On Blue Plates

Incredible Edible Lambeth is supporting a new campaign called On Blue Plates (@onblueplates on Twitter). It is looking for 50 restaurants, pubs or cafes to donate 1 meal a year (£140) to the members of the Healthy Living Club at Lingham Court – Lambeth’s very own dementia charity.

Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen is the first restaurant to donate. We will report on other supporters next month. The project’s name comes from the fact that those with dementia benefit from food served on brightly coloured plates because they help make the food more visible and without such visual prompts, those with dementia may struggle to eat and go on to suffer from malnutrition.

A grant from Brixton Pound is helping Healthy Living Club train volunteers so that they can learn how to approach businesses.