What’s On November through December 2014
Get your diary out for some great sustainable food events in London. There will be markets, workshops and classes taking place all over London that will appeal to adults and families with children alike.
Date: 26th – 27th Nov
Event: Ladies Starting Out In Food
Place: Cornercopia in Brixton Village Market. SW2
Free workshops aimed at women wishing to start up a food related business. The workshops offer advice, guidance and one to one mentoring sessions as well as connections to start up loans.
Date: 28th – 29th Nov
Event: London Brewers Market
Place: Old Spitalfields Market E1
Enjoy a day out in this lovely market area sampling the best of London’s local beer. There will be around twenty different stalls to sample drinks from and take away home with you too.
Date: 7th Dec
Event: Made In Hackney Community Cookery Class
Place: Food For All Basement, 3 Cazenove Road, N16
Nutritionists Rose and Tamara teach you how to cook healthy festive dishes such as chestnut, shallot and mushroom pie for a guilt-free Christmas. The class will run from 1 – 3pm with a suggested donation fee of £5 to cover the costs of ingredients. To book your place call 020 8442 4266 or email [email protected] These classes are very popular so book early to avoid disappointment.
Date: 12th – 13th Dec
Event: Pig Feast
Place: Stepney City Farm E1
If you love your pork you’ll love this pop up serving delicious Berkshire pork picnic plates. Stepney are committed to raising high welfare meat and reducing food waste by feeding their pigs food scraps from local companies that would otherwise have gone to the landfill.
Date: 14th Dec
Event: PACT food from foraging walk
Place: Castle Climbing, Stoke Newington N4
As you will know from reading my blog I’m a big fan of foraging for free food. If you are unsure what to look for or how to go about it, this great free guided walk will teach you some of the basics. The walks last around two hours around New River and Manor House. There will be plenty of wildlife and plants to see too. Runs from 2 – 4 pm.
Date: 14th Dec
Event: Edible Wreaths and Decorations
Place: The old School house, mill Lane, Carshalton SM5
Get creative this season and make your Christmas wreath with a difference. It will be edible! EcoLocal are running session where folks can make wreaths and festive decorations from local food and tasty treats! This workshop will run from 10am – 12pm and costs £25. Book online or call 020 8770 6611 or email: [email protected] for more information.