FareShare, the food redistribution charity, now feeds 43, 700 people across the country every day. That’s more people than its ever fed before.
Charlotte Rettie unpicks the data and discovers that the welfare reforms have already spawned 20 new foodbanks.
Tom Knowles investigates what’s filling the storage cupboards.
We live blogged the Oxfam and EnoughFoodIF debate about the effects of land grabbing on food insecurity. Speakers included DFID’s Director General for Global Policy, Michael Anderson, UN Special Rapporteur on […]
Following the Trussell Trust’s announcement last week that there has been a 170% rise in the number of people using foodbanks between 2012-13, thefoodbankers look at the data surrounding foodbanks and food poverty in the UK.
The Food Bankers examine the trajectory of the Ben Affleck and Hugh Jackman supported campaign that asks people to live below the poverty line for a week.
Chair of Cameron’s Oxfordshire constituency party, Liam Walker, 22, was forced to apologise and hide his Twitter after suggesting anyone would take food if it was free.
We pooled a list of the top 20 people raising awareness about foodbanks, waste and poverty. 1) Tristram Stuart, @Feeding5K. Tristram is a leading waste campaigner and recently treated government […]
With news that almost 350 000 people visited foodbanks in 2012, an increase of 170%, we take a look at research from the London Assembly on foodbanks published in March 2013.
Almost 350,000 people have had to visit foodbanks over the last year, according to the Trussell Trust.