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January 24, 2020

One in 4 potatoes never gets eaten. Let’s stop food waste one potato at a time. 

Latest research from WRAP (Government Waste Resources Action Programme) shows that a massive 9.5 million tonnes* of food that was good to eat got wasted in the UK in a year. It’s gone down by 7% in the last 4 years, but we’ve still got a long way to go!

70% of that was in our own homes, compared to only 30% in the supply chain. Potatoes, bread, chic...

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year!    Festive #foodshare continues. Please keep coming!

A huge thank you to the hundreds of people who have helped stop good food going to waste these last few days. We've never had so much food to share - we've had more than 5 tonnes in 4 days - nearly as much as we normally get in a month.

A food system that has so much waste built in is wrong and massively damaging for the environment, but HUGE thanks to the...

December 19, 2019

There are going to be two community meals this month to use up Christmas food surplus and bring people together over the festive period. 

Everyone is welcome to come along to the two course meals. They will be served at 12:30pm, made by Osnosh and a team of brilliant volunteers. The meal will be made from surplus food collected by the volunteers that morning. So it will be a surprise as to what is cooked - but it's guarant...

December 12, 2019

Shrewsbury Food Hub is in partnership with four churches to share food over the Christmas Holidays. Everyone is welcome at the #foodshare tables, so please come along. 

In the school holidays, a lot of our regular groups are closed, so we need a extra help from everybody to get this good food into tummies! We can never predict how much or what type of food we will get but we generally expect 10-20 trays of bread, fruit and veg...

November 29, 2019

Shrewsbury Food Hub is launching its Big School Breakfast Campaign to give local children a better breakfast. For the next seven days, every pound donated to the campaign through the Big Give website will be doubled. 

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DONATE 

Katy Anderson, the Food Hub’s manager explains “We support 10 schools in Shrewsbury with deliveries of surplus food, meaning they can give kids free toast and a healthy snack. Howe...

October 17, 2019

Please help us get good food eaten at #foodshare tables in October Half Term.

Everyone is welcome. We expect to have 10 - 20 trays of bread, fruit and veg to share each day. It’s run on a pay-as-you-feel basis. Pop in before you shop as there's bound to be something useful.

Please share these times and locations for the week 28th October – 1st November:

Riversway Elim Church at Lancaster Rd, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 3LE,...

October 4, 2019

We support 7 Age UK Day Centres across the town with surplus food, so we went to meet Lindsey Kelley, the organiser for the Louise House Day Centre to find out more.

Age UK provide a network of Day centres across Shrewsbury, where people come together for friendship and a day out. Transport is provided so no-one misses out.

Lindsey and her volunteer team plan the activities, such as cards and games, crafts, guest speakers, gentl...

October 2, 2019

Please join us for a fantastic evening at Salopian Brewery in Hadnall on Saturday 26th October, 7-10pm to raise funds for Shrewsbury Food Hub.

We're taking over the Brewery bar for one night only. We'll have the best beer in the world*, delicious food, mellow tunes from the Magenta Dogwings and raffle.

Entry, supper and your first drink for just £20. All proceeds go towards the Shrewsbury Food Hub's fight against food waste.

For...

September 5, 2019

We’re delighted to announce that Shrewsbury Food Hub has been given £10,000 by Awards for All. This grant will allow us to invest in more comprehensive training, an on-line rota system and to seek out more nutritious food for our community. Since we started three years ago, we have doubled in size every year.   We now have 75 volunteer drivers and we collected 64 tonnes of food last year and we need to invest in our organisati...

July 25, 2019

Shrewsbury Food Hub is in collaboration with four churches across town to share surplus food over the summer holidays. Everyone is welcome at the #foodshare tables, so please come along. 

In the school holidays, a lot of our regular groups are closed, so we need a extra help from everybody to get this good food into tummies! We can never predict how much or what type of food we will get but we generally expect 10-20 trays of br...

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