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 – Dorrigo Library
When: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Dorrigo Library, Cnr Hickory & Pine Sts, Dorrigo
To register: dorrigolib@crl.nsw.gov.au or call Dorrigo

Food Smart workshop – Kempsey Library
When: Thursday 14 November 2019
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 – Forster Library
When: Saturday 16 November 2019
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Forster Library, Breese Parade, Forster
To register: bookings essential, midcoastlibraries.com.au/events

Food Smart workshop – Woolgoolga Library
When: Monday 18 November 2019
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Woolgoolga Library, Ganderton Street, Woolgoolga
To register: bookings essential, food-smart_woolgoolga.eventbrite.com.au

Food Smart workshop – Toormina Library
When: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where:  Toormina Library, Minorie Drive, Toormina
To register: bookings essential, food_smart_toormina.eventbrite.com.au

Food Smart workshop – Macksville Library
When: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Where: Macksville Senior Citizens Hall, Princess St Macksville
To register: Call Macksville Library 6568 1422 or email macksville.library@nambucca.nsw.gov.au

Food Smart workshop – Port Macquarie Library
When: Friday 22 November 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Port Macquarie Library, Grant St Port Macquarie
To register: mnclibrary.org.au/midwaste or call Port Macquarie Library 6581 8755

Food Smart workshop – Coffs Harbour Library
When: Friday 22 November 2019
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 am
Where: Coffs Harbour Library, Cnr Coff and Duke streets, Coffs Harbour
To register: booking essential,  food_smart_coffs_harbour.eventbrite.com.au

Food Smart workshop – Port Macquarie Library
When: Friday 29 November 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Port Macquarie Library, Grant St Port Macquarie
To register:mnclibrary.org.au/midwaste or call Port Macquarie Library 6581 8755

Food Smart workshop – Taree Library
When: Saturday 30 November 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Taree Library, 242 Victoria Street, Taree
To register: bookings essential, midcoastlibraries.com.au/events

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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