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The Responsible Finance Podcast

Oct 31, 2018

Jo founded and runs The Real Junk Food Project Sheffield, a social enterprise which saves six tonnes of great food from being wasted every week.

The business collects food from organisations 6 days per week, operates 2 pay as you feel cafes, works with 16 primary schools, runs a veg box scheme, operates a sharehouse market and more.

It's tackling some of the most pressing social and environmental challenges head on, has saved over 300 tonnes of food from being wasted, enables people to enjoy great food and is a thriving social enterprise with diverse revenue streams.

Jo talks us through how The Real Junk Food Project Sheffield came to be, its ups and downs, lessons learned, how it was supported by Responsible Finance provided Key Fund, and the impact of being a national finalist in the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards 2018.