17
May

Grow Food, Not Lawns

Calling out to all of our lawn lovers, did you know that your green grass obsession could be harming the environment? In fact, they create a roadblock to achieving global-sustainability and have been described by experts as ‘ecologically dead space.’ This is because lawns are water-intensive, require the use of potentially toxic fertilisers and pesticides, and provide a poor habitat for Australian wildlife. Additionally,

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17
May

Australia’s Food Insecurity Issue

Given how lucky Australia is as a nation, our incredible farming and landscape, our healthy economy and financial aid systems – many dismiss that there is in fact a food insecurity issue in Australia. At least not one that is as prevalent and concerning as it is. However, the Australian Government estimates that somewhere between 4% and 13% of the general population is

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17
Apr

The Gift Of Giving

Giving back doesn’t need to cost you a thing. Have you ever thought about donating your time as a volunteer instead? Not only is it an opportunity to give back to the community, but also a chance to demonstrate how important it is to unite and care for those around us. That’s why we would like to invite you to volunteer with us

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1
Apr

First Quarter Wrapped Up!

Well, the year has definitely thrown some huge spanners in the works – posing to be much more difficult than anticipated – but, it certainly hasn’t shaken us enough to dampen our spirits and halt our mission to alleviate food insecurity in Australia. In fact, it has highlighted an even greater urgency for others to get involved and make a difference to those

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17
Mar

Top 10 Activities To Do During Earth Hour 2022 (and beyond)

We all know what we should be doing to help promote a more sustainable future, but the question ponders, what can we actually do, right now, to start; because that’s the hardest part – right? At 8.30pm on the last Saturday of every March, countries across the globe will unite together for Earth Hour – one of the largest, and most important movements

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17
Jan

Your Guide For Sowing Seeds In The Sunshine

It hasn’t quite been the summer of socialising and fun we may have hoped for, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get out and enjoy the best of what the season brings – sunshine. But did you know, we’re not the only ones that love some sun? It’s also a prime ingredient for growing vegetables. So, what better time than now to start

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31
Dec

That’s A Wrap On 2021: Not What We Expected, But Still A Year To Remember

Well, we certainly started the year thinking it would go very differently, but in reflection, all the challenges of 2021 are overshadowed by the many positive strides we’ve made in our core mission: alleviate food insecurity in Australia. It’s been a big year for us at Food For Change, we’ve opened a new farm, welcomed new sponsors, expanded our initiatives in a variety

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29
Dec

Good Food Feeds The Soul & So Does Doing Good

It’s that time of year again – yep, you guessed it, new year resolutions! At a time when most people are focussing on fitness or career goals, why not consider what you can change to benefit beyond just you? In a world where we are consumed by work, entertainment, and consumption – the true new years resolution that we encourage everyone to integrate

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20
Dec

Make Your “Merry” Christmas One Of Goodwill

After a long hard year, most of us are very excited about coming together with family and friends for a festive celebration. While so many of us are fortunate to be able to spend time together, over delicious food and with many glasses of wine flowing – there will be many thousands of families who are struggling to put a meal on the

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20
Dec

The Christmas Gifts That Keep On Giving

Tis’ the season, Christmas is here! The trees are going up, presents are on their way, and Santa is donning the red suit in preparation for another huge year of gifting. But do your loved ones need more “stuff?” The best Christmas gifts are the thoughtful ones, and here’s the secret, they don’t have to cost an arm and a leg! Immediately your

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