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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National Refill Day!

  Posted on 24th September 2018

Did you know that this Thursday September 27th is the first ever National Refill Day! Do you have the bottle to join? Refill is a free tap water initiative designed to reduce plastic pollution and promote healthy hydration by making refilling a water bottle easy, social and rewarding! Small actions make a world of difference, […]

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Project Cassava Flour!

  Posted on 18th September 2018

On Wednesday 19th September Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA) is being featured at the Pod in Market Hall, Borough Market as they become the first UK business to import fully traceable, high quality cassava flour into the UK, in order to help create a sustainable future for female farm workers in West Africa. Cassava is an edible root […]

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Urban Food Fortnight is coming!

  Posted on 6th September 2018

Get ready to dive into everything good about food in London this Urban Food Fortnight.  From 20th September to 7th October, Londoners will be treated to the biggest ever menu of good food events, celebrating all that is grown, made, cooked, saved, foraged and – even bigger this year – fermented in the capital. And you […]

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Summer Feast 2018

  Posted on 6th July 2018

Come along to regular fun-packed sessions at the adventure playgrounds and youth clubs listed below and join Good Food in Greenwich for a fabulous free meal as part of our Summer Holiday Feast. The food is absolutely free and will be a delicious, nutritious meal. […]

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London Refill Project

  Posted on 22nd June 2018

Reducing plastic bottle waste Did you know the average Londoner uses 175 single-use plastic bottles a year – and only half of them get recycled! But panic not – Refill London has come to town. (Here they are in the news!) City to Sea has teamed-up with Thames Water as an active partner to explore launching a Refill […]

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Come & get cooking at our Surplus Feast

  Posted on 29th May 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting another Surplus Feast as part of the Greenwich Great Get Together! Using surplus food from the wonderful FareShare, we’ll be cooking up a storm to serve to the hungry public.  This will be our 4th feast, at the last one […]

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FREE Food Safety Level 2 Training!

  Posted on 24th May 2018

Yes that’s right!  We are offering FREE level 2 food safety training accredited by the CIEH.  We have 3 dates as follows: 19th June at GCDA offices in West Greenwich 29th June at Woolwich Common Community Centre 24th July venue TBC This is essential training for anyone handling food either in a paid or voluntary […]

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London Food Strategy – have your say!

  Posted on 21st May 2018

The GLA Food Policy Team have publicised the draft London Food Strategy for consultation.  The consultation period closes on the 5th July and we need as many responses as possible! The draft strategy can be found at www.london.gov.uk/draft-food-strategy. This Strategy is designed to help make the food environment across London healthier for all Londoners and outlines the Mayor’s ambitious vision for good food […]

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