Want to grab cheap and healthy up-cycled food on the go? Here’s our list of London’s top picks…
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A volunteer run community kitchen offering up surplus food dishes. Offers FREE cooking lessons at the Kingsmead Community Centre, Kingsmead Way.
Next event: community feasts served every other Saturday (from 7th February) at 6pm at the Concorde Youth Centre, Kingsmead Way, Hackney. Volunteers welcome from 3pm.
Location: Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Road, Dalston, E8 4AA
We are at the Concorde Youth Centre in Homerton today.. Come and join. 3pm to help cook, or come at 6pm for dinner https://t.co/13b42KSeIo
— The People’s Kitchen (@PeoplesKitchen_) February 21, 2015
Part of the nationwide Real Junk Food Project, Save the Date cafe is a pop-up kitchen in Dalston providing restaurant quality surplus food on a pay-as-you-feel basis. For more information read our interview with co-founder James Smart.
Location: Abbot Street, Dalston
Opening times: Wednesday- Friday, 3pm-10pm
Next event: Disco Soup, 20th March, 17:00-23:55. Find out more.
3) Cafe Morningside (@CafeMorningSide) A community cafe in Hackney which values community, food sustainability and healthy eating. Volunteers welcome! To read more about Cafe Morningside see our article. Location: Morningside Community Centre, Cresset Road, Hackney
Opening times: Thursday and Friday, 9am-4pm
Part of the People’s Kitchen group, this Brixton community cafe run by volunteers cooks up surplus food for people across South London.
Contact: 07466653761 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Come join us for an evening of laughs, music & of course food on the 3rd June as part of the Streatham Food Festival http://t.co/RD42AUUb2B
— People’s Kitchen (@BrixtonPK) May 11, 2015
The food saving charity, FoodCycle’s very own community cafe in Bromley by Bow. Run by volunteers it serves up affordable, healthy dishes made from surplus food.
Location: Bromley by Bow Centre, St Leonards Street
Opening times: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm
Runs pop-up kitchens serving meals and snacks made from surplus food across West London, with payment on a pay-as-you-feel basis. Volunteers welcome!