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We dig this: 31,000 trees planted to make Hull a greener city

tree volunteering week

This Volunteers’ Week we’re proud of our colleagues at Aunt Bessie’s and our bakery, Jacksons, who have been putting their hearts and soil into making Hull a greener city since 2013. So far we’ve planted an incredible 31,000 trees (hoorah!) in the region. This is towards our 200,000 target by the year 2051 to celebrate […]


Another colleague volunteers with The Outward Bound Trust


Since 2008 we’ve been working with The Outward Bound Trust on a national scale, making a local impact in our business regions – Bedfordshire, Hampshire, East Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and London – through our colleague ambassador programme. The programme sees our colleagues from Aunt Bessie’s, Jacksons, MyFresh, Abel & Cole and The Food Doctor volunteering […]


Jacksons’ welcomes cast of Hessle Theatre Company’s The Bakers Wife to learn some tips and tricks of the trade

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Colleagues at our bakery recently welcomed cast members from The Baker’s Wife to get some bread-making tips ahead of the show’s run at Hull Truck Theatre. Neal Edlin and Hannah Wilson, playing baker Aimable Castagnet and baker’s wife Genevieve, went on a full tour of the bakery and even had a go at making their […]


Our third volunteering bunch are back from our Malawi Farm Project

At school with the children

We wanted our Malawi Farm Project to be about more than simply writing a cheque; that’s why twice a year, in May and October, 10 of our colleagues go to visit the project and get involved, taking with them bags of enthusiasm and knowledge to share. May 2017’s bunch have just landed back in the […]