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
2,489 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 18.3 million meals per year.
- Evening Standard launches food waste campaign
The London Evening Standard has launched a major campaign on food waste and food poverty, to address what it calls "a scandal" that must be put right
- In pictures: Cooking in the holiday kitchen
We went along to Golden Hillock Holiday Kitchen in Birmingham to hear how they have been using surplus food from FareShare to lend a helping hand to parents.
- Young volunteers lend a hand to FareShare
Volunteers taking part in the National Citizen Service Powered by the Jewish Lads’ and Girls’ Brigade (JLGB) programme helped to sort food for charities and community groups across the capital.
- Meet the chef: Claire at Greenwich Migrant Hub
We went along to Greenwich Migrant Hub to hear how energetic chef Claire transforms surplus food into magnificent meals. Read the interview.
- FareShare CEO on Evening Standard Progress 1000 list
Lindsay Boswell has been included on the London Evening Standard's Progress 1000 list for leading the charity's work to tackle food waste and UK hunger.
- “Good food gives you energy, it lifts your mood.”
This week we're celebrating redistributing a million meals through FareShare FoodCloud. Brushstrokes, one of the charities benefiting, shared their story with us.