Get Cooking with GCDA!

  Posted on 11th November 2018

There’s no better way of getting to know people than cooking and eating together. Food helps break down social barriers and combats loneliness, whilst a nutritious diet can be one of the main cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle alongside regular exercise. It’s for these reasons that GCDA has been running free weekly Cookery Clubs across Greenwich […]

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Surplus Feast 1st December, 12 – 6, General Gordon Square

  Posted on 8th November 2018

Bringing people together to fill bellies, not bins We are delighted to announce that we are hosting another Surplus Feast as part of the Woolwich Winter Warmer on 1st December in General Gordon Square According to the UN, about a third of the food produced for human consumption is either wasted or lost. This is […]

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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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End Hunger Week!

  Posted on 15th October 2018

End Hunger Week: 13-21 October 2018 The incredible End Hunger UK Alliance is constantly fighting for food security and justice for all.  You can find out more about their work on their website, but the following extract comes from their website and tells us why End Hunger Week is so important. “It is simply not right that many […]

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National Refill Day!

  Posted on 24th September 2018

Did you know that this Thursday September 27th is the first ever National Refill Day! Do you have the bottle to join? Refill is a free tap water initiative designed to reduce plastic pollution and promote healthy hydration by making refilling a water bottle easy, social and rewarding! Small actions make a world of difference, […]

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Project Cassava Flour!

  Posted on 18th September 2018

On Wednesday 19th September Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA) is being featured at the Pod in Market Hall, Borough Market as they become the first UK business to import fully traceable, high quality cassava flour into the UK, in order to help create a sustainable future for female farm workers in West Africa. Cassava is an edible root […]

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Urban Food Fortnight is coming!

  Posted on 6th September 2018

Get ready to dive into everything good about food in London this Urban Food Fortnight.  From 20th September to 7th October, Londoners will be treated to the biggest ever menu of good food events, celebrating all that is grown, made, cooked, saved, foraged and – even bigger this year – fermented in the capital. And you […]

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Woolwich Market Signs up to Healthy Start Vouchers!

  Posted on 20th August 2018

What an incredible achievement!  The market traders in Woolwich have all agreed to take the Healthy Start vouchers.  This is such a fantastic opportunity for families to be able to access great quality fruit and veg and low prices, thus giving them even more veg for their buck! What is Healthy Start? Gives you and […]

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Summer Feast 2018

  Posted on 6th July 2018

Join Good Food in Greenwich for our delicious Summer Feast. Come along to regular fun-packed sessions at the adventure playgrounds and youth clubs listed below and join Good Food in Greenwich for a fabulous free meal as part of our Summer Holiday Feast. The food is absolutely free and will be a delicious, nutritious meal. […]

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London Refill Project

  Posted on 22nd June 2018

Reducing plastic bottle waste Did you know the average Londoner uses 175 single-use plastic bottles a year – and only half of them get recycled! But panic not – Refill London has come to town. (Here they are in the news!) City to Sea has teamed-up with Thames Water as an active partner to explore launching a Refill […]

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