This year Hackney scored a disappointing 43% in the Good Food for London report, which helps gauge how London is doing to secure a healthy and sustainable food future, with a score less than half of the leading…Continue
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Hundreds of tonnes of fruit go to waste every year in London, in public parks and private gardens. Feedback wants to change that in collaboration with Urban Harvest (north London), and continuing the good work of…Continue
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We are looking for volunteers to come and help out with a range of gardening activities and…
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From Mary Atkinson, Sugar Smart Coordinator, HFP Secretary
Last month, Hackney Food Partnership (HFP) was delighted to receive a 12 month grant from Sustainable Food Cities to run a joint Sugar Smart Hackney…Continue
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Sustainable Hackney has decided on an additional work stream. We hope to work with interested parties and organisations wanting to support and encourage educational establishments in Hackney to put sustainability at the heart of what they do and towards Hackney schools adopting the Sustainable Schools Framework.…Continue
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Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has dismissed climate change concerns as “complete and utter rubbish”. Speaking on an Irish radio programme, he said he believes that people’s fears about global warming are unfounded. He said: “This kind of nonsense…Continue
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Last tree planting and care workshops! Sat 11, Wed 15 and Sat 25 March, 10 - 4pm Lordship Recreation Ground. Pay what you can afford between £1 and £10. Meet at the Hub, off Higham rd N17 6NU Led by Russell Miller, and fruit growing workshop (25 March) Marina O'Connell. Book online at From Small Acorns on…Continue
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Philip Pearson (Chair) explained that a Greenprint on social justice had been drafted and we were looking to the future and seeking ideas…Continue
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A Hackney brewery gained popularity this winter when they joined the UK's nation-wide food waste campaign. The venture called Toast Ale and was dedicated to utilizing London's increasing amount of wasted bread.
Added by Stan Gabriel on May 18, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments
Try Fairtrade nuts at the People’s Climate March After Party in Dalston, Sunday 29th November
Farmers from the Global South are already the most effected by global climate change. This is despite the fact that they and other people from the majority of the world have contributed least to causing it. Fairtrade…Continue
Added by Helen Long on November 28, 2015 at 0:30 — No Comments
Here's a copy of a draft Hackney Sustainable Food Charter, prepared by the new Hackney Food Partnership. Comments and support are welcome now but please also come along to the launch event on 2nd March, at The Russet, Hackney Downs Studios, from 3 to 4.30pm (food market outside from 12 noon to 5pm).
Through the Hackney Food Charter, we will be focusing on issues such as improving school and care meals,helping good food enterprises to flourish, providing residents with useful tools…Continue
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Groundwork London, London Sustainability Exchange (LSx), and the London Wildlife Trust have received funding from the City Bridge Trust, Defra, SITA Trust, and the Big Lottery Fund's Local Food Programme to transform 70 areas of derelict land in the Olympic host boroughs (Barking & Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets,…
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We're a new project concerned with educating, promoting and celebrating all aspects of local food. Our core activities include running pay-by-donation Sunday afternoon workshops which are open to all and six week courses (Seed To Plate; Harvest To Jar; Forage To Fork, Making To Sell) which we deliver to community groups such as young carers, low income families, and minority groups.
Below is our 2012 program of Sunday afternoon workshops. Places are very limited so drop us a line to…Continue
Added by Michael Calderbank on October 18, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments
From the Royal Geographical Society, here is a Hackney walk about urban land use. Titled ‘Beans, berries and bees’ the walk visits urban spaces in Hackney being used to grow food and explores the potential of urban gardening in the borough. You can see the walk at the link here: Beans, berries and bees.…Continue
Do you have green fingers? Are you interested where your food comes from and the rise of urban agriculture? Up to much this summer?
Come join one of London's most exciting sustainable food enterprises for a three month volunteer internship this July, August and September.
In 2010 we transformed a derelict shop in Dalston into an urban food 'Hub', cafe and arts venue - the FARM:shop - complete with mini aquaponic fish farm, rooftop chicken coop and polytunnel.
Added by Michael Calderbank on June 19, 2012 at 12:56 — No Comments
A charity that works in Bulgaria and the UK is encouraging people to buy an extra tin or packet of food when they visit the supermarket and then donate it to a food bank so it can be given out to someone in crisis or with insufficient benefits, with a Christian message or two.
The charity, Trussell Trust, point out that 13 million people live below the poverty line in the UK and that UK Foodbanks fed 128,697 in 2011-12,…
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