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We’re recruiting for an Events Manager!

Do you like event planning? Passionate about combating food waste? Find out about our Events Manager paid role Closing date is end of Thursday 10 May!

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 […]

5 out of 5 Food Hygiene Rating for The Real Junk Food Project Leicester

5 out of 5 Food Hygiene Rating!

Thanks to the efforts of our volunteers , we are delighted to announce that we have a 5 out of 5 Food Hygiene Rating for the West End ‘Pay As You Feel’ Café kitchen at the LCiL West End Neighbourhood Centre. Great work by all involved!! Our food hygiene procedures […]

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 […]