Good Food Cardiff Autumn Festival Programme

16th October

All day

Plot to Pantry – Bute Park

Artist Nathan Wyburn will be creating a large-scale artwork using locally grown fruit and veg, to be cooked up throughout the festival

2-4

Autumn Harvest day – Global Gardens

Global Gardens and Orchard Cardiff will be celebrating World Food Day with family friendly activities including apple pressing and tasting

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/apple-day-at-global-gardens-tickets-188633817827?aff=erelpanelorg

11.30

Fly the flag for community growing – StarGarAllot (closed event)

Volunteers, community representatives and other growing groups will gather to showcase the Green Flag plot, share soup and inspire each other

https://www.facebook.com/events/1941059416062644

 

17th October

12-4

Harvest for all: Food Justice Community Meal

Enjoy the first of a series of community meals that bring people together to enjoy a delicious, healthy meal that has been locally sourced, cooked by local chefs Lauren Saunders (Wild Thing) and Frankie and Anna (Bacareto)

https://www.instagram.com/cardifffoodjusticecollective/

6.00

Food Quiz and Curry Night

Enjoy a curry supper and test your food knowledge with Splott Community Volunteers’ Curry and Quiz Night. Find out some amazing and little-known facts about food with a tasty recipe to take home too.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fun-food-quiz-curry-night-tickets-188522444707?

18th October

All day

Healthy Habits for happy hearts – St Paul’s CIW Primary School (Closed event)

Pupils in St Paul’s CIW Primary School in Grangetown will enjoy a week full of fun, with each class tasked to research and design their own healthy lunch box using an allocated budget

20th October

Ediculture Autumn Soup – Grange Medical Practice

Celebrate the autumn at the new community physic garden at Grange Medical Practice. Come together and make “allotment” soup with a local chef, whilst enjoying music and poetry in the garden

 6.30-8

Green Squirrel Virtual Grow Along

Join Green Squirrel for an autumnal online grow-along, including seed-saving skills, beginner’s mushroom growing and foraging tips

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-grow-along-seeds-and-spores-tickets-168129105681

21st October

 All day

Pumpkin Carving – Grassroots (Closed Event)

Grassroots are facilitating two pumpkin carving sessions with young people, followed by sharing a pumpkin and vegetable stew

All day

Food Event – Women Chat

Join women from different ethnic & cultural backgrounds to learn how to cook new recipes using seasonal food, and grow healthy vegetables and fruits

22nd October

All day

NEW DATE Big Bocs Bwyd – Grangetown Nursery School (Closed Event)

Grangetown Nursery School are celebrating the opening of our Big Bocs Bwyd. The event will be outdoors, informal and a socially distanced gathering for families and children of Grangetown Nursery School.

 9.30 – 12.30

 Bread Making – Beacon Centre

Free bread making workshop and a chance to share your thoughts about food in Trowbridge and St Mellons

https://www.facebook.com/hopestmellons/photos/a.100362574890665/393803952213191/

All day

Online Good Food Cardiff Summit

The Good Food Cardiff summit will launch the city’s new Good Food Strategy and 5 Good Food Goals, with inspiring speakers, networking and action planning.

22nd October – Cardiff Good Food Summit

All day

Plannu llysiau a chnydau mewn ardal arbennig ar gae’r Ysgol – Ysgol Gynradd Gwaelod-Y-Garth Primary School (Closed Event)

Pupils will spend two days planting vegetables in the school field, to be harvested throughout the year.

23rd October

10.30 – 12.30

Ground breaking (and a cuppa) at Railway Gardens

After more than five years of planning, plotting, and fundraising – the time has come to build!

Join Green Squirrel for a cup of tea, some cake, and a groundbreaking ceremony to mark this new phase of the project and celebrate our community. Everyone is welcome! Gates open at 10:30 and the ceremony will be held at 11am. Bring your own mug if possible!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ground-breaking-and-a-cuppa-at-railway-gardens-tickets-181825554127?aff=ebdssbeac

10 – 1 and 2 – 5

Bread Making – Beacon Centre

Free bread making workshop and a chance to share your thoughts about food in Trowbridge and St Mellons

https://www.facebook.com/hopestmellons/photos/a.100362574890665/393803952213191/

3-6

Apple Day – Old Splott Library

Orchard Cardiff are hosting a family-friendly apple preserving workshop, sharing learning about all the different ways how apples or other fruit can be preserved

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/apple-day-tickets-185979990157

Time TBC

Autumn Festival Cook and Grow – Mackintosh Community Garden

Visit the community garden for autumn soup, organic breads and fresh fruit platters; with growing kits and gardening demos

https://www.facebook.com/events/300023658309344/

24th October

11.30 

Sourdough Masterclass at Riverside Market

Join us for a free Masterclass this Sunday at Riverside Market at 11:30. David Le Masurier – Bakery Manager & Owner of Pettigrew Bakeries will share his top secrets so that you can make tastiest Sourdough Bread!

http://www.riversidemarket.org.uk/news/2021/10/20/sourdough-masterclass-at-riverside-market 

 Time TBC

Celebration of Green Flag Award 2021 – Plasnewydd Community Garden (Closed Event)

Plasnewydd Community Garden volunteers will exchange tips on cooking and growing from various countries and plan the crops for next year

1-4pm

Get to know your local Community Garden & Volunteer Centre – St Peter’s Community Hall and Garden

Find out about St Peter’s Community Hall and Gardens, with informal tours of the gardens which include food growing areas, greenhouses and a polytunnel

https://www.facebook.com/102698677754684/photos/a.162318091792742/635343917823488 

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