Award Winning Bristol!

A couple of weeks ago FoodCycle Bristol won the Green Community Group award at Bristol’s Green Capital Awards. In this post, the wonderful Hub Leaders Alice Tirbooman and Jane Kilpatrick explain what happened on the night, and why they won the award! At FoodCycle Bristol we hold our meals in Barton Hill Settlement, where each […]

What will you do this New Year?

We all know that the beginning of a new year is the time for resolutions: losing a stone, running a marathon, eating less chocolate and flossing more regularly – the classics that seem to come round ever year. New Year, new you! seems to shout out from every magazine article or advertising billboard. Well, why […]

Love is in the air

Love it or loathe it, the 14th February is upon us again and on behalf of everyone here at FoodCycle, a very Happy Valentine’s Day to you all. This year has been particularly romantic across the FoodCycle family: we can’t name too many names but we know some wonderful FoodCycle couples in Clacton, Liverpool and […]

Great news – FoodCycle opens five new Hubs!

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Wow, what a start to 2016: as well as our plans for two new projects with Outward, we are so happy to announce that we’re opening another five Hubs. Allow us to introduce you to… FoodCycle Merton Based in the New Horizon Centre in south-west London, FoodCycle Merton is run in partnership with Commonside Community […]

FoodCycle’s second impact report

After months of monitoring and evaluation, we’re so happy to announce our second social impact report! It’s the culmination of lots of hard work in our Hubs and a celebration of all that our projects have achieved. Highlights from 2015 include: 7 new projects opened over 38,000 community meals served 82% of our guests say […]

FoodCycle’s Green & Pleasant Land!

It’s been months in the planning but our big fundraising dinner ‘Green & Pleasant Land‘ is almost upon us: seven star chefs will each cook a course that celebrates British produce, our landscape and the communities we work to support across the country. Guests will be entertained by food critic and jazz musician, Jay Rayner, […]

Organising a fundraising event – top tips!

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In this guest post, Tess Timothy, one half of FoodCycle’s dynamic fundraising duo, reflects on the lessons she has learnt from masterminding the charity’s 2016 gala dinner. Tess gives some pearls of wisdom for the budding events organiser, and gives some key insights into what its like to put on a high profile event. I’m […]

Mid Year Conference 2016: What a Day!

Last Saturday we hosted our Mid-year conference and 40 wonderful Hub Leaders from across the country came along. The first of our two conferences in 2016, the mid-year is a chance for us to all share and discuss developments at FoodCycle HQ and within our Hubs, for our Hub Leaders to receive training, and for […]

Londoners pay it forward for FoodCycle

In this big old city, squashed like a sardine on the commuter journey, it can sometime feel like random acts of kindness are a million miles away. For many, the capital can be an isolating place and positive interactions with strangers can sometimes feel few and far between. It’s for this reason that we were […]

London to Brighton 2016

Saddle up for the iconic London to Brighton cycle this September and raise money for FoodCycle! Join over 4,000 cyclists, raising money for over 100 different charities, and take the epic London to Brighton this September. You don’t need any experience – just lots of enthusiasm and a passion to fight food waste and food […]

FoodCycle Connects launches in Bristol!

In this post, FoodCycle Bristol Hub Leader, and coordinator of Bristol Connects, Heather Mack explains what is going on in the south west and how they are sending so much surplus food to good causes across the city! #BelliesNotBins FoodCycle Connects’ goal is to eliminate food waste by collecting and distributing surplus food, whilst educating […]

FoodCycle is seven!

FoodCycle is celebrating seven years of fighting poverty, tackling waste and bringing communities together through the power of good food. We’ve come a long way since our first meal (which, according to our founder Kelvin was a pot of ‘brown sludge’), and can’t believe how much FoodCycle has grown in just seven years. Thank you […]