Trafford Hall Training
Waste Not Want Not - Starting Your Own Community 'Waste' Project
11-12 April 2016
Trainers - Real Junk Food Manchester
§ Turning seasonal gluts in to beautiful products like jams, chutneys, pickles, and sauerkraut is an age old skill. The modern twist is taking food that would otherwise go to waste from the food industry, and using it to start a social enterprise or community project.
The Real Junk Food Project does just this, sourcing food that would go to waste from supermarkets, wholesalers, restaurants and many other sources, cooking it up into healthy nutritious meals, and serving them to anyone and everyone on a pay-as-you-feel basis.
With over 100 neighbourhood level projects operating around the UK, the Real Junk Food Project Network demonstrates a number of ways that local people can come together to reduce food waste, support local people in accessing food, and offer training and work opportunities.
Over two days, this course takes participants through the basics of;
§ an introduction to food safety issues
§ starting a social enterprise – the process of forming a legal organisation, setting up a bank account, social media and generating interest
§ Sourcing food that would otherwise go to waste
§ Finding premises
§ Different project models – from making preserves to running a community cafe
This course is £50 for the first volunteer booking and and £20 for each subsequent volunteer booking on from the same group.
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The cost of all courses includes en-suite accommodation, and all meals and refreshments during your stay.
Help with travel costs is available for those travelling long distances - please ask for more information. Pre-night B&B is also available for anyone who wishes to travel the night before the course.
For more information on this course, or to book spaces, contact Gary Dutton on (01244) 300246, or by replying to this email.