Foodshare Postings


Foodshare welcomes Edwalton Primary School and Friary Drop-in Centre

Edwalton Primary School in Northampton already has a farm [consisting of pigs, a goat and some chickens], a farm shop, vegetable patch and a polytunnel.   It has now decided to add a community allotment to this list in order that they can give all that produce to the most vulnerable people in their community. The […]


Our Global Vision: A Foodshare Bed in Every School

Join us in making our global vision a reality. Every school child learning how to grow food in school and “Growing to Give” – sowing, tending, harvesting and donating local, fresh produce to those in need in their community. From homeless shelters to children hospice, care homes to drop-in centres, the Foodshare movement joins schools with […]


Ipswich School: A Fantastic Foodshare Case Study

Alex Johnson, a sixth-former at Ipswich School, looks at how the project has developed there. Even a Muntjac deer destroying the brand new greenhouse didn’t stop Ipswich School pupils’ enthusiasm and determination for their Foodshare project, which has run at the independent school in Suffolk for two years. “We wanted to give growers the opportunity […]


Foodshare Welcomes Girlguiding UK

Welcome to Foodshare! You have probably read about Foodshare in the Volunteering section of your new “Together We Can” Book. We are delighted that you are ready to get your wellies on for Foodshare to help produce fresh produce to local charities as well as helping the environment. This special Foodshare Girlguiding section will give […]


Girlguides Promote Foodshare

Girlguiding UK (The Guides Association) have launched their new “Together We Can” book and are recommending Guides to volunteer and get their wellies on for Foodshare! We are very excited to be working with the Girlguides and have a special Foodshare Girlguides area set up on the Foodshare web site. You can find out more here: […]


Welcome to Foodshare!

What is Foodshare? Foodshare is an international not-for-profit, volunteer-powered charity where growers (schools, allotments and kitchen gardeners) partner with and donate food to local charities. Our vision is for every school to have a Foodshare Bed and for allotment holders, community and kitchen gardeners to grow a little extra and share their surpluses with a […]


Ipswich School Foodshare

  Read about the exciting Ipswich School Foodshare Project where they donated over 100kg shortly after lauching:             Tweet This Post


BBC Online on Foodshare

“In summer 2009 Mark Desvaux and Dan Spencer were struggling with the same problem [of surplus crops]. They rang East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice at Milton, and discovered the charity would be delighted to take unwanted crops to use in their kitchen. A donation centre was set up at their allotment site, and by the end […]


St Peter’s Primary Team up With Unilever for Foodshare

As part of the Healthy Schools programme, St Peter’s Catholic Primary School has been running a Gardening Club for the past year. They have decided to expand the Kitchen Garden and become part of Foodshare UK’s ‘Growing to Give’ project. Foodshare is being rolled out across the UK in conjunction with the RHS and other […]


Milton Village Pioneers Foodshare

The very first press article about Foodshare:               Tweet This Post

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