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The rise of veganism
Charlotte Hawkins writes about the surge in popularity of veganism over the last decade.
Meet Syd Aston of Aston's Bakehouse
Syd Aston of Aston's Bakehouse is coming to True Food on Saturday 19th August to promote his amazing organic bread.
Waste and how to avoid it in the kitchen
We really must all think how we can reduce what we throw out – both food and non-food. However, food waste is not necessary and with a little thought, all those scraps can be used.
True Food's waste mission
A major part of True Food's ethos is to avoid all forms of waste, so True Food takes proactive measures to reduce waste in every area. We offer tips and tricks on reducing your waste in the kitchen and beyond.
Salad Days
At last! Summer is here and we can really appreciate the freshness and simplicity of salads. Healthy and delicious...
Little people at True Food
As a community, we want our children to experience and share our respect and passion for our food. Helen Warren explains why True Food goes that extra mile for the little people who visit our shop.
Picnic season!
Diana Earnshaw offers top tips and recipes to make the best of the picnic season. So grab your blankets, baskets, food, family and friends and get out into the great outdoors!
Why we love cheese
There are very few natural foods that supply such a broad range of important nutrients, in a form which is easy to assimilate for us humans. Cheese is up there near the top of the list.
Local supplier of the month: Village Maid Cheese
Village Maid Cheese is based at Risely, 10 miles from the True Food Shop. Village Maid Cheese was started by Anne Wigmore in 1986.  Together with her husband Andy, and staff, the company now produce three award-winning cheeses.
Get to know your True Food team
True Food’s members own and run the business, but we also have a small and dedicated core of five paid staff members who keep the show on the road, each with their own specific role. Charlotte Hawkins found out more about the team, their jobs and why they enjoy being a part of True Food.

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