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Changing the future of food

15 August, 2019

Every year in Australia, over 5.3 million tonnes of good food is thrown away. The Maggie Beer Foundation is supportive of any organisation trying to reduce this wastage and we were delighted to hear from ‘Imperfect Market’, a NSW based company who are rescuing ugly, rejected produce directly from farms throughout Australia and supplying them […]

Growing Herbal Teas by Cath Manuel

30 July, 2019

How to use garden produce to make warm, comforting and hydrating herbal teas Herbal teas are a healthy, delicious alternative to regular black tea, coffee and other packaged drinks. They can be enjoyed hot or cold and there’s so many herbs that are used for teas the choice is quite extensive! Herbs are grown for […]

Fernlea Community Care

30 July, 2019

With all the negative news in the media it is easy to forget the good stuff, here we share a lovely story sent into The Foundation by Fernlea Community Care Inc CEO Sue McIvor…. And we celebrate a community respite centre doing their best. Fernlea Community Care is a day respite centre, located in Emerald […]

Meath Care share their recent workshops success

30 July, 2019

We recently partnered with Cater Care, our in house caterer, to bring our residents, their families and those with an interest in residential care food innovation, to a very special ‘Secrets from the Kitchen’ event. Our organisations are passionate about highlighting the effect of dysphagia on the lifestyles of those living in residential care. Dysphagia […]

PISA twenty year celebration and re-launch as Nonna’s Cucina

30 July, 2019

On Wednesday 24th Maggie and the CEO of the Foundation, Lynn James, attended Government House in Adelaide to celebrate 20 years of service and the renaming of the Italian Meals service in Adelaide. Formely PISA, Nonna’s Cucina is ready for times ahead. Nonna’s Cucina CEO, Kelley Russo, shares the history of the organisation In 1999, […]