25
Jul

Partners In Change: A Spotlight On The Critical Support Of In2Food

There are approximately 3.6 million Australians that seek support for food relief each year. And while Food For Change is on a mission to alleviate this, the sad truth is that more than 70,000 Australians are turned away each and every month, one third of which are children. But solving Australia’s food insecurity issue isn’t a mission that we can undertake alone,

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20
Jul

Winning Winter: Your Gro-to Guide For Planting During The Cooler Months

Soups, curries, hearty stews. For many, the cold winter months are the perfect excuse to indulge in comforting, rich meals. Sadly, it’s also the most severe of seasons for the 3.6 million Australians who face the struggles of food insecurity. But you can help us in our mission to feed the hungry. How, you ask…? Well we’ve quite the crop of initiatives,

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15
Jul

Top Five Fresh Food Storage Secrets That Will Extend The Life Of Your Produce

Eating fresh and nutritious food isn’t alway easy to do economically. And that often comes down to the shorter shelf life, and how to “buy in bulk” but also utilise before it turns bad. In fact, the average household typically throws away about $2,000 worth of food each year, which contributes to the 4.2 million tonnes of food waste that goes into

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14
Jul

Chicken Cacciatore with Bulgur Wheat Salad

Our July fresh food box is heading out across Melbourne and Victoria early next week and is packed with amazing fresh fruit and Veg! Previously we have been adding in printed versions of our recipes to our food box, but in order to reduce our environmental impact and to provide even more delicious recipes to our food box subscribers we

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12
Jul

Fables From The Farm: A Chat With Lee Alison Murray, Longtime Volunteer

Lee Murray spends a good majority of her time helping local communities thrive. Lee is the President of the Sandringham Lions Club. It’s through this position that she first learned of, and met, Food For Change Founder, Matt Donovan. “He’s such an easy going and passionate person, it’s impossible not to be caught up in that passion and want to help in

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12
Jul

May Update

Hello everyone! As Autumn draws to a close, May has been another incredible month at Food For Change. The main news of course is the official launch of our new farm at The Briars Mount Martha! Our team has doubled down on our efforts. It is our continuous mission to grow healthy and nutritious food for those experiencing food insecurity, which can best be done

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26
May

‘Donate Food’ Drive Connecting Food Surplus With Local Services

We all loathe to see food go to waste, but did you know that here in Australia we throw away more than eight million tonnes of food each year? When your mission is to alleviate food insecurity across Australia – this amount of wastage is an unspeakable tragedy. Solving the issue of food insecurity, however, is no easy feat. Given most good food

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19
May

Give It A Gro’: An Easy Guide For Autumn Produce Planting

Want to grow your own food but are worried you haven’t the green-thumb required? Well, as the season of change sets in, it’s time to sow a new seed of thinking. Here at Food For Change, we’re experts in the field of growing, and we’ll let you in on a secret – it’s not as hard as you may think… yes, really!

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12
May

Feel Good Giving That Doesn’t Cost You A Cent

As the lucky country, you might be surprised to learn just how prevalent food insecurity is across Australia. In fact, every year it is estimated that 3.6 million Australians will seek food relief from an organisation like ours here at Food For Change. These are alarming numbers that any individual can help us address. Just $2 can help produce 10 nutritious meals,

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5
May

Giving Mum The Gift Of Goodwill This Mother’s Day

As millions of families look to gather over a delicious meal while raising a glass of wine in honour of mum this coming Mother’s Day, there are many less fortunate Australians who will sadly go without. But did you know that the bottle of wine you choose to buy this weekend, or any day of the year, can also help feed the nation’s

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