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Our Fuel for School Venture Begins!

Yesterday, we successfully completed our first surplus food delivery to Hazel Primary School and started our Fuel for School venture! Six crates were delivered on Friday 23rd November, jammed packed full of fresh fruit and vegetables, tinned and baked goods. All ready for their school’s surplus food market stall. Fuel […]

Clothes Swap and Restart Party

Here are some photos from the Clothes Swap and Restart Party that we hosted alongside Leicester Fixers on Saturday. There was lots happening: things being fixed, clothes getting swapped, plus an unwanted Christmas gift exchange from WasteNot Leicestershire Reduce, Re-use, Recycle. All this plus some snacks and refreshments made from rescued food. Thankyou […]

The Junk Food Project, DMU and LCiL join to celebrate Christmas

On Friday 8th December we cooked up a Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings for 120 people from the local community. We did this in partnership with DMU Local and LCiL and together we created a wonderfully festive afternoon. Thankyou to Laura Horton and all of the team at LCIL, Debbie Tinsley […]

Tuesday

NEW Tuesday lunchtime café to shift bread!

From Tuesday August 16th we’re running a new weekly lunchtime café 11-2ish. The idea is to have a mainly bread-themed menu because we get lots and LOTS of bread donated on a Monday and we want to try to use it all. There will be soups and various simple complementary […]

The Real Junk Food Project Leicester van

The Real Junk Food Project Leicester Van : Paint As You feel!

If you are in Leicester there is a chance you might spot us driving around on food missions, rescuing perfectly edible food that would otherwise go to waste. Our wonderful volunteers then magic the food into delicious healthy meals and serve it to the community at The West End ‘Pay […]

Roundup From Riverside Festival

WOW!! What a wonderful weekend we had hosting the Eco Area at Leicester’s Riverside Festival 2016! The sun came out and we fed hundreds of people delicious food that would have otherwise gone to waste on a ‘Pay As You Feel’ basis and raised a whopping £967.68. There was a […]

Super Saturday 11th June: Monthly LIVE JAM ‘Play As You Feel’

Each month our Super Saturday Café is filled with the buzz of live music! Join us friendly folk this Saturday 11th June at The West End ‘Pay As You Feel’ from 11am until 2pm for delicious food whilst some of Leicester’s finest take to the mic. In-between sets there is […]

Eco Area at Leicester Riverside Festival 2016

Roll up Roll up Read all about it!! This Saturday and Sunday (4th & 5th June 2016) it’s Leicester’s best free festival, Riverside! The Real Junk Food Project Leicester will be hosting the Eco Area joined by eight inspiring projects all aimed at living sustainably and improving the environment. Join […]