Foodival is on 4th September 2021 Visit the foodival blog Contact Mal via transitiontowntooting@gmail.com for more information. Tooting Foodival is a community festival celebrating all things locally grown, cooked, re-created and re-imagined. Shining a light on how we can try to live sustainably in a time of global climate change. Running since 2008, the event […]

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Lockdown has been in place here in the UK since the middle of March and had a huge affect on our activities. We had to improvise quick, like everyone, and adapt to a rapidly changing context of how we live, where we live. Over the early weeks, our growing core group found our niches and put […]

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As ever we present a diverse range of local musicians and dancers at this year’s Foodival. Dermot’s 2nd Meltdown includes some familiar faces from Foodivals past and a few performers new to the Tooting streets. There may be one or two surprise additions before Saturday, but see below for details of who is confirmed so […]

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We are delighted to announce that Sophie Rushton-Smith from The Corner Plot will be coordinating this year’s Top Tooting Cook Competition at Foodival on the 14 September.  Sophie was Top Tooting Cook in 2015 In 2015 Sophie won the prestigious TTC award for her use of locally grown vegetables to make a delicious colourful roast […]

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There are over two growing months until the Tooting Foodival. That’s plenty of time to grow local vegetables from scratch to donate or cook for the Foodival community festival on September 14th. What can you grow well in your garden, containers or window box in a couple of months?Who can you get involved? There’s a […]

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30 passionate Tooting folk came to The Selkirk (thanks so much Ben and the team!) on Wednesday night to join our 4 fantastic speakers, Kemi Akinola, Robert Biel, Robyn Knight and Sue Sheehan, in wrestling with the big dilemmas of sustainable food systems and what we can do locally. Our title was “Local Food is […]

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It takes many people to make Tooting Foodival happen.   Here’s a short thank-you to (hopefully) most of you! GROWERS Without your generous contributions of locally grown producewe would not have been feasting! Charles & Lesley, Foulser Rd – tarragon & bay leaves  Elisabetta, Dahomey Rd – Tuscan kale, cima di rapa, marrow, leeks, chard, pumpkin […]

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