Freshlife is a series of interactive workshops that use food as a catalyst to motivate and inspire people who have been at risk of, or have experienced homelessness. All sessions are held a short walk from London Bridge.

Participants will cook new dishes, tour and dine at a local market, and learn what it takes to prepare and eat nutritious and balanced meals.

Programme outcomes

  • The chance to learn about food and nutrition.
  • The chance to be trained in basic cooking and knife skills.
  • The chance to take inspirational trips and participate in team-building exercises.
  • The chance to get an introduction to BFF’s ‘Get Stuck In’ programme.
  • Week One: one 3-hour workshop
  • Week Two: one 5-hour workshop
  • Week Three: three 5-hour workshops


  • Open to people of all ages (over 18), across all boroughs, who have been at risk of, or have experienced homelessness.
  • Applicants must have a commitment to turning up to each session.
  • Applicants must be moving towards independence.
  • Every applicant will need to provide details of a key worker/support worker/job coach or someone who is willing to support them throughout the course.


We are now open for applications to our Freshlife programme, starting in January 2020.

Please click here to apply!

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