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True Loaf magazine issue 56 out now

Read the October to December 2023 edition of the Real Bread Campaign magazine.

Brewkery trainee Jacob. Copyright: Bill Russell

Brewkery trainee Jacob. Copyright: Bill Russell

Features in this issue of the Real Bread Campaign supporters’ magazine include:

  • The brewker’s tale: How a life change led to Bill Russell setting up Equal Brewkery, a heady brew of Real Bread, beer and social enterprise.
  • Playing fields of wheat: School gardening club leader Liz Read tells the story of how children at Holy Trinity Primary Academy in Wiltshire grew wheat on their playing field. 
  • Barley vous? Professor Wendy Russell is leading research at the University of Aberdeen’s Rowett Institute into the potential benefits of a barley renaissance.
  • Confessions of a home baker: Gary Murray’s personal tale takes in mental wellbeing, cancer and ‘80s TV.
  • Freeze!: Barrie Lewis in South Africa explains why a chest freezer is an essential bit of his homebaking kit.
  • A different type of rugby club: Paul Raddan celebrates eight years of bringing people together around Real Bread.


  • Marking the Real Bread Campaign’s 15th anniversary in November with a look back at some of our work since our 10th anniversary in 2018.
  • The limited edition Real Bread knife, forged by Richard Harris Knives to celebrate our anniversary.
  • A step-by-step poster courtesy of the Breaducation For Kids collaboration between Wild Hearth Bakery and Comrie Primary School.

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True Loaf is posted to Real Bread Campaign supporters in the UK, while all of our supporters worldwide can login to download the PDF version (and the entire back catalogue of issues) at any time.

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Published Wednesday 4 October 2023

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