Tottenham’s Kitchen Garden supplying those most vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis

THE KITCHEN GARDEN at Tottenham Hotspur’s Enfield-based training centre is supplying fresh produce to those most vulnerable in the community.

Deliveries of, spinach, rhubarb, chives, parsley and garlic are making their way every week from Hotspur Way to the Haringey food distribution hub, operating out of the clubs Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in N17.

Produce is then distributed to those Haringey Council have recognized as in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Usually, The Kitchen Garden is tended by full-time staff, producing organic fruit, vegetables and herbs for the first-team restaurant and supplementing the player’s dietary requirements.

Recently, Spurs announced that the stadium’s ‘pitch pocket’ – along with Alexandra Palace – was being utilised for storage by the London Food Alliance, set up by the three largest surplus food distributors in the capital – The Felix Project, FareShare and City Harvest.

Brian Jeeves

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