A Taste of Health Cookery Clubs

  Posted on 30th January 2020

Are you interested in learning some new recipes, making new friends and becoming healthier to boot? If so, then the cookery clubs are for you! GCDA run 50, 5-week Community Cookery Clubs each year throughout the borough that are open to the public. The clubs run in all different parts of the borough in community venues and […]

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The Superzones project would like your opinion

  Posted on 1st August 2019

Having healthy spaces and neighbourhoods are vital to giving children the best start in life and reducing health inequalities. We know that being exposed to an unhealthy environment as a child can have a lasting impact on mental health, obesity, educational achievement and long-term conditions. Greenwich is one of 13 London boroughs taking ground-breaking action […]

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Support getting food in Greenwich

  Posted on 14th December 2018

With rising living costs, especially fuel and accommodation, food is often the part of the budget that gets cut. Many people, both in and out of work, are finding it increasingly difficult to stretch the pounds to pay for decent, nutritious food and are resorting to cheaper, poor quality food that fills us, but doesn’t provide […]

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Volunteering with GCDA

  Posted on 6th November 2018

Whether you’re interested in food, gardening, health or business, GCDA would love you to get involved in our many programmes across Greenwich, Lewisham and further afield.  We run cookery clubs, skills workshops, market stalls and growing projects as well as co-ordinate the Good Food in Greenwich partnership, the Lewisham Food Partnership, the BE Inspired programme […]

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Growing Greenwich!

  Posted on 20th January 2018

Growing Greenwich is trying to build a network of growing sites across the borough! GCDA initially started growing to to support Greenwich residents using the therapeutic powers of gardening to help people regain confidence, build self-esteem and motivation as well as creating new social networks.  We know the immense benefits of growing including improving physical […]

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GoodGym Greenwich

  Posted on 8th July 2016

How Greenwich Residents are using their legs to help the community Everyone wants to get fit these days, and rightly so, so why not harness all that energy into doing social good? That’s just what GoodGym are up to. GoodGym is a brand new way to get fit while helping the local community. Instead of […]

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Foraging Walks!

  Posted on 9th October 2015

Good Food in Greenwich is delighted to support Greenwich Get Walking with a new twist during Foraging Fortnight this November. See familiar places in a different light as you learn to recognise some of the edible plants that are growing all around you – including some that were eaten by your distant ancestors! Foraging Fortnight […]

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Do you have a glut of fruit? Then get gleaning!

  Posted on 25th September 2015

What is it? The gleaning network started in 2012 to coordinate volunteers, farmers and food redistribution charities in order to salvage thousands of tonnes of wasted fresh fruit and vegetables on farms every year across the UK and Europe. This then gets directed to people in need, to provide them with perfectly good and nutritious food. […]

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Dare to Dream Garden

  Posted on 12th March 2015

The Dare to Dream Garden, located behind the Clockhouse was designed in consultation with local residents who then helped to build it in 2014. There are 10 communal raised beds (6 large, 4 small) on the site, 2 pergolas and a trellis along the back wall which will allow a variety of plants to be grown. […]

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