The Love Local Trust Local awards countdown has started!


With only a month to go, it’s time to sharpen those pencils, polish those keyboards and get your Love Local Trust Local award entry into the team

For those not in the know, these awards (now in their third year) were created by farmers for farmers. They celebrate the very best in local Dorset production and the team want to hear from all the growers, producers, farmers, dairy producers, fishermen, brewers, bakers, shop owners or hospitality trades that have a wonderful food story to tell.
Dorset is an amazing food county that celebrates some wonderful high achieving food and drink brands; Dorset Cereals, Hall & Woodhouse Brewery, Dorset Blue Vinny, Purbeck Ice Cream, Black Cow Vodka, Langham Winery, Dorset Knob and many more from the treasure box of amazing Dorset producers.
Love Local Trust Local is more than just an awards ceremony, it’s a complete food movement. If your food has a great story then you’re bound to fit into one of the 15 categories: Cheese, Dairy, Meat, Fish, Sweet and Savoury Bakery, Dorset Drinks, Honey, Jams, Chutneys and Condiments, Innovation & Diversification, Conservation & Sustainability, Business Development and Growth, Farm Shops and Hospitality.

An award and a label
Love Local Trust Local is a food label to watch. The team are sharing their love for local food with the wider community so that they can continue to educate and encourage people to eat better, be healthier, live longer and shop from small, independent businesses near them. Farmers and producers need a voice, and these awards are supporting all of them.
To be part of it all, enter today. You have one month and counting …

Entries are open
Awards are FREE to enter. Remember; if you don’t tell other people about the amazing things you’re doing, they just won’t know. Be bold – put yourself out there! If you’re a business that is growing, producing, rearing, brewing, crafting or cooking here in Dorset, and you source your ingredients within 30 miles of your home base then you should be entering.
You can enter one product in each category, or multiple products into a single category, it’s totally up to you.
The Love Local Trust Local Awards are fast becoming Dorset’s food & farming family to be part of, recognising the hard work and dedication of the people behind the food on our plates as they work hard to put Dorset producers on the map.

With thanks
The awards are loyally sponsored by a range of local Dorset businesses all of whom also champion the amazing food production in our county and include Blanchards Bailey, Symonds & Sampson, Minster Furniture, Saffery Champness, Beeson & Beeson, Chase Farm, Roberts Food Service, Harbarn Developments, Caffe Delizia, NFU Mutual Wessex, Tarhinton Farms, Les Enfant Terribles, Meggy Moo’s Dairy, Peggs Farm, Hemsworth Farm, Kingston Maurward College and, of course, continued support from The BV.

To find out more, visit or call us for a friendly chat on 07831 184920.


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