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About the Initiative

Welcome to “Foodwise Families,” our children-parent initiative supported by APS Bank Malta. This unique project is designed to foster multicultural harmony and environmental consciousness through the delightful realm of zero waste cooking. Embracing diversity and sustainability, Foodwise Families aims to bring together communities, young minds, and families from various backgrounds for an enriching experience.

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Objectives of the Initiative

Community Cohesion and Cultural Exchange

Building Bridges:

By uniting families and young people from diverse backgrounds, the initiative creates a platform for cultural exchange.

Breaking Barriers:

Participants get to explore each other’s traditions, cuisines, and practices, fostering mutual respect and understanding.

Shared Goal:

Collaborating on the shared mission of reducing food waste builds a sense of togetherness that extends beyond the kitchen, contributing to social cohesion within the community.

Environmental Stewardship and Sustainable Practices

Empowering Change:

Educating families and young individuals about food waste reduction and zero waste cooking empowers them to adopt sustainable practices.

Community Impact:

As these practices spread, the community witnesses a reduction in environmental impact, including less waste in landfills, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and resource conservation.

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Healthier Lifestyles and Empowerment

Efficient Living:

Learning to minimize food waste leads to healthier eating habits, allowing families to create well-balanced, nutritious meals.

Practical Skills:

Participants gain practical kitchen skills and a profound understanding of sustainable living, leading to improved community health and personal empowerment.

Resource Conservation

Sustainable Future:

Reduced food waste alleviates pressure on agricultural resources, energy, and water, contributing to a more sustainable future for current and upcoming generations.

Economic Savings

Efficiency Pays:

Families adopting zero waste cooking practices not only contribute to sustainability but also save money by utilizing ingredients more efficiently. This can be particularly impactful for economically challenged communities.

Duration and Activities

The Foodwise Families initiative spans over 6 months and incorporates various engaging activities.

Interested families with children, educators and fans of Zero Waste Cooking please register today to take part in our cooking workshops starting in May here and we will get back to you with detailed information about the workshops.