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Joe Fitzmaurice of of Riot Rye on living and baking in an Eco-village, the Common Loaf movement and training a generation of local bakers

Published on: 12 June 2019

Joe Fitzmaurice comes from a long line of bakers and restaurateurs.  But when he and his wife Julie closed their successful Dublin bakery to move to a tiny Eco-village in Cloughjordan, he was making a statement about local community, local grain and the Common Loaf.

In this episode, Mark learns about life in an intentional community, how Soda Bread is a new 'tradition', what the Common Loaf movement is all about and how if Joe ends up baking less and less bread then he's truly fulfilled his vision.

Helpful Links:

@riotrye_ on Instagram

Riot Rye website

Rise Up! The Baker Podcast website

Mark's Blog, with the Bakernomics series

Mark on Instagram


Produced and hosted by Mark Dyck

Theme song and music by Robyn Dyck

Orange Boot Human logo by Fred Reibin