Folkestone Community Feast
Custom Food Lab’s first community feast since 2019 will be open to all from
2.30pm on Friday 12th August
at the Locavore Community Garden, CT19 6DT
From 2.30pm: GARDEN TOURS led by children from Custom’s ‘Taking Root’ holiday club, WORKSHOPS AND DEMOS about local food – past, present and future (including Rebel Farmer and Incredible Edibles Cheriton), a communal artwork for children and families to make together.
From 3pm: FEAST on delicious food made with produce from Folkestone’s community gardens and allotments, supplemented with surplus from the Folkestone Community Fridge. Prepared by local school children, chefs and artists – taste something new and take home some ideas!
GATHER around an extraordinary mobile sculptural installation by art-research collaboration Another Provision to share food and DISCUSS the future of local food in Folkestone.
From 4pm: BRING YOUR BERRIES – foraged blackberries, fruit from your garden, excess from the fridge – bring it all along with empty jars to make FOLKESTONE JAM accompanied by chilled music.
BOOK HERE! Tickets are free, but you can choose a solidarity ticket to contribute towards the event – any surplus will be split between the Locavore Garden and Folkestone Community Fridge
This event has been made possible thanks to funding from Arts Council England and HAF Kent.