Every day, you’re helping to make sure food doesn’t go to waste – by making sure it reaches the people who need it the most. By doing this you it improves people’s health and wellbeing and it helps the planet too. 😊
Food plays a huge part in our health and wellbeing. Having food to eat helps to keep us well and sustain us. And knowing that we are working or volunteering in a project which helps others, helps our own well being too.
Sharing food with others is also a huge step in reducing the amount of food which gets wasted. Take a look for extra hints and tips on what else we could do use to help health and wellbeing and to reduce food waste in our work places and our homes.
Food surplus and redistribution projects touch a diverse group of people who differ in their cultural and religious dietary practices and preferences. Having an awareness of these differences and treating people as individuals with respect and dignity is important. This guide and poster explains the cultural and religious differences that one should consider in food preparation and redistribution.
Religious, cultural, and nutritional considerations – guide
Panier De La Mer, is a food processing centre in France. It supports people who have been out of work to gain technical skills in preparing fish and also supports them with social skills, such as communication and team work. Find out how they do this.
Feedback Global is working to create a sustainable food system. Here are some great tasty recipes from their projects which use up leftovers. They work in your home kitchen or they can be scaled up for community kitchens.