Ladywood garden revamp

The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham has received funding from the Heart of England Community Foundation to upgrade and re-establish a community garden at the Ladywood Community Centre. There are already a few raised beds and a hot composting bin on site (see images). We have bought some tools, a storage box and another raised … Continue reading Ladywood garden revamp

Hobs Moat Café – Jay

I feel so lucky I'm in a position to be able to help and feel I get more out of it than it gets out of me. Jay I first heard of the Real Junk Food Project Birmingham in December 2017 from a neighbour who invited me to come along to St Marys church hall … Continue reading Hobs Moat Café – Jay

Ladywood café – Marie

“It’s absolutely fantastic to come here. It’s so welcoming.” Marie Marie has volunteered at our Ladywood Café for around a year after being welcomed in whilst passing through the Ladywood Community Centre. She has no dependants or ties and offered her help with the boutique. She says, running the cafe and cooking food for the … Continue reading Ladywood café – Marie

Ladywood café – Irina

Irina (not the lady’s real name as she wants to stay anonymous) has been coming to The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham Ladywood Café for almost a year. She moved to Birmingham early last year and struggled for food as she didn’t have enough money to buy what she needed. Someone told her to go … Continue reading Ladywood café – Irina

Ladywood café – Alice

For the last two years, Alice and her colleague have been coming along to the Ladywood Community Centre to help with cooking food in the kitchen for the Real Junk Food Project Birmingham café there. Through her work with the charity, Active Well-Being Society, she came to discover the Real Junk Food Project Birmingham and … Continue reading Ladywood café – Alice

Irian – a volunteer from Tahiti

There are moments in your life where you need to give your time to other people.Irian Soon we will say goodbye to volunteer Irian, a young man who grew up in Tahiti, an island part of French Polynesia in the Central South Pacific Ocean. It’s a French version of Hawaii, Irian says. In total, the … Continue reading Irian – a volunteer from Tahiti