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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...

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 – 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,...

People in Food – Mark Evans

There is a buzz of activity in the kitchen at Tierra restaurant in Lyme Regis. It is the morning of a new seasonal menu...

Clive Stafford Smith

"I’ve spent over half my life in America. When I was a student, I had no money whatsoever and would always go to this shop in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and buy stuff that was way out of date. I spent an enormous amount of time eating things out of packets. Cottage cheese with pineapple was an obsession. Peanuts are a hugely positive form of food. Travelling around the Deep South it was so much easier to stop at a petrol station and buy a bag of peanuts than to go into some awful fast food place. American fast food is disgusting – the very notion of fast food is an anathema. The point of food is to enjoy company and so if you need fast food, you just buy some peanuts. But if you’re sharing food you take a good long time over it, that’s the point.

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...

Around the Vale

Filmmaker Lawrence Moore has made a new film celebrating the history, landscape and the people of the Marshwood Vale. He talked to Fergus Byrne. A...

People in Food – Gill Coates

From her large beautifully designed open plan kitchen perched on top of Lyme Regis, Gill Coates provides workshops on how to make chocolates. Chocolate...

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...

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...

Swimming against the tide

As a youngster Simon Ford launched a campaign called ‘Operation Save the Eel’ to stop his Grandad from eating eels. Today he delights in...