Foodism 100: Best Street-Food Trader – the shortlist
The Best Street-Food Trader award, sponsored by the Soil Association, previews the most ethically sound street-food stalls in the capital
A grassroots charity bakery giving refugees a fresh start in London by providing employment opportunities across its market stalls.
56-57 Gore Rd, E9 7HN; breadwinners.org.uk
A mobile social enterprise empowering the homeless community by training them to be baristas.
Various locations; changeplease.org
A street-food vendor that flies the flag for plant-based eating in totally vegan dishes inspired by modern-day Mexico.
Various locations; clubmexicana.com
The Dusty Knuckle Bakery
An organic bakery market stall that employs vulnerable young people who have struggled to find meaningful employment.
Abbot Street, E8 3DP; thedustyknuckle.com
Temple of Seitan
A stall at Hackney Downs Vegan Market that's turned the 'vegan clean eating' stereotype on its head with its vegan fried 'chick'n' made with seitan.
Hackney Down Vegan Market, E8 2BT; templeofseitan.co.uk
Featured Entry: Gourmet Goat
A street-food trader making Eastern Mediterranean-inspired dishes using goat meat from the goat dairy industry, British rose veal and local, seasonal vegetables. The stall holds a three-star rating with the SRA and co-founders Nick and Nadia work with the local council on sustainability and how to develop the area's food offering.
27 Rochester Walk, SE1 9AF; gourmetgoat.co.uk
A stall serving up hand-crafted pies in biodegradable packaging, which employs disadvantaged people and young parents, allowing them to fit work in around the school run.
Various locations; mypie.london
A nose-to-tail street-food trader using ethically farmed British produce to spread the word of forgotten cuts of meat.
The Stables Market, NW1 8AH; roaderyfood.com
What the Fattoush?
A vegan Palestinian pop-up specialist giving 50% of its profits back to charities that support young Palestinians.
Brixton Rooftop, SW9 8JH; whatthefattoush.com
Zoe's Ghana Kitchen
A champion of Ghanaian cuisine in London, Zoe's Ghana Kitchen also focuses on a zero-waste kitchen and other eco-friendly operations.
Pop Brixton, SW9 8PQ; zoesghanakitchen.co.uk