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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 |2018-08-30T09:59:24+00:00February 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Hub Assistant needed

**UPDATE : THIS POST HAS NOW BEEN FILLED ** The Real Economy are looking for a hub assistant to join the team. Tasks will include packing orders, assisting with the managing of the stock, weighing out and labelling bulk food items, cleaning and organising the space and equipment. The hub is based in the Corn [...]

By |2018-08-30T09:59:24+00:00November 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Christmas orders 2017

ORDERING MEAT   All advanced meat orders are being collated through our CHRISTMAS PREORDER page and all orders must be received by midnight on Monday 11th December. You have three options for ordering Christmas meat:   1) Model Farm You will find free range white turkeys, free range bronze turkeys, organic turkeys, pheasants, geese and ducks, as well as bacon and sausages to accompany.Meat ordered from Model Farm [...]

By |2018-07-10T13:49:25+00:00November 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Reduce, reuse, recycle

At the Real Economy, we're not just passionate about local food, we care about reducing our wider environmental impact. Here is a few ways we try to weave sustainability throughout what we do:   REDUCE - Because we send the producers an order earlier in the week, this gives them a chance to plan their [...]

By |2017-05-23T14:26:19+00:00May 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

We are recruiting a Community Food Centre Development Worker

Community Food Centre Development Worker   The Real Economy are working towards developing a series of neighbourhood based community food centres across Bristol. We are seeking to recruit a community food centre development worker to help plan and develop the program that will be delivered in two areas of disadvantage within the city later this [...]

By |2018-07-10T13:49:25+00:00March 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Hub Assistant needed

The Real Economy are looking for a hub assistant to join the team. Tasks will include assisting with jobs in the hub, including managing stock, weighing out and labelling bulk food items, cleaning and organising the space and equipment. The hub is based in the Corn Exchange building in the centre of town, so easy [...]

By |2016-06-24T09:44:09+00:00June 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

We made a film!

We've made a short film at the Real Economy about what we do, and how there is an alternative to supermarkets. Please watch and share to help spread the word! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_6yvnYvyzA And big thanks to our intern Alexis for all his hard work in putting the video together.

By |2018-07-10T13:49:25+00:00June 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments