Tag: health

Why Organic? An evening of Eating and Talking! 6th August

Thursday August 6th, 2015 7pm-9pm, Hornbeam Café, 458 Hoe St, Walthamstow, E17 9AH Join OrganicLea and Community Food Grower’s Network for an evening workshop that will explore some of the complex issues around community food growing and organic food production. Why is it important to grow using organic methods? What’s the big difference between organic…

The Elephant in the middle of the room… threatens to fill it

(Why the Elephant is becoming obese whilst dying for sugar)

by Mama D – Community Centred Knowledge

We are gathered here today…activists by definition because we have been called to witness the desecration of the countryside. Those could have been the words of the Rev Billy Talen who accompanies us on this protest march, in spirit and in song.


‘Reclaim our food system’, British Sugar factory April 29th 2015

Community food as therapy

by Martina Schliessler Bringing food production closer to people is what city farms and community food are all about. But for those that engage in urban food growing, the practice is about a lot more than just vegetables- it’s the concept of ‘community’, the promise of closer social bonds mediated by the common focus of…