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 will last for eight weeks and will end on 5th July. The draft strategy can be found at www.london.gov.uk/draft-food-strategy. This draft London Food Strategy is designed to help make the food environment across London healthier for all Londoners […]

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Tackling Holiday Hunger!

  Posted on 20th March 2018

An estimated 16,585 children in Greenwich are at risk of food poverty.  For many, this risk increases during school holidays when they do not receive their free school meals. For […]

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Left-over veggie bake

  Posted on 28th February 2018

A massive thank you to the wonderful Shirlaine Williams who sent in this recipe.  Shirlaine is an inspiration. She has been on a journey to improve her health, attended cookery clubs and made incredible changes to the way she eats.  She grows her own food, and cooks up amazing treats.  This recipe is ideal for […]

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Good reasons to grow!

  Posted on 28th February 2018

Just a quick update on our wonderful growing conference that happened last week at the beautiful Carnegie Library in West Greenwich – a massive thank you to GLL Libraries for opening up for and putting up with us!  We had over 40 people attend including Councillor John Fay, local growers, representatives from the council and […]

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A Taste of Health Cookery Clubs

  Posted on 6th February 2018

Are you interested in learning some new recipes, making new friends and becoming healthier in the process? 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 […]

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Get Growing in Greenwich!

  Posted on 31st January 2018

We hope this is the first bud that will blossom into an annual conference, will be an opportunity to network with other growers, entice new shoots to your growing sites, find out about funding opportunities and other resources and generally have a good time! […]

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Visit Greenwich does Good Food!

  Posted on 31st January 2018

We’re delighted We’re delighted that Visit Greenwich is supporting Good Food this February by encouraging local businesses to sign the pledge. Good Food February in Greenwich is set to celebrate all that’s fantastic about local Greenwich food, restaurants, shops and produce. Nobody likes February very much, do they, so let’s cheer up this grey month […]

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Growing Greenwich!

  Posted on 20th January 2018

Growing Greenwich is trying to build a network of growing sites across the borough! GCDA initially started growing to to support Greenwich residents using the therapeutic powers of gardening to help people regain confidence, build self-esteem and motivation as well as creating new social networks.  We know the immense benefits of growing including improving physical […]

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