“Pay as You Feel” Supermarket

“Pay as You Feel” Supermarket

Run by food-waste-busting nonprofit the Real Junk Food Project, this pay-what-you-can store housed in a Leeds warehouse connects local shoppers with food donated by supermarkets, restaurants, and wholesalers that would otherwise end up in the trash.
What the Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) has dubbed an “anti-supermarket” is really just the tip of their vast iceberg of discarded provisions: The group has a created a network of 126 cafés across seven countries, all serving meals on a “Pay as You Feel” basis.

Last December, the project also began setting up stalls selling fresh produce and other goods in elementary schools. A local headmaster and me realized that hunger was a barrier to learning in primary schools.

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