Community food services

Find local food services, emergency support, affordable food, warm spaces, food growing initiatives and events to take part in

Weekly food support and activities

Click the image below for PDF version

food support leaflet. Text version available. Link is on the page
further info on affordable food in islington, see text version for full details

Use our specially created map to search by postcode for local food services.

Map of Islington Food Banks

You can also find Islington Council’s Directory of local food services and support online

Emergency Support

 

If you are an Islington resident looking to find community food services or support

Please ring the Manor Gardens Welfare Trust Assistance line on:

07538 562128

or email us

Lines are open Monday – Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Alternatively, you can ring We Are Islington on:

020 7527 8222
or minicom on 020 7527 1900.

Lines are open every day, including weekends, from 9am to 5pm.

Food growing

 

Find out more about Octopus Communities’ urban food growing project at https://www.octopuscommunities.org.uk/our-programmes/urban-growing/

Events

 

South – Volunteering

Last updated: 27th February 2024Main stations: Angel, Essex Road, Farringdon, Barbican, Old Street Mondays St Luke's Community Centre 90 Central St, London EC1V 8AJ3 - 5pm Supporting their community cookery schoolRole: assisting in the Family Fun cooking...

Holloway & Laycock – Volunteering

Last updated: 27th February 2024Main stations: Holloway Road, Caledonian Road TBA: email hello@islingtonfoodpartnership.org.uk

Finsbury Park & Arsenal – Volunteering

Last updated: 27th February 2024Main Stations: Finsbury Park, Arsenal, Drayton Park Mondays Elizabeth House 2 Hurlock Street, N5 1EDDaytimeSupporting their affordable foodhubRole: sorting the food for their community food...

Resources & links for grassroots groups

Contents Peer support / advice Money management Policy writing Making a website Safeguarding and GDPR guidance Food Safety Setting up a centre, project or organisation Organising as a group Mediation/facilitation Peer Support / Advice Islington Food Partnership (IFP):...

Warm spaces winter 23-24 text version

Warm spaces in Islington winter 2023 to 2024 Mondays 9am to 7pm: St Luke’s Community Centre. Free drinks are offered 9am to 8pm: Finsbury Library 9:30am to 1pm: Mildmay Library 9:30am to 8pm: N4. South and Central Libraries 10am to 2pm: Goodinge Community Centre. Free...

Food services christmas updates text version

Food support updates for Christmas and the holiday period (closures, changes to services and special festive events)   Festive community food events Hilldrop Community Centre: Festive Lunch Tuesday 12th December 9.30am-5pm. Book in advance (free):...

Campaigns Workshop

Campaigns Workshop

Want to take action on the cost of living, food insecurity, or the climate emergency?

Join us for a free introductory workshop on campaigning and a chance to meet like-minded people!
Friday 1st December 11:30 – 1:30 (+lunch served after)
Elizabeth House Community Centre

Islington Food Stories: text version

Islington is one of the smallest London boroughs, but our neighbourhoods are packed with tastes, smells and cooking traditions from all over the world. The Islington Food Partnership has put together this collection to celebrate Islington's diverse cultures and...

If you are an Islington resident looking to find community food services or support

Please ring the Manor Gardens Welfare Trust Assistance line on:

07538 562128

or email us

Lines are open Monday – Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Anything else? Get in touch!

In case you have any questions or want to join the partnership please don't hesitate to get in touch with us

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