Tag Archives: FareShare

Big can sometimes be beautiful too


One of the books that I have in my bookstore is Small is Beautiful by EF Schumacher. When I first read it I was challenged by the idea of how food miles and mass manufacture are bad for our economy. … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You to all Volunteers


This morning the following blog appears in the Argus as the Opinion piece on page 10 – its my attempt to acknowledge the enormous contribution that volunteers make to ensure our society is able to function as well as it … Continue reading

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Food waste – time to write


Last Monday Parliaments Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee launched an inquiry into the economic, social, and environmental impact of food waste in England. They have invited people to write to them over the next few months with a … Continue reading

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Foodwaste


According to Tesco’s chief executive, Dave Lewis speaking in Cape Town in a bid to implore companies to do more to tackle food waste, his own business has seen a 4% increase in food waste to 59,400 tonnes over the last year. … Continue reading

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The food we don’t buy


Last week J Sainsbury announced that it plans to install combined heat and power (CHP) units in six more of its stores across the UK, bringing the national total up to 16. It is not yet known if any of … Continue reading

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The Challenge we all face


I have lived in Brighton since the late 1970s and the town and now city has always attracted men and occasionally women to find refuge on our beach or streets. This is not a challenge limited to Brighton & Hove, … Continue reading

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Food that is not being wasted


In the mid 1990’s I was involved in a discussion with the Manager of a local Supermarket. David Moore who now works for Spar gave me a tour of the store he managed and proudly showed off the state of … Continue reading

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