Food Rescue Kitchen – every Monday

Every Monday the Hornbeam Cafe is transformed into a volunteer-led cooking, using zero waste food donated from supermarkets and local shops as part of our Food Rescue Project. Food is served 1pm, or come and help make the lunch and join us at 10am for an induction and then off to prep the food. Everyone […]

New cafe hours

The Hornbeam Cafe is open Tues-Sun serving vegan quiches, salads, hotpot, soups, cakes and various drinks, PLUS vegan Indian-inspired food by SpiceBox Thurs-Sun (see below) day and evenings. SpiceBox are running their exciting Indian-inspired Test Kitchen at the Hornbeam from 21 Sept and NOW EXTENDED due to popular demand to end of December 2018 on […]

August: No Community Mondays, Plenty Going On!

Community Mondays will not be running during August so that our fantastic crew of volunteers and facilitators can have a well-earned break. There are summer activities both at the Hornbeam, the Lodge and beyond as part of the Food for London project and with other partners.  Our partner Kids Kitchen’s family timetable is here and […]

Pay-what-you-feel stalls popping up in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Food Rescue are running pop-up ‘pay-what-you-feel’ food stalls around the borough to highlight the fact that food is often thrown away while it is still good enough to eat. Best Before Stalls Every Monday, 12:00 – 15:00 out the the Hornbeam (weather permitting) Every Tuesday. 14:30 – 17:30 at Friday Hill Tenants Management […]

Food Rescuers – NEW AQA award in Social Action

Calling local Food Rescuers to take action on Food Waste The Best Before Project, with support of the Hornbeam Centre, has an exciting new opportunity for volunteers to gain an AQA accreditation in Designing, Planning & Delivering a Social Action Project.  Taking part in this programme gives participants evidence of developing and improving important work […]

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 […]

Kids Kitchen

As part of the Hornbeam’s Community Mondays, Kids Kitchen will be on the third Monday of every month. Join us with your little-ins –  prepare and eat fresh healthy food with while singing songs, playing and washing up. Kids Kitchen is a collective of Parents and Vegan Chefs who want to share food with young children. Creating […]

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 […]