About Us

We’re supporting #SourdoughSeptember – In its 8th year, this is the Real Bread Campaign’s annual, international celebration of the oldest way of leavening a loaf, helping more people globally discover that a sourdough starter is the gateway to every type of bread on the planet.

As part of #SourdoughSeptember 2020, we’re offering a FREE Better Health Bakery loaf recipe and levain
to help get you started with your own dough wizardry at home!
Just ask a member of staff for details, and let us know how you get on by dropping in or sharing online!
@BHBakeryE8 / #SourdoughSeptember

Better Health Bakery is a social enterprise bakery based in Haggerston, East London. We are part of The Centre for Better Health, a long standing Hackney-based mental health charity.

As a Social Enterprise, we focus on providing work skills training placements for those who have been distanced from employment due to mental ill-health, while providing quality products and services to the local community. All the revenue we generate is put back into the Centre for Better Health to support the organisation’s work. You can read more about our trainee placements here.

We produce an Annual Report to share the results of our work here at the charity but also that of Better Health Bikes next door and the Community Hub and Counselling services at our other site on Darnley Road, Hackney. Read our latest annual report here.

You can learn more about a trainee’s experience by watching this video: