Monday - February 19, 2024 3:00 pm     

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street visited Fareshare Midlands to discover how it is building on its overall mission to fight hunger and tackle food waste, by creating opportunities through a range of programmes designed to give individuals the skills and qualifications they need to enter the workforce.

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Thursday - February 1, 2024 1:41 pm     

FareShare Midlands is delighted to be working in partnership with Fareshare UK & Yorkshire Building Society to deliver in-community workshops that will provide advice and information around physical and mental wellbeing, financial resilience and employability along with 1-2-1 additional and tailored support for clients to move them closer to employment, education or training.

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Wednesday - January 24, 2024 4:30 pm     

​Over 5 days, Sati Bahia trekked 100 kilometres through the desert to Petra, Jordan, in order to raise an incredible £1,482 for FareShare Midlands. This amazing fundraising feat will provide over 5,900 meals for those in need.

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Tuesday - January 23, 2024 3:46 pm     

Karen Pollard started running the Rural Community Larder from her home during the pandemic, but 4 years later it now operates from 3 locations supporting hundreds of local people in food insecurity amid the cost of living crisis

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Wednesday - December 20, 2023 2:45 pm     

As the festive season approaches, the team at Alutrade wanted to make a donation to bring Christmas cheer to members of the local community. On Wednesday, Emily Harris (Accounts and Logistics Manager for Alutrade) visited the FareShare Midlands Nechells depot to deliver over £1,500.

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Friday - December 15, 2023 11:43 am     

Repurpose your Christmas wrapping paper and help to cut down the amount that ends up in landfill. You may even save your future self some pennies in the process!

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Friday - December 15, 2023 11:37 am     

Keep your eyes peeled for tips and tricks for minimising food waste by reusing your festive leftovers.

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Thursday - November 23, 2023 4:02 pm     

FareShare Midlands, the region’s largest food redistribution charity, is aiming to raise £50,000 to deliver an extra 200,000 meals to struggling families and individuals across the Midlands this Christmas. Once again, FareShare Midlands is participating in The Big Give Christmas Challenge from 28th November to 5th December. The Big Give is the UK’s largest match-funded campaign and, for seven days, every single donation is doubled.

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Wednesday - November 22, 2023 12:02 pm     

The Coronation Food Project is a new initiative to redistribute more surplus food and use it for social and environmental good across all 4 nations of the UK. The project aims to create a fairer and more sustainable future by:
• targeting all forms of waste in the food supply chain;
• supercharging food redistribution throughout the UK; and
• supporting the wider food sector and pioneering food-rescue initiatives with flexible funding.

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Recipes

FareShare works with hundreds of organisations across the food industry to obtain their surplus ingredients, using this food to supply our network of charities across the UK.

Here are a selection of delicious, cost effective recipes using surplus food, some basic ingredients, and requiring minimal fuss.
Use the drop-down menus to find the ingredient that you wish to cook with, select your dietary requirement and difficulty level, or try the search box to look through our recipe titles.

Friday - December 15, 2023 11:37 am     

Keep your eyes peeled for tips and tricks for minimising food waste by reusing your festive leftovers.

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Monday - July 10, 2023 2:46 pm     

Don't let your fruit go to waste! Cook up this delicious, warming crumble instead...

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Friday - February 24, 2023 2:49 pm     

Check out these delicious and easy ways to use up those spare spuds!

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Monday - January 23, 2023 1:54 pm     

Simple ways to make the most important meal of the day keep you fuller for longer.

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Monday - January 9, 2023 2:48 pm     

This chunky soup comes from Ukraine and is traditionally it is made with beetroot, beef and vegetables. Tasty and hearty!

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Friday - December 9, 2022 5:46 pm     

Whether enjoyed with a hearty stew or simply a spoonful of chutney, these cheese scones are sure to please!

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Tuesday - October 18, 2022 3:05 pm     

Pumpkins aren't just for carving - they are for eating too! Here are some delicious ways to cook them up.

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Friday - October 14, 2022 11:28 am     

Check out this super quick and delicious biryani recipe to get a hearty meal within 30 minutes!

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Tuesday - September 27, 2022 2:33 pm     

This recipe is sure to please everyone - hearty and filling, with easy adaptations to make it vegan, vegetarian or meaty! Whichever way you enjoy it, we suggest enjoying it with a side of garlic bread.

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