Updated 4/10/21 with opening dates
Jolene Bakery and its offshoot Big Jo have been a huge success story of the past few years - you only have to see the queues snaking down from both during lockdown to know that.
They have three new openings planned for this year, two of which they have now opened. The first was in the summer, opening in Shoreditch on Redchurch Street and the latest is on Islington's Colebrooke Row. And soon we'll be getting the third Jolene on Well Street in Hackney.
All are what they're calling "neighbourhood bakeries" - with the intention of providing more space to sell baked goods made from the raw materials supplied by farms who subscribe to "a sustainable and soil positive regenerative system". "Each one will also have its own unique character," they explained, "by performing one considered activity: one making jams, another playing with kefir & ferments, the other making chocolates, another serving small bits with wine into the early evenings." From what we can tell, Islington will be the one making chocolates,
We'll have more news as the bakeries open.
More about Jolene
When? Jolene Bakery Redchurch Street and Jolene Bakery Colebrooke Row are both now open (Tuesday - Sunday). Jolene Bakery Well Street opens end of October 2021.
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