Thank you to all Donors, Volunteers, & Supporters! 2021 was another record-breaking year at Incredible Surplus! You can download our annual 'Digest' here: Incredible_Surplus_Digest-2022Download While we didn't imagine we could top the efforts made in 2020, we’ve gone from strength to strength, despite the challenges of the pandemic. As you can see from this graph, … Continue reading ‘Digest’ News and Call to Action
We’re delighted to share that we’ve received funding from The National Lottery for our 'Compost Culture' project. Find out more here!
We want to reuse 5L tubs – can you help?
We've got a new scheme in mind, and we're looking for a regular supply of clean 5 litre (or thereabouts) lidded plastic containers to make it happen. Can you help?
How you can help Incredible Surplus
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
Christmas Update 2020
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
Incredible Surplus on the BBC!
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!
Friday Night Takeaways!
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!
Bags Of Taste!
Here's another wonderful initiative we're supporting!#SharingIsCaring https://www.facebook.com/BrumSlowFood/photos/a.1854681238155695/2520874448203034/
Thanks from the Mayor!
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/