travelled all over the world and, drawing on her exceptional memory for people, food and...

Ele Saltmarsh – Campaigning for our Future

  Ele Saltmarsh (pronounced Ellie) doesn’t mind being the youngest member of the coordination group of Food Sovereignty UK, or being the international campaign’s manager and heading...

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...

Joanne Francis

Ever since man first learned to communicate, passion has been a source of huge inspiration – powerful emotions have compelled human beings to reach...

Rick Stein

Rick Stein talks to Fergus Byrne Rick Stein is horrified when I tell him that, according to the website Wikipedia, he now lives in Australia....

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,...
Smoking Food

Smoking Indoors

It has been some ten years since my move to Dorset from London and not a day goes by when I don’t count my...

Tyskie and Pierogis

Big things come in small packages, an aphorism as true for gifts as it is for the diminutive Polish Delicatessen in Weymouth. Located opposite the train station, the Tardis-like shop sells thousands of Polish foods and drinks in an area the size of a large living room, and though a visit to the shop may not be the same as going to Poland, it is certainly the next best thing.

Can Dorset become Britain’s first Sustainable Palm Oil county

An initiative to convince Dorset organisations to support the use of sustainable palm oil is gaining traction. Fergus Byrne has been talking to members...

People in Food – John Worswick

The best way to catch John Worswick is as he is emerging from the deck of his yellow boat, pulling himself up the ladder...

People in Food – Anita de Greeff

Every April and May, near the traffic lights in Bridport town centre a lady can be spied wearing a large brown hat, stood behind...

Veal

Known for his campaigning approach to making films that tell it like it really is, with programmes as diverse as Jamie Oliver’s American Road...