Sugar Smart December update!

  Posted on 13th December 2018

Sugar Smart is going from strength to strength!  Whilst we know that sugar is only one part of our diet, we know that reducing it can make a real difference to our health.  We’re working hard to get as many organisations, schools and businesses signed up as possible so we can make big changes across […]

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Good Food in Greenwich needs you!

  Posted on 26th November 2018

Good Food in Greenwich is a partnership bringing together people, organisations and businesses across the borough to help build a better food system.  We’ve got loads going on, but need more people to get involved and help shape and share the love.  We host […]

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VEG CITIES Campaign!

  Posted on 12th November 2018

VEG CITIES is a feature campaign of Sustainable Food Cities, led by Sustain in partnership with the wider Peas Please initiative. The aim of VEG CITIES is really simple – to increase the availability and consumption of vegetables. We can achieve this in loads of different ways and currently GCDA delivers wholesale fruit and veg […]

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Holiday Meal Provision this Christmas!

  Posted on 12th November 2018

Sadly, the issue of holiday hunger is growing.  There are over 16,500 children living in low income houses, many of which could be at risk of food poverty.  Whilst many of these children might get a free school meal during term time, families can struggle during the holidays to put enough food on the table.  […]

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New Food Skills Training with GCDA!

  Posted on 12th November 2018

GCDA is delighted to be able to offer a range of brand new courses for people setting up a food business, or looking for work in the catering industry. They have run a 10-week Food Business Start-up course for the past 2 years and have seen amazing successes from previous participants including Wolfes Shrubs, Free […]

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Get Cooking with GCDA!

  Posted on 11th November 2018

There’s no better way of getting to know people than cooking and eating together. Food helps break down social barriers and combats loneliness, whilst a nutritious diet can be one of the main cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle alongside regular exercise. It’s for these reasons that GCDA has been running free weekly Cookery Clubs across Greenwich […]

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Surplus Feast 1st December, 12 – 6, General Gordon Square

  Posted on 8th November 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting another Surplus Feast as part of the Woolwich Winter Warmer on 1st December in General Gordon Square According to the UN, about a third of the food produced for human consumption is either wasted or lost. This is […]

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Volunteering with GCDA

  Posted on 6th November 2018

Whether you’re interested in food, gardening, health or business, GCDA would love you to get involved in our many programmes across Greenwich, Lewisham and further afield.  We run cookery clubs, skills workshops, market stalls and growing projects as well as co-ordinate the Good Food in Greenwich partnership, the Lewisham Food Partnership, the BE Inspired programme […]

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End Hunger Week!

  Posted on 15th October 2018

The incredible End Hunger UK Alliance is constantly fighting for food security and justice for all.  You can find out more about their work on their website, but the following extract comes from their website and tells us why End Hunger Week is so important. “It is simply not right that many […]

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A Taste of Health Cookery Clubs

  Posted on 26th September 2018

Are you interested in learning some new recipes, making new friends and becoming healthier to boot? If so, then the cookery clubs are for you! GCDA run 50, 5-week Community Cookery Clubs each year throughout the borough that are open to the public. The clubs run in all different parts of the borough in community venues and […]

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