Tower Hamlets Food News


POP Goes Green x Sustainably Muslim | Poplar Union, 2 Cotall Street London E14 6TL | Saturdays of January Join us in January for our POP Goes Green series of creative workshops and eco-friendly activities! Explore reused materials in journaling, DIY natural skincare, non-alcoholic ‘sip and paint,’ and revamp your wardrobe with Lino Printing. Book here

Grow Your Own Herbs: Plan Your Herbal Year | Hackney Herbal CIC, Unit 16, Celia Fiennes House, 8-20 Well Street, Hackney, E9 7PX | January 20th, 3 – 6pm Winter is the perfect time to start planning a new herb growing project. Join Hackney Herbal for this in-person session that will help you prepare in advance for the growing season ahead. In this informative workshop, we’ll go through the entire year in a herb garden, and get you all set to make the most out of the growing season. Book here

Bridging the Gap: The future of food hubs and ethical supply chains| Online | January 23rd 11am – 12pm Join Sustain for a panel discussion exploring how food hubs and ethical supply chains might enable access to organic for all along with fair prices for farmers. Book here

Live Eco Workshops, Sunny Jar Eco Hub | The Create Place, 29 Old Ford Road London E2 9PJ | Series of 5 workshops, starting January 24th, 6.30pm – 8.30pm Be more Eco! Be more ECOnomical & ECO-friendly. A series of practical workshops to help save you money and reduce our impact on the planet. Book here

Eco Crafternoon: Natural Dye Workshop | Poplar Union, 2 Cotall Street London E14 6TL | Saturday 27th January 3-6pm Join our creative and sustainable workshop and learn how to dye the clothes we have mordanted and add decorative stitches to dyed items. Tickets are £4. Book here

Plenty To Share Workshops | Online and also at New Economics Foundation 10 Salamanca Place London SE1 7HB | January 13th, 11am- 1pm, and 25th 6pm- 8pm (online), and January 16th, 6pm – 9pm (in person at New Economics Foundation) In this interactive workshop you will develop a shared understanding of food security and what has caused the need for food aid, explore how the UK food system has relied on food waste to meet food poverty and the challenges of this and envision a world without food banks or food poverty that centres equality and designs out food waste. We will also share food and discuss how we can work together to build a world where food systems are changed to feed us all. Online workshops booking link and In person booking workshop link

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