100% True Local Ethical FairThe True Food Co-op is a not-for-profit community shop in Reading, Berkshire which sells local, ethical, wholesome and organic food, toiletries and household goods.

Still open: Monday and Wednesday to Saturday 10am - 6pm

Closed: Tuesday and Sunday



Leftovers, Soup and Beans - with vegan options for Veganuary
It may be a little late for leftovers but if you are like me, you still have them because you froze them all to deal with later. Try some of these recipes to use them up.
Top tips for reducing food waste
According to Olio, over $1 trillion worth of food is wasted globally every year, weighing a total of 1.3 billion tons. Member Karen Barrass is making more effort to reduce her food waste. Here are some of her ideas if you want to reduce your food waste too.
The Alliums (Immunity part 3)
Leeks, onions, garlic and chives are from the allium family. They contain allicin – and this is the compound which is so helpful to us. Here are some recipes to include them in your diet.

Get involved

Active members are the backbone of True Food, because without them, we could not exist. Although casual shoppers are always welcome, True Food's customers are encouraged to become members, taking an active role in keeping our organisation going for the benefit of the whole community. There are many ways to help out and we only ask for three hours per calendar month to qualify for great shop discounts.