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Harvest, Prepare, Share

Saturday 18th May 2013, 7am and 10am

Harvest, Prepare, Share
Saturday 18th May 2013, 7am and 10am

Get up early on a Saturday... for a trip on a milk float to the market - or join public works for breakfast a bit later on.

Saturday the 18th of May 2013
07.00am  - food harvest at New Spitafield Marked
10.00am  - breakfast at Vittoria Wharf

Thomas Fletcher on the WOW milk float picking up surplus food.

Chef and waste food specialist Tom Fletcher will lead a small group to New Spitafield Market where we will collect surplus food. Along the way Tom will give an introduction of his eperience with surplus food which he harvest regularly from the market.

A short cycle ride away in Fish Island Tom will introduce us to his kitchen nearly entirely made from reclaimed materials where we will turn the collected food into a tasty breakfast. All depending on what ingredients we will find at the market. The breakfast will be shared with a wider public and will start at 10am.

You can join us at any time during the day. We will set off to the market at 7 am from Hackney Wick Station. If you don’t want to get up at the crack of down you can join us at Toms kitchen in Fish Island from 10am. Locations below.

Places are limited and RSVP is needed - see the link below for more information.

7.00 AM
Surpluss Harvest Tour with the WOW milk float
Meet at Hackney Wick Train Station to set off to New Spitafield Market

10.00 AM
Waste food preparations and breakfast at:
Unit 1, Vittoria Wharf, 10 Stour Road, London E3 2NT


The workshop is part of ‘Experiments in Household Knowledge’ - a series of collaborations with East London ecological and environmental innovators. The project will explore and showcase unusual and inventive ways of making and experimenting. From new gardening techniques to alternative forms of energy production or innovative recycling methods, we’ll be sharing a range of unique and often self-taught skills through walks, talks and hands-on workshops.

'Experiments in Household Knowledge’ is a public works project commissioned by the London Legacy Development Corporation anticipating the opening of Timberlodge - a new community facility housing the Unity Kitchen Cafe in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the summer of 2013. The project is also supported by R-urban, a two year long project establishing practices and networks of urban resilience.

Click here for more information and to RSVP.