The last word in slow food – snails

For nearly a decade and a half a family-run company from Wimborne has been putting the gastro into gastropod by producing the last word in slow food – snails.  They’re low fat, protein-rich, waste-free and unexpectedly versatile, so much so that last year Dorset Snails won the Farm To Fork category at the Future Food Read More…

The ‘Lichen Lady’ of Studland

‘Bare patches; don’t forget the bare patches…’ Joy Fildes has been careful to keep the sharing of her apparently boundless scientific knowledge to an elementary level in keeping with the degree of understanding in her one-man class. Thankfully, at 87 years young, a lifetime of teaching has more than prepared her for the task. After all, Read More…