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New! Affordable, easy, healthy recipes…

New! Affordable, easy, healthy recipes…

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge and affordable food campaigner Marcus Rashford have teamed up to create a range of recipes which are tasty, affordable, healthy and easy to cook. This even includes an omelette made in an electric kettle! You can access the recipes via...

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Bridport Food and Drink Lockdown Hero 2021 winners

The Bridport Local Food Group says CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!   The service that you have given to the community during lockdown has been exceptional and made life for many much more bearable.  We received a fantastic number of nominations and all deserve the...

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Adventures in Affordable Eating

Adventures in Affordable Eating

The Food Stall at St Swithuns is still going strong, some 8 months after it was started! The need seems to be there and has grown, so we have tried to vary the stock by using donation money to buy in certain items over and above the food donations we get each week....

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Bridport Food Festival to run 13-25 June 2021

Bridport Food Festival to run 13-25 June 2021

The Bridport Local Food Group is extremely pleased to announce that the Bridport Food Festival will be happening this year despite the format having to change to allow for managing social distancing rules.   The usual week-long event will be extended.  It will run...

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How Bridport Garden Glut has grown through the pandemic

How Bridport Garden Glut has grown through the pandemic

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...

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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,...

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Events

Bridport Farmers’ Market

Bridport Farmers’ Market

Open from 9am-1pm: commencing on Saturday 8 May and then every 3rd Saturday of the month. Barrack Street, Bridport Read more on the Visit Dorset website.

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Event Reports

Read the report on our Open Gardens event held on 19 May 2021.

See here for our Bridport Local Food Hub discussion document.

Online roundtable discussion for community organisations and consumers, 23 September 2020, see report here.

Online discussion with retailers and local producers, 20 October 2020, see report here.

Past Events

The Future of Food and Farming, 28th April 20.00hrs.

Are you concerned about biodiversity, food and animal welfare standards, soil fertility and climate emergency? Join a free-ranging Q&A with Robert Golden, Director of the documentary This Good Earth; Liz Bowles, of The Soil Association; Philip Colfox (owner...

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Open Veg and Fruit Gardens Wednesday May 19 2021, 2-5pm

Photo: Edible Gardens, St Mary's Primary School Seeding our Future and Transition Town Bridport will be hosting ‘Open Veg and Fruit Gardens’ on Wednesday 19 May between 2- 5 pm, to exchange information about what some food growers in Bridport are doing to adapt to...

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Digging deeper into local food

Online briefing and discussion: Tuesday January 12, 7.00-8.30pm Organised and hosted by Transition Town Bridport and Seeding our Future Our food supply is more fragile than it appears. Some 40% of our food comes from abroad, and depends on good harvests, stable...

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Why local food matters for Bridport

Bridport has a reputation as a foodie centre, but how solid is our local food security? Several local organisations believe we need to grow and buy more of our produce locally: you can find out more at their stall on Barrack Street in the December 12 Farmers Market....

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