On going training is the best way to learn

My bakery training did not take place at college.  This is a well known fact about me and it is partly what enables me to be a great baker and a great teacher.  I have seen a lot and I Read More …

Football and food build strong feelings of community in Leicester

Michelle Stratford is a fourth generation bread baker and proud resident of Leicester, in the East Midlands.  In 2014, she was researching what it meant to set up a community bakery in order to determine what form her new social Read More …

The micro bakery course leads to growth and success

Many people love to bake, and they dream of setting up a baking business.  It’s hard, sometimes, to turn your dreams into reality.  There are doubts to overcome such as, “will my bread be good enough?”, “I know nothing about Read More …

What is Bread Angels?

In 2010, realising I could not change the world alone, I developed and taught the first microbakery course.  I designed the course to help budding entrepreneurs, set up their own bread businesses, and structured it along three main content areas: Read More …

Setting up a micro-bakery

Setting up a micro bakery is one of the most exciting and rewarding things you can do. With your own micro bakery you are an entrepreneur, a small business owner and a community builder with valuable skills to share. If Read More …