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Real Economy makes a hit at Southmead Festival

I think it was the goats that did it, but people flocked to our stall at Southmead Festival this weekend. Florence had also produced some mouthwatering bites, together with easy to use recipes to encourage us all to try some new cooking ideas. Lots of people took recipes away and we made some delicious dahl [...]

By |2018-07-17T13:58:14+00:00July 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

We are recruiting

We are delighted to report that we can now recruit to our long awaited post of Community Food Centre Development Worker, whose task will be to establish our first community food centre. The full job description is here We look forward to your application. Please pass news of this post on to your friends. Closing [...]

By |2018-07-10T13:49:25+00:00March 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Case for Community Food Centres

The news is stark. People living in lower income areas of the UK on average have up to sixteen years less healthy life and die up to ten years earlier than others. These shocking statistics are the starting point for a new study commissioned by Real Economy into the Case for Community Food Centres. The [...]

By |2018-02-13T12:16:32+00:00February 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Tesco Eat Happy project exposed

It is strange that there has been so little public comment about Tesco’s Eat Happy project. Yet a recent report about Tesco’s abuse of its own suppliers makes very uncomfortable reading in the light of the ongoing partnership between Tesco and so many of our schools. Tesco’s Eat Happy project introduces children to their ‘happy’ [...]

By |2018-07-10T13:49:25+00:00January 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Breakfast and brains

More and more people no longer sit down to a decent breakfast. It could be the pace of our lives, or the journeys we have to travel to work. Some might think that doing without breakfast would help us keep trim, but actually the evidence shows the opposite. Brain scans of people who eat breakfast [...]

By |2015-12-16T09:48:37+00:00November 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Hugh’s War on Waste

A big well done to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the Waste Not programmes being shown on BBC1! It is devastating to see our wastefulness in all its terrible reality. Maybe though it’s time we saw that waste is not the real problem. It is just a sign of the problem.

By |2018-07-10T13:49:25+00:00November 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments