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 […]

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 […]

Rescue Food! with Best Before Project

The Hornbeam and This is Rubbish are working together to run Waltham Forest’s Best Before Project. We are working with anti food waste campaigning and redistribution organisation ‘Best Before‘ to raise awareness among local food retailers that it is not illegal to sell food that is passed its best before date. To help us reach out to […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Women’s Cycling group

We have an exciting new cycling project for women coming up – bringing women together to cycle, support each other, increase confidence and have fun. We’ll be running free women’s only group training for beginners on Thursdays and Sundays in March, at St James sports ground. And if you’re an experienced cyclist, please join us […]