Tag : adam smith

The Real Junk Food Project faces Prosecution over out of date food

1 year ago / 0 comments

The founder of Leeds-based food charity The Real Junk Food Project is facing prosecution, after trading officials found the organisation to be selling food past it’s sell by date. On 11th April, officials found that 444 items which the charity had deemed fit for sale were a cumulative total of … Read More

The Real Junk Food Project: “We rattle cages, we piss people off, but we do it because we believe it’s the right thing to do”

2 years ago / 0 comments

As part of last week’s Leeds Creatives event, The Gryphon editor Jessica Murray sat down with headline speaker Adam Smith, founder of The Real Junk Food Project, to discuss how far the organisation has come in the last twelve months. The Real Junk Food Project have had an extremely busy … Read More

Food Waste: Well Past its Sell By Date

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Project, an organisation that turns foods destined for the bins into cooked meals, is ready for a world take over. Features Editor Ruby Lott-Lavigna talks to founder Adam Smith about feeding the world, supermarkets, and why he hates Jamie Oliver. ‘I’m here to interview someone called … Read More

Photojournal | The Real Junk Food Project – waste, poverty and revolution

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Café is situated in Armley, a short bus ride south west from Leeds City Centre. Entering the town, it is easy to lose count of how many factory buildings had been abandoned, bordered up and draped in rows of barbed wire. The town is like many … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

5 years ago / 0 comments

Yorkshire Pudding named county icon The Yorkshire Pudding has been voted the biggest Yorkshire icon. It beat York Minster and the Dales to the top in a vote of more than 11,000 people. The poll was run by Dalesman magazine, to mark the 75th anniversary of the publication.   Waste … Read More