National Vegetarian Week
14 May 2019
14 May 2019
This week is National Vegetarian Week, and The Vegetarian Society are calling on people across the UK to ditch the meat and eat more greens.
Having access to healthy fruit and vegetables is so important to the charities and community groups FareShare supports and we have seen a huge demand from our network for plant-based foods.
In the last year alone FareShare have distributed over 886 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to our network of charities. That’s enough for a massive 2,109,556 meals.
We couldn’t do it without the nourishing surplus food that we receive from our food partners which goes towards feeding the most vulnerable in society.
Monaghan Mushrooms Group Chief Commercial Officer, Noel Hegarty said: “We’ve been working with FareShare for nearly two years and are proud of the work that they do across all of the UK providing support to all those in need.
“We at Monaghan Mushrooms are delighted that our surplus mushrooms are re-distributed to many charities and community groups across the UK, helping to provide tens of thousands of nutritious meals to those people facing hunger in our communities. We hope that our food will help fight hunger and ensure that no person goes a day without a hearty meal.”
Thank you to Monaghan Mushrooms Group and all of our fantastic food partners. To find out more about diverting your surplus to frontline charities visit our giving food page.
“In the last year alone FareShare have distributed over 886 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to our network of charities.”
20 May 2019
It’s British Tomato Fortnight and as a food redistribution charity, we work with suppliers, distributors and growers of tomatoes from all across the country. Eric Wall is one of FareShare Sussex’s longstanding food partners – supplying the depot with a pallet of fresh local tomatoes every week.
15 May 2019
Food charity FareShare is urgently calling on the food industry to donate supplies of healthy food and drinks — which will be distributed to children at risk of food poverty over the summer holidays.
19 April 2019
“Since we have been working with FareShare we have supported many families and individuals to access food to supplement their budget and feed their children. Local people tell us “When the light is on in Bee we know we can go for advice, support and a cup of tea”.