Last week we at FoodCycle were lucky enough to collect the surplus fruit and veg left over from theRoyal Horticultural Society’s London Autumn Harvest Show, which showcases the biggest, best (and sometimes most bizarre) produce from across the UK. It really was FoodCycle heaven in there, with tables and tables full of amazing fruit and [...]
Thank you to everyone who entered the competition this week to win a free bottle of wine and lunch cheese board at Gordon’s Wine Bar, and we are so pleased to announce that the first ever winner of the Tweet Pie Golden Ticket is… *drum roll*… *cuts to commercial break, featuring an advert in which [...]Continue Reading →
Here at FoodCycle, we’re so excited to be able to launch the Tweet Pie Golden Ticket competition! This is going to rule. Here’s the deal: every Monday in the lead up until Christmas, we’ll be holding a contest offering you the chance to win some seriously exciting culinary goodness – all from people and places [...]Continue Reading →
Clutching a muddy scrap of paper outlining the job description and some background info I’d printed about FoodCycle, the day immediately after Glastonbury was perhaps not the ideal date for my interview. After first getting lost between Aldgate East and the FoodCycle office (a colossal 6 minute walk according to googlemaps…) I arrived, smartly dressed, [...]Continue Reading →
Last week I stood on Kilburn Street and chatted to Liz Jones, the manager and bedrock of Easton Community Centre. Around us Easton was buzzing noisily. It was Friday afternoon, school kids were celebrating the weekend, and the mosque was emptying out after prayers. Traffic was backing up the narrow road and the tempers of [...]Continue Reading →
Hey all! I’m Andy Bownds, and I have just joined the FoodCycle team as a Hub Intern.
My year thus far has revolved around clowning! Yeah, that’s right – I am a professional clown who goes by the name of Sox on the weekends. A passion for making people giggle has led me [...]Continue Reading →
We are pleased to announce that Tweet Pie – The World’s Shortest Recipe Book – is on sale now!
Earlier this year, FoodCycle teamed up with Belling to crowdsource for recipes. The twist? We did it exclusively on Twitter. The result? Tweet Pie – The World’s Shortest Recipe Book: a cook book stuffed with [...]Continue Reading →
written by Katherine Horsham
So my little Vodafone/FoodCycle experiment is over. 3 months of sweat, blood…and frankly more sweat (we lifted A LOT of heavy items into vans and around London during this time) culminated in 3 ‘good meals’ two weeks ago in an unused, tired office space in East London’s Old Street.
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Powered by gallons of Cawston’s Apple Juice, pounds of brie, and thousands of ladles of soups, the FoodCycle team opened our doors and invited guests to dine at our first ever pop-up restaurant event, “A Good Meal” last week.
The venue for the event was the fifth floor of an unused office space on the [...]Continue Reading →
Apologies for the delay, but after a hectic few weeks we’re finally back to tell you about Chef Takeover 2 that took place mid June. It was another great success, and a lot of fun was had by all, as our guests were treated to a delicious three course meal with wine, along with music [...]Continue Reading →
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