I have been keen to contact the Real Junk Food Project (RJFP) for quite some time, but until now haven’t got round to it. Now based in various locations across the UK, from the metropolis’ of Manchester, Leeds and Brighton, to more rural and suburban places such as Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire, or Nunthorpe near Middlesborough, RJFP is really growing.
Recent press coverage of their new supermarket in Leeds has illustrated not just the ongoing issue of surplus food from the UK supply chain, but also how this food can be diverted from waste to really benefit those in financial hardship. See: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/first-food-waste-supermarket-uk-leeds-real-junk-food-project-a7317906.html
This Thursday, 29th Septemember 2016, the Manchester based branch is holding a fundraiser. It looks set to be a great night. Here are the details: