Food waste and food poverty, the complimentary issues FoodCycle tackles, seem to be popping up in the media with increasing frequency at the moment. In these times of austerity it seems people are becoming more conscious of the food we waste, while simultaneously many struggle to adequately feed themselves or their family. It would [...]Continue Reading →
On the 21st March FoodCycle Imperial will be presenting two raffle winners, and their lucky guests, with an incredible dining experience: a three course dinner cooked by the Michelin star chef Tom Aikens. To be hosted by A Room with a View, the Whole Foods Kensington restaurant.
Tom Aikens is one of the [...]Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago FoodCycle was invited to cater a launch party for our friends at new charity Buzzbnk. The event was a huge success, with plenty of compliments for the wonderful canapés our team put together using typical FoodCycle innovation and culinary flair!
The menu offered:
Crostini with roast butternut squash, [...]Continue Reading →
So, the results are in.
Two weeks ago FoodCycle won the Big Society Award. Initially we were of course elated; a government recognition of our volunteers fantastic work! However when we announced the news to our volunteers we found that some of them didn’t feel quite the same [...]Continue Reading →
On the 1st of March, the Bloomsbury Hub are going to be hosting a charity dinner with the Hammersmith and West London College’s catering department in their student restaurant T.A.S.T.E. FoodCycle will be providing all the ingredients from donations across the capital, while the [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday we were pleased to announce that FoodCycle had won the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award. Recently launched, this new weekly award was created by Number 10 to recognise and celebrate the best examples of the Big Society in action from across the UK, and in doing so hopefully inspire more people to get [...]Continue Reading →
Happy New Year and welcome to the all new FoodCycle Blog!
We’ve been pretty quiet for the last few months while we tinkered and tuned everything behind the scenes but now we’re back and better than ever, ready to keep you up to date and informed about all the exciting goings on at FoodCycle!
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Gingko House is a social enterprise restaurant in Hong Kong.
What’s so special? It’s a French restaurant run by seniors!
Gingko House gives opportunity to seniors that are looking for a more meaningful life in retirement than just chilling out. The retiring age is [...]Continue Reading →
So Kelvin was in Hong Kong visiting the parents and doing some FoodCycle related stuff as well last week, and met with various groups in Hong Kong that do similar things to what we do in the UK. This is to be [...]Continue Reading →
Here we go. One year ago, there was an idea. That idea has now grown up and had kids… a lot of kids.
On October the 30th and 31st, project leaders from LSE, SOAS, Imperial, Devon and St. Hildas got together for an intense 2 day training session consisting of:
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