The Hornbeam Food Rescue Project

The Hornbeam’s Food Rescue Project redirects quality surplus food away from landfill and into people’s mouths. Every Monday and Tuesday, volunteers with diverse backgrounds, ages, life experiences, and support needs come together to share surplus food with the rest of the community.

Mondays centre around the Peoples’ Kitchen, a pay-what-you-can communal feast at the Hornbeam, with cooking styles inspired by Turkish, Pakistani, and Brazilian heritages amongst many others. Other activities involve free and donation-based food stalls from which people can take surplus food, saving money while helping to waste less food as a society.

Together our network of over 30 volunteers are rescuing approximately 250kg of food into the hands of more than 100 different beneficiaries each week.

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