Big River Bakery

We’re a small batch bakery in Shieldfield, specialising in slow ferment, handmade breads and baked goods, made with locally sourced ingredients. We’re also a social enterprise, aiming to embed in the fabric of our area and contribute to the wellbeing of our community in all its facets.

On-Line Shop

We have some great seasonal products available on our on -line shop. Whether its delicious bread, cakes and pies for your festive celebrations or a unique gift – we have something for all ages. Check out our ‘Baking Courses’ tab too – make great gifts.

On-Line Courses 2022

We have a fantastic line up of baking courses for 2022.

From the poetry and creative aspect of bread making – to the illusive dark arts of Sourdough – we have a range of courses to suit all tastes.

Make ideal presents! Gift vouchers available.


Birthdays/Corporate Baking Days

Business Breakfasts / Team Building days/Lunch /Buffet / Afternoon tea / Baking themed birthday parties/Hen or Stag baking parties/Catering

Contact us for details.

Training Opportunities

Are you unemployed and looking to learn new skills and gain confidence? Then look no further than our ‘One Loaf at a Time’employability accredited programme.