The Real Junk Food Project Liverpool: Phase Two

First, some background. This café and social enterprise is part of the Real Junk Food Project, a now global movement that was started in Armley in Leeds, where this blog visited back in the summer of 2014. A movement that’s all about eradicating food waste, because in one of the richest economies on earth we’re throwing […]

Afternoon Tea: At Real Junk Food

On a rainy Saturday afternoon at this darkling time of the year, and with such bleak news from Paris, it was lovely to be able to brighten the day by going for afternoon tea with a friend. The Pay As You Feel café has been open here at weekends since late August now, keeping down food […]

Pay As You Feel, in Everton

– Let’s really feed the world – A misty morning for my second visit to the open for five weeks now Pay As You Feel Café in Everton. Before we go in a few words about how things work here and why. This café is part of the Real Junk Food Project, a now global […]

Real Junk Food Liverpool

Since publishing late in August of 2015 this post has been viewed by more people than anything else I’ve ever published. Strong evidence of how welcome this new café is in Liverpool. However, as our Real Junk Food Café is only open at the weekends for now, most of these blog views have happened when […]

Waste Not, Want Not?

I’m not sure if being away from home helps me think more clearly but certainly being in Leeds for a few days this past week has been full of education for me. Education of the in your face kind that I wrote about at the Real Junk Food Project of course. But also gentler learning […]

Real Junk Food in Leeds

‘In this country we throw away something like 35% of our food, most of this throwing away being done by the big supermarkets and that’s just wrong.’ I’ve been talking with the Real Junk Food Project. In fact a whole group of us have been talking with them and getting a direct experience of what they’re […]