Canton Community Garden @ Royal Horticultural Society show

Just a quick note to say that Canton Community Garden have a stand at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society’s Cardiff Show in Bute Park, between Friday 16th – Sunday 18th April 2010.

The stand will be in the Floral Marquee 2 in the Societies Area.
Come and found out about some of the projects they are currently undertaking :
  • Chapter Community Garden
  • Canton Garden Fair
  • Lawrenny Avenue Re-development
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Transition East screen Food Inc on Weds 21st April

On Wednesday 21st April, as part of Cardiff’s Fix the Food Chain Month, Cardiff East Transition group are screening the fantastic new film Food Inc, which shows how the food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of farmers, the safety of workers and our own environment.

The screening will take place at the Hungry Planet wholefood shop and cafe on Clifton Street in Splott at 6.30pm. And what’s even better is Hungry Planet will supply a delicious (and sustainably sourced) buffet to eat while the film’s showing!

There’s a £5 charge to cover the cost of the buffet. See you there!

Join us for a local meal on Sunday 25th April at The Canteen

We can now happily confirm that on Sunday 25th April, at 7.30 in the Canteen on Clifton Street, there will be a meal to celebrate the end of the Fix the Food Chain month in Cardiff!

The Canteen staff usually use seasonal ingredients (and local if possible), but they’re going to do one starter, main course, and dessert that is explicitly welsh, just for us.

The Canteen staff are busy preparing a full menu, but the price will be two courses for £11.50 or three courses for £13.50.  It should be a great opportunity to sample some local food, and to talk about the Food Fight that will have taken place on the previous day!

If you, and your friends or partners would like to come then email Alison at

alisonritchie@hotmail.co.uk

Food Fight!

TRANSITION TOWNS CARDIFF EAST ARE ORGANISING A…
FRIENDLY FOOD FIGHT!
Fight against food waste
2pm on Saturday 24th April
Top secret location to be disclosed nearer the time.

Please join their facebook group and put it in your diaries now!
They will use inedible food that has been thrown away round Cardiff but nothing too yuk (e.g. they will use food like stale bread thrown away at the end of the days by bakeries).
We need as many people on board as possible and there are loads of ways you can help out with the food fight. Please have a look at the following list and let us know where you are able to help out:
  • Invite 10 friends along to the food fight
  • Source waste food in Cardiff
  • Give out food on day
  • Create flyer for food fight
  • Print flyers
  • Promote food fight by flyering in bars and round the university etc
  • Promote food fight (through networks and online)
  • Take photos of food fight
  • Film food fight and turn into Youtube film
  • Arrange music and sound system for event
  • Write press release and help with media work

IKEA Food market

Just a quick post – The Food Market at IKEA will be held on the third Thursday of each month on the ground floor of the store.  Contact Steve Garrett on 029 20 190036 for more info!

The first rule of supperclub is…

…blog about supperclub?

http://www.calonygegin-underground.blogspot.com

April event: Hungry City – how food shapes our lives

April is Fix the Food Chain month in Cardiff. That means we’re promoting everything and anything that’s happening in Cardiff that relates to food and sustainability – from Allotment open days to lectures!

On 13th April, Cardiff University are hosting a public lecture:

Hungry city: how food shapes our lives
Carolyn Steel
, Author

It starts at 5.30pm with drinks, for 6pm lecture in Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms. For more info contact

Evelyn Osborne (Email: OsborneE1@cardiff.ac.uk)