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

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...

People in Food – Joe Baron

Landlord, Chef and Proprietor of the Shave Cross Inn, Joe Baron is a welcome addition to the echelon of hardworking individuals elevating Dorset’s oldest...
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Dorset Seafood Festival

Basking in blue skies and sunshine, Weymouth had a particularly fishy feel to it at the weekend during the Dorset Seafood Festival. The two-day event...

People in Food – Richard Balson

From waking in his bed as a child and hearing the thump thump on the butcher’s block in the shop below to wielding the...

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...

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 – Chris Gasson

Not many business plans put together in a local pub grow to fruition, but that’s not the case with Chideock Champignons. Over a pint,...

People in Food – Rich Wright

Stumbling out of bed at 3.30 am every morning isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but as Rich Wright from The Wobbly Cottage points out,...

Restoring the Balance

How cutting back on meat could help save the planet and our rural communities A growing number of scientists, journalists and policy-makers are speaking out...

Simon Emmerson

“Apparently the Chinese invented sweet and sour cooking for the English dockers because they liked their food really sweet and chicken tikka masala was...

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...

People in Food – Marie Childs

Fancy a pint by a tuneful stream on a stretch of grass opposite a thatched pub, oozing rural charm? This might be just the...