Welcome to GAIA WHOLEFOODS
( History Aims and Principles )
This shop was opened in
November1983 by the current owners, Dave Kennington and Doe
believed that organic agriculture was kinder to
the planet, and would
better sustain a countryside that was pleasing and satisfying to
visit, live in and work in.
were influenced by the ideas and principles of Macrobiotics,
and also those of Ann
Wigmore, who promoted a vegan raw sprouted food combining diet.
shop was set up to help make these types of food more available at a
time when this idea of 'healthy eating' was not widespread.
have changed, and awareness of how agriculture affects the planet, and
of how what we eats affects our wellbeing, has increased
greatly. This shop helps make these choices clearer and
simpler for those who are concerned.