Dorset is a foodies wonderland with the local produce in the Weymouth and Dorchester area. Put simply, our little part of the world contains many of the best local food producers in the country. No matter where you are in Dorset you are sure to be near a top notch farm shop selling the very best in the area. In addition we have excellent local fishmongers and butchers in the towns of Weymouth and Dorchester as well as stalls and harbourside kiosks.
Poundbury Farmers Market in Dorchester is held every 1st Saturday of the month and Dorchester Farmers Market is on every 4th Saturday of the month. They both offer up to 40 stalls with some amazing fresh local produce and some great artisan foods ready to taste. Then on the 4th Friday of the month Weymouth plays host to the farmers and local food producers selling their wares.
Delivering the countryside to your kitchen – get locally grown meat and vegetables delivered to your door. They specialise in producing welfare friendly English Rose Veal and grass fed Aberdeen Angus Beef from the rolling coastal pastures.
Here’s to the perfect banger – this family run butchers has over 40 years experience in the sausage trade – so what isn’t known here isn’t worth knowing (about sausages of course). Dedicated to serving high quality Artisan Sausages each having a superb flavour. With names like the Dorset Royale to the Dorchester and even their own special lamb sausage the Lamb Baa Da they are hard to resist.
Craig’s Farm Shop, Osmington
The Craig family has been farming along the Jurassic Coast since 1967, this local institution that’s been around long before the local food movement became what it is today. With all of their milk being pasteurised and processed onsite giving total traceability from start to finish. Stop here for excellent dairy produce straight from the farm including marvelous double cream, clotted cream and wonderful ice cream. There are great local treats from including biscuits, bread, cakes, cheese and chutneys.
Dorset wide deliveries are available from the following:
Cherry Picked Hampers provide a selection of hampers of fantastic Dorset provisions which can be ordered, delivered and await your arrival ready to start your holiday.
Sally’s Fish Camp is a unique way to enjoy seafood delivered to wherever you are in Dorset!
Jurassic Coast Farm Shop delivering prime meat from the very best farms to your Dorset coastal cottage.
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