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Bankstown-Canterbury students tuck into OzHarvest’s new FEAST program

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jul 05, 2018

150 primary students at Belmore South and Lakemba Primary Schools are the first in Australia to take part in OzHarvest’s new education program FEAST (Food Education and Sustainability Training). The pilot program has been run by both schools in the Bankstown-Canterbury area and aims to inspire kids to eat healthy, waste less and become change-makers…

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New OzHarvest café by Gratia

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jul 03, 2018

Your morning coffee and avo on toast can now feed more than just you, thanks to a new collaboration between profit for purpose café Gratia and leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest. From today, Gratia will have a splash of yellow and a new look menu as OzHarvest co-host the pop up – OzHarvest Café –…

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Amplify Kombucha partner with OzHarvest

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jun 28, 2018

We are excited to announce our Outstanding Partnership with Frucor Suntory and their latest delicious drink – Amplify Kombucha. As a leading Australasian drinks company, Frucor Suntory are hungry to make better drinks and are committed to offering more low, no and reduced sugar beverages. The two year partnership means OzHarvest can provide an additional…

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Pathfinders Fifth Annual Pumpkin Run

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jun 28, 2018

You know winter is here when 10 tonnes of pumpkins arrive on your doorstep!  The fifth annual Pumpkin Run initiated by New England Youth Organisation – Pathfinders – took place last week.  A team of young people joined OzHarvest staff and chefs in the kitchen to transform the pumpkins (grown at Pathfinders’ Tilbuster Station working…

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OzHarvest WA saves two million kilograms of food from landfill

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jun 28, 2018

The fight against food waste reached a major milestone in May as OzHarvest WA rescued its two millionth kilogram of food since launching in December 2014. The landmark collection was made from national partner Woolworths at their Subiaco Square store. Jennifer Keen, OzHarvest WA State Manager explained how this staggering amount had been saved from…

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Fight Food Waste Campaign Launches

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jun 05, 2018

Today, on World Environment Day, OzHarvest are launching a new campaign to Fight Food Waste targeting the biggest culprits – consumers – who collectively waste more than supermarkets, restaurants, manufacturers and farms combined. The initiative is Australia’s first national campaign aimed at inspiring people to reduce the mountain of food wasted at home. Food waste…

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Food Fighter Premiere Raffle Winners

Posted by OZCOMMS on May 29, 2018

Thanks to everyone who entered the raffle to win tickets to the Food Fighter premiere. You and a friend will be walking the yellow carpet this Sunday, 3 June. D Bernardo NSW K Hooper NSW D Bush NSW M Jenkin NSW D Gill NSW M Macpherson NSW U Zuffo NSW K Holcroft NSW K Simpson…

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Food Fighter Film Featuring Ronni in cinemas from June 7

Posted by OZCOMMS on May 24, 2018

FOOD FIGHTER, the inspirational story of one Australian woman’s crusade against the global scandal of food waste, will be released in Event and Village Cinemas from June 7. Filmed over two years and across four continents, FOOD FIGHTER follows Ronni’s crusade against the global food waste scandal, partnering with the United Nations in Bangkok, rubbing…

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VIRGIN AUSTRALIA REACHES ONE MILLION MEALS MILESTONE WITH OZHARVEST

Posted by OZCOMMS on May 08, 2018

Virgin Australia and OzHarvest have announced today that through their partnership, they have provided one million meals to children in need around Australia. OzHarvest, Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, has been collecting surplus food from Virgin Australia aircraft since 2015, demonstrating a major innovation in the way the airline operated and dealt with its surplus…

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MAXIMUS PARTNER WITH OZHARVEST ON A NEW TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Posted by OZCOMMS on May 03, 2018

Leadership consultancy Maximus started working with OzHarvest in 2016, bringing leaders to experience OzHarvest’s purpose-led organisation whilst ‘Cooking for a Cause’ and helping to feed vulnerable people across Australia. Thanks to the success of this experience, our shared values and belief that purpose should be the heart of every organisation, Maximus approached us to join…

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