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Check out SecondBite's Spring eNewsletter

SecondBiteYou can access SecondBite's Spring eNewsletter Here

SecondBite exists to provide access to fresh, nutritious food for people in need across Australia. We do this by rescuing and redistributing surplus fresh food, building community capacity in food skills and nutrition and advocating for an end to food insecurity.

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The 2015 Taste of Coogee Festival will be held on Goldstein Memorial Reserve right at Coogee Beach on Sunday 20th September 2015

TasteofCoogeeThe Taste of Coogee Food and Wine Festival is now in its third year of operation

  • Come along to Coogee Beach on Sunday 20th September 2015 and enjoy tastings and sales from a selection of wineries and boutique breweries
  • A great cross section of food will be offered, as well as market day stalls
  • Enjoy local favourites “Franky Valentyn“, “John Field Band” and “Martini Club” on the entertainment stage
  • Tasting cups and drink tokens will be sold on the day (18+)
  • The festival starts at 10am and finishes at 6pm Best of all – admission is FREE! - See more at:

http://tasteofcoogee.com.au/

This event will support the Prince of Wales Hospital Foundation’s Richie Benaud Cancer Fund.

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Petition to Introduce Equivalent Walking Time Measure for Food & Drink Labelling

EquivalentwalkingtimeThe Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code should be changed to make it mandatory that nutrition labeling should apply the equivalent walking time measure. This being the standard time walking it would take to burn off a serving of the food or drink contained in the packaging. This reflects the findings of the study by Associate Professor Owen Carter, Mr Brennen Mills and Mr Steve Pratt of Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. (31 July 2015
https://www.ecu.edu.au/news/latest-news/2015/07/win-for-junk-food-study)

You can sign the petition by visiting https://www.communityrun.org/p/walkingtime

The scientific evidence is now in that current nutrition labeling is ineffective, especially when it is expressed in terms of energy intake. Obesity is at epidemic levels in the Australian population, especially amongst children. The detrimental costs on health and well being as well as the economic costs associated with obesity are well documented. Being effectively informed as to the energy you are about to consume will help consumers make fundamental choices as to their health and collectively the health of the community

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Harvested, Pyrmont {A Cafe Using Rescued Food}

harvested pyrmont 1Blog from notquitenigella.comnotquitenigella.com

"Food charity OzHarvest's new cafe Harvested in Pyrmont uses entirely rescued food in their kitchens. For the modest cost of $15 or $20 per person, diners can get a three course meal. What makes the deal even sweeter is how that money is used afterwards. So what does rescued food look like on the plate? The meals that you might find here might surprise you. ..."

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Dine at Mine 2015 - Support Kids with Cancer

DaM2015 Logo Header R2Visit: www.dineatmine.org.au

This August or September 2015, host a dinner party, BBQ or office lunch and ask your guests to donate to help kids living with cancer.

Dine at Mine is the perfect excuse to share a meal with your favourite people while raising funds to help kids living with cancer.

Dine at Mine is simple, fun and exciting. We invite you to gather a bunch of friends or colleagues, get together over a meal and ask your guests to donate to Camp Quality.

Dine at Mine is designed for you to make it what you want – be it a dinner at home, a simple lunch with friends, a themed fiesta in the office or a BBQ at the footy. You choose the style of event that best suits your lifestyle, preference and budget.

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