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The People’s Kitchen @ Passing Clouds

Pic: Seb Taylor.

Pic: Seb Taylor.

Wash, peel, chop, simmer, whisk, stir, mix, fry, bake, talk, teach,  learn, invent, relax, share, taste, and connect…

Sound like a good way to spend your Sunday afternoons?

A project called the People’s Kitchen has come up with a recipe for successful social interaction in Dalston. Every Sunday a banquet created from surplus food donated by local suppliers is put on at Passing Clouds and other local venues. Continue reading

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Week 2: Portraits

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Week 2: Local people and places of interest

Pic: Seb Taylor. Paul Smythe, co-owner of Farm Shop cafe in Dalston, which brings the countryside to the city by growing their own organic produce.

Pic: Seb Taylor. Paul Smythe, co-owner of Farm Shop cafe in Dalston, which brings the countryside to the city by growing their own organic produce.

Pic: Jaz Watson. Hackney farm cafe on Dalston lane grow their own food and keeps chickens for fresh eggs, providing customers with fresh and local organic food

Pic: Jaz Watson. Hackney farm cafe on Dalston lane grow their own food and keeps chickens for fresh eggs, providing customers with fresh and local organic food

The site of former CLR James, Dalston. Now occupied by St Giles Trust and home of the Big Issue online journalism course.

The site of former CLR James, Dalston. Now occupied by St Giles Trust and home of the Big Issue online journalism course.

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Week 2: FARM:shop photo essay

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Photo’s by Seb and Jaz

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A Social enterprise is calling for more Hackney businesses to pay the London living wage

LondonLivingWage_employer_smallPoached Creative Director Jessica Smith, who is trying to help unemployed and disadvantage people into employment, said there are only 12 employers in the borough paying the London living wage, after being presented with a certificate at the hackney Citizens Mayoral Assembly for her commitment to the living wage.

Poached Creative is a social enterprise communications agency providing writing, editing and design service. For more information visit www.poachedcreative.org.uk

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