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January 2020

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2020 is seen as a crucial year for combatting climate and ecological issues.  But let’s focus on the positives – if we tackle this we’ll have a brighter future with healthy food, abundant wildlife and happier animals and people.  Much is  being done at grass roots level – scroll down to find out more!Sustainable Suppliers

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Hobbs House are the first British bakery to become certified under B Corporation, a global movement driving change in society through ethical and sustainable business.  Many of our suppliers are signed up to sustainability schemes – we ourselves have been certified organic since 1997.  Smaller businesses can’t afford accreditation but we choose all our suppliers carefully to ensure high standards.Local Circular Economy

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Hobbs use Shipton Mill flour from Tetbury and it’s also used in Stu’s Sourdoughs and stocked by ourselves in the Farm Shop.  The staff at Shipton are great at supporting small local shops.We like to go local and use Bassett StationeryRouse  and  Ron’s Stores for our stationery and hardware supplies – and we find they’re cheaper than the big guys!
New Eco Products

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At last we have unbreakable steel coffee cups!  Our wholesalers  Essential Trading and Infinity Foods are stocking more Eco products including granny string bags and organic mesh produce bags.  Check out their websites and let us know if you want us to get anything else in.Wet and Muddy on the Farm

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And here are the real heroes, Rowie and the farm team, out in all weathers producing healthy, sustainable food!  It’s been a bit wet…  But we have a solution for our customers – Mud Free Parking!  Just pull up in front of the shop