We are really pleased to have been included in the Financial Times this weekend, in an article about the role community land trusts can play in providing affordable homes across the country. If you already subscribe to the Financial Times, you can read the article here. If you are not a subscriber, you can read […]
People Power vol. 2 is a publication created by members of Homebaked CLT, local organisation and residents and with contributions from across Liverpool and beyond. Inspired by A Homebaked Kinda Day in February 2021 we explore what it means to live, work and play well in a complex and challenging world. In this issue of […]
Gearing up for our community share offer – a great way for people to invest in the things they believe in and have a democratic say over the business – we learned from our advisor Jo Bird everything you need to know about this great cooperative financial tool. Do you want to find out more? […]
As part of our A Homebaked kinda day on 27th February 2021, we explored ‘The neighbourhood as incubator’, with guests, Sarah Prosser from Toyen Unlimited; Hannah Sloggett from Nudge Community Builders and Grace Harrison from Kitty’s Launderette. Hosted by Andrew Beattie from Wordscape, Ethos Magazine and Homebaked CLT member. With thanks to Breaking Ground for […]
As part of our A Homebaked kinda day on 27th February 2021, we explored ‘Talking homes’, with guests, with guests Gala Pin from Barcelona en comù, Jess Steele from Hastings Commons and a poetry reading by Homebaked CLT member Ronnie Hughes. Hosted by Britt Jurgensen, Homebaked CLT co-founder. With thanks to Breaking Ground for the […]
As part of our A Homebaked kinda day on 27th February 2021, we explored ‘Local responses to climate change’, with Helen Grimshaw from URBED and hosted by Marianne Heaslip, Homebaked CLT architect. With thanks to Breaking Ground for the opportunity to contribute to their festival, and to the Arts Council for funding this event. If […]
As part of our A Homebaked kinda day on 27th February 2021, we explored ‘Arts as DNA’, with guests, Rick Lowe, Fiona Whelan and Amahra Spence from MAIA. Hosted by Jeanne van Heeswijk, artist and Homebaked CLT board member and Sam Jones, artist and Homebaked co-creator. With thanks to Breaking Ground for the opportunity to […]
We are very proud to announce that Dr Matt Thompson a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Heseltine Institute and Homebaked member has published his book based on a detailed research into Liverpool’s history on Liverpool’s hidden collective housing alternatives.Matt explores how Liverpool became host to two pioneering social movements in collective housing and urban […]
Homebaked CLT’s Britt Jurgensen and journalist Hazel Sheffield participated in this podcast episode of Bilden av Bygden (Image of home) – an international outlook on community development. You can listen to the pod here.
Homebaked CLT took part in Trainings for the Not-Yet, an exhibition as a series of trainings for a future of being together otherwise, convened with a multitude of collaborators by Jeanne van Heeswijk and BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht. As part of the exhibition piece film maker Tim Brunsden and artist Britt Jurgensen put together […]
Great article in the Independent about community businesses working together all across Liverpool. Just in time for the opening of Kitty’s Launderette on our High Street and of course our planning application going in.
‘This is not about gentrification’: the pie shop reviving an Anfield street As Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium gleams in the April sunshine, the abandoned, steel-shuttered houses cowering in its shadow serve as a poignant reminder of the impact developments can have on their host communities. But in the unassuming bakery at the end of the […]
Homes and Pies On March 10th 2017, Homebaked Co-operative Bakery won five awards at the British Pie Awards, including a Gold for its Scouse Pie. Not bad for a bakery that launched less than five years ago and almost didn’t launch at all. The building where the bakery and café now sits, had been a […]
On 28 February and 1 March 2017, Power to Change and Homebaked (CLT and bakery) brought together a contingent of community organisations from across the UK and Europe to share their experiences of operating community businesses at different stages of their journey. It was a fantastic two days in which we learned immensely from and […]
In 2016, our friends from Ethos Magazine spent time with us in the bakery over a few months to create a film about the work that we do. It turned out wonderfully and captured the spirit of the team, our friends and regulars wonderfully. Enjoy!
Fantastic article by Hazel Sheffield from www.farnearer.org, also featuring a video she made about us! Read the full article at: https://thelongandshort.org/society/homebaked-liverpool-community-development
This booklet was created by our architects ‘Architectural Emporium’ to summarise and visualise the process that led to the new build designs produced for Oakfield Terrace in 2016. Since then we have managed to retain the buildings, but the process was nonetheless valuable and produced data we later used to produce the Oakfield Terrace scheme. […]
In 2015/16 we took part in the Goethe Institute learning programme ‘InTransit place making and urban development’ with projects from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands. You can access the InTransit publication here.
As part of our first initiative to develop the terrace adjacent to the bakery a group of residents learned with Marianne Heaslip from URBED what a design process would look like. These films summarise the key aspects to consider when embarking on designing and planning together: Context, brief, timeline and roles &responsibilities.
In 2014 Liverpool Biennial published a journal on the development of Homebaked with contributions by Sue Bell Yank, Don Mitchell, Kenn Taylor, Gabriela Rendon, Samantha Jones, Mark Loudon and Tim Jeeves. You can read the full publication here:
Marking a crucial moment in the story of Homebaked we performed a talk show format as part of a Liverpool Biennial Future City event. From introductory text by Britt Jurgensen and Jeanne van Heeswijk:‘For me, that evening was Homebaked at its best. While we were telling each other the story, picking out particular catalysing events, […]
Not only did we win an award, they also made up a special category just for us! Special award‘It’s hard to put this winner in a single category – is it art, theatre, documentary? – sowe’ve created an award especially for it. Part of the Liverpool Biennial contemporary artfestival, the Anfield Home Tour used the […]
‘In the hierarchy of needs in austere times in deprived areas, art may come pretty low, but if art can help regain food and shelter, pride and spirit, then it has a purpose both practical and ephemeral. This was a story that could have been complex, technical, dull and aggressively ideological; instead it has been […]