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Green box red box nutrition project

 

Overview

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

Contacts

Cape York Partnerships
Level 3, 139 Grafton Street
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4042 7200
Fax: (07) 4051 3556
Email: info@cyp.org.au

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Last updated: 15 May 2015
 
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