Welcome to Food AWARE

Food AWARE is a ‘not for profit’ social enterprise set up to find ways of redistributing surplus food from potential waste to human consumption or other environmentally friendly means of reuse.

Please contact us at info@foodawarecic.org.uk to discuss how we may be able to support or work in partnership with your group

WHAT WE DO

We redistribute surplus food by diverting from potential waste and into needy communities. A key objective of our project is to redistribute healthy 5-a- day produce e.g. tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, fruit etc as this encourages healthier eating. We distribute Food Standards Agency (FSA) leaflets which educate beneficiaries and equip them to make good food choices e.g. Eat Well Plate, ‘Best Before’ vs ‘Use By’, Traffic Lights on foods, Salt in food etc.

We currently collect and redistribute over four tonnes of quality-control failing ’5-a-day’ produce every week in partnership with our local suppliers and farmers.

Food AWARE are proud to support the ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ campaign!! Check out recent photos (see below) of our support for the ‘Feed 1,000′ event at the LFHW Roadshow at Hull University!

Food AWARE on Facebook – check out our very own group page! Lots of exciting news and photographs about our project (including examples of some of the surplus 5-a-day we receive every week!!!). And on Twitter!

 

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Weekly delivery to Balby Bridge Foodbank in Doncaster (part of our @DonnyFoodbank network) Our Roy and Mark - 'the backbone of our surplus food delivery operations'! Another van full of surplus food delivered to us by our friends @RealAid in Beverley! (Mar 2014) Food AWARE supports Dearne Valley Personal Development Centre in Mexborough . L-R - Marie Russell (DVPDC Administrator), Jackie Irwin (DVPDC Lead Tutor), Christine Spence (FA Director) and Jon-Jo Irwin (DVPDC Project Director) HYPER project visit to our Addison Road, Maltby site from the Local Food team (Graham & Kerri) - July 2013 Our fab volunteers @PFGDoncaster who have run Intake Foodbank in Doncaster since launch on 15th Feb 2013 shot1 shot8

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