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Soil To Slice Case Study: Granton Community Gardeners

The Granton Community Garden project has been running since 2010, started on a budget of £10 and a patch of previously waste land on a street corner. In the last seven years it has expanded to include nine… Read More

Post-Bake Analysis: The Scottish Bread Championships

The inaugural Scottish Bread Championships took place at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday 22nd June, with almost fifty loaves of Real Bread submitted to the judging panel. On behalf of Scotland The Bread and the event’s co-creator… Read More

Scottish Bread Championship winners announced

Our congratulations to all the Scottish Bread Champions awarded their Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates on Thursday 22nd June at the Royal Highland Show. A headline mention goes to Supreme Champion Woodlea Stables for their Scottish Sourdough made using… Read More

Meet the Judges: Scottish Bread Championships

Some of Scotland’s most respected chefs and foremost artisan food campaigners and experts will be judging this June’s Scottish Bread Championships, each bringing their own experience and field of expertise and interest to the table. Meet the judging panel below:… Read More

Calling All Bakers…

Batards baguettes

(9th May 2016) …small or big, amateur or professional, micro- or community…If you have a loaf that you think’s a winner, now’s your chance. The first ever Scottish Bread Championships will take place at this year’s Royal Highland… Read More

Sunday Post interview: an introduction to Real Bread and Real Bread Week

Veronica Burke was interviewed by Sunday Post reporter Stevie Gallacher for an interview published on May 7th: read an abridged version on their website here, or the full interview below. What is Real Bread Week? The Real Bread Campaign… Read More

The Royal Highland Show holds first Scottish Bread Championships

Real Bread sourdough

This June, Real Bread will be centre stage at the Royal Highland Show for the first time in the Show’s history, and it could be your sourdough in the spotlight. Entries are now being taken for the inaugural… Read More

Making it Happen

Zero Carbon Britain Toolbox

On April 10th 2017, Zero Carbon: Making it Happen, a cultural launch of the Centre for Alternative Technology’s landmark report Zero Carbon Britain, took place at London’s National Theatre. Participants told Stories from the Future, imagining our food… Read More

Redefining Value

Emmer wheat at Bread Matters Agroforestry, Macbiehill

One of our aims in Scotland The Bread is to establish ‘fair trade’ between farmers and bakers. This means paying farmers not just for the weight of wheat they produce (as at present) but rather for the amount of… Read More

Food Sovereignty for Scotland

Nyéléni Europe Forum on Food Sovereignty

Nyéléni Europe Forum on Food Sovereignty Last week, Board member Dr. Chelsea Marshall participated as a delegate in the second European Forum on Food Sovereignty, held 25-30th October in Cluj, Romania. Chelsea joined other Scottish and UK delegates… Read More