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Foodivalista

project: Transition Town Tooting
  • Mushkil Aasaan, 220-222 Upper Tooting Road
  • SW17 7EW
  • 1 - 10
See more volunteer opportunities from: Wandsworth

About the opportunity

Carbon Reduction, Food, Gardening, Music & Arts, Play, Waste & Resources, Young People

On Saturday Sept 16th 2017 Transition Town Tooting are hosting our tenth annual Tooting Foodival. This is a day festival of local low food-mile growing and donating veg and fruit, cooking and community feasting - plus a wide range of fun complementary activities This is a fun and successful event and we're a friendly group who need some assistance setting up on the day between 8:00 am and 12:00 midday on Sept 16th. On the morning of Saturday Sept 16th we need volunteers to work alongside our own team to help set up the event's activities, including: > Setting up gazebos and shelters > Laying out stages and materials for varied stalls and stands > Setting out tables and chairs > Putting up signage, bunting and decorations > And more tasks that will develop in the morning - all to do with physical setting up You don't need to be a body builder - many hands will make light work. A freshly-cooked lunch will be provided to all volunteers and you are welcome to enjoy the rest of the day with us. The Foodival https://goo.gl/HwLncQ is in a community hall and also in the adjacent street, outside, and runs from 11:00 to 5:00 right in the middle of Tooting. (As you may have read, Tooting is now recognised as one of the ten coolest places on the planet...! See https://goo.gl/zbZkLA)

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About the project

Transition Town Tooting explores how the lovely, diverse & unusual south-west London community of Tooting can respond to the challenges and opportunities of peak oil and climate change.

Join us to plan a brighter future for Tooting!

Please have a look at our whole history on our blog at http://transitiontowntooting.blogspot.co.uk/

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When

Sat 16 Sep 2017 to Sat 16 Sep 2017
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Volunteering impact

250

The annual Foodival reaches out to all the diverse cultures in the whole Tooting community to celebrate local vegetable and produce growing and donations, cooking and coming together to have a shared feast led by local chefs! Alongside the main events there's be creative workshops, storytelling, gardening sessions, music, spoken word - and just chatting and enjoying the day. We are volunteers ourselves, and we are also beneficiaries! We enjoy making new friends and working alongside others who want to contribute energy and ideas. Community feedback is always good, and we also make new relationships to improve and develop our own sustainability projects during the rest of the year.