Blog

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.

Driving up the heat with Dorset Chilli Shop

Andy Guy was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. His Father was in the RNZAF and they were constantly on the move, whi… more

Cream Teas & Thatched Cottages – Tea Clipper Tea Rooms

When Kathy and Alastair Beaven were looking for a house that also had holiday accommodation, little did they know the… more

Abbotsbury Food Fair Stall Holders

It’s back for 2019! Join us for another year of fabulous food and drink at Abbotsbury Food Fair! With around 30… more

Mixing it up with Grey Bear Bar Company

Lloyd Brown started his hospitality career at the tender age of 15 behind the bar of a local pub, not totally legal, … more

New Directors Needed!

Dorset Food & Drink has come a long way in the last couple of years and we’ve enjoyed the support of some crack… more

Taste the love of Dorset with From Dorset With Love

When you start chatting to Chrissy & Karl Regler, you soon realise that they are extremely passionate about Dorse… more

Purbeck Ice Cream add new flavours to their range for 2019!

Award winning Purbeck Ice Cream is made on a farm overlooking Corfe Castle, using fresh Purbeck milk, thick Dorset … more

Gut Feeling – Dorset’s First Bone Broth Company

Locally born & bred Rachel Down is owner & director of Boil and Broth, a business she created in 2017. In 201… more

Love Dorset Food & Drink Weeks

To coincide with Valentine’s Day and the Spring half-term holidays, Dorset Food & Drink (DF&D) are organisi… more

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!

*This post is now closed* We’re recruiting! We’re recruiting a Commercial Project Manager to come and joi… 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