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Today's lunch - Smoky roast red pepper soup (Thursday 18th Feb)

Smoky roast red pepper soup with Simon's organic 100% rye bread - £2.50
'Socca' pancakes and plantain chutney £1.50




Added by anne fairbrother on February 18, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A new kind of Corner Store - Treehugger article about us

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/02/brixton-cornercopia-new-store.php

Treehugger wrote an interesting article about us - though I wish I'd not been wearing that old brown cardigan and scarf.. It was sub zero temperatures though in the shop that day!

Added by anne fairbrother on February 16, 2010 at 1:28pm — No Comments

The Invisible Food monthly walk - Saturday 20th February 10.45 am - 2pm The Invisible Food monthly walks explore the green spaces around the Loughborough Estate. Open to local residents and there are…

The Invisible Food monthly walk - Saturday 20th February 10.45 am - 2pm



The Invisible Food monthly walks explore the green spaces around the Loughborough Estate. Open to local residents and there are also places for people beyond the estate.



This month, we will have a short walk, see if the nettles are ready for

picking, visit a green space we haven't visited before on the…
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Added by anne fairbrother on February 15, 2010 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Grandmas living room



Grandmas living room:

Location: 72 // 4th ave. Brixton Village Market



Following on from the small publications week the really quite wonderful Artinavan// are going to install 'Grandma's' living room.The installation will be inviting people to come into the space, sit down and read some of the small publications that the artists have created.



The space will progressively grow into a…
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Added by anne fairbrother on February 15, 2010 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Love Fest lunch - Launching our £10 three course saturday lunches!

Love Fest lunch



This Saturday 13th Feb we are celebrating the Brixton Village Love Fest with our first ever sit down meal!

Ian has ingeniously made some cute tables for 2 out of several old fruit crates, we have acquired 12 lovely 1950's church hall chairs and another table via Freecycle. So come and sit down with a freind, lover or stranger at a rose adorned table for 2 or more. Feast on a fabulous three course lunch of mostly-market… Continue

Added by anne fairbrother on February 11, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Fab Brixton Market Animation by Larkhill Primary School

Brixton Market Animation







Year 3 children from Lark Hall Primary took cameras and recording equipment on a trip to Brixton Market, as part of their term's work on

the market. Scenes, images and dialogue from their trip were built into a story they wrote and made into an animation over a few weeks with a professional…

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Added by anne fairbrother on February 9, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

TRANSITION - THE MOVIE

TRANSITION - THE MOVIE



One way is achieve effective eco-communication is to be James Cameron and spend

$300 million making Avatar. Another way is to be the Transition movement in

which hundreds of communities around the world are both stars in, and users of,

their own film. 'In Transition' is the first detailed film about the movement

filmed by those who are making it happen on the ground - communities around the

world responding to peak oil and climate… Continue

Added by anne fairbrother on January 5, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Transformation of number 65

This is the little corner shop cafe, until recently run by a family form Honduras that will be transformed over the next week into Cornercopia.



So far I have a large tin of green paint, some wine crates and an offer of a rather large vintage chandelier from an ex-karen Millen shop...





The location of the shop is in the wonderful 1930s Granville Arcade, which will inform the design of the shop which we want to… Continue

Added by anne fairbrother on December 1, 2009 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Brixton Cornercopia - the idea

Brixton Cornercopia is both a store selling delicious locally made food products with market sourced ingredients and a hub (market based and digital) to collect and share recipes and food stories.



Cornercopia is all about celebrating the uniqueness of Brixton market and it’s people - the abundance of raw ingredients, diversity of produce people make themselves, the people that make the market very special, their personal stories and recipes. Brixton Cornucopia will… Continue

Added by anne fairbrother on November 30, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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