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...

Help is at hand!

The Hornbeam in Bakers Arms is running a meals-on-wheels service using bike couriers
Community support groups are springing up across borough as pandemic takes hold, reports James Cracknell Charities and local businesses...

Recipes from refugees

Mary from Ghana (credit Laura Martinez)
Supper club’s book features tasty dishes from around the world, writes Charlie Bolderow Stories and Supper, which launched in...

Catering for the masses

The hospitality and catering department at Waltham Forest College
Dr Jim Lewis on the borough’s contribution to the food industry Waltham Forest College has an interesting and varied...

Food with feeling

You're guaranteed a warm welcome at The Feel Good Cafe (credit Judith Burnett)
Judith Burnett visits a vegan cafe in Chingford On a wet and windy Saturday morning I called into Chingford’s...

Chocolate affair

Saw Chocolate, Hoe Street
Deborah Nash speaks to Walthamstow chocolatier Samantha Ward As I stepped over the blue-tiled floor of Samantha Ward’s chocolate...

Waste not, want not

Leytonstone Community Fridge
Environmental group launches project to reduce food waste in Leytonstone A solar-powered fridge is helping Leytonstone residents stop food...

Food for thought

My Gammies
In her regular column, Waltham Forest Business Network’s Jo Sealy finds a family that’s hungry for success A serious...