Donations come in many forms
Thanks to our suppliers, volunteers, and community partners, FoodCycle is a low-cost model with a big impact.
However we do have some core costs and are reliant on your generosity to help us run.
As FoodCyclers, food fanatics and fans of the open air, both Sarah and Clare at FoodCycle HQ have been keen to go gleaning for a long time. Thousands of tonnes of fruit and vegetables are rejected every year because they do not meet supermarkets’ strict cosmetic criteria. Gleaning is a way of saving this food… Read more
FoodCycle Birmingham relaunched at the end of April 2016. In this guest post, the Birmingham Aston Hub Leader team reflect on the first couple of weeks of setting up and running the Hub. The relaunch hasn’t always been easy, but they’ve had tonnes of fun, started to embed themselves within the community, and have already served 332 meals, using over 1… Read more
In this guest post, Peckham Hub Leader Sam Oxley reflects on his time as a volunteer. As well as looking at what he has got out of volunteering with FoodCycle, Sam looks at the importance of community and the power food has to bring people together. When I first volunteered at Peckham’s FoodCycle Hub I… Read more
This post is written by Roisin Kay, Hub Leader at FoodCycle Portsmouth and Recipe Development Chef (what a great title!) at Kenwood, one of FoodCycle’s charity partners. Last week, an enthusiastic team from Kenwood took part in a ‘kitchen takeover’ at Portsmouth Hub. Here’s how it all began…. The decision process Last autumn, Kenwood set… Read more