Kellogg College MCR

University of Oxford

Sustainable Living

Living Sustainably in Oxford

Farmers markets:

Every Saturday from 10am-1pm at East Oxford Primary School.

Every Sunday from 10am-2pm on Banbury Rd., Summertown.

Every Saturday from 10am-2pm at London Road and New High Street.

2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10am-2pm on North Parade, Summertown.

Every Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-4pm, and Saturday from 10am-5pm in Gloucester Green.

Every Sunday from 9.30am-12noon in the South Oxford Community Centre.

Every Monday-Saturday from 8am-5.15pm in the Covered Market, Market St.

Organic fruit and vegetable boxes:

Deliver organic, seasonal, and mostly local fruits and veggies straight to your door.

Place an order by midnight on Sunday and bring a bag to pick up your order at the Turl Street Kitchen on the following Thursday.

Refill shops:

Reducing waste:

Connects neighbors with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away.

Connects businesses who have surplus food with members of the public who want to rescue this food at a discount  or retail price and collect it from the stores.

Transforms surplus food into delicious healthy meals accessible to all, where customers are able to contribute either what they can afford or what they think the food, space, and idea is worth.

Enables people to borrow items that are only occasionally needed, such as DIY tools, outdoors and sports equipment, domestic and cooking equipment, etc.

Got an item that needs fixing? SHARE Oxford organizes free Repair Cafés on every first Sunday of every other month between 2pm-5pm at Makespace Oxford, 1 Aristotle Ln.

Water refill:

Ethical and sustainable produce shops:

Recommendations for places with good vegan options:

Apps related to a plant-based lifestyle:

Assists you in finding restaurants with plant-based/vegan options that are close to you.

Free app that details the healthiest foods and how many servings of each we should try to check off every day (also see: NutritionFacts.org).

Free meal-planning app from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (meal plans, recipes, grocery lists, daily videos, nutrition tips, cooking demonstrations, and more).

Recipes from the makers of the critically-acclaimed film Forks Over Knives, where you can discover over 400 hearty and decadent meals from over 50 leading chefs, with new recipes added weekly.

Pages to keep up with:

Organize regular vegan markets at the Oxford Town Hall, where you can find mouth-watering food stalls, eyeopening lifestyle brands, luxury cosmetics, ethical clothing, interesting charities, and much more.

Take the Veggie Pledge by posting your name, college, and tailor-made pledge to include more veggie or vegan meals in your diet, or to live more sustainably during November.

Vote for the best and worst vegetarian/vegan food in University of Oxford colleges and halls.

A University of Oxford student initiative that aims to inspire interest and action towards tackling the physical waste our global population produces.

Information, opportunities, and news from the Environmental Sustainability team at the University of Oxford.