Bath Christmas Market 2015

On Tuesday 8th December 2015 and for one day only we had a stall at the Bath Christmas Market to raise funds for our hub!

Our volunteers prepared by baking reindeer cakes and biscuits, making bracelets and keyrings, sewing bunting and aprons, making stands to display our items, writing chalkboards and many other tasks!

The magnificent grand total raised was….. £376.59!

That money will help our hub to provide healthy meals from surplus food for those in need in our local community for another year!

A huge thank you to everyone who helped make it happen – festive bakers, bunting makers, stall helpers! You can be very pleased with what you managed to do with the opportunity given to us by the market!

And a massive thank you if you visited our stall and bought items or donated!

Hopefully we’ll see you again next year – better than ever!

See more photos from the Bath Christmas Market on our Facebook page.

Great Bath Bake Sale 2015

On Saturday 3rd October 2015 FoodCycle Bath were invited to take part in the Great Bath Bake Sale at Bath Abbey. The event was created in order to raise funds for the Abbey Footprint project that aims to save the floor from collapse and modernise facilities for visitors. All proceeds raised from the Bake Sale went to the Footprint project, Bath FoodCycle and FareShare SouthWest.

We had a full day of baking the day before at our usual location in the kitchen at St. Mary’s. Carol – our very own star baker – lead the effort with the help of various wonderful volunteers who spared a few hours or stayed the whole day.

We managed to bake quite a variety and quantity of cakes that proved very popular – Banana muffins, courgette cake, date & walnut, lemon drizzle, yoghurt semolina & rose water squares, zebra cake, fruit tart, gluten-free chocolate brownies, pineapple fruit cake, white chocolate & passion fruit loaf, apple slices, flower power cake and more … phew!

Is it possible to have too many cakes?
Of course not! “All caked out” is not a phrase in our vocabulary!

A ginormous thank you to all of our volunteer bakers and those who helped run the stall!

Read more about the Abbey Footprint fundraising appeal at http://www.bathabbey.org/footprint

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See more photos from the event on our Facebook page.

FoodCycle Bake Sale

Thanks to all who helped out at the fundraiser and also those who BOUGHT DELICIOUS CAKE!

In the spirit of FoodCycle we used as many donated ingredients as possible and ended up with some exciting flavours. In total we raised £70 – not bad for our first fundraiser! If you’d like to help out at future events or donate to the cause please email us at bathfoodcycle@gmail.com

BIG LOVE xxx

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