Food Smart is a free education program that helps you reduce food waste at home, save money and help the environment.

Join our Food Smart Community and receive a FREE Food Smart kit with resources to help you reduce food waste and receive tips to help you make the most of the food you buy!

Register to Join our Food Smart program at the address below.

https://mailchi.mp/midwaste/foodsmart

Food Smart involves:

  1. Welcome email with a quick survey
  2. Collecting your Food Smart kit (from your local Council Customer Service Office) and handy tips & ideas to help you make the most of the food you buy!
  3. Congratulations, tell us about your new Food Smart skills in a quick survey & how to stay in touch for further Food Smart ideas.
Food Smart Action Cards
If you are keen to get started on your Food Smart journey access the Food Smart Action Cards by clicking the image above

Learn more about how local families found our Food Smart program

Food Smart and Garden to Plate workshops are available across our region to learn more about being Food Smart!

Garden to Plate Workshops

Garden to Plate workshop – Port Macquarie Lost Plot Community Garden
When: TBA
Time: TBA
Where: The Lost Plot, Central Road, Port Macquarie

Food Smart Workshops

Food Smart workshop – Coffs Harbour Library
When: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Coffs Harbour Library, Cnr Coffs & Duke Streets
To register: food_smart_coffs_harbour.eventbrite.com.au

Food Smart workshop – Dorrigo Library
When: TBA
Time: TBA
Where: TBA
To register: dorrigolib@crl.nsw.gov.au or call Dorrigo

Food Smart workshop – Forster Library
When: Saturday 28 March 2020
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Forster Library, Breese Parade, Forster
To register: bookings essential, midcoastlibraries.com.au/events

Food Smart workshop – Gloucester Library
When: Friday 28 February 2020
Time: 10:30 am – 12.30 pm
Where: Gloucester Library, 27 Denison Street, Gloucester
To register: midcoastlibraries.com.au/events  

Food Smart workshop – Harrington Library
When: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Harrington Library, 1/7 Caledonia St, Harrington
To register: midcoastlibraries.com.au/events  

Food Smart workshop – Kempsey Library
When: Monday 17 February 2020
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Kempsey Library, cnr Tozer & Elbow Streets, Kempsey
To register: Call Kempsey Library 6566 3210 or email kempsey.library@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Food Smart workshop – Macksville Library
When: TBA
Time: TBA
Where: TBA
To register: Call Macksville Library 6568 1422 or email macksville.library@nambucca.nsw.gov.au

Food Smart workshop – Port Macquarie Library
When: Saturday 7 March 2020
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am
Where: Port Macquarie Library, Grant Street, Port Macquarie
To register: mnclibrary.org.au/midwaste or 6581 8755

Food Smart workshop – Port Macquarie Library
When: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Port Macquarie Library, Grant Street, Port Macquarie
To register: mnclibrary.org.au/midwaste or 6581 8755

Food Smart workshop – Tea Gardens Library
When: Friday 12 June 2020
Time: 1:00 – 3:000pm
Where: Tea Gardens Library, 135 Marine Drive, Tea Gardens
To register: midcoastlibraries.com.au/events  

Food Smart workshop – Toormina Library
When: TBA
Time: TBA
Where: TBA
To register: bookings essential, food_smart_toormina.eventbrite.com.au

Food Smart workshop – Woolgoolga Library
When: Saturday 16 May 2020
Time: 10:00 am  – 12:00 pm
Where: Woolgoolga Library, Ganderton Street
To register: bookings essential, food-smart_woolgoolga.eventbrite.com.au

For more information and to get involved visit the Food Smart website go to https://www.lovefoodhatewaste.nsw.gov.au/at-home/food-smart-program

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