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As a community coalition, we work together towards food security for all in the Illawarra region. By working collectively, we strive to achieve impactful outcomes and drive positive change, ultimately realising a fairer, more sustainable, and local food system for the Illawarra.
Finding the right support can be overwhelming, which is why we've created a comprehensive directory that includes all the available Low Cost & Free Meals options.Low cost and free meals Directory
Food Fairness Illawarra connects together community members, organisations and local businesses to share & amplify the Illawarra's fair food conversation.Who we are
We are fortunate to have a food relief and rescue sector that collectively rescue a vast amount of food to feed the increasing number of people in need. This work has an enormous impact and is often accomplished on a shoestring budget, with the support of exceptional volunteers.Guide to Food Rescue & Relief
Did you know that tons of perfectly good food meant for people ends up in landfills? A direct way for supermarkets, grocery stores, catering services, and other food businesses to make a difference is to donate surplus food to local food relief agencies in our region!Guide to donating food
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
What is fair food?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
The VOW statement was developed from the questionnaires and has become a ‘petition’ that has received over 200 signatures.
Tell us a bit about yourself – what is your background and how are you involved in the local food system?