We explore and delve in deeper to the themes of food in our project, looking at issues of othering, cultural appropriation, and assumpltions over who earns what food.
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST HERE >>> FORM We are pleased to announce our new Online learner-led 'cookalong' project, Open Kitchens Generously supported by Forever Manchester. Six English language learners and expert home cooks have put themselves forward to challenge their English language communication skills… by teaching you how to cook from the comfort of your own... Continue Reading →
Thursday 25 June 2020, 7.30pm - 8.30pm A Night with PHM x Heart & Parcel TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-night-with-phm-x-heart-parcel-tickets-99392674164 FREE: Support PHM by making a donation online if you can Heart & Parcel is a Manchester based food and women’s project focused on developing English language skills whilst cooking. The project uses dumpling making as a medium... Continue Reading →
We’ve been watching the news unfold in front of us, the various events that have taken place over the last few weeks. We are moved, saddened, shocked and angry. We stand with the Black Lives Matter protesters and support those in America fighting for justice for the murder of George Floyd, and we support the... Continue Reading →
a post by our Director Clare on our most recent devleopment: Online Cooking & ESOL classes. Here, she speaks about the process, the highs and lows and advice for practitioners carrying out similar work with their learners.
By Clare Courtney
Heart & Parcel was founded in 2015 by myself and Karolina. Two friends with an interest in English language teaching, community work and food. For four years Heart & Parcel has provided informal cooking and English classes for women from migrant communities around Manchester to develop ESOL skills in a relaxed and meaningful way, meeting friends and others within and among the communities in our local area. Thriving on human connections and networking, we also ran fundraising events, workshops, markets and catering to generate funds to keep our English classes free for those who were not directly eligible for sustained ESOL provision.
In March this year, it was hard for us to imagine life without a space where learners and volunteers could continue this way of working. It was the learners who came to our rescue in demonstrating an innovative solution, and guiding us towards one very…
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Support Us DONATE HERE Support our ongoing Cooking & English projects providing informal English language support, training and skill development for Women from migrant communities!
A huge thank you for donating to our project. This will make a significant difference to the work we do providing informal English & cooking classes to migrant communities around Manchester. We currently run Online Cooking & English classes, and we are planning our next project for Learner-led sessions, empowering our previous learners to develop... Continue Reading →
Learn English Online with Heart & Parcel ****Register for Classes**** here: https://bit.ly/onlinecookingenglish Starts: 1st July 2020. https://youtu.be/xgXWl0O0_7w The course includes: Classes Wednesday 6pm -7pm | Main Class with Cooking & English. Thursdays 6pm – 6:40pm | Post-class Discussion Class | you can practise your English Listening and Speaking with other students and qualified teachers. Extra... Continue Reading →