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Healthy eating

Free cook and eat courses

Want to eat well but feel limited by budget, inspiration or cooking skills? Our fun and supportive One You classes can help inspire you to cook affordable, nutritious food for you or your family. Taking place over 6 weeks the courses cover a range of techniques and recipes. The sessions are aimed at adults and families and end with a sit down meal you prepare. Courses are free and booking is essential.

They’re delivered by local providers including Made in Hackney and Shoreditch Trust. To book your place on a free course contact:, 020 8442 4266 or, 020 7033 8529.

Cook and eat sessions at Redmond Community Centre

Made In Hackney will be cooking up delicious, vegan banquets. Come in and help prepare this tasty feast and meet new people from your area. Redmond Community Centre, Kayani Avenue, Hackney N4 2HF.

  • Friday 6 December
  • Friday 7 February
  • Friday 13 March

Meals start at 6pm. For more information email or call 8442 4266. Donations welcome but not essential.

Free community meals

Weekly One You food surplus community lunches and dinners that are open to residents. Come along for a delicious freshly cooked meal from food that’s been donated rather than wasted. You can also volunteer to help prepare or help set up the meals:

Page updated on: 16 July 2019

London Borough of Hackney


Hackney Town Hall
Mare Street
E8 1EA


Opening times

  • The Hackney Service Centre is open Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm and closed Sat and Sun