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.

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


Origins of Halloween
Find out more about the origins of Halloween and our modern traditions, and read about some alternative celebrations for 2020.
How Plants Can Support Our Immunity (Immunity Part 2)
Before we had medicines as we know them, plants were used for their effects on our health. I am not going to suggest that we treat ourselves with some of the potentially dangerous herbs, but most edible plants contain chemicals that can be beneficial to our health – and some can even be restorative.
Cultured Food and its Role in the Immune System (Immunity part 1)
With autumn on the horizon, it is the right time to boost your immune system for the winter. Viruses thrive in the cooler conditions but there are many anti-viral foods at our disposal – so best we use them. AND – it is ORGANIC September so shopping for these foods at True Food is the right choice!

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.