Visit to Hawkwood – Organiclea’s Growing Site

Wed 11 Jan: Group visit to Hawkwood, Organiclea’s growing site in Chingford.  We’re organising a trip to the Organiclea’s amazing growing site in Chingford for anyone interested in volunteering there.     Meet at the Hornbeam at 10.30am and we will travel together by bus to Hawkwood. For more info on volunteering roles at Organiclea, visit https://www.organiclea.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering/

Making Herbal Remedies in Chingford

Tuesday 24th January, 2.30-4.30pm at Friday Hill TMO, Chingford Make your own herbal remedies for the family with local medical herbalist Rasheeqa of Hedge Herbs. Learn how to make effective and tasty medicines for the kids when they get poorly, with kitchen ingredients and local plants! Natural healthcare at low cost and with connection to our […]

Mon 23 Jan – Community Monday with Hedgeherbs at the Hornbeam

  Make your own herbal remedies for the family with medical herbalist Rasheeqa of Hedgeherbs at the Hornbeam between 10am-1pm. Learn how to make effective and tasty medicines for the kids when they get poorly, with kitchen ingredients and local plants! Natural healthcare at low cost and with connection to our environment: healthy families, healthy communities, […]

Community Mondays in January

  Weekly drop-in opportunity to help out or skill-up at the Hornbeam. Volunteers help maintain the space together, pick up some skills and have a free lunch too. Every Monday, 11am -2pm. Jamming happens every week with Organiclea upstairs at the Hornbeam from 10am-1pm. To be a jamming volunteer please contact volunteering@hornbeam.org.uk to book a place Drop […]

Low Cost Parenting – 10p burger workshops

Sun 27 Nov, 2-4pm, Learning Lodge Mon 28 Nov, 10am-12pm, Hornbeam Centre Learn how to make tasty, healthy family food on a budget on Sunday in the beautiful location of Pimp Hall Nature Reserve or on Monday at the Hornbeam Centre and Cafe. We’ll be making Jack Munroe’s delicious 10p beanburgers. Kids can eat the fruits of […]

Sat 10th and Sun 11 Sept – Cultivate festival at the Hornbeam

The Cultivate Waltham Forest Festival is for everyone interested in growing food in Waltham Forest. Whether your food growing space is squeezed into a window sill, a doorway, stretches across an urban garden, transforms a community garden or is an enterprising market garden. Sat 10 Sept: -Local organic vegetarian & vegan street food. -Sustainable living demonstrations, advice, […]

Food Standard Agency: Hornbeam is excellent 4 out of 5

We are delighted to inform customers that our food hygiene rating is an excellent 4. However, PLEASE NOTE: The Hornbeam’s rating is incorrect on the Food Standard Association’s own website. See email transcript below from the Food Hygiene Agency to Jenny Parker, Cafe Manager at the Hornbeam cafe. From Anne Heeney the food standards inspector back in […]

Community Mondays

Community Mondays: one-off, drop-in opportunities 10.00am-2pm – we help maintain the space together, pick up some skills and often have some lunch too. Past Community Mondays have included Makeover Mondays (painting, repairing and general upkeep of the Hornbeam), skill shares in low cost and sustainable living, sign-writing, jam and juice making (working to an AQA […]