[Audio] Free Curry for 5,000 people prepared at CIT

14th March 2014, Friday
By David O’Sullivan

The “Free Curry” which will feed 5-thousand people in Cork City Centre
tomorrow as part of the Saint Patricks Festival, has been prepared, and
packaged this afternoon in Bishopstown

80 Catering students from Cork University of Technology chopped up the
donated vegetables earlier today over 3 hours.

The “Cork Food Policy urban dining initiative” will dole out the curry at
on the Grand Parade tomorrow at 1pm

The project is highlight how food is wasted in today’s society. The meal is
made from surplus vegetables rejected by supermarkets, for being the wrong
shape or size. TheCork.ie Reporter David O’Sullivan was in the CIT kitchen
speaking with staff.

UCC Geography Lecturer Dr Colin Sage is Chairman of the Cork Food Policy
Council, which itself will be launched tomorrow at 12.30 by the Lord Mayor.


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