“Lift the Lid”

February 7, 2011

A fantastic set of events in collaboration with Young Bristol took place in February. The first event was an open evening at FareShare Warehouse lifting the lid on the amount and type of food we receive with fabulous food cooked by the award winning Thali Cafe, a yurt in the warehouse and attendees of over […]

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Thali Café and Fareshare South West excited to be working together!

December 1, 2010

  Council Leader Barbara Janke dropped in to the city’s first ever food champion Sid Sharma of the Thali Café in Easton on Tuesday 23rd November to congratulate them on their latest national food award.  The Thali Café was recently voted Best Cheap Eat in the UK by the Observer newspaper readers. This follows last […]

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FareShare South West involved with “Feed Cardiff” event during October 2010

November 11, 2010

On Saturday 9th October, shoppers in Cardiff City Centre got more than they bargained for – a free, freshly cooked meal and some food for thought about making farming more sustainable. The event – ‘Feed Cardiff’ – was organised by the Cardiff Food Alliance, a partnership between the Cardiff Transition Project, Cardiff Friends of the […]

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Recent hands-on cooking demonstration using “waste food” from FareShare

November 11, 2010

On Tuesday 14th September 2010 A free cooking demonstration took place at the prestigious cookery school at Bordeaux Quay. Tailored for the projects that receive our food and run by the award winning chefs from the Thali Café. All the food used was destined for landfill, to be reprocessed as animal feed or otherwise wasted. FareShare […]

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Latest Newsletter

August 28, 2010

Latest newsletter available now! FareShare South West will be publishing an annual newsletter to keep you up to date with our latest developments, projects & news. If you would like to subscribe and receive your copy by email please click here -> info@faresharesouthwest.org.uk and write “newsletter” in the title. Read more about FareShare’s latest news by clicking the images […]

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Burges Salmon volunteer days

June 17, 2010

Burges Salmon started a volunteer day with us in March 2010. Since then we have accommodated one day each month for 4 people. The CSR representative Catherine said “We have been overwhelmed with people wanting to volunteer with FareShare South West” We have had great feedback from the volunteers who have spent a day with […]

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FareShare wins “Britain’s Most Admired Charity” Award

March 23, 2010

Last night, FareShare won the award as ‘Britain’s Most Admired Charity’ at the Third Sector Awards ceremony hosted by Barclays in Docklands. FareShare was one of five nominees, alongside RNIB, RNLI, Help for Heroes and The Woodland Trust. The nominees were chosen by Third Sector and a panel of advisers, and the awards were voted […]

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Food provision survey

February 17, 2010

To support FareShare South West’s long term sustainability and to ensure that we will be able to continue to provide our members with good quantities of quality food, we introduced a membership fee scheme last year. This fee will help to cover some of the costs necessary to administer the service and is not a […]

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Building A Better Bristol Awards

November 2, 2009

GWE Business West celebrated the commercial harvest of the city in St Stephens Church, the city’s business church. This year they chose to celebrate “Spirit in good business” and their programme was marking and uncovering success with good business and also fair trade. Their celebrations included making a number of “Building a Better Bristol” awards […]

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Feature on Heart 96.3 website

September 11, 2009

FareShare food- Heart 96.3 website article Dated 8th September 2009

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Evening Post article

September 11, 2009

EP Sept 09 Please read our latest feature in the evening post dated 7th September 2009

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Dawn Primorolo visits FareShare South West

August 18, 2009

On Monday 17th August 2009 FareShare South West welcomed Dawn Primorolo MP to visit and to see the work we do. Dawn was obviously very shocked to see the amount of food that would otherwise be landfilled. Dawn said “FareShare really is a brilliant project. It was an eye-opener, and a real worry, to see […]

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Ashton Park Bristol 10k run

August 5, 2009

A massive thanks goes out to the students at Ashton Park School for raising £263.56 for FareShare. The team of 6th form students and staff ran the Bristol 10K and raised sponsorship for three charities: FareShare, Bobby Moore’s Cancer Charity and the Special Care Baby Unit at Southmead Hospital.  Thank you

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Article in the Evening Post

December 3, 2008

“A bakery has donated five tonnes of bread, cakes and pastries to help feed the homeless. Pullins Bakery, which has shops in Yatton and Claverham, sends products to an organisation in Bristol called FareShare South West every day.” To download the whole article, click here.

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Wiltshire Farm Foods

December 1, 2008

“A joint partnership between Wiltshire Farm Foods and a nationwide charity will contribute up to 2,000 meals a week for homeless people. At the start of 2008, FareShare South West delivered food to 22 centres in Bristol.” To read the whole article, click here.

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Watch our DVD

October 29, 2008

Watch our DVD right here! Click the play button below to see a day in the life of FareShare South West.

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April news update

April 25, 2008

Onwards and upwards! We continue to make progress, and since our last newsletter on the 15th February 2008, we are pleased to report that we have distributed a further 34 tonnes of food! That’s 74 tonnes since we opened on the 10th October 2007. We are now delivering to 32 organisations throughout Bristol and the […]

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February news update

February 1, 2008

We have lift off!! At last, our first delivery happened on the 9th October 2007, and FareShare is now all systems go! We experienced a hugely successful launch on the 8th November, and received a great deal of media coverage from the local television, radio, and newspapers during this time. Over 97 tonnes of food We our proud […]

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Article in the Evening Post

November 8, 2007

“A scheme that delivers surplus supermarket food to the homeless in Bristol is being launched tonight. The FareShare South West project delivers food to 50 homeless shelters, drug rehabilitation centres and youth offender projects. Up to 400 tonnes of food a year will be collected by volunteers and delivered in two refrigerated vans.” To download […]

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Article in Venue Magazine

November 1, 2007

“We’re currently delivering two days a week, but want to extend that to three days by Christmas and five by this time next year. We’ve taken on 10 volunteers so far but ideally I’d like to see 40 people here, six per shift, working Monday to Friday from nine to five. It’s a chance for people who otherwise might […]

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