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. 

7th March, 2017

SUPERFOOD SERIES: Green papaya 

Deliciously sweet with a soft, butter-like consistency, it’s no wonder that Christopher Columbus called the papaya the “fruit of the angels”.

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6th February, 2017

Treat your heart on Valentine's Day 

Cupid is just around the corner and to celebrate, I thought I’d create one of my all time Valentine’s Day favourites. Forget the chocolates – do something good for your heart with this heart-healthy, delicious and refreshing salad that is really easy to make.

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6th February, 2017

How to be an inner-city farmer 

Along with increasing the flavour and nutrition of your meals, you can feel totally smug about doing your bit for the environment. “Growing your own will reduce your impact on the environment and save money that may otherwise be spent on artificial flavours and colours out of a packet,” says Louise. She shares her tips with 9Homes.

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