Softdrinks and other junk food will be phased out of Tasmania's government school canteens as part of a push to improve kids' health, in line with the Tasmanian Government's aim to have Australia's healthiest population by 2025. The School [...]
In an article published in The Mercury on 4 October, Jan Davis, former CEO of the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association, writes that rising population and inefficiencies in the food chain must be addressed if people are to be fed. [...]
Heart healthy eating patterns are based on a combination of foods, chosen regularly, over time. This optimal combination can be divided into five categories: Fruits, vegetables and wholegrains A variety of healthy protein sources including fish and seafood, lean [...]
A course to teach people how to prepare healthy, delicious and affordable family meals is coming to the east coast. Red Cross’ Food REDi program is a three-hour session running from 2 August and until 7 September. St Helens Neighbourhood [...]
Produce to the People, in the state's north west, provides emergency food relief to the most vulnerable in the community. Most recently they've taken on the Burnie Farms School, where two acres of fertile land is being used to [...]
The OzHarvest Market in Sydney is Australia’s first ever rescued food supermarket. If offers produce that has either been donated or would otherwise go to waste, but is perfectly edible. Based on a ‘take what you need, give if [...]
A landmark study released last week by Deakin University and the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre echoes the Heart Foundation’s own call for the Tasmanian Government to establish a statewide Food and Nutrition Coalition that aims to address population nutrition and [...]
Visual representation of elements involved in supporting community food security.