Ellen Sziede

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Get ready for Pancake Tuesday

5th March is Shrove Tuesday. Traditionally, on this Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, people use up all “fattening” ingredients in their kitchen in preparation for the fasting season of lent. Since this dates back to times before processed sweet treats and packages of crisps, “fattening foods” common in the kitchen were mostly eggs, milk and butter [...]

By |2019-02-21T14:28:56+00:00February 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Get ready for Pancake Tuesday

Our Bishopston / Ashley Down collection point is changing

Starting with the current buying period our collection point for Bishopston / Ashley Down is moving from Alchemy 198 to Pizza Rova on 289 Gloucester Road, due to restrictions in the opening times of Alchemy 198. We are grateful to the management of Alchemy for helping us get started with a collection point on Gloucester [...]

By |2019-02-14T10:26:44+00:00February 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Our Bishopston / Ashley Down collection point is changing

Head on over to the organic aisle

More and more people are choosing to buy organic products, and there are some good reasons for it. In the simplest terms, organic is more “what you see is what you get”, or rather “what you buy is what you eat”: Organic produce - whether animal or plant based - is free from artificial preservatives, [...]

By |2019-02-07T15:09:15+00:00February 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Head on over to the organic aisle

Plastic free deodorants!

A lot of us are making a conscious effort to reduce the amount of plastic we buy with our shopping. This is becoming much easier for some types of products, such as bread, fruit and vegetables for example, especially if you buy them locally. I often find hygiene products particularly difficult though in this respect. [...]

By |2019-01-31T12:40:23+00:00January 31st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Plastic free deodorants!

5 reasons to like quinoa

Have you ever tried quinoa? It has been hailed as a “supergrain” by some, and it definitely has a lot going for it. Here are 5 reasons to like quinoa. Quinoa is wheat free and a safe option for people on a gluten-free diet. It is high in protein and contains all nine essential amino [...]

By |2019-01-24T12:29:45+00:00January 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on 5 reasons to like quinoa

New dairy supplier

Chew Valley Dairy are joining real Economy as a supplier. Operating from the beautiful Chew Valley, they produce a range of dairy products with many organic options. With the current buying period, you’ll see them as a new supplier for milk and cream in the Real Economy shop, but keep your eye out for butter [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:59:54+00:00January 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on New dairy supplier

The Bristol Loaf on Real Economy!

Church Road artisan bakery the Bristol Loaf have joined Real Economy as a supplier. You can now order their bread and treats as part of your weekly shop. The Bristol Loaf use organic ingredients with an emphasis on sourcing them locally and ethically - just what we like! They have made a name for themselves [...]

By |2019-01-15T14:50:13+00:00January 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Bristol Loaf on Real Economy!

Crafts and food made by the Southmead Real Economy Centre

Since opening its doors in August 2018 the Real Economy Centre in Southmead has been building a steady community of regular participants. While food is a focal point and everyone enjoys the delicious weekly lunches, the social aspect is at least as important. After lunch the community gathers to do crafts or explore all things [...]

By |2019-01-10T16:56:56+00:00January 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Crafts and food made by the Southmead Real Economy Centre

New collection point in Bishopston

Bar & Gallery Alchemy 198 has generously opened its doors to Real Economy. You can start collecting your Real Economy order from here with the next buying period, collection 17 January. We are excited to have a collection point on Gloucester Road, as this area is emblematic of Bristol’s love for independent, local businesses – [...]

By |2019-01-10T10:15:59+00:00January 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on New collection point in Bishopston

Can you help spread the word about Real Economy?

If you have been supporting and following Real Economy for a little while, you know that we have great plans. We want to support even more small businesses and local farmers and we envision a city in which nobody needs to be hungry or lonely.  We have great plans for our Real Economy Centres, which [...]

By |2018-12-11T18:54:53+00:00December 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Can you help spread the word about Real Economy?