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...
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,...