From Mutual Aid to Food Co-ops

From Mutual Aid to Food Co-ops – Community Organising in a Time of Crisis Tuesday, 15 September, 7pmThe Jago, 440 Kingsland Rd, Dalston, London E8 4AA The event will be live streamed on facebook.com/CooperationTown. During the Covid-19 lockdown, Cooperation Town worked with affiliated groups around the UK who were setting up mass food distribution operations in their local areas (Cooperation …

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An introduction to Cooperation Town

This is a recording of a conversation we had in July with a London mutual aid group looking to transition into a Cooperation Town food co-op. Click here to open the zoom recording in a new window Password: 2r@4zQ%1 Does your MA group wonder what to do post-lockdown? Interested in a more sustainable, democratic and participatory way to source and …

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Cooperation Town Co-op Development Training Day

Saturday, 22 February, 11am-5pmIngestre Community Centre, London NW5 1UX Following the establishment of the first Cooperation Town food co-op in London, Cooperation Town organisers called on activists everywhere to join our mission to start a network of community-led, self organised food co-ops on every estate, in every town!  This workshop, organised with trainers from Radical Routes, is an invitation to …

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Free Half Term Food Larder

Saturday, 15 Feb 2020, 2-6pmIngestre Community Centre, London NW5 1UX  Cooperation Kentish Town invites NW5 residents to collect free vegetables and cupboard staples to cover one lunch a day, per child, this half term.Plus a free homemade dinner at 5pm. Tea, coffee and childcare provided throughout the day. EVERYTHING FREE!This event is organised by Cooperation Kentish Town, a new members-led food co-op …

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Cooperation Town Initiators Workshop

Monday, 27 January 2020, 7pm Listen here to an audio recording of this workshop. Over the past few weeks we started the process of setting up a self-organised, community-led food co-op in Kentish Town.The aim now is to scale up the project and build a network of co-operatives on every estate, in every town! This workshop is for ‘initiators’ – people …

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NW5 Food Co-op Planning Meeting

Monday, 20 January 2020, 6pm Residents of the Ingestre Road Estate and neighbouring estates in London NW5 are invited to the first co-op planning meeting. We will discuss what a food co-op would look like on the estate and hear from co-op organiser Sion Whellens about his experience supporting co-ops around the country. No experience needed. Dinner and childcare provided. Please note: …

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Free Christmas Food Larder

Saturday, 21 December 2019, 2-6pmIngestre Road Community Centre Are you struggling with food costs over the holidays?Come and collect your veg and stuffing from our FREE food larder.  Plus a free homemade dinner at 5pmTea, coffee and childcare provided throughout the day.​​​Open to all residents on the Ingestre Road, Carole Close and York Rise estates (and neighbouring houses) in Kentish …

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