Food Producer

A fantastically tasty list of all the amazing Food Producers in Dorset that we have reviewed.

Review of Polly’s Petals

Review of Polly’s Petals

I am a huge fan of flowers… growing in the garden, cut in a vase, dried or edible. I love the bright colours, the smell, the shapes, the textures, all of it! Imagine my joy when Polly’s Petals contacted me to tell me about their…

Review of Sid & Nancy Cooking Academy

Review of Sid & Nancy Cooking Academy

I remember discovering a love of cooking when I was given my own recipe book and it became something that was for me too, not just something my parents did. Sid & Nancy Cooking Academy is this generation’s cooking books for children… a subscription of…

Review of Bosk Coffee Roasters

Review of Bosk Coffee Roasters

Bosk Coffee Roastery is a small Roastery nestled into the Dorset countryside, founded and run by Louise and John Burton. Bosk Coffee specialise in sustainable, speciality coffee and care deeply about the social impact of their coffee, right from the initial grower, and work hard…

Review of Flo & Frankie’s Fudge

Review of Flo & Frankie’s Fudge

Fudge is an absolute treat for me, a little bit of sugary heaven. I am currently avoiding lactose to sort out some dietary issues so when I was approached by Flo and Frankie’s Fudge, I was DELIGHTED to find out that they also offered vegan…

Review of Coastal Forage Pies

Review of Coastal Forage Pies

In these last few weeks, we have loved discovering oodles of Dorset’s independent food and drink businesses and when Coastal Forage Pies contacted us, we jumped at the chance of trying their handmade pies. Coastal Forage Pies was founded in July 2019 by Jenny after…

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 Milk Vending Machines

Dorset’s Milk Vending Machines

During our daily lockdown walk through the village, there was one thing that seemed to be chugging along as normal and that was the installation of a milk vending machine. I thought what a brilliant innovative idea, until I found out later there are a…

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…

Shops selling local produce, basics, fruit, veg and dried goods during Lockdown

Shops selling local produce, basics, fruit, veg and dried goods during Lockdown

Page updated on Wednesday 17th June 2020. We are trying to keep this as accurate as possible but some of this information changes daily/hourly. Please call businesses to check before travelling.  In these uncertain times, our beloved food and drink industry is being hit hard…

Review of Lizzie Baking Bird’s Isolation Boxes

Review of Lizzie Baking Bird’s Isolation Boxes

Lizzie (Crow) really doesn’t need any introduction if you are from the west of the county or you’re regular visitors to the Farmers Market and/or Food Festivals. Lizzie aka Baking Bird, is the one that cooks the most amazing rustic, gnarly, mouth watering, delicious, beautiful…