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21 July 2015

Posted by in Latest News, Latest Blog Posts on Jul 21, 2015 .

A Baker's Dozen are raising dough for Scotland The Bread. These 13 Real Bread bakers across the UK, from the Outer Hebrides to Devon, will reward folk who pledge £25 to our crowdfunding campaign. We have six days left to reach our £6,000 target, which will release an interest-free loan for another £6,000. 

08 July 2015

Posted by in Latest News, Latest Blog Posts on Jul 08, 2015 .
What's all this, then?

Scotland The Bread is a collaborative project to recreate a healthy, sustainable and locally-controlled grain, flour and bread supply for Scotland. Find out more about the project here and, if you can, please pledge something to help community groups grow their own healthy bread from the soil to the slice. 

Everyone who pledges will be entered on the wholesome roll of honour at the end of the crowdfunding. 

If you pledge £25, you are a dough-sharer and, after the crowdfunding finishes on 26th July, you...

01 June 2015

Posted by in Latest News on Jun 01, 2015 .

Katrina Kollegaeva has published a blog about the Russian Revels talk Andrew 

14 May 2015

Posted by in Latest News on May 14, 2015 .

Andrew Whitley spent two days at Schumacher College in March as part of the Mindful Baking event. On March 24th he gave a public 'Earth Talk' about the tranforming power of sourdough bread.

Baking bread mindfully engages us with three areas of life – cultural, nutritional and political. Mindfulness demands more than simply ‘paying attention’ to the process as we bake. Bread still defines our food culture and, made well, has the ‘capacity to enliven’ both individual bodies and communities. For too long, however, its production has been...

27 January 2015

Posted by in Latest News on Jan 27, 2015 .

 

Resignation as trustees of the Soil Association

On November 18th we – Joanna Blythman, Lynda Brown, Pat Thomas and Andrew Whitley – resigned as trustees of the Soil Association. We expect fellow members of the Soil Association will wonder why. In a democratic organisation they certainly have a right to be told without delay. 

Below is an edited version of our resignation letter and a shortened summary of the concerns which led to our collective action, following a vote by a majority of the Soil Association Council not to hold an...

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