Crystal Palace Food Market is built on the power of community. One of its founders, Karen Jones talks to us about how this Transition Town initiative of an organic food market is promoting belonging, well-being and local, sustainable food in south-east London.
Crystal Palace Food Market is more than a local market. It’s as much about who we are as what we eat. Set up and run by volunteers, this weekly organic food and community market is based on the principles of supporting local producers, small sustainable farmers and local growing projects. Much of the market’s success is due to the vision, passion and energy of of its co-founders and managers, Karen Jones, who first proposed the idea of this local food market at a Transition Town AGM in 2012, and New Zealander, Laura Marchant-Short.
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