Media Release | The FEAST that WA schools have been waiting for!

Students at Piara Waters Primary School are among the first students in Western Australia to complete OzHarvest’s curriculum-aligned education program, FEAST (Food Education and Sustainability Training). FEAST aims to inspire Year 5 and 6 students to eat healthy food, waste less and become change-makers in their local communities. OzHarvest WA State Manager, Jennifer Keen, said …

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A FEAST journey beyond the classroom

Students at Queensland’s Currumbin Community Special School show how the impact of FEAST extends beyond the classroom. Patty Dwyer, senior teacher leader, explains how she first heard about the program and the long-lasting and fruitful relationship the school and students have built with OzHarvest. The small school has around 100 students ranging from 5 to …

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Media Release | FEAST wins NSW Environmental Education Award

OzHarvest’s education program FEAST (Food Education and Sustainability Training) has been recognised for its environmental achievements, winning the 2021 NSW Sustainability Connect Business of the Year award.  Presented by the Australian Association of Environmental Education (AAEE) NSW Chapter, this award shines a light on the innovative work being done in this sector to promote environmental …

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A FEAST journey in rural NSW

OzHarvest had the pleasure to interview Allison Rourke, a change-making teacher at Finley Public School, a small primary school of 167 students in Finley, NSW. Allison started the FEAST program in July 2021, teaching one composite class of Year 5 and 6 students. Despite COVID restrictions, she engaged her students by implementing the FEAST online …

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