Women’s food co-op finds a new home at Stepney City Farm
Women from Stepney’s Ocean Estate are selling food and vegetables at cut-prices as part of the redevelopment of the Stepney City Farm.
The group from the Ocean Women’s Association are using one of the farm’s buildings to sell bargain foods to other women, with support from Tower Hamlets council’s healthy borough programme.
Having previously used venues including Aidan House in Duckett Street, the enterprising group are now into their second week on the farm.
Project manager Shahida Choudhury said: “Locally the nearest shops were on Ben Jonson Road but they are closed now.
“What was left was very expensive.”
You may also want to watch:
Because the group works on a not-for-profit basis, it can keep prices down, offering one kilogram of apples for �1.20 or of onions for 89p.
Their shop is open for business on Tuesdays between 10 and 12am.
- 1 Fury as family homes vanish when Isle of Dogs landlord converts to bedsits
- 2 Man sentenced after teenage boy groomed on Snapchat to sell heroin
- 3 Two men arrested after police officers assaulted in Limehouse rave
- 5 Police hunt after stabbing in Cable Street: One man hurt
- 6 Covid vaccination hub opening in Westfield next week
- 7 Death of woman, 75, in Mile End fire could have been avoided
- 8 Teenager found dead in Victoria Park
- 9 Airbnb house party violence leaves police officer with broken finger
- 10 Man sentenced for assault on Homerton Hospital nurse