Last Tuesday saw the grand opening of the latest SOFEA Community Larder at the Methodist church on Marlborough Road in Banbury, Oxford. In attendance were representatives from various esteemed entities including officials from Cherwell Council, the Mayor of Banbury, the head of Banbury and Bicester College, local faith leaders as well as SOFEA staff and […]

Working as part of a new initiative with SOFEA, the Terrance Higgins Trust will provide a plethora of sexual health services to 13-24 year olds through SOFEA’s Community Larder in Milton Keynes. Established in 1982, The Terrance Higgins Trust is the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity; and working in partnership with the Cambridge […]

SOFEA’s Community Food Members (CFMs) will receive £10,500 from Tesco stores across the UK that will be used to transport surplus food to vulnerable people throughout the SOFEA network. With special thanks to Bicester (£1,500), Banbury (£1,500), Henley (£500), Maidenhead (£500), Princes Risborough (£1,500), Oxford (£1,500), Aylesbury (£1,500), Reading (£1,500) and Windsor (£500). The purpose […]

SOFEA’s Community Food Members (CFMs) will receive £1,500 and £1,000 respectively that it will use to transport surplus food to vulnerable people in Didcot and Thatcham. The purpose of Community Food Members (CFMs) are to provide to food to community groups in Oxfordshire; such as the Didcot Foodbank, Hagbourne Primary School, as well as delivering […]

An essential aspect of the food distribution conducted by SOFEA centres around our Community Food Memberships. CFMs help us to support over 200 local community groups across the Thames Valley and South Midlands, which in turn, assist in supporting vulnerable individuals and families who are experiencing food insecurity. If you’re an organisation that helps give […]

Food Waste and the Environment When asked what the biggest contributor to climate change is, most people will conclude that the burning of fossils fuels is largely to blame. While some sectors are more responsible than others for the devastation caused to the environment, the usual candidates; energy generation, transport and international trade, aren’t always […]