Food market in a pub? Meet the Stoke Newington Food Assembly

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Food market in a pub? Meet the Stoke Newington Food Assembly
21st October 2014

The Stoke Newington Food Assembly aims to 'take the anonymity out of shopping' and support local food producers. The assembly is about bringing out the social side of food - and where more better to bring that out than in a pub? 

We spoke to the organisers and food producers at the first Food Assembly in London, including a Tottenham-based cheese maker who hand makes his cheese from a single herd of cows and keeps his sales exclusively within London. Their cheeses are made to their own exclusive recipes and don't intend to replicate the typical types of cheese one would find in a supermarket. 

Kathleen Cassidy, UK Manager of Food Assembly, explains the French origins of this farmers' market and just what exactly a food assembly is. Kathleen explains how this event is transforming the shopping experience and how people consume the food they purchase, and why a food assembly puts a more human face on groceries. 


Danni Rochman, Food Assembly Host, reveals the huge demand for tickets to tonight's event and praises the quality of food on offer. Danni also talks through the shift in consumers and how people are increasingly interested in how and why their food was made and what processes go into producing the final product. 

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