Warehouse update

Warehouse update

As visitors to The Warehouse will have seen, work on the building project is advancing at pace. The new main staircase and entrance from Allison Street has been installed, along with the upstairs toilets. Most of the concrete for the new cafe floor in Middle Bay has...
Life Begins at 40

Life Begins at 40

40 years ago Birmingham Friends of the Earth moved into our building, the Warehouse, spending the first few days moving bags of rotting lentils. They had a vision of what this former Victorian warehouse could achieve, and over the past 40 years it has been the base...
Sun Shines on The Warehouse

Sun Shines on The Warehouse

In late 2014 we installed 16 solar panels on to our roof, then ran out of suitable roof space! Instead of stopping, we refurbished part of the roof with several shed-loads of insulation and slapped 16 more solar panels onto it. I’m happy to declare it a huge success....
Warehouse News – Spring 2016

Warehouse News – Spring 2016

This summer marks three years since The Warehouse Café’s current directors reopened the doors to the city’s original vegetarian eatery, and now we’ll be able to celebrate by popping a bottle of vegan champagne! Our application for an alcohol license was a success and...
Warehouse News – Winter 2016

Warehouse News – Winter 2016

Recycling Heat It’s always nice when the building ties in with the campaigns that we are running. This month we get to feature a new device that complements our Waste Isn’t Rubbish campaign. We already have high rates of recycling and composting for our physical...
Natural Healthy Foods take over Vegan Shop

Natural Healthy Foods take over Vegan Shop

Simon and Susan are a couple that are passionate about healthy living and all natural food, this is reflected in their knowledge and love of all things superfoody! Their new shop, ‘Natural Healthy Foods’, housed within the Friends of the Earth Warehouse, is a...