Independent Food Business Network Virtual Lunch

  Posted on 28th May 2020

We’re pleased to announce our Independent Food Business Network Virtual Lunch taking place on Thursday the 4th of June from 1pm to 2.30pm.  This free, on-line event is hosted by GCDA.  Kate Howell the Communications & Development Manager of Borough Market and Greenwich Environmental Health will be presenting.  Running a business is hard at the best of times […]

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A big thanks to the volunteers at WCCC

  Posted on 28th May 2020

Last week I had the opportunity to visit the Woolwich Common Community Centre to see the emergency box scheme in operation and speak to some of the amazing volunteers.  Every Monday a huge delivery of 16 pallets of fresh and dried food arrives which the volunteers unpack and organise.  The food is then made up into boxes which are delivered […]

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World Disco Soup Day

  Posted on 19th May 2020

Being a big fan of disco’s, at least I was 20 years ago, and of soup, I was very excited to hear of World Disco Soup Day.  I was even more interested when I heard about their ethos.  They want to raise awareness about food waste in as positive a way as possible.  In a nutshell […]

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Woolwich Common Box Scheme

Woolwich Common Box Scheme

  Posted on 18th May 2020

Before the Covid-19 quarantine the Woolwich Common Community Centre was a lively centre running activities for locals such as Tai Chi, boxing clubs, dance workshops and woman’s groups.  These activities are currently not running but the centre has found an important new way to serve the community during lock-down.  In response to the food crisis sparked by the quarantine the centre has become a hub for getting food […]

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Staying active during lockdown!

  Posted on 24th April 2020

So, you’re stuck indoors all day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still be active! We know how important physical activity is for not only our poor bodies, but for our mental health too. And at a time like this, it’s even more important to keep that activity going.  So, GCDA have devised a sheet […]

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Growing Food in Greenwich

  Posted on 7th April 2020

One of the happiest moments of my life was when I harvested my first home grown pumpkin.  It was an absolute beauty, golden in colour and about 10kg in weight.  Since then I have had the same happiness from bounteous harvests of tomatoes, chilli peppers, potatoes, courgette, lettuce and other amazing vegetables. I became interested in growing my own […]

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Local Home Delivery Options

  Posted on 7th April 2020

  We want to draw your attention to the many amazing local businesses in Greenwich.  These businesses are committed to supplying great quality produce and delivering it straight to your door.  With all of us either in quarantine or self-isolating, home delivery has become an essential means of receiving food.  Equally there are reports of many people […]

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Cooking from scratch

One New Recipe A Week Challenge

  Posted on 7th April 2020

While this is an extremely hard time for everyone it also feels like a time when new healthier habits can be formed.  With no restaurants open and more time at home it feels like a great opportunity to cook more meals from scratch with the Good Food in Greenwich one new recipe a week challenge. […]

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GOOD FOOD IN GREENWICH NETWORK MEETING – CANCELLED

  Posted on 19th March 2020

Sadly we have had to cancel next week’s network meeting, due to be held at Charlton House on Tuesday 24th March. While we’re not meeting face to face, please keep an eye on this website and our social media platforms for ideas, inspiration and information! As soon as we know, we will let you know […]

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Community Meal CANCELLED

  Posted on 17th March 2020

It is with great regret that we have to cancel the community meal tomorrow at Eltham Green Community Church to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Unfortunately the meals are suspended until further notice but we are working on ways to still be able to provide meals to those in need.  If you would […]

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