Pieminister Blog

Bungee The Boss

Jun 1 2017

What? On the 16th June in Bristol, two foolhardy Pie Ministers (our founder Jon and Chief Pie Inventor Matt) will be taking the leap, jumping the jump and subsequently dropping 160ft off a crane. The rest of us will be watching below, waiting for the bungee cord to kick in and ricochet them back up to safety. read more …

Topics: charity, event, News

This summer, we’ve teamed up with UKHarvest to help feed thousands of people across the UK with good food.  In fact, we’re aiming to feed 10,000 people in need.  How will we manage that?  Well it’s actually very simple: every time you buy one of our new Summer pies, we’ll donate a pie to them on your read more …

Topics: charity, News

Back in the summer of 2015, we teamed up with our Stokes Croft neighbour Temwa, a community-led charity operating in Malawi.  Our plan was to sell enough pies to fund a forest in Malawi, so we made two special summer recipes using the best Somerset cider, kindly donated to us by Orchard Pig. Temwa have read more …

Topics: charity, News

#BlackPieday

Nov 17 2016

What would you give for a pie this Friday?   With many of us gearing up for a Black Friday spending spree this Friday, we wanted to turn this event on its head and use it to do something good. That’s why we’ll be giving away frozen surplus pie stock in return for donations to Shelter. read more …

The story so far…. Back in June we decided to spend the summer giving free pies to help people raise money for a charity (or just to raise peoples’ spirits). The response to this  has been overwhelming. Just half way through the summer and we’ve already supported more than 100 different events.  From Leeds and Manchester down to Dorset read more …

#LittleActsofPieness Since the start of June we’ve been inviting community-spirited people to apply for free pies for good causes.  These random acts of kindness (or Little Acts of Pie-ness) are helping raise funds for good causes and making people smile. We originally pledged to give away more than 10,000 surplus pies over the summer. And we’ve already donated over 8000 – in the first month! read more …