Huge congratulations to Organiclea a workers’ cooperative growing food on London’s edge in the Lea Valley who have won Best Producer is Sustain‘s inaugural Urban Food Awards 2014. They were also a runner up in the Best Retailer category.
Organiclea is a community food project based in the Lea Valley in north-east London. They produce and distribute food and plants locally, and inspire and support others to do the same. With a workers’ cooperative at their core, they bring people together to take action towards a more just and sustainable society.
They sell food, grow food and help others to grow food too. Not only that, but they also connect their work to a wider vision for a more just and sustainable food system locally, nationally and internationall and are part of the Land Workers Alliance, the Community Food Growers Network and the Food Sovereignty Movement.
If you’re inspired by what they do, check out our great collection of resources about how to Start a Food Co-op