Bridport Nub News featured the St Swithun’s glut stall ….

From what started as an initiative to reduce waste to a weekly offering involving many local groups and businesses, the Bridport Garden Glut stall has grown throughout the coronavirus pandemic. We caught up with the organisers and volunteers who bring the vital stall to St Swithun’s Church car park each Thursday.

It started with the stall during the summer holidays last year at St Mary’s Primary School which gave away surplus vegetables from the school’s edible garden, set up by Sarah Wilberforce.

When the schools went back, the team were faced with having to stop.

Alongside this, Peter Wilson, who is part of Bridport Local Food Group and helps run the stall, was talking to Sarah and Lizzie who set up Bridport Community Fridge about getting out there and making it more accessible.

Peter said: “It dawned on me that we needed a space for the edible garden and something for expanding the community fridge and I knew this space.

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