In The Media

A date with Gardening Australia

Jane Edmanson inspects our home grown carrots FareShare Kitchen Garden, Abbotsford made its television debut on March 11 on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia. Presenter Jane Edmanson visited our first garden back in September last year as we were pulling up carrots. Garden manager Susie showed Jane around the 70 beds Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Events

FareShare helps save Father Bob’s Christmas lunch

A community effort led by the Father Bob Maguire Foundation and FareShare ensured some of Melbourne’s most disadvantaged people got their fair share this Christmas. Father Bob’s traditional Christmas lunch was threatened after previous catering arrangements fell through. FareShare stepped in to cook the feast with all the trimmings at Collingwood Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Food donation

Marine warriors donate food to FareShare

Here’s a cool food rescue from another rescue organisation with a very different mission – saving marine life. FareShare has just collected a donation of ship’s dry stores from the Steve Irwin, Sea Shepherd’s flagship 59 metre vessel, while docked in Williamstown. The donated food including flour, quinoa, superfood bars, Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Food donation

Vans on a mission

It’s going to be a long night in the FareShare warehouse sorting six vans of rescued food from the Fine Food Australia expo. Well done to Pat for leading the massive mission & our crew of volunteers for picking up everything from beautiful beef to fabulous flour. FareShare undertook our Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Newsroom

Our million meal year in pictures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7Jz2MjqskA It takes a lot of ingredients to cook one million meals in a year and our new video shows how we did it. 2015 was a year of big numbers for FareShare. We rescued 544,543 kg of food, cooked 1,075,148 meals and assisted 402 charities. Our list of regular Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago