In Tasmania we grow, cook, and eat delicious food.
We also waste a lot of it and at an alarming rate.
It takes an incredible amount of effort, passion and resources to bring food into Tasmanian homes. This story of production, alongside the current culture of consumption, presents an odd paradox: good food is being wasted at an alarming rate.
Tasmanian Food Is Too Good To Waste. The solutions are simple, delicious and they save you time, money and food.
To help Tasmanians save food and eat well, we’ve partnered with some of our State’s finest chefs and passionate producers
to create helpful videos and tasty recipes. Watch the episodes below to learn from Chef’s Ainstie, Kirsten, Tom and Luke.
Prep & Storage
Knowing how to prepare and store your fruits and veggies properly will help them last longer giving you more time to cook and enjoy them.
Learn to Love Your Leftovers
Learn how to cook with what you’ve got—there’s no need for a mid-week shop when you have leftovers.
Cooking with produce past its prime
Think that browning apple, sour dairy wilted lettuce are no good? Think again. A few simple cooking techniques can help you save food.
Food safety is important to understand.
Preparing and storing your food correctly can keep your food safe and reduce waste. But if you’re unsure about navigating food safety at home you can learn more here.
Use your FOGO Bin.
There’s a place for your apple cores, mouldy bread and rotten lettuce (hint, it’s not the garbage bin). Food waste should be placed in your FOGO bin or home compost.