Less waste, the better it tastes!
Groenten Zonder Grenzen (GZG - 'Veggies without borders' ) is an initiative that collects leftover food to cook free, healthy and sustainable meals. Learn more »

Our free buffet is back!

We can now welcome a (limited) number of guests to join our free buffet. 

After months of serving take away dinners, we can finally bring back the social interactions on which GZG was founded.

Our free buffet is open every Wednesday between 19.00 and 20.00 at our central location in Rotterdam.

Reservations are required and can be made every Monday morning via this link.

 

Give us a hand

GZG Donation list

Since we can only save fruits and vegetables from the market we always need a few more ingredients to make our meals come to life.

Donate ingredients
Collect leftover food

Would you like to join our treasure hunt for the best fruits and vegetables that our friends at the market are unable to sell? We do this every Tuesday from 4 to 5pm. 

Come check it out
Prepare healthy meals

Are you a foodie or would you like to help (and learn from) our creative chefs? We can always use some extra (wo)manpower in our kitchen! Please let us know your availability below and we will be in touch.

Meet us in the kitchen
Become a sponsor/partner

GZG collaborates with numerous organisations that allow us to continue this project. Would you like to be one of them? Please let us know your interest in our initiative (thank you!) and we will contact you asap about the possibilities.

Work with us
Send us your vegan recipe!

Have a delicious plant-based recipe that we should try at one of our dinners? Fill out our recipe form and we will name it after you 😉

Send us your recipe

In the MediaView all media »

Interview with Studio Circulair

During the first lockdowns, GZG delivered more than 800 free food packages and over 1400 free warm meals to people in need.

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Oogstfeest Wilgenplantsoen

On Wednesday, we had an amazing time cooking at Wilgenplantsoen for the second Oogstfeest of the season with GroenGoed. With the help of our volunteers and kilos of zucchinis, tomatoes (among others) we cooked stunning vegan dishes for participants: soup, salads, curry, tomato chutney, tabouleh … Let’s not forget the highlights of Wednesday food: the […]

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GZG was on TV!

https://www.rijnmond.nl/nieuws/191596/Myrthe-en-Balthazar-maken-van-weggegooide-groente-maaltijden-voor-eenzame-Rotterdammers

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RecipesView all recipes »

Topinambour soup

“Wondering what ‘topinambour’  (aka ‘Jerusalem artichokes’ or ‘sunchokes’) are 💡? It is kind of a forgotten vegetable around here. Basically, it is a species of sunflower native to eastern North America. Uncooked, they have a crunchy texture and a fresh, sweet and nutty taste, resembling water chestnuts. Cooked, they make for a hearty and fragrant […]

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Homemade soy milk

Want to learn how to make your own soy milk? A very rewarding activity which makes for a very flavorful soy milk (nothing compared to the store-bought ones. Ingredients 100gr soy beans 1L water High-speed blender Milk bag (or any clean cloths thin enough to strain the milk) Pinch of salt (Optional) sugar for a […]

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Zero Waste vegan nuggets

Have you ever tried vegan nuggets? What if we told you that they are super easy (only a few ingredients), delicious and, cherry on top, ZERO WASTE? Ingredients  For about 12 nuggets The “okara” (soybean pulp leftover when making homemade soy milk) of 100gr dry soybeans Nutritional yeast Seasoning: Salt Pepper Dried herbs of choice […]

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