Since my first week at Global Generation in December 2012, we’ve had annual winter markets in the Skip Garden, featuring different micro-enterprises set up and run by our Business & Sustainability BTEC students from Regent High School. The markets have always featured an array of impressive, natural products made by the students themselves, but none more so than this winter's - writes Rachel SolomonRead More
Well, it has been a busy couple of months in the Skip Garden Kitchen, writes Head Chef Andrew Isherwood. In the middle of September we took the decision to refurbish the kitchen as it wasn’t able to cope anymore with the demands that were being placed upon it. Originally designed to cook staff food and cater to the occasional workshop, the constant stream of events and bookings meant that the kitchen was groaning under the pressure.Read More
Last month, I had the pleasure of being a judge in a Dragons' Den for our Business and Sustainability BTEC students. The event was kindly hosted by branding agency Karmarama in their wild and wonderful head office in Farringdon, writes Jane Riddiford.
Students had made the most of the potentials offered by having lessons in the Kings Cross Skip Garden. All four business groups applied their creative juices to the range of things that can be found and produced in the middle of a construction site, especially when plenty of volunteer help is on hand.Read More