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Setting up a Food Co-operative

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This brief paper is designed to give practical information to schools and community organisations about food co-operatives. It outlines options for setting up and running food co-operatives and describes five successful models.

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Ways community organisations can provide healthy food

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Practical ways community organisations can provide healthy food

This information sheet is designed to provide ideas to community organisations on how to provide healthy food and drinks.   Community organisations often work with people on low incomes.   Research shows that people on low incomes generally eat less healthy diets and suffer more diet-related diseases than the rest of the Australian population.   Even if food is only a small part of what your service does, it can contribute to the health and wellbeing of staff and clients.

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Healthy and Sustainable Food Choices Guidelines for all Council managed food services

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Healthy and Sustainable Food Choices Guidelines for all Council managed food services
A partnership between Blue Mountains City Council  and Sydney West Area health Services

Blue Mountains City Council recognises the importance of healthy and sustainable food to the general health and wellbeing of the community and the environment

A partnership between Blue Mountains City Council and Sydney West Area Health Service was formed to develop these food guidelines which cover council operated food services and are a response to the community endorsed City Vision and Map for Action 2000- 2025: Towards a more sustainable Blue Mountains, which includes the following outcomes:

The health and wellbeing of Blue Mountains people is improved;

Blue Mountains people live sustainably in harmony with the environment.

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