FareShare South West forms part of the UK’s largest food charity, FareShare. We are one of a network of 21 similar centres located across the country. We are a community of independent franchised charities, all fighting the same issues: food waste and hunger. Over 270,000 tonnes of perfectly edible surplus food is thrown away each year. We want to see that food put to good use.
FareShare South West was formed in 2007 to help tackle the food poverty issue in the South West by redistributing surplus food across the region. By using quality, in date surplus food which would otherwise have gone to waste, we turn an environmental problem into a social solution. Here’s how we do it: