EVENTS

We often hold events in store – to showcase products and suppliers, to celebrate events like Organic September, Veganuary or Real Bread Week, or simply to get our members together and invite others to find out more about us. You can also often find us at local events such as Reading Town Meal. To find out about upcoming events, follow us on social media or keep an eye on this page.

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Hempen Organics Pop-up

Date: 19 November 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: True Food Co-op, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, Reading, RG4 8LJ
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Saturday 19 November

10.00am – 1.00pm

Find out more about this amazing local co-operative business based on the Hardwick Estate near Pangbourne

Come and enjoy samples and tasters

Tolhurst Squash and Pumpkin Festival

Date: 2 October 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Tolhurst Organic Walled Garden at Hardwick Estate
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We are taking a selection of organic goods from our Emmer Green shop to this great, family friendly local event. Full details on the Tollhurst website here.

Book your tickets in advance through Eventbrite to save on the entrance fee.

MEET Healthy OILS in store

Date: 10 September 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: True Food Coop, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LJ

In store Saturday 10 September 11am – 4pm

Meet Mario, owner of Healthy Oils.

Sample their range and benefit from discounts on their products while Mario is in store.

Meet Mighty Brew in store

Date: 9 September 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: True Food Coop, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LJ

In store Friday 9 September 12pm – 4pm

Meet Peter, the head brewer and co-founder of Mighty Brew and get your all questions about kombucha making answered.

Sample their range and benefit from discounts on their products while they’re in store.

Meet Kumari the Primrose lady

Date: 25 June 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: True Food Coop, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LJ

Meet Kumari – aka ‘Primrose lady’

Special offer of 50p off

each Primrose Lady product sold while Kumari is in store.

Try out her lip balms and new formula body creams.

Free shampoo bar samples

(human or pet!) with each purchase (while stocks last)

Shared lunch and talk

Date: 12 June 2022
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: St Barnabus’ Church Hall, Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LN

Before our AGM at 2.30pm (members only) anyone who is interested in True Food is welcome to join us for lunch beforehand from 12pm, and for Jon’s talk (see below).

Starting at 13.30, we’re delighted to welcome a previous shop manager and organic food advocate, Jon Goodman who will be talking to us about ‘Prioritising organic food against a backdrop of rising costs’. Bring along food to share for lunch, meet our friendly community and enjoy Jon’s talk.

SUUR Kultur Shock

Date: 4 June 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: True Food Co-op, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LJ

Meet Patka & Martin from SUUR

Find out more about their amazing locally produced products.

Free tasters and demonstration of the variety of ways to use their tasty fermented products.

Special offer of 50p off each product sold while SUUR are here in store.

Yoli Greens

Date: 21 May 2022
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: True Food Co-op, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LJ
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Meet Frank and Yoli

Saturday 21 May, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Chat to Frank and Yoli (Urban Farmers) and find out more about their amazing locally produced microgreens.

Special offer of 50p off each tub of microgreens sold while Frank & Yoli are in store.

Free tastings of delicious fresh local microgreens!

The Jam Lady at True Food

Date: 7 May 2022
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: True Food Coop, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LJ
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The Jam Lady makes jams, curds and jellies in her home kitchen in Caversham, very near our shop.

Sarah uses locally grown ingredients whenever she can and loves to exchange her jars for donations of homegrown fruit. All her preserves are hand stirred in small batches.

She will be in our shop and offering free tastings of her fantastic jam so come and chat to Sarah and find out more about her amazing locally produced products.

Special Offer: 50P off each jar sold while Sarah is in store!

Honeys of Henley in-Store

Date: 23 April 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: True Food Coop, 61 Grove Road, Emmer Green, RG4 8LJ
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Meet Jo Eddon from Honeys of Henley

Saturday 23 April, 10am – 12pm

Chat to Jo, find out more about this amazing local product.

Special offer of 99p off each jar of Honeys of Henley sold while Jo is in store.

Free tastings of this and other Honeys of Henley honeys.