FEAST Ambassadors: The essential ingredient

Zuzana Droppa loved the idea of FEAST as soon as she heard about it. In 2018 she became an OzHarvest volunteer so she could help bring the new primary school program (Food Education And Sustainability Training) to primary schools. She wanted to implement feast in her community! As Schools and Community Ambassador, Zuzana delivered presentations …

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FEAST: A passion project

Driven by a passion to reduce food waste, Perth school teacher Brooke Baker has been working for the past six years to achieve her personal goal of living a zero waste life. When she came across OzHarvest’s FEAST program during an internet search for Year 5 technology learning materials, she could not believe her luck. …

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MEDIA RELEASE | FEAST PROGRAM WINS 2020 BANKSIA SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Feast wins 2020 banksia sustainability award for Not For Profits and NGOs. Inspiring primary school students to waste less, eat healthy food and become future change-makers is the aim of FEAST (Food Education and Sustainability Training). FEAST Program Manager, Amelia Berner said the program was created from the belief that educating children is essential to …

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FEAST recognised as Banksia Sustainability finalist – Shining light on waste

Congratulations to our Feast team! feast has been recognised as a finalist of the banksia foundation sustainability awards 2020, in the Ngo/nfp category. Reducing waste, repurposing goods and closing loops have emerged as themes among the 33 finalists in Australia’s longest running and most prestigious sustainability awards. The Banksia Foundation has today announced the shortlist …

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Queensland schools enjoy ozharvest’s new feast program

Students at Kimberley College are among the first students in Queensland to complete OzHarvest’s new FEAST (Food Education and Sustainability Training) program. Media personality and FEAST Ambassador Sofie Formica joined the students to celebrate the official launch of the education program in Queensland, taste testing delicious recipes created from food that might otherwise have gone …

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A sustainable way of learning in schools

The FEAST and Eco-Schools teams are collaborating to empower and inspire Aussie kids to reduce food wastage and live a healthy and sustainable life while helping the planet! Many schools participate in our programs, but we want to share the amazing achievements of one particular school that showed outstanding passion and commitment to a Sustainable …

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Kreative Koalas are FEASTing – like-minded organisations come together for the greater good

A beautiful synergy is created when two like-minded organisations come together for the greater good. In this tumultuous year of 2020 it is heartening to see OzHarvest’s FEAST program running alongside Kreative Koalas in many primary schools. Read below how schools are running the programs alongside (written by Picture You in Agriculture). FEAST (standing for …

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FEAST Wins Good Design Award Winner Accolade in Australia’s International Good Design Awards

FEAST wins Good Design Award! The FEAST team is delighted to share that the wonderful designer Graziela Machado, who designed our OzHarvest FEAST brand and identity- received a prestigious design award!  The winners of Australia’s peak international design awards – the highest honour for design and innovation in the country were announced today during the …

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The impact of FEAST family food relief hampers

When COVID-19 forced schools to close in March, the OzHarvest FEAST team reimagined hands-on food, nutrition and sustainability education. The FEAST program now educating more than 200 schools across Australia provides hands-on learning opportunities through distance learning. While some schools transitioned to online learning smoothly the team determined that some of our FEAST schools required …

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Fight for Planet A – focusing on our favourite topic!

We are so excited to watch the ABC’s latest series, Fight for Planet A, which is all about learning how we can reduce our individual and collective carbon emissions and help protect out planet! Each episode of the three-part documentary aims to empower and motivate Australians to take action on climate change. We are most …

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FEAST STORY – St Ignatius’ College Riverview

Together with many of the FEAST schools, OzHarvest has been agile in their response to ensuring continuing education so no child misses valuable learning experiences. We would love to share the impact the FEAST program has in some of our wonderful schools. Since education is crucial in transforming lives, the FEAST program inspires students to …

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Teach Starter talking Food Education and Sustainability Training

Teach Starter talking Food Sustainability and Nutrition Education. Teach Starter is an online education platform that helps primary school teachers teach, assess, and engage their students with teaching resources, teaching tools and inspiring blog post and podcast for educators. A very nice and informative blog on their website, written by Emma (Teach Starter). Food Sustainability …

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FEAST Family Food Relief Program

OzHarvest & Holy Family Primary School help provide food relief Article appeared in Catholic Outlook (26th of May 2020) after OzHarvest FEAST delivered over 100 FEAST Family Food Relief hampers to Holy Family Primary school to provide food relief to families in the community.  Student helpers were all smiles when a very special truck pulled up …

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HOME SCHOOL MADE FUN WITH OZHARVEST’S NEW FEAST ONLINE RESOURCES

HOME SCHOOL MADE FUN WITH OZHARVEST’S NEW FEAST ONLINE RESOURCES OzHarvest has launched new online resources for their primary school program FEAST, making home learning about sustainability, food waste and healthy eating both fun and engaging. The curriculum-­aligned education program aimed at year 5 and 6 students has now been adapted for online learning and …

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The importance of reducing food waste in schools

Inspiring kids to eat healthy, waste less & be change-makers! A guest blog from the FEAST team at Twinkl, an online platform that supports the global teaching community and committed to transforming people’s lives through education. In the article we will discuss the importance of reducing food waste in your school and at home by …

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FEAST is launching nationally at Bellevue Hill Public School

PRIMARY SCHOOLS TUCK INTO A NEW FEAST FROM OZHARVEST Students at Bellevue Hill Primary School joined OzHarvest Founder and CEO, Ronni Kahn AO and Chef and TV host Colin Fassnidge, to celebrate the FEAST national launch of a new education program called FEAST (Food Education and Sustainability Training). The curriculum aligned education program from OzHarvest, …

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