Why don't we eat our cats? find out why at Food Junctions
Food Junctions is a new festival within a festival bringing together an extraordinary group of people to celebrate a subject close to all of our hearts (and stomachs): food. Part of the Reveal festival in Kings Cross and the Camley Street Natural Park
Food Junctions is a new 'festival within a festival' bringing together an extraordinary group of people to celebrate a subject close to all of our hearts (and stomachs): food.
Part of the Reveal festival in Kings Cross and the Camley Street Natural Park's 25th Anniversary Festival, Food Junctions has been organised by staff and students at UCL (University College London) in collaboration with Camden Council, local schools, businesses and campaign groups.
Jam-packed with a smorgasbord of free events, Food Junctions is all about celebrating food and its place in the lives of Londoners. With over 200 contributors the festival will feature a wide range of talks, hands-on workshops, demonstrations, tasting sessions, art and architecture installations, performances, films and much more.
The festival is designed to promote healthy living and local food production as well as to encourage visitors to explore the world of food politics, culture and research.
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Some tasty teasers from the festival programme:
Growing wine inside the M25: Urban Wines
- 1 5 great places in north London to get away from the summer crowds
- 2 Nancy Jirira wins Fortune Green by-election, holding on to Lib Dem council seat
- 3 Haringey Council launches investigation into land deal with rapper
- 4 'Cash cows': Leaseholders fight for clarity and better value over 'huge bills'
- 5 £5,000 of crack cocaine and heroin found in Hampstead home
- 6 Teenager's artwork reimagines grandfather's class photo
- 7 Property of the week: Impressive mid-terrace Kentish Town family home
- 8 Crouch End Festival Chorus: Alexandra Palace Theatre
- 9 Highgate's assassin: the student hostel where a murder was planned
- 10 'Like the Fleet's resurfaced': Flash flooding hits Hampstead and Highgate
Why aren't we eating our cats? Food culture and taboos
The War of the Vegetables: A history of the English Allotment movement
Hot Stuff! : The BioScience of Spicy Foods
Become a chocolate expert: tasting workshop with Choc Star
The full Menu of Events is available at: www.food-junctions.org.uk
More information about Reveal: http://revealkingscross.org.uk/ie6.html
All events are free of charge