Policy area: civic engagement
Short description: the Tafel is a classic bottom-up initiative that has shown unprecedented growth in its effort to combat both the problem of food waste as well as social issues like hunger and poverty.
Quantitative evidence: 1.5 million people regularly supported with groceries. Of these, about 23% are children and teenagers, 53% adults and 24% retirees. Most of the adults are either migrants, or dependent on welfare