Author: Heather Brown

Directory of Dorset’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

Directory of Dorset’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

We have spent time finding Dorset’s amazing independent food and drink businesses and making this Directory as an online resource to help people find their local businesses. We have separated the lists a little to make it hopefully easier to find what you are looking…

Dorset’s Restaurants, Cafes and Bars.

Dorset’s Restaurants, Cafes and Bars.

*Current Government restrictions due to Covid19 may mean that these restaurants are temporarily takeaway only or open with restricted seating. Always check with an establishment before travelling.  We wanted to make a Directory of all Dorset’s restaurants and takeaways but there are just so many,…

Dorset’s Micro Food Producers

Dorset’s Micro Food Producers

Many of our amazing food producers handmake their food products from home or from small factories across Dorset. They are made (or grown)  in small batches and often supply many of our cafes, restaurants, farm shops and delis as well as making products for sale…

Dorset’s Drink producers

Dorset’s Drink producers

The beautiful weather we get in this county is perfect for growing vineyards for making delicious (and in many cases Award Winning_ sparkling wine and cider. Dorset also plays host to fabulous breweries, distilleries and coffee roasteries. We have listed below as many drink producers…

Dorset’s Greengrocers, Fishmongers, Butchers and Bakeries

Dorset’s Greengrocers, Fishmongers, Butchers and Bakeries

These individual food shops give space for locally made, grown, caught and cared for produce to be collated, curated and sold. They make up our local high streets and they care passionately about their stores. We have listed below as many as we can find…

Dorset’s Farm Shops, Zero Waste Shops, Village Stores and Delis

Dorset’s Farm Shops, Zero Waste Shops, Village Stores and Delis

Farm shops are an amazing way to shop local and they work hard to stock a wide range of local products, from local meat, milk, cheese, bread, cake, fruit, vegetables and eggs to locally produced items like jams, chutneys, sauces, coffee and tea. Zero Waste…

Review of Olivero Olive Oil

Review of Olivero Olive Oil

I’m always on the look out for a local product that is grown and produced with love and care. I was recently given a bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Olivero and it is the perfect example of the type of product and business…

Legal Advice for Food and Drink Businesses during Covid19 Pandemic

Legal Advice for Food and Drink Businesses during Covid19 Pandemic

We’ve been listening to the food and drink community in Dorset and have seen people reaching out for help with different topics. We have been in touch with local, award winning law firm Steele Raymond LLP, to put together a list of legal areas food…

Diverse Abilities Charity Recipe Book and Cookie Recipe

Diverse Abilities Charity Recipe Book and Cookie Recipe

Diverse Abilities, a charity that helps children and adults who have profound physical and learning disabilities, have rustled up a delicious recipe book stuffed full of sweet bakes all donated by people associated with their charity. Entitled ‘Scrumptious Home Baking’, the recipe book costs £9.95…

Free Dorset Growth Hub Sessions

Free Dorset Growth Hub Sessions

Throughout lockdown, we have been trying to find different ways that Dorset Foodie Feed can help food and drink businesses and we have been trying to reach out to different organisations who we can work with who might be able to offer expert help. We…