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 […]

Apple Day at Vestry House Museum – 14 Oct 2017

Apple Day is one of Walthamstow’s regular highlights of the year so join us again for another apple-y adventure held in the gorgeous gardens of Vestry House Museum and organised by The Hornbeam Centre and Cafe with partners OrganicLea and Artillery and involving lots of amazing local community organisations. If you have apples in a tree in your […]

Thurs 11 May – Growing the Local Dream workshop

HORNBEAM NIGHTS Thurs workshop, 7-10pm Thurs 11 May, GROWING THE LOCAL DREAM: a talk on making food sovereignty a reality and how to start growing your own. We have three guests speakers who are involved in growing with Hornbeam partner and local community growing project Organiclea.  SPEAKERS: Melanie Strickland – OrganicLea: What is Food sovereignty? Food sovereignty allows […]

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 […]

World Disco Soup-Waltham Forest

World Disco Soup Waltham Forest & Local People’s Food Forum Launch! Sunday 30 April 2-6pm Scout Hut 205a Wood St, Walthamstow, London E17 3NU Hornbeam’s Best Before Project is teaming up with Plan Zheros and This is Rubbish. We are calling for attention and action to stop global food waste. A Disco Soup is a way of collecting a lot of food that […]

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 […]