Take what you want. Leave what you don’t. Share what you have with love.
‘Food Is Free’ is an international food movement towards food security for all. It started as a simple community garden in Austin, Texas in January 2012 and grew into a worldwide movement now involving over 350 cities.
The concept is simple – with an excess of food from home gardens or from bought produce, no single person should be without healthy food.
Food Is Free Tecoma is a community initiative and collaboration between Tecoma Uniting Church and The Hills Food Frontier, assisted with funding from the Shire of Yarra Ranges. The aim is to reach out into the local community to provide a source of free, healthy, and where possible, organic foods.
Food will be stored at Tecoma Uniting Church, 1566 Burwood Hwy, in a Coolgardie safe. Space will also be provided for dry goods and other items. Community members are encouraged to leave any surplus fruit, vegetables, herbs, seedlings and seeds, and dry goods, and/or take what they need. They are also encouraged to access the FLAME community garden beneath the cupboard and take fresh produce from there.