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 […]

Tues-Wed Pay-What-You-Feel Community Cafe

Every Tuesday and Wednesday we are running a warm and friendly Pay-What-You-Feel community cafe with a focus on organic and surplus food. 10-4pm We make tasty, homely breakfast and lunch and all of our ingredients are either surplus or organic. Many are both. We don’t have prices. Instead, we run on a pay-what-you-feel basis. That […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jamming with Organiclea

Alongside Community Mondays at the Hornbeam E17:  Jamming with Organiclea. Work in a commercial kitchen producing jams, drinks and preserves to sell on Organiclea’s community stalls and in local shops all over Waltham Forest, using seasonal produce and gluts. You can work towards a Preserving AQA, this is great for any level and experience.  Or just […]