Alex grew up in the Somerset countryside and moved to Bridport a decade ago to be near friends and the sea! She began working with young offenders and started three choirs for different age groups which gave her real insight and commitment to the community. With a love for reusing and upcycling, she has always tried to lead an ethical and sustainable life. Alex loves going out on the with Gertie, chatting to customers and helping them to shop plastic free!
Kate moved to Bridport in 2009 and has performed in and organised a number of local community, art events and shows. Kate regularly has her fingers in (too) many pies, running film and photography workshops, art installations, events and also designed our logo and made our video, talk about multi-tasking! She is really looking forward to meeting more people and wants to help those who may be isolated, whether being elderly and less able, or people who may suffer with mental health issues.
Lora was born in Netherbury and grew up in Bridport. After graduating with her Fine Art Degree in 2011 Lora started volunteering at Bridport Museum which gave her an interest in local history and the traces and stories we leave behind. She became an avid recycler in 2012 and leading an ethical lifestyle became very important to her. Lora is excited about building good relationships with small and local brands and sourcing affordable stock for our customers.
Libby has been a marketer and brand developer in the natural and organic product retail sector for 15 years. She grew up in Bridport and, after a decade in London, travelled overseas to work as a scuba dive master on the Meso- American barrier reef where she had the privilege of swimming with dolphins, whale sharks and turtles. Returning to Bridport in 2011 to raise her son's by the coast, Libby's love of travel, wildlife and the ocean has inspired her to make a difference.
An Extra Gram! Lizzy moved to Dorset in 2003 to teach Geography to 11-18 year olds and has always been inspired by the optimism and hope young people have for a more sustainable future! She loves swimming in the sea at West Bay and along the Jurassic Coast and enjoys sharing her love of the outdoors with her husband and 2 young boys. Supporting The Green Weigh is an exciting venture for her as an opportunity to put into practice some of the theory she has taught – baby steps towards a healthier community and planet!