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Green Box Red Box Nutrition Project



The Green Box - Red Box Nutrition Project aimed to deliver food security to families, and build social norms about industriousness, healthy eating and spending.

The project aimed to break the feast and famine cycles that exists in communities by encouraging individuals to take responsibility for providing for themselves, their families and their communities with healthier food choices.

The project worked with individuals and families to increase access to affordable and healthy food by teaching them to grow produce for their own use or by supplying them with a weekly fruit and vegetable box. It also had the potential to offer:

Green Box Red Box Nutrition Project was a component of the Economic Stream of the Cape York Welfare Reform Agenda - a tripartite partnership between the Australian and Queensland Governments, and Cape York Partnerships (CYP).

The desired outcomes of the project were to ensure that:

Abstract adapted from Cape York Partnerships


Cape York Partnerships
302-310 Sheridan Street
Cairns Qld 4870
PO Box 677
Cairns North Qld 4870
Ph: (07) 4046 0600
Fax: (07) 4046 0601


Last updated: 13 July 2017
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