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Be inspired by our members in these blog posts, written by our volunteer bloggers John Grindle, Lucy Marks and the occasional guest blogger. You’ll also find competitions here, for the chance to win a selection of prizes from a range of your favourite Dorset food and drink producers.

Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair Stall Holders

Join us for another year of wonderful, festive food and drink at our Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair! With ove… more

We’re recruiting!

We’re recruiting! We’re recruiting a Commercial Project Manager to come and join the team and take the le… more

All About Apples : Health, History & Heritage

Around 2000 BCE, a sharp tasting, modest-sized ancestor of the apple grew in the mountains of Kazakhstan. Over time, … more

Time for Turkey

I passed the entrance to Glebe Farm Owermoigne everyday for over two thirds of my working life and when the signs for… more

Dorset Food & Drink Guide 2018/19 – Out Now!

  Dorset Food & Drink’s free Guide for 2018/19 is out now. Discover the real taste of Dorset and find … more

Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2018 – Winners Revealed

The Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards took place on Thursday 27th September at The Italian Villa. These awards … more

Gingernut’s Free From Goodies

From an early age Steph Lowe learnt how to bake from her Mother and after leaving school she enrolled on the Chef Sch… more

Chilled Tomato Soup – In Season with The Pig on the Beach

The Pig on the Beach prides itself on its kitchen garden, supplying simple British produce for their restaurant. &nbs… more

Dorset’s Answer To Herbs and Essences

I get to meet a lot of passionate people developing their food businesses across Dorset, no more than Yordan and Just… more

Raise a Glass with Morrish & Banham

In the autumn of 2015 Morrish & Banham wine merchant and tasting room opened its doors in Brewery Square Dorchest… more

Purbeck Ice Cream turns 30

30 years ago Peter and Hazel Hartle ran a 60 Friesian dairy herd on 126 acres directly opposite the historic remains … more

Clucking In The Piddle Valley

I’m really enjoying going out to meet the Members of Dorset Food & Drink; they are usually small family busines… more