The Fair Food Forager app allows you to search ethical & sustainable food using location. Filter venues based on your needs / passions. Vegan options, reduced food or plastic waste to name a few. Share stories with friends & businesses leading the way who share your passion for food & our planet.
 

See how a venue rates

Fair Food Forager has over 6000 venues in more than
20 countries, see how they ‘fair’

See how your favourite cafe, restaurant, market or
producer rates search now.

 

Filter with sustainability icons

The app helps you find food businesses that match
your values

Our ambassadors and app users find great businesses
that deserve your money because they care about
people, animals and planet, just like you do.

 

There is a map or list of results

Find all your options nearest to you via a list or a map view and switch to maps
for directions

 

Provide constructive feedback

Reward venues who are getting it right

Encourage improvement through ratings and reviews.
With greater interaction help others think of there
impact

 

Instagram for greenies

Post your experiences - follow friends and venues

Share images, use #hashtags and @tag users or
venues to spread the word on sustainable food and our
beautiful planet

 

You have more power than you know

Each time you choose an option that is better you are
supporting better and creating a competitive reason to include
sustainability

Local knowledge and partnerships are populating our app
with quality food that is better for the planet

Forager Law

Fair Food Forager Pvt Ltd Limited Use.

Updated as of November 20th 2018

Eligibility and Icons of Sustainability.

Organic/ Chemical free : This business uses organic and / or chemical free ingredients.
ethically produced : This business uses ingredients and products that are ethically grown and/or produced, including free range / free to roam options.
sustainable seafood : This business serves sustainably caught seafood.
fairtrade : This business focuses on using Fair Trade products.
Local Produce : This business sources local produce thereby reducing food miles and supporting local business.
vegetarian : This business serves delicious, totally vegetarian options.
Vegan : This business serves VEGAN FOOD options which contain zero animal products (meat / dairy / eggs)
gluten free : This business has meal options free from wheat, barley, rye and oat related ingredients.
homemade : This business serves a selection of food that is prepared and made solely on the premises or created from scratch by a member of staff.
reduced plastic : This business has reduced its use of plastic in the serving of food and uses NO Styrofoam
no food waste : This business composts food scraps / donates unsold food / feeds scraps to animals or uses food that isn’t deemed ‘perfect looking’ by supermarkets etc.
fair work : This business pays its staff correctly and treats everyone equally and with respect, regardless of differences.
charitable : This business cares about others and donates to charity in some form.
sustainable restaurant association : Our partnership with SRA means these venues are achieving in three areas; Sourcing, Society and Environment. A holistic approach to sustainability, in a way that is tangible and measurable.
refill my bottle : Ethical venues also offering reusable refill stations, reducing the need to purchase water in plastic bottles.
ocean friendly : The Surfrider Foundation 'Ocean Friendly' program, aims to reduce single-use plastic at its source, in favour of reusable items and non-plastic alternatives.

Checklist

We ask that you review the below checklist of business requirements. Fair Food Forager looks for the Inspired businesses, longing to be better. We should support food growers and creators doing great things like creating less waste or growing some of their own produce.

In order to upload a business to the Fair Food Forager website and app, they should satisfy some of the options in the below list, in particular they should NOT be selling takeaway in polystyrene packaging. That's what makes you special and the food you seek special, you don't want to see unnecessary food or packaging waste so help us spread the word and encourage others to be more like you and the businesses you visit.

 

Some of the possibilities
 

MINDFUL PACKAGING

  • Does not use polystyrene takeaway packaging (must)
  • Does not use polystyrene takeaway cups (must)
  • Does not use single-use plastic plates or cutlery

  • Does not use single-use plastic bags

  • Does not use plastic straws

  • Does, supply, sell and collects reused glass for produce sale

 

WASTE WISE

  • Any plastic used is recycled or reused
  • Does not decorate with balloons and synthetic ribbon
  • Food waste composted / worm farmed

  • Excess food is given to charity

  • Excess food is used as animal feed

  • Uses imperfect fruit and vegetables (visually not right for supermarkets but tastes great)

  • Uses rescued food (40% of our food supply is thrown out for no good reason)

  • Rain water in use

  • Waste water recycled - (garden watering).

 

ANIMAL ETHICS AND SUSTAINABLE FOOD

  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Free-to-roam animals used for meat

  • Free-to-roam eggs used

  • Sustainable seafood used

  • Sustainable Palm Oil or no palm oil

  • Cooks / Creates there own food products for sale

  • Sources produce locally

  • Sources produce in season

  • Grows some of it's own produce

 

PEOPLE AND PLANET

  • Renewable energy used onsite
  • Fair Trade products
  • Runs charity events

  • Partial profits sent to charity

  • Creates awareness on global issues

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