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...
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
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.
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...
Andrew Whitley, founder of Bread Matters and the person credited with putting sourdough on the UK baking map with his popular Russian-inspired rye breads in the 1990s, will be talking about sourdough at the Real Bread Festival on Saturday November 2nd at 10 am.
He will have bread to taste, books to sign and sourdough starters to sell.
More details on the Fungal Network news page.