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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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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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