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A community coalition
Working together towards a fair food system
About 21,600 Illawarra residents are food insecure, lacking access to sufficient, fresh, nutritious, safe and sustainable food. We all have the power to help change this.Guide to donating food
Connecting the community with local organisations and advocates who help provide food, education and empowerment to those in need.Low cost and free meals
Bringing together businesses, organisations, individuals and community members - Food Fairness Illawarra provides connection and drives the Illawarra's fair food conversation.Who we are
The Illawarra holds endless opportunities to participate in fair food. For health, for the environment, or for our community - we all can play a role!Get involved
Supporting A Food System That’s Fair on The Environment We all have the power to invest in the type of food system we want to be a part of.Learn more
Nutritious, fair food for better health outcomes Access to nutritious food is a basic right which should be available to people at all levels of social and economic privilege.Learn more
A conscious choice to make the most of our food In Australia, up to 20% of the food we buy goes in the bin – an average of $4000 of wasted food per household every year. To this disturbing statistic we need to add the effort and resources put into food production, processing, packaging, transportation and retail.Learn more
Looking for your local farmer's market, community garden, grocer or food aid organisation? Check out our comprehensive directory to fair food in the Illawarra.View our directory
As part of Urban Agriculture Month 2021, Food Fairness Illawarra is coordinating a range of workshops, open gardens and tours of urban farms, gardens and verges across the Illawarra during the month of April.
Did you know at any given time, approximately 21,600 Illawarra residents face food insecurity, meaning they are not able to access food that meets their health and cultural needs? Food insecurity impacts not only health, but also education and employment, and can have long term impacts for individuals, families and communities.