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A very merry London Food Link Christmas

‘Tis the season and our London Food Link supporters have got some fantastic ways for you to enjoy good food this Christmas. Read on to find out what’s on, plus where to buy seasonal produce and goodies.

Mince Pies at Hen Corner. Credit: Hen Corner

Mince Pies at Hen Corner. Credit: Hen Corner

What’s on

The Chef’s Table at Eleven98, E8

2, 9, 16 December

Take a seat at the Chef's table at Eleven 98, a unique, one-of-a-kind fine dining concept showcasing the incredible produce grown in Hackney. 

Winter workshops with Hackney Herbal, E9

3, 10 December online 

Social enterprise Hackney Herbal has various workshops to get you through winter including making Winter Remidies, a Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass, and Herbal gift making. 

Grapes of Greece Wine tasting by Oliveology, SE16

10 December, 12.30pm

Join this workshop for a tasting of three wines from celebrated Greek grapes, accompanied by delicious food pairings (yes, there will be Greek cheese!). Plus check out their selection of hampers, perfect for gifts. 

Christmas Supper Club by Well Kneaded, SW18

13 – 17 December, various times 

Second in their series of Exploring Sustainability supper clubs; this one celebrates all things Christmas! Their supplier led menu includes various delights from savoy kimchi & blue cheese garlic bread, to pork jowl & brussel sprout-topped pizza. And best of all, 10% of ticket sales go to Warm Spaces, helping people find community and warmth this Christmas. 

Christmas workshops at Hen Corner, TW8

Various dates and times

Join urban small holding Hen Corner for a Christmas workshop this season, from Christmas Wreath making at Chiswick Flower Market, to how to Make a Hamper, a Mince Pie masterclass and more (including some online)!

Growing Communities Christmas Eve Market, N16

24 December, 10-1pm

Stock up on seasonal food for all your feasting needs, plus choose from a brilliant selection of great, ethical, local, handmade gifts. 

Where to shop

Plus, here’s some ideas for where to stock up on seasonal produce, gifts and goodies this Christmas:

  • London Farmers Markets, various – bursting with fresh, local ingredients.
  • Sutton Community Farm, SM6 – try their Christmas VegBoxe, a seasonal treat, perfect for feeding friends or family.
  • Naked Larder, SE24 – for package free dry goods and eco-friendly cleaning products.
  • Flat Earth Pizzas, E2 - for a sustainable package free store full of decorations, cards, crackers, wreaths, beautiful homewares and more. 
  • Made in Hackney, E8 - gift a cookery class voucher to your loved one for an enriching plant-based culinary experience.

If you are a London based enterprise with activies to promote, why not join London Food Link and we'll spread the word. Already a supporter? Get in touch to share your festive fun. 

Published Wednesday 30 November 2022

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