Meet Loise

MEET LOUISE

Hi! I’m Louise FitzRoy, a Walkley Award-winning journalist, founder of From Paddock to Plate, food writer and educator, author, public speaker, local food and sustainability ambassador and proud country girl.

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National From Paddock to Plate Schools Program

The first cross-curriculum teaching resource of its kind in Australia, that includes more than 10 virtual excursions, more than 100 worksheets and teacher manuals and more than 50 recipes for primary and secondary students.

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Source fresh and flavoursome ingredients directly from farmers to make delicious recipes.

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Meet Australia’s farmers
Meet Australia’s farmers

Join Louise as she travels through the agricultural heartland of Australia, sharing the knowledge and passion of numerous farmers.

Learn tips for growing your own food
Learn tips for growing your own food

Discover the tips and tricks to a flourishing edible garden thanks to the generous expertise found within these pages.

Cook delicious homemade recipes
Cook delicious homemade recipes

Treat yourself to a smorgasbord of over 170 treasured recipes from the people who know their produce best.

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NEWS & EVENTS 

Explore Australia's most innovative farms, uncover local produce in your region, discover the latest foodie fads, share your favourite recipes and keep up to date with the latest news and exciting events. Experience the unique From Paddock to Plate journey right here. 

close up hand holding soil peat moss 6th June, 2016

Turning food waste into fertile soil 

“Every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food are wasted around the world. This would be enough to feed over three billion people (almost half the world). Only one kilogram of food waste could help to grow between 10-20 kilograms of fresh food by feeding the soil instead of feeding landfills. Until we don’t remember how to appreciate the origin of our food (the soil), our attempts to solve the many social, environmental and economic problems we have will be like trying to hit a Mexican piñata blindfolded," says Rodrigo Castellanos, Director at ZEA Hungry Goods.

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1 31st May, 2016

Food is the challenge of our time 

Did someone say food education? Introducing the From Paddock to Plate food schools program as a food education resource that is educating people about the importance of food, food sustainability and food security so that we can continue to feed a growing global population.

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IMG_4273 25th May, 2016

Loyal love 

They stick close to your heel, instinctively read the movement of sheep and independently make decisions based on their own judgments. Yes I’m talking about the iconic Australian kelpie. Intelligent, reliable and protective. Energetic, courageous and eager to please.

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