Reducing on-farm food loss and waste and improving food security through the use of a mobile phone application to sell and buy fresh produce, whilst sharing knowledge and learning how to reduce food waste.

The purpose of this site is to provide:

  • An overview of the project and its partners
  • Details on the application trial, how to take part and the research
  • Latest news and think pieces on sustainable food systems, food loss and waste, and social learning
  • Provide you with useful information and resources

Latest News

Eastern Cape #Match Making Event

Eastern Cape's  #Match Making Event hosted by Food for Us and The RMDA On the 23rd of April 2018, Food for Us, in partnership with the Rayomd Mhlaba Development Agency (RMDA), hosted the Eastern Cape #Match Making event. This event aimed to bring sellers of produce...

Gallery of the Food for Us Researchers recent work

The Food for Us researchers have been incredibly busy meeting with participants and holding workshops over the last few months. Steff Swanepole, who is based in the Western Cape, has been visiting the Worcester Food for us site on a regular basis, helping the users to...

What has been happening in the Food for Us project in 2018?

The Food For Us has been off to a busy start at the beginning of 2018 with the adoption of the application in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape progressing rapidly. Developments in Eastern Cape In the Eastern Cape, the uptake of the application has been confined to...