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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?

Real Economy is pleased to offer two new employment opportunities

        Real Economy is seeking An Executive Director to lead the development of all aspects of the society. This is a permanent post for a minimum of two days per week at the pro rata equivalent of a full-time salary rate of £35,000. The post may be combined with Senior Project Development [...]

By |2018-12-10T21:33:43+00:00December 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Real Economy is pleased to offer two new employment opportunities

Herbalists Without Borders Bristol Calendar

We are proud to be selling the Herbalists without Borders Bristol calendar this year. The calendar has beautiful artwork featuring medicinal plants and herbs, as well as herbal recipes contributed by herbalists and community projects that are easy to make at home and tips on what to harvest each month.  It’s a great Christmas present [...]

By |2018-11-22T14:52:58+00:00November 22nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Herbalists Without Borders Bristol Calendar

Christmas Gift Packs from Caro’s Creams!

Give some eco-friendly gifts this Christmas! A range of ECO gift sets, including the Zero Waste Deodorant & Lip Balm Set, either with a Shampoo Bar or a Herbal Soap! All square gift boxes are entirely compostable/biodegradable and the products are also nestled in biodegradable straw/cardboard. The long gift packs are degradable." To see all [...]

By |2018-11-22T14:19:16+00:00November 22nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Christmas Gift Packs from Caro’s Creams!

Sweet News!

We are working with a new supplier: Radek’s Chocolate Radek has been making handmade artisan chocolate from his home in Bristol since 2008. He discovered raw cacao beans while working at Bristol’s Café Maitreya. Then followed a period of intense experimenting and countless tastings, which - combined with great creativity - has brought us such [...]

By |2018-11-15T16:25:10+00:00November 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Sweet News!

It’s story time

When was the last time you wandered through a supermarket and thought about where all those goods came from? Who produced them, and what are their lives like? If you think “Hmm, never, actually” you are probably not alone. Supermarkets just don’t inspire that kind of musing. People are rushing around and as products are [...]

By |2018-11-08T15:47:41+00:00November 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on It’s story time

Calendar 2019!

We are happy to sell the beautiful calendar 2019 designed especially for the Landworkers' Alliance. The calendar contains 13 incredible and original Rosanna Morris lino prints of agricultural scenes, as well as twelve quirky historical anecdotes that give an overview of the creation of our contemporary food system Support them in their movement for a [...]

By |2018-11-08T11:41:16+00:00November 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Calendar 2019!