The Real Bread Campaign, part of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming,
is funded by the Big Lottery's Local Food programme and the Sheepdrove Trust.
Membership of the Real Bread Campaign is open to eveyone who supports the rise of Real Bread in Britain.
This is your chance to join the national community of Real Bread lovers finding ways to make all loaves better for us, better for our communities and better for the planet.
Please note that we process membership applications once a week.
There are thousands of people around the UK who are passionate about Real Bread and our main job it to help to bring them together.
By joining the Campaign you will be helping to fund us being able to coordinate the mutually-supportive national community of which you are a member.
On our mission to seek, find and share ways to make bread better for us, better for our communities and better for the planet, our activities include:
We are also planning a new project to help some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people facing social exclusion to benefit from the employment, social and therapeutic opportunities offered by Real Bread making.
The main benefit of joining the Real Bread Campaign is that you become a member of the only national community dedicated to championing the rise of Real Bread in our local communities and the people who bake it.
The most important things about supporting the cause in this way are that:
In return you will receive:
You will also have access to exclusive content in the members’ area of the website.
Professional bakers can also take advantage of The Real Bread Loaf Mark scheme.
We have four levels membership levels - one for individuals and people joining on behalf of enterprises (company, co-operative, charity, or other organisation) with an annual turnover below the VAT threshold (currently £73,000), and three more for enterprises with high turnovers.
For an annual discount of 10% you simply need to choose to pay by annual subscription, as the majority of our members do. As the payment goes automatically each year, it also save you having to remember to renew each year.
The discounted rates are:
|Membership level||Annual fee|
|Individuals / enterprises with an annual turnover up to £73,000||£22.50|
|Enterprise turnover between £73,000 and £250,000||£45|
|Enterprise turnover between £250,000 and £1,000,000||£67.50|
|Enterprise turnover over £1,000,000||£99|
Full rates (if paying yearly online or by cheque) are £25, £50, £75 and £110, respectively.
You also have the option of joining London Food Link at the same time, saving 25% off the usual rate for our sister network.
We organise frequent competitions for Real Bread Campaign members and to date, we have given away thousands of pounds worth of prizes.
Here are just some of the prizes (and their generous donors) we've given away to Real Bread Campaign members so far:
If you'd like to donate a prize for Real Bread Campaign members to win, please contact us.
We promote competitions in True Loaf (our quarterly magazine that goes to over 750 of the most passionate real breadheads in the land), Breadcrumbs (our monthly enewsletter to our wider supporter network of more than 7000 people), The Real Baker-e online forum, as well as to our thousands of Twitter and Facebook followers.
We love connecting with Real Bread lovers outside Britain and welcome your support for our work here!
If you'd like to join the Real Bread Campaign from outside the UK, please note that we're only funded to work in Britain and that most of the benefits we offer to members are UK based.
You will still be able to:
When we're contacted by an organisation outside the UK with similar aims and values to ours, we add their details here.
* If you're able to supply a UK address we can post a copy there instead
** Though we don't post prizes outside the UK