Love Food Hate Waste

Food Lovers

Dig it, grow it, love it! When we grow something ourselves, we experience the whole journey from seed to ready-to-eat produce. This connection to the source of our food is really important, but rare in today’s world. Let's celebrate our food! Love food, not waste.


Discover how to have a waste free kitchen

Watch the on-demand video for this remarkable workshop where presenter and waste educator, Lindsay will take you through an informative journey about reducing waste in your kitchen. Starting with things we buy, how to store food, and what to do with food scraps, Lindsay will cover the many ways to use less packaging, lower our carbon footprint, and reduce food waste – whilst still eating good food! Lindsay will also give you her top practical tips and plenty of ideas for easy swaps or simple changes, as well as a better understanding of our food system and our part in it.

Learn to Pickle with OzHarvest's Ronni Kahn and Trav Harvey

Join the forever inspirational Ronni Kahn, Oz Harvest founder, social entrepreneur and Picklenic grand champion alongside executive chef Trav Harvey for a super special pickling session. Ronni and Trav will talk us through why pickling is a great way to reduce food waste and also teach us two of their favourite pickling recipes - an award winning roasted fennel pickle and a delicious pickled jalapeno.

Learn how to regrow spring onions forever from scraps

Lets face it, spring onions rock! Whether you're cooking Singapore chilli crab, a vegetable pie or san choi wow the humble spring onion plays a key role in tying together flavours and textures we love.

But unfortunately they're also often waste when you could instead be regrowing your spring onion leftovers forever.

Yes, that's right you may never have to purchase spring onions again and here at Grow It Local reducing food waste is something we're super into.

How to make zero waste zucchini fritters

Learn how to make the most delicious, zero waste zucchini fritters with River Cottage Australia's Paul West.

How to keep you food fresh!

Here are some tips to keeping your food fresh thanks to our good friends at Love Food Hate Waste NSW.

Five easy ways to reduce your food waste

Learn how to reduce you food waste in five easy steps thanks to our friends at Love Food Hate Waste NSW.

Leftover Love

Lets face it, wasting food is something we've all been guilty of whether it's a couple of forgotten pieces of pizza in the fridge, a lost cucumber of those carrot tops which always seem to escape the pesto blender.

Starting a garden - things I wish I knew with Monique Collins

Starting an edible garden can be both exciting and daunting. I began my growing journey almost 6 years ago and learnt through trial, many errors and happy triumphs along the way. There was a great deal of joy in this learning experience but there are a few things I wish I knew before I started.