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Top family events this Urban Food Fortnight

Summer may be coming to an end, but fear not, London Food Link supporters and friends have plenty of family-friendly events to keep you warm from 20 September to 7 October.

Photo (c) Miles Willis

Photo (c) Miles Willis

Families across London are invited to gather to celebrate good food grown, cooked, made and saved in the capital. With more than 125 events, there’s everything you need for a fun day out for all. From farm animals to live music, morris dancing to a mass fruit salad toss (!) Urban Food Fortnight has got your kids entertained and your bellies full with local, seasonal produce.

There are so many amazing events taking place over the fortnight, we thought we would make your life easier by picking just a handful of the choicest ones. Even better - they’re all free!

Urban Herbal

22 September, E2
Celebrate the abundance of herbs grown and foraged in the city with family friendly activities at Hackney City Farm.

Clissold Patchwork Farm Open Day

22 September, N16
Visit their market garden and have a tour of where all the green magic happens.

Harvest Stomp

23 September, E20
Annual free community festival to celebrate the harvest. This is where you will find Morris dancing and the mass fruit salad toss, not to be missed!

Wolves Lane Open Farm Sundays

23 , 30 September and 7 October, N22
Have a wholesome family Sunday buying produce and plants grown on site, getting friendly gardening advice and having a nose around our urban farm and community food hub.

Incredible Edible Leap Little Tots Food Tour

24 September, SW9
Walk with buggies to some special hidden places and interesting local food projects - and get some exercise along the way.

Haringey Food and Drink Festival

30 September, N15
Sip back on a nice fresh beverage whilst your kids enjoy fun activities… perfect.

Cheese Street N1

30 September, N1
If your kids like cheese, this is the place to be. With cheese makers, cheese street food, butter making demos... it's all about cheese at Chapel Market in Islington.


  • Find full details of these and many more events on the Urban Food Fortnight map
  • Discover the people who grow, make, cook, sell, forage and save, and where you can buy and learn, in the capital year-round on The Good Food Map


Top UFF picks for...
Beer lovers
Super supper club lovers
Staying plant-based


Published 13 Sep 2018

Jellied Eel: With more than 50,000 readers, The Jellied Eel is the magazine for ethical eating in the capital. Published by Sustain's London Food Link to celebrate the best of London's local larder, each issue showcases the people and projects helping to put good food on the table. Annual subscription starts from less than £2 a month.

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