To use cookery and food as tools for promoting positive change in the world. Our work helps to address health, environmental, poverty and food access issues. To encourage people to take responsibility for their lives in a pro-active way and develop transferable, practical, empowering and enjoyable skills. In so doing, we help people to work together and make healthy, vibrant communities. Their work directly supports an ecologically responsible and ethical food system by using and promoting local food, independent food producers and retailers, organic agriculture, community food co-operatives and community self-sufficiency.