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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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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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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