All Week: What’s Wrong With Our Food
System? An exploration in photos
An exhibition by award winning photographer showing stories of struggle against global food corporations for an alternative model of farming. Free. 8.30am – 4.30pm (Closed Sun & Mon) Courtyard Cafe, 11 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR.
All Week: Plastic Plant Pot Amnesty and
Bring your broken plastic pots for recycling, collection points within the centre. Collect the coffee grounds from our Dahlia Coffee House and use it in your gardens. Free . During opening hours See website for details. North Orbital Road (A414), St Albans, AL2 1DH.
All Week: Water Saving Squad
Affinity Water are running a competition during Sustainable St Albans Week. Submit your favourite water saving tip to be in with a chance of winning a fantastic water butt planter as well
as other prizes! There will also be the opportunity to submit them online via Twitter and Facebook (@Affinitywater) so keep an eye out for more details! Free . The Water Saving Squad will be out and about collecting your tips
throughout the week.
All Week: Tree exhibition
The life of St Barbe Baker, founder of The Men of the Trees and The International Tree Foundation. An exhibition about trees and a children’s quiz.For those school age and above. Free . Library hours St Albans Main Library, The
Maltings, St Albans, AL1 3JQ.
All Week: Self guided tour of BRE Innovation Park
Visit a collection of test houses which showcase sustainable building, landscape designs, and innovative low carbon materials and technologies. To book: email firstname.lastname@example.org stating the date and time you wish to attend (tours approx. 1 hour). Quote ‘Sustainable St Albans Week’ to get free admission. Book slots 10am – 3pm Mon – Fri BRE Innovation Park, Bucknalls Lane, Watford, WD25 9NH.
All Week: Special Sustainable menu
This popular local cafe is having a special vegetarian menu for the week to promote a more sustainable lifestyle. Tues 10.30am – 4.30pm Wed – Sat 9am – 4.30pm (Closed Sun & Mon) Cafe on the Corner, 39 Catherine Street,
St Albans AL3 5BJ.
All Week: Green Volunteer Week
This week St Albans Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) will be dedicated to green volunteer roles. Are you interested in conservation, wildlife and the outdoors, or in sustainability generally? Come and see what volunteer roles are available. Free .Mon 21 – Thurs 24 Nov 10am – 4pm The Hub, Civic Centre, St Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 3JE.
All Week: Veganism: the most sustainable
way to eat
A display about veganism in the café through the week. If you are curious or need more information, we’ll have leaflets, magazines and be happy to chat with you. Free.Mon, Thur, Fri 9am – 4pm Sat 10am – 4pm Sun 11am – 3pm The Green Kitchen Veggie Cafe, 419 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL4 0XP.
All Week: Business NEED to FEED Challenge
How much food goes to the dog or bin? Teams of 5 from local businesses compete to reduce company OR individual food spend. The team who saves most cash and wastes the least
food wins, with saved monies donated to St Albans Food Banks. To find out more or enter a team email: Tara.Clark@Oaklands.ac.uk Free . Thurs 17th (midnight) to Wed 24th Nov (midnight) Prize giving on Friday 25th.
All Week: Recrafting
Do you like making crafts? A great way to get some morematerials, bring a donation into Oxfam Harpenden and get swatches of fabrics or other craft materials. Free.Mon – Sat 9am – 5pm 3 Harding Parade, Harpenden, AL5 4SW.
All Week: Children’s Book Swap
Exchange rather than buy new: donate a children’s book and take another away for free (max. 5 books). Free.9am – 5pm Mon – Sat
(9am – 7pm Thurs) 11am – 3pm Sun. 5 Harding Parade, Harpenden, AL5 4SW.
All Week: Gluttony’ Art Exhibition
Come to this imaginative art gallery to see multi artist exhibition and online competition exploring Gluttony. In association with The Hunger Project charity. Free.Tues – Sat 11am – 5pm 125 Hatfield Road, St Albans,
All Week: Encouraging recycling and
limiting food waste
The Parish of St. Stephen’s with St. Julian’s are planning to establish a compost area in St. Stephen’s churchyard. We are encouraging local people to recycle more throughout the week. Sermons will have an environmental content. Free. St Stephen’s with St Julian’s churches, St Albans.
All Week: Book Banks
3 x Book Bank sessions across the District. For people using food banks. Free. See www.bookbanks.org.uk Mon, Tues, Wed
Feed, Cunningham Hub and Wheathampstead.
Special Offers All Week