NORWOOD FOODBANK volunteers will be collecting outside Sainsbury’s in Westow Street tomorrow (Saturday April 5th) from 9 am to 4pm
From Norwood Foodbank: “We are particularly collecting :
Good quality tinned meat like curries, stew and corned beef
Instant mash potato and tinned potatoes
Tinned Rice pudding
Tinned packet custard
“But WE DO NOT NEED PASTA, TEA or BAKED BEANS
“There is also a ‘drop box’ at the Crystal Palace food market.”
Norwood and Brixton Foodbank
St Luke’s Church
FANCY A FORAGE ON SUNDAY? (That’s Forage, not Farage)
CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm.
“Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, pastries, cheese, dairy and munch munch more.”
From Crystal Palace Transition Town: One of the things we love about Palace is the community spirit. A couple of other local projects could do with some extra help. Our local foodbank needs a few more volunteers this Saturday 5th April, to collect food outside Sainsburys, as well as driving and sorting in the warehouse.
Also Friends of Westow Park are looking for more people to get involved with planting & watering. Please contact them via their facebook page.
Kids: Bring your child to an exciting jam-packed 45 minute session full of interactive music, dance, song, poetry & magic with Emma from Mini Magic. 11am-11.45am or 1pm-1.45pm. £1 per child.
Meat of the week: 20 per cent off lovely pork roasting joints from Sheila Crighton’s farm Seven Fields. Sheila even grows chicory for these rare breed large blacks because she knows her piggies love it!
Fish: Fresh south coast fish… brill £19.95kg, Dover sole £21.50kg, whole plaice £7.95kg, sea bass £15.95kg, dabs £1 each, whiting fillet £13.95kg, seabass fillet £3.50 each or 3 for £10. Shellfish… Whole crab IS BACK! Large cooked crabs £8.95kg, cooked native lobsters £29.95kg, cooked shell on prawns £2 /100g, small tiger prawns £2.20 /100g, large black tiger prawns £3.70 /100g, live mussels £6kg, Cornish rock oysters £1.25 each or 6 for £7. Smoked fish… smoked hake £14.95kg, smoked haddock £16.95kg, Manx kippers £1.50 each, hot smoked sprats £1.60 /100g, hot smoked mackerel £5 each. All our smoked fish is smoked using traditional methods with no flavourings just wood-smoke and salt.
Gunpowder Pies: Traditional London pie & mash. Homemade cracked pepper pies served hot on the day with parsley liquor or gravy and a splash of chilli vinegar. Choose from beef & onion for meat lovers or butternut squash, chestnut & fennel for veggies.
Bread Bread are away away this week. Janet from Living Water or the team at Blackbird Bakery will be able to supply your weekly loaves. Janet will be cooking up jerk chicken outside Living Water too.
Naughty cakes and healthy salads from Artichoke Hearts: Pistachio & milk chocolate squares, boozy tiramisu layer cake, lemon polenta with raspberry (gluten free), flour-less hazelnut cinnamon cake, chocolate truffle cake, carrot cake with walnuts, delicious Victoria sponge with home made jam and strawberries & cream, macaroons, lamington slices and popular plum frangipanes. Plus tasty sweet potato & spinach vegetarian tarts and delicious freshly prepared salads.
Recipe of the week: Thai Noodle Salad with Honey Roast Pork & Peanut Dressing
Store cupboard refills from The Grain Grocer: Nuts, seeds, flour, oats, oils, cleaning products and much more. Bring your own container, or buy pre-filled from them.
Gluten free/yeast free/dairy free from Elvira’s Secret Pantry: Chocolate-pear cake, strawberry tart (new season), banana loaf, fresh pasta, specialty breads and savoury tarts. Elvira is also now available for catering or gluten free cooking lessons. Ask her at the stall, or contact her via her newly updated website.
Patchwork Farm: As well as locally grown stir fry mix, salads and more, they will have sweetcorn seedlings for sale, plus Imogen’s excellent jams and chutneys.
Plus the Aunties are back… facepainting with Jacqueline & vintage tunes from Rose.
Want to learn about foraging? On Sunday 6th April the knowledgable Chris Phyto is leading a walk around an interesting SE London permaculture community garden.
Go to Town and Country Forager http://www.ipsophyto.com
Romshed Farm visit: This trip is fully booked. If you would like to join us on future farm tours, please e-mail us.
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WEST NORWOOD FEAST ON SUNDAY
From Lambeth Cllr Jackie Meldrum (Lab Knight’s Hill): For us in West Norwood the return of the Feast on Sunday April 6th 10am to 4pm is the sign that summer is on its way! Browse the gardening, crafts, vintage and food stalls, listen to the music and let the children play!
While you’re there you can find out more from Greenwich Leisure and the NHS about the imminent opening of new West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre in Devane Way (opposite the West Norwood train station).
The latest news on the joint cinema and library plans for Nettlefold Hall in Norwood High Street will also be available.
You will be pleased to see that work has started on the new pedestrian crossing of Robson Road-Norwood Road and the pavements around St Luke’s church will be completed very soon.
The Open Works at Portico Gallery 23 Knights Hill SE27 will be open on Sunday to talk about doing more in our local communities. It is also open Tuesdays to Thursdays 10am to 4pm.