Who We Are

Food Float encourages the whole community to work for each other: local growers and producers; local customers; and keeping money in the local economy. We would like to make the most of Surrey’s rich resources without the need to travel further afield.

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Food Float’s Tim McEntire with Prime Minister, David Cameron

Our story so far
Food Float is run by a small group of local residents. We began in 2009 with the idea of a new economic concept which points to future ways of supplying and buying food. Since then local produce has taken off “big time” and is a selling point for retailers and restaurants alike. The first stall was on 6th March 2010.

In 2014 Food Float joined a delegation to Parliament to promote Surrey’s produce, and Tim met the Prime Minister Rt Hon David Cameron MP.

The Food Float team

Two part-time paid staff carry out the day to day operations: Tim McEntire and Phil May.  You will see Tim and Phil on the stall most Fridays and Saturdays. The six directors  – including Phil and Tim – give their time on voluntary basis.

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Directors Tim and Phil on the Food Float Stall

The founding members and directors are:

  • Jane Gavey
    Director and founding member

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    Founding members

  • Jacqui Hamlyn
    Director and founding member
  • Phil May
    Director. Phil is a retired corporate business manager
  • Tim McEntire
    Director. Tim is a former chef proprietor
  • Andy Tanner
    Director. Andy retired from corporate life and gained an MA in Environment, Politics and Globalisation. He now works on local community development projects, charitable activities and campaigning.

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    Andy Tanner, Director

  • Stephanie Wright
    Chairman and founding member
  • Heather Ackroyd
    Former director and founding member

 

 

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