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What can we do about climate change?

It’s easy to feel that climate change is such a large problem that our actions won’t count. In fact, resolving this crisis depends on actions we can all take, as well as responses from governments. Climate change is driven by human activity emitting carbon dioxide and...

Open Veg Gardens: a successful adventure!

Open Veg Gardens: a successful adventure!

Photo: Robert Golden On May 19, Bridport Food Matters ran an Open Veg and Fruit Gardens Afternoon. This was our first in-person event for over a year, and worked out well. Six locations had kindly volunteered as hosts, and we had about forty visitors. We had thanks...

Bridport’s flourishing food scene: 2030

1. Introduction During the pandemic, many of us have hoped to create a better future ahead, not just a return to the past. We need to create a positive vision together, and this thinks piece aims to help our Bridport community to evolve this for our food economy....

Meet your food grower: Lally and Tomas of Springtail Farm

Meet your food grower: Lally and Tomas of Springtail Farm

Photo by Justin Owen Lally and Tomas are among a group of several young growers agroecological farming in the vicinity of Bridport. “We strive to farm in a way that builds health in the soil, in the plants, and in our community.” “Our growing practices are considerate...

How to make my allotment more resilient

How to make my allotment more resilient

Photo: Pete Millson Rachel Millson, from Symene Allotments in West Road shares her thinking about increasing resilience through growing food: A couple of times a year the Simene river breaks its banks leaving my allotment submerged under a foot of water. Although the...

Bridport Local Food Group

Bridport Local Food Group

New food and drink 'Lockdown Hero' awards The Bridport Local Food Group’s new Food & Drink ‘Lockdown Hero’ awards has been devised to recognise and say a BIG 'THANK YOU' to the local food & drink businesses: cafes, restaurants, pubs, butchers, bakers,...

Bridport food security: hopes for 2021

Bridport food security: hopes for 2021

It’s just over a year since Seeding our Future started its initiative on this issue. I’d like to highlight some of the progress from 2020: Wider awareness of climate change threats among local organisations and individuals Several well-attended briefing and...

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