Thoughtful Food Spring Events

Thoughtful Food Spring Events

We are gearing up for the 2018 Food for Thought Festival and to make it bigger, better and brighter we are seeking your help in igniting passionate local food champions everywhere in WA!

As an innovative organisation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of community, we want you to get involved by hosting a ‘Thoughtful Food Spring Event’ that ties in with the larger Festival and supports the very important goal of activating a sustainable, healthy, vibrant and fair food system for WA.

Thoughtful Food Spring Events run the entire month of October and are designed to support the Festivals purpose of galvanising a sustainable, healthy, vibrant and fair food system for WA and fostering fair food networks throughout the State.

Events are held by organisations or groups separate from the Festival organisers(Community Food Events and Sustain: The Australian Food Network). Events can take place anywhere within Western Australia and must be delivered between 1st and 31st October 2018.

Option 1.  Register a kitchen table conversation.

  1. Choose a date between October 1st and October 31st.
  2. Invite family, friends and colleagues over to share a meal and discuss a food topic important to you.
  3. Provide feedback to Food for Thought Festival organisers by uploading information onto our website.
    • We want feedback on your topic
    • your ideas and challenges around your topic.
    • what you see as the unintended consequences of inaction
    • and what you want to see happen in the future.

Option 2. Register the Thoughtful Food Event

‘Thoughtful Food’ Events are held by organisations or groups separate from the festival organisers(Community Food Events and Sustain: The Australian Food Network). Events can take place anywhere within Western Australia and must be delivered between 1st and 31st October 2018. ‘Thoughtful Food’ Events are designed to support the Food for Thought Festivals purpose of promoting sustainable, healthy, vibrant and fair food systems and fostering fair food networks for the region.

The event host must organise their own event, including venue, logistics, content, registrations and have the capacity to organise and run the event legally, safely and to a high standard. A submission does not guarantee a place in the festival program. You will be contacted by a festival team member to confirm your place by September 5th.

Applications now closed.

The full 2018 ‘Thoughtful Food Spring Event’ program.