Let’s Get Cooking 2023!

Waste into Wellbeing is hosting a series of fun, interactive community cooking events throughout 2023. They’re all about coming together to share skills, knowledge and good food!

Working alongside partners Action for Children and with funding from Westmorland and Furness Council, we hope these events will build on the work Kendal People’s Cafe and the Community Larder does in building a vibrant, supportive, social food community in Kendal. These events are open to anyone so please help us spread the word.

Community Cook-alongs

With a different theme at each session, these events are set to inspire us to get cooking and enjoy exploring good food.

These informal, social events will let us explore ingredients, try our hand at a bit of cooking together and ultimately sit down to enjoy our delicious creations as a group.

Details: 17:30 – 20:00 at Sandylands Methodist Church

Tuesday 21st Nov – Remembering Summer- Traditional Greek spinach and feta pie

Many thanks to Sainsburys Kendal for donating ingredients for our Spring Community Cookalongs and for committing to support with the purchase of kit for our future training events.

We’re busy working on more cook-alongs for early 2024. We’ll share details with you as soon as we have them.

Family Cook-alongs

We’ve had a great summer working in partnership with Action for Children to run 3 fun-filled family cook-alongs. These events offered a chance for parents, carers and grandparents to cook alongside their children, learn new recipes together and share their creations during a sit down lunch. We cooked a whole host of dishes and enjoyed seeing lots of smiling faces.

Many of the ingredients used were from our community larder, meaning surplus food which would otherwise go to waste was cooked up and enjoyed by all.

Huge thanks to Action for Children for leading these sessions and to Morrisons Kendal for their kind donation of additional ingredients.

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