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It's Real Bread Week!
Celebrate Real Bread Week: 20 - 28 February with Sourdough - not Sourfaux
Cooking with Children
Everyone seems to be cooking more at the moment as we all have a bit more time. This is a really good opportunity to get children involved with the preparation of food and to teach them how to cook from scratch. Here are a few recipes to try with them. 
Interview with Alison Peyton - Readifood
True Food has a donation point for Readifood and donates the money raised by Ella's Kitchen recycling to the charity. True Food member Karen Barrass had a chat with Alison Peyton, the food bank’s Manager to hear a bit more about the organisation and how our donations are used.
Ella’s Kitchen recycling
Since March 2017, True Food has been collecting Ella’s Kitchen food pouches for recycling. True Food member Karen Barrass spoke to Ella’s Kitchen Sustainability Executive Charlotte Jost about the scheme with Terracycle.
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.
Christmas is Coming!
Diana Earnshaw brings us a selection of recipes for delicious Christmas treats!
If you’ve been in the True Food shop recently, you may have noticed a new range of handmade body butters and soaps from PrimroseLady. We talked to owner Kumari Samarasinghe, a long time True Food volunteer and former committee member to find out more.
Top tips for a greener Christmas
Christmas can be a time of excess, but it is possible to celebrate whilst also minimising our impact on the environment. With the big day fast approaching, here are some top tips for making the festivities greener. Sustainable seasons greetings!

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