What's the big news this week? We are COOL !! This is all thanks to the Resource Action Fund from WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme). Funding became available in 2020/21 from the Resource Action Fund Covid-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant to help organisations like ours collect more surplus. We used the funding to buy … Continue reading We are COOL!!
Here at Incredible Surplus, our volunteers are busier than ever! We've collected and redistributed an average of twenty tonnes of food each week since the beginning of January! In addition to the food redistribution, we've been steadily expanding what we do, redistributing a wide range of items, tending to our People's Plot allotment, and supporting … Continue reading How you can help Incredible Surplus
Well, we've made it to the end of the year, and what a year it's been! Many thanks to our hardworking volunteers, our loyal supporters and our donors, because this year has been like no other. We've rescued and redistributed almost double the amount we did in 2019 and are on course to have shifted … Continue reading Christmas Update 2020
Did you see us on BBC Midlands Today on Friday? Bob Hockenhull and the team visited us at Kings Heath to see our food distribution and takeaway service. Well done to Dibah and Fabrice and our featured customers for their interviews and to all our wonderful volunteers and donors without whom this wouldn't be possible! … Continue reading Incredible Surplus on the BBC!
If you fancy giving yourself the night off from cooking with some tasty Mediterranean inspired waste food, why not support our project with a Pay-As-You-Feel 3 course takeaway?Previous menus have included: Harissa infused rice with Lebanese veg and nuts with preserved lemon, goji berries and marinated fig toppingPissaladière ( slow roasted onion tart ) & … Continue reading Friday Night Takeaways!
We love a bit of partnership working! #SharingIsCaring!We've been working with New Roots Housing to provide the food for cooking sessions with their residents, led by Birgit from Change Kitchen. This week they made 65 meals of vegetable stir fry noodles with an apple and peach crumble for dessert. Looks delicious, guys!
Here's another wonderful initiative we're supporting!#SharingIsCaring https://www.facebook.com/BrumSlowFood/photos/a.1854681238155695/2520874448203034/
October 15th 6:30 - 8:30pm Free event - Register Now! Because we can't meet in person, we have planned the 3rd annual Food for Thought event, which is held on the eve of World Food Day each year as a virtual tour to visit some of our cities community growing projects. Book your ticket now … Continue reading Food for Thought: Growing Communities
A huge well done to our volunteers working in Solihull - they've been sent a thank you from the mayor for all their hard work lately. https://www.facebook.com/TRJFPBrum/photos/a.379178395579111/1671094496387488/
Welcome to our new look Incredible Surplus website. If you've not heard of us before, we used to be called The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham and have been collecting and redistributing waste food since 2014. For various reasons, our old name wasn't really working for us. People misunderstood what it meant, and it also … Continue reading Incredible Surplus is born!