Some film-makers from the Guardian came to Myatt’s Fields Park last week to meet our volunteers and learn more about our long-running collaboration with the ever-excellent Myatt’s Fields Park. Check out the video here!
We think that sharing food with strangers is one of the nicest ways to spread happiness. And if the food has been saved from going to waste, it makes it even tastier. Inspired and supported by the wonderful People’s Kitchen (Passing Clouds, Dalston), we collect food that would otherwise be thrown away from local shops, markets and […]
We’re looking for help with: 1) Keeping the kitchen rolling: A lot goes into organising a kitchen event, from preparing the venue to making sure that the mobile kitchen cycles into the right place at the right time. We need help big and small, from half an hour of washing up to welcoming volunteers or […]
Would you like to hire our Kitchen Bike? Please give us a call on 07397288160 Intrigued? Just watch this video to see how we did it – with a little help from a lot of friends. For more on the story of our mobile kitchen, start here. For how we made it, try this. […]
Here is a visual summary of the amount of food we saved from going to waste. The green diagram shows where the food would have ended up. The orange one, what we did with it instead… And we know we could do so much more!
You’re probably 8 years old. It’s probably Sunday. Your mum invites your auntie for tea. Your auntie brings your cousin along. You find your cousin a bit weird, and you’re no sure what to say to him, but the adults talk about boring or difficult things, so you bring him into your room. You empty […]
So, we had the idea for the kitchen and people on board: the next step was working out where to get the pieces to put the mobile kitchen together. After scouring gumtree, ebay and every skip that we passed on the street, we happened upon a man named Mike offering parts from an old Christiania […]
Well, it started when a few of us were sitting around a kitchen table talking about the Brixton People’s Kitchen in January, the depths of a typical English winter. I think we were eating lasagne (these kinds of food-related details seem kind of important, for some reason). Then someone said: ‘Why don’t we make a […]
The one question that people attending our events for the first time ask most frequently is “when did you start and how?” So here is a little summary of our journey, one year on. 1. It all started in conversations. In Summer 2011, Fan was writing up her MA dissertation on local food, community, diversity […]
Building the Mobile Kitchen, a set on Flickr. Today, we visited The Remakery, where we are going to build our Mobile Kitchen, out of a dead Christiania Bike. It may not seem like it, but we’re making good progress on it, and will write a more detailed update soon!