25
Sep

What does being social mean to you?

When was the last time you put your phone down and stepped away from the digital world for a while? We often get so absorbed in our lives that we forget about the things that truly matter and what it is like to enjoy your own company. We may also forget that there is a life outside of our own. That’s why

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19
Sep

The nation is growing gratitude

When was the last time you sat down with nothing in your hands and simply counted 5 things you were grateful for? Has it been a day? A week? A month? Maybe even longer? Don’t feel bad; in today’s buzzing and rapidly changing environment it can be almost impossible to make the time in your day to list even a few things that

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15
Sep

Why you should volunteer this Spring

Run into spring with some feel good vibes by volunteering and giving back to the community! Volunteering is a proven way to up those dopamine levels while simultaneously making someone else feel good. At Food For Change we are making the most of the beautiful weather as well as jumping at the growing opportunities to develop a strong sense of community ahead of this

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7
Sep

Weekend activities to fill your soul

As another weekend quickly approaches and we are enjoying the warmer weather and longer days, it is a nice reminder that we are residing within the ‘lucky country’. So this weekend, why not pick an activity to give back to Australians in need? Each year, 3.6 million people seek food relief nationally, and sadly 60, 000 people are turned away each month from

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1
Sep

The gift that keeps giving this Father’s Day

Each year as Father’s Day approaches, so too does that ultimate decision: a voucher, socks or a tie? This year, select something that makes a meaningful contribution to the world – the gift that keeps on giving. Food For Change is working to create a sustainable future by growing fresh produce to feed Australians impacted by food insecurity. Part of our mission is

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15
Aug

Mandarin & Poppy Seed Cake

Its winter time and with the cold always comes a little indulgence! But with our delicious Mandarin & Poppy Seed Cake being Gluten and Dairy free you can indulge a little more without the guilt! A delicious, simple recipe using the mandarins (can substitute with oranges) from this months fresh food box and a few staples! Ingredients 4 small (2

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25
Jul

Roast Vegetable Tacos!

Is there are better easy and cheap meal then the humble taco?? we really don’t think so! And these easy Roast Vegetable tacos are an absolute treat! Made using some of the beautiful fresh ingredients from our monthly food box they are sure to be a hit with the entire family! INGREDIENTS 6 large or 12 small to medium soft

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15
Jun

Deliciously Easy Winter Vegetable Soup

With the weather getting colder its a perfect time for soup! Here we have a wonderful little soup perfect to take away those winter chills! INGREDIENTS 4 tlb light olive oil 2 large garlic cloves crushed 1 onion diced 4 tsp of thyme and or rosemary 2 tsp sweet or smoked paprika 2 tsp brown sugar 2 carrots diced 2

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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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