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19 November 2014

Posted by in Latest News on Nov 19, 2014 .

Andrew Whitley is interviewed by Edi Stark on Radio Scotland Stark Talk. Andrew describes some of the key moments and people who inspired his passion for real bread, including a book which landed on his desk in the BBC World Service and a Russian visa officer's grandmother. 

24 August 2014

Posted by in Latest News on Aug 24, 2014 .


On Wednesday 10th September we are holding a Farm Walk from 16:00 to 19:00 here at Bread Matters, Macbiehill Farmhouse, Lamancha, West Linton, Scottish Borders, EH46 7AZ

The event is well timed, taking place during both the Soil Association’s Organic September and the Real Bread Campaign’s Sourdough September. It includes refreshments, (including sourdough bread made from locally-grown wheat), an overview of the organic agroforestry and innovative crop research and a guided farm walk. Places are free of charge and booking is...

06 May 2014

Posted by in Latest News on May 06, 2014 .

May is now officially Real Bread Month and Andrew Whitley – co-founder of the Real Bread Campaign and author of the new book DO SOURDOUGH – Slow Bread for Busy Lives – explains how real bread can be good for us and the environment – and maybe even world peace…

See the full article in NYR Natural News

23 April 2014

Posted by in Latest News on Apr 23, 2014 .

Andrew Whitley's new book DO SOURDOUGH – Slow bread for busy lives is out on May 1st.

Here's a piece in the Edinburgh Reporter with news of the Edinburgh launch event on May 7th:


There will be a London launch on May 14th. More news soon.


Signed copies of the book may be ordered here.



21 December 2013

Posted by in Latest News on Dec 21, 2013 .


Le pain se lève - the bread is rising!


A beautiful short film about Bread Matters grain growing, sourdough baking and change making was released today. Watch it here.

The film is the twelfth and final creation in the I Could Eat a Horse project, masterminded by A Moment's Peace theatre company from Glasgow. In the words of the company:

Food is a universal subject and something that we all interact with everyday. It differentiates between the poorest and wealthiest and dictates the potential of all human life.

It is for...

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