Winner of Best Educator Category, Urban Food Awards 2014

Providing Access To Healthy, Affordable Food That's Good For People And Planet

We teach vital food growing and cooking skills. Our seasonal, plant based program covers everything from basic cookery skills to sugar free baking, preserving, composting, foraging and making your own cosmetics. Watch our video to find out more:

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For the Love of Healthy Food - Experiences from one of our volunteers

By Hibi Racs, volunteer class host at Made in Hackney Food glorious food ! I would have to describe Made in Hackney as a place where food and people come together to cook, eat, and be a part of making a difference for themselves and those around them... Click To Read More

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Homemade Cosmetics - 18/04/2015

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What We Do


We run a program of life enriching, health enhancing masterclasses. These hands-on classes in specialist subjects such as Healthy Baking, Raw Food Detox, Homemade Cosmetics, South Indian Cuisine and Sourdough Bread give you the skills to adopt these practices in your life or business.

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Community Classes

Our pay-by donation, volunteer led Community Classes are a great way to learn a new cookery skill in a relaxed, fun setting. Workshops cover everything from Bread Making, Preserving, Budget Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Foraging, Food Growing, Fermenting and more.

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We deliver life changing courses in local food growing, cooking and composting skills to a diverse range of community groups and clients. Our Program includes Seed To Plate, Harvest To Jar, Cooking For Life, Making To Sell, International Cuisine, Healthy Baking and more.

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Kitchen Hire

Our beautiful, fully equipped, eco-kitchen is available for hire to workshop leaders, small-scale food producers and for photoshoots. Multiple work surfaces, hobs, ovens, a dehydrator, Vitamix and composting facilities available. All hire fees are used to support our community program.

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Bespoke Events

Looking for something special, interactive and ethical to do for your birthday party, hen or stag do or team building day? Then why not join us in the kitchen to learn new, wellbeing enhancing cookery skills! All dietary requirements catered for and all ingredients local, seasonal and organic.

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Looking for something fun, educational, interactive and ethical to do for your team away day? Want to reward your hard working employees with a fun day of training that will help them keep healthy whilst doing a demanding job?

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What People Say About Us!

Rebekah & Sheba

Rebekah and Sheba

"The Making To Sell course gave me invaluable information. I now know what steps I need to take to achieve my goal of creating a successful, healthy, sustainable food business. Thank you MIH."



"The course changed my taste buds. Over the weeks I stopped craving junk food. I wanted to carry with me the good feeling I had after leaving the kitchen. The sessions had a holistic, healing quality."



"The course has blown me away. We've cooked so much and I've learnt alot about new fruits and vegetables. I used to think organic was expensive but the workshops have shown me how it can be accessible."



"The food we make is delicious and I always enjoy the cooking. While at Made In Hackney I've tried lots of new healthy dishes. Food is exciting. Now I think I'd like to work with food when I'm older."