Going glean

Joyce and Irene helping out at The Gleaners
David Latto on how a Bakers Arms café is building a healthy community The Gleaners is a ‘pay-what-you-feel’ community...

Cheap and cheerful

he Pantry worker Hassiba selling groceries on Chingford Hall Estate
New community food pantry launches in Waltham Forest to help residents save on their weekly shopping bills A community...

All about the oil

Alfonso Petti
Jo Sealy from Waltham Forest Business Network meets an Italian farmer whose organic olive oil graces many local markets...

Taste of the Caribbean

Jonathan Bryan runs Jerk Fusion in Walthamstow High Street
Marcia Veiga takes a tour of the borough’s best Caribbean eateries Both Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago marked the...

Community kitchens cook on

Rowan Constantinou-Stygal cooking in Canon's Farm Kitchen, Leytonstone
Report by Nupur Trivedi Community kitchens are continuing to provide hundreds of free hot meals a week to residents...

Growing the economy

OrganicLea runs Hawkwood Nursery in Chingford, supplying local organisations with organic food and running a popular veg box scheme
OrganicLea given huge cash boost to help expand community food initiatives, reports James Cracknell A food-growing co-operative in Chingford...

Better than broccoli

Verena Dickson is the founder of Kinder Nutrition
Nutritionist Verena Dickson is launching a series of local workshops to help children eat healthily While parents are helplessly...