Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects: Local Food Loop

A campaign featuring Melbourne's top
chefs, farmers and local food
advocates championing local produce:
growing Melbourne's local food scene
and our reputation as the food city.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects: Return to Earth

A service to collect food waste from
Melbourne restaurants and cafés, and
provide it to local growers and farmers
to compost on farm, and turn our food
waste into a valuable resource.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects: Fish Farmers

A sustainable and scalable farming
system that reduces environmental
impact and financial cost through
integrating fish farming and
hydroponics: aquaponics.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects:
Farmers’ Feed Festival

Showcasing Melbourne Farmers'
Markets, and prototyping ways to make
buying from local growers easy,
more enjoyable and more rewarding
than the supermarket.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects: Melbourne Sprout Company

A replicable and scalable model for
growing micro-herbs and sprouts
that provides job opportunities
for long term unemployed, refugees
and people with special needs.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects:
Food Security Design Jam

Codesigning programs with food
relief providers, service designers
and social innovators to improve
access to fresh, healthy food for
Melbourne's most vulnerable.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects: Rolling Oasis Grocers

A fresh produce delivery service that
means no more trips to the supermarket
for your fruit and veg, and employment
opportunities for asylum seekers and
refugees.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects: Fair Food UniCycle

A hireable cargo bike and fair food
system that takes all the stress out of
catering an event for clubs, societies,
staff and student groups at
universities.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects: Farmer to Table

Bringing farmers and eaters together
to prepare and enjoy a tasty meal,
and share and capture stories of
where our food comes from and
about the people that grow it for us.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects:
Tiny Trowel Crowd Harvest

Collaborating with organizations
that supply to the food insecure
to develop sustainable approaches
using permaculture principles.

Local Food Launchpad 2016 Projects:
Urban Forage and Feast

A special event to bring together young
people in Melbourne passionate about
fair and sustainable food, to establish
Youth Food Movement in Melbourne
and improve our food system together.