Heading in the right directory

Adrienne Aslan, owner of Stone Mini Market, one of the businesses listed in Leytonstone Green Directory (credit Phil Mason)
Ros Bedlow introduces an initiative supporting ethical Leytonstone businesses Transition Leytonstone has launched an online directory to collate information...

Under my umbrella

The Black Umbrella team (from left to right) Natangwe Shipanga, Mike Hamilton and Joanna Vasanth
The co-creator of a social enterprise supporting black-owned businesses tells Olivia Devereux-Evans about the idea behind it Natangwe Shipanga...

Bee-lieve in local

Celebrity chef Gennaro Contaldo, left, with Arlene, right, at her market stall in Walthamstow last year
Jo Sealy from Waltham Forest Business Network meets a beekeeper whose unfortunate allergy has not held her back When...

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...