How does FareShare Work?
FareShare takes surplus food…Giving food
Thousands of tonnes from the food industry – good food that would otherwise go to waste.
redistributes it around the country…Where to find us
There are 20 FareShare Regional Centres across the UK from Aberdeen to Brighton.
Where it is used by partner charities…Getting food
2,135 of them including breakfast clubs, homeless hostels and women’s refuges.
… to help feed those who need it.Get involved
The food provided by FareShare contributes towards 16.6 million meals per year.
- Soup-erb success with Young Marketeers
A partnership between School Food Matters and and Borough Market saw school kids from the Young Marketeers project selling homemade soup with proceeds going to FareShare London.
- Tackling hunger and food waste in Basingstoke
FareShare Southern Central has teamed up with Basingstoke charity Community Furniture Project to help provide food for vulnerable people in the area.
- New French ban on food redistribution raises the question, would we want a similar law in the UK?
France has now passed the law, voted unanimously in the French Senate last week, which forces supermarkets to donate their surplus food to charity. Would we want a similar law in the UK?
- “The best thing is seeing people’s faces”
Read a day in the life of FareShare volunteer Graham Ward redistributing food in Derbyshire.
- FareShare and MPs supporting Food Waste Bill
Friday 29 January 2016 FareShare this week had the opportunity to meet MPs at the Houses of Parliament, in a gathering of support for the Food Waste Bill, being introduced by Kerry McCarthy MP. With...