Fareshare_central_and_south_east_scotlandFareShare Central & South East Scotland is run by Cyrenians Good Food Programme, a social enterprise with a mission to bring good food to people experiencing disadvantage, isolation, poverty or homelessness. The team redistributes good quality food from the food industry to a wide range of grassroots organisations in the Central & South East Scotland area who provide food and support to vulnerable people.

Cyrenians Good Food is an accredited Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland Centre and offers a range of training including: 

  • Elementary Food Hygiene
  • Elementary Food and Health
  • Elementary Cooking Skills
  • Good Food Good Health Joint Award: training support workers to teach clients food skills for independent living

If you would like to find out about training or volunteer opportunities get in touch with Christopher Somerville or Phoebe Boag.

What members say

“Most of the food that people provide for us is long life tins, whereas FareShare is brilliant for fresh meat, fresh dairy and fresh fruit and veg, and the special items that make people feel good. It works perfectly.” Bruntsfield Evangelical

“(FareShare) has benefitted us as we are now able to give food to our women and children. When they flee, they flee with just what they have got on.” Shakti’s Women’s Aid, working with women fleeing domestic violence


What’s going on:

  • Ten older people’s lunch clubs offered free food for a year
    Ten older people’s lunch clubs offered free food for a year

    FareShare Greater Manchester is marking Older People’s Day by offering a free one year membership to 10 lunch clubs that provide support for older people at risk of malnutrition or social

    September 28, 2016
  • Young volunteers lend a hand to FareShare
    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.

    September 15, 2016
  • BBC series Hugh’s War on Waste revisits FareShare
    BBC series Hugh’s War on Waste revisits FareShare

    Hugh’s War on Waste returned to the nation’s screens on 28 July with encouraging news about charity redistribution of surplus food: in the six months between filming episode 2 and episode 3...

    July 20, 2016

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