The Cotswold Grain network is a group of bakers, farmers, brewers and researchers who want to re-imagine the grain economy in the Cotswolds, promoting heritage and non-commodity grains and direct distributing locally.
They met in October at Hobbs House Bakery in Chipping Sodbury where the group made bread using heritage grains supplied by the farmers in the network. In the afternoon the group convened at Cross Hands Farm, Old Sodbury.
ORC’s Henny Lowth presented on the Organic at the Heart project telling how ORC aims to capture the creation and evolution of networks and hubs, whilst also providing decision-making support and advice.
Although the definition of ‘heritage grains’ are yet to be resolved, actions agreed on were:
Connect with the Cotswold grain Netowk on Instagram @cotswoldgrainnetwork
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