Feeding the 5000

November 26, 2014, Warsaw, Poland

  • Hundreds of kilos of surplus food were used to serve thousands of free meals to show that food is too good to waste
  • Event consisted of chef démos, cooking workshops for kids, composting workshops and various other food waste fighting actions
  • Organising partners included the City of Warsaw, Warwas University of Life Sciences, "Swiat na Tak" Foundation, Warsaw Food Bank, Feedback and FUSIONS


Feeding the 5000

November 22, 2014, Barcelona, Spain Flag of Spain.svg

  • Feast made out of surplus food was made available to members of the public
  • Organisers comprised EI PLAT de Gràcia, PAA-Plataforma Aprofitem els Aliments, La Colmena que dice Si Gàcia, Foodisms by Mayya Papaya, Espigoladors, FeedBack and FUSIONS



Feeding the 5000

November 9, 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece

  • Organised a Feeding the 5,000 by FeedBack in partnership with a range of organisations working to tackle food waste
  • 5,000 meals were served to members of the public, sourced entirely from fresh, top quality surplus produce, including misshapen potatoes, wonky carrots and oversized aubergines
  • Partners included Anatoliki AE, WWF Greece, Boroume, slow Food Youth Network Greece , British Council and EU Fusions, with the support of the Municipality of Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki Youth Capital 



Feeding the 5000

April 1, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium 

  • Organised by Feeding the 5000
  • Over 6000 people fed with food that would otherwise have been wasted
  • Over 750kg of vegetables used that would have otherwise been discarded


United Against Food Waste

October 4, 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark 

  • Organised by SWF / Communiqué
  • The entire value chain represented
  • 6000 visitors were fed with surplus food which would have otherwise been discarded
  • The remaining surplus food was collected for the homeless, and organic waste was collected for conversion into biogas


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