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 […]

New Year 2016

2016? Sort the empty homes, stop food waste, lean on each other, create our own way through this & sort the planet too? Yes, it’s a big ask. But it’s what I wish for. If I learned one thing from 2015 it’s that we are best leaning on each other, helping each other. Not waiting […]

Homebaked: The Thing On The Rec

Look at this. The centrepiece of something truly magical. It was at Homebaked in Anfield this Saturday and lots of us were there.After huge work and preparation by so many (and a lovely dry, sunny day on Friday thanks very much) it wasn’t looking that promising… After which my job was warm, dry and hugely fulfilling. […]

LaunchPad North Liverpool: Ideas Wanted

On Thursday and Friday this week I’ll be helping out at two events aimed at being the LaunchPad for new and enterprising ideas for North Liverpool.Me and North Liverpool go back a long way. In fact I was born here. So I’m more than mildly pleased to be doing some work this week that will […]

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 […]