Purpose: Food Wise Farmer is a program aimed at addressing the surplus food waste problem in the primary school sector. The program motivates student to reduce food waste through 3 interventions:
Waste to Food – a series of learning activities to equip students with the knowledge of how nature assimilates waste into resources such as
Food waste composting
Scientific monitoring of carbon dioxide from food waste composting
Green food day
Food Donation – students are challenged to take an inventory of any surplus food at home and take to school any surplus food for donation over 21 day. This 21 Day challenge uses an online inventory system to record any food inventory at home during the 21 day.
Zero-Food Waste – 21 Day Zero food waste to challenge students to finish their meal all the time.