Tag Archives: social enterprise

You can change the world through bread

You can change the world through bread

Posted on 16. Nov, 2017 by .

We founded Virtuous Bread in 2010 to change the world through bread. Since that time many of the Bread Angels, and others associated with Virtuous Bread have baked in prisons and old people's homes, street shelters and schools. We have baked for charity and in hospices to comfort the ill. Recently, one of the Bread […]

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Baking bread is the start of a brighter future

Baking bread is the start of a brighter future

Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by .

Baba is originally from Ghana and is curious about different types of flour, ingredients and the health and nutritional benefits of good bread. Baba came to the baking course run by Lisa Wilson, Bread Angel and founder of Eventful Bread, wanting to be a master baker.  He used to work at a bank but six […]

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Reflections on the first years of Virtuous Bread

Reflections on the first years of Virtuous Bread

Posted on 10. Apr, 2012 by .

Easter Monday 2010 - Stockholm, Sweden "You are going to do what?" I was spending Easter with my friend Kat.  It had been a difficult few months.  A profoundly disappointing client engagement led me to want a break from strategy consulting and I had been baking obsessively, building my bread business and trying to decide […]

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Everards Brewery helps people set up home baking businesses in Leicester

Everards Brewery helps people set up home baking businesses in Leicester

Posted on 27. Oct, 2011 by .

What is a social enterprise? Social enterprises exist to benefit society; but they are not necessarily charities. There are two sides to a social enterprise - the "social" bit and the "enterprise" bit.  Social enterprises need to make money because they need to spend to help benefit society and because the people who run them […]

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Sunday market at The Wheatsheaf in Fulham

Sunday market at The Wheatsheaf in Fulham

Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 by .

Selling virtuous bread (and cinammon buns) at The Wheatsheaf Pub in Fulham gave me a glimpse into another community building, recession busting enterprise. We don't need the Big Society. We need more people like Lance.

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The Bread Angels pilot – Part One

The Bread Angels pilot – Part One

Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 by .

It was not perfect and I feel terrible about that.

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Virtuous Bread changes the world

Posted on 16. Jun, 2010 by .

Virtuous Bread was founded in 2010 to effect positive social change through bread. One winter day in 2009, my motorcycle would not start.  It turned out to be a rather complicated and expensive fix, and being short of money (I had just left my job as the stress of it was keeping me up at […]

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