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Submit your work before the 1st of August 2024!

Appeeling Art is a food art competition for Londoners, established with the Nourish Hub in 2023.

About the Competition

All ages are welcome!

Get creative and draw, paint, photograph, sketch, sculpt, knit (whatever style) your favourite fruits or vegetables! Your creativity is limitless!

Art & Food have been connected for centuries through classic Dutch still life paintings to Andy Warhol’s banana.

Over 45 entries from as far as Ukraine…

Making my art stopped me thinking of the bombing outside

I draw a pumpkin because it has good taste and you can eat in any season (Ash, age 4 )

I always loved lemons and the first tattoo I did on myself was a lemon. “If life gives you lemons make lemonade”

Appeeling Art is part of Karmabank & Nourish Hub’s missions to increase our community’s wellbeing, encourage eating healthy food, and growing food for self-sufficiency.

Start now! What is your favourite Fruit or Vegetable? Share your art and your story!


Your creation must be no larger than an A4 piece of paper .

Can be paintings, drawings, photos, sketches, collages, sculptures, embroideries, knitting, NFTs, your creativity is limitless!


Send your digital images via the form below before the 1st of August.


The 3 top designs will receive prizes at the end of the event!

The competition culminates on the 9th of August during National Allotments Week at a special community two-course supper and arts & crafts making event at the Nourish Hub Community Food Hub.

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    More About The Competition

    Appeeling Art is held each year during National Allotments Week, which includes allotment visits and opportunities to learn how to grow your own healthy food, and how to cook it well. We invite community partners such as supermarkets, local councils, garden centres and local health organisations to join us each year.

    For questions contact:

    To register for a Nourish Hub Cookery Course or a surplus supper, visit: or contact

    Selected entries 2023