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    Partners & Contributors

    DoSomething! is a small team of people. We’re able to do what we do because of the generous and devoted support of a huge number of partners and contributors.

    It’s a pleasure for this campaign to bring together knowledge and expertise from the likes of chefs, farmers, nutritionists, environmentalists, food charities, bloggers, fellow not-for profits and government organisations.

    FoodWise would like to acknowledge and thank the following organisations and individuals for their support and involvement with the campaign:

    Organisations:

    Zero Waste SA enables people to improve their recycling and waste avoidance practices, whether at home, at work or in industry. A South Australian state government organisation, their waste management achievements have been recognised by the UN as global best practice and through collaboration, advocacy, financial incentives and education, they continue to make a huge impact on waste reduction. No stranger to the FoodWise principles, Zero Waste SA have come on board as a key contributor to our online resources.

    Love Food Hate Waste – NSW EPA – FoodWise has partnered with the NSW EPA’s Love Food Hate Waste program to let people know what they can do to reduce the 4 million tonnes of food Australians waste each year. The partnership has seen the production of a series of clips with Masterchefs Callum Hann and SBS’s Destination Flavour’s Renee Lim on how households can save money and help the environment. The Food Donation Tool Kit – the partnership’s second project – was launched in May 2012, and is a guide for businesses on how to donate surplus food to charities.

    Animals Australia is one of Australia’s largest and most dynamic national animal protection organisations, representing some 40 member societies and thousands of individual supporters. As active contributors to Foodwise’s Animal Welfare section, Animals Australia is an important part of the FoodWise community.

    Oxfam Australia works to bring about positive change in the lives of people living in poverty. Oxfam’s GROW campaign is working to change the fact that almost 870 million people go to bed hungry every night, not because there isn’t enough food, but because of deep injustices in the global food system. Oxfam has contributed articles on Fair Trade and Food Security to the Foodwise website.

    SecondBite is a food rescue not for profit with a special focus on fresh produce. As well as generously contributing articles on food security, SecondBite has been involved with FoodWise in the writing and production of the Food Donation Tool Kit.

    OzHarvest is a charity specialising in the redistribution of excess food that would otherwise be discarded. Ozharvest has been involved with FoodWise in the writing and production of the Food Donation Tool Kit.

    Foodbank is the largest hunger relief organisation in Australia – redistributing enough food for 32 million meals in 2011. Foodbank has been involved with FoodWise in the writing and production of the Food Donation Tool Kit.

    Greenpeace is one of Australia’s most active environmental organisations, campaigning to expose problems and build solutions essential to a green and peaceful feature. Greenpeace has generously provided Foodwise with information on Australian tinned tuna and genetically modified foods.

    Green Lifestyle is an eco-living print title for people who love life, their lifestyle and the planet. They have generously provided the campaign with a series of articles on buying local, fish farming and other sustainable food topics.

    Green Villages is a City of Sydney Council project promoting community building and creating a more sustainable city. Their fun, accessible and practical approach to sustainable practices has made them a natural Do Something! Foodwise partner and valued content contributor.

    Biological Farmers of Australia is “the voice of Australian organics” – Australia’s foremost organic body, a not-for-profit organisation that represents and develops the interests of more than 3,000 organic industry farmers, operators, producers, processors and traders.

    The Locavore Edition is a publication dedicated to revealing the stories and experiences of regional food producers and the brands, events and activities that wrap around an authentic, sustainable food message. Fellow supporters of local produce, the Locavore Edition write about their story in our Food Miles section.

    The Food Safety Information Council aims to reduce the number of Australians getting sick from food poisoning by providing simple, easy to follow consumer information on the handling, storage and preparation of food. Foodwise is grateful for their information in putting together our guide to food storage.

    Green Pages is an Australian publication with a passion for beautifully telling the story of sustainability. They have generously supported FoodWise through the donation of recipes from their – indeed beautiful – cookbook The World’s Most Awesome Sustainable Recipes

    Good Fish Bad Fish is a website resource for people passionate about sustainable seafood.  A place for consumers to visit for up-to-date and interesting information on the area of sustainable seafood, Good Fish Bad Fish are contributors to Foodwise’s Sustainable Fish section

    Individuals:

    Fast Ed Halmagyi is one of Australia’s best-loved TV chefs and cookery authors who believes in the principle of ‘good food, made easy’. Check out Fast Ed’s Foodwise profile to browse his Foodwise recipes.

    Maggie Beer is one of Australia’s most iconic culinary figures. A longtime supporter of Foodwise, she’s put together her tips on how to avoid waste and eat seasonally. See her Foodwise profile to browse the recipes she’s provided the campaign.

    Simon Bryant is a face well known to regional and urban Australia cooking, beamed into Australian living rooms for many years as Maggie Beer’s co-star in the ABC’s The Cook and the Chef. A huge advocate for ethically sourced, local and fresh ingredients, Simon has put together for Foodwise his tips for a waste-free kitchen.

    Kylie Kwong is a chef, restaurateur, author and television presenter. She passionately believes that our food choices should be ethical, sustainable and supportive of both the natural and human environment. Kylie has written for Foodwise on reducing food waste and you can see her recipes here.

    Martyna Candrick is a Sydney-based recipe developer, e-cookbook author and food blogger. A dedicated advocate for whole food cooking, you can sample some of her recipes here on the Foodwise site.

    Tom Kime is one of Australia’s top sustainable seafood experts. Owner and chef of Sydney’s Fish and Co cafe, his clear talking approach to buying and cooking seafood makes him a valued contributor to FoodWise.

    Alecia Wood is a Sydney-based freelance food and sustainability writer, with work published in ABC Radio National Online, ABC Organic Gardener online, The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food and Broadsheet Sydney. Passionate about encouraging consumers to support and shape a more sustainable, secure food system, she is also a co-leader of the Youth Food Movement’s Sydney chapter and in 2013 completed the Centre for Sustainability Leadership’s annual fellowship program. 

    Julian Cribb is an award winning science writer. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and principal of Julian Cribb & Associates, consultants in science communication.

    Arabella Forge is the author of “Frugavore: How to grow your own, buy local, waste nothing and eat well”. A Melbourne-based nutritionist with a Masters degree in dietetics, Arabella supports FoodWise through the contribution of a series of articles on growing your own produce.

    Nicole Senior is an accredited nutritionist, consultant, editor, author, writer, speaker, blogger and social networker. She also has a keen interest in sustainable food, contributing to Foodwise a number of articles on food myths and the place of meat in the modern diet.