Who are we, anyway?
The Food You Choose (TFYC) is a Melbourne-based charity that's working to create a more sustainable food system.
How did we get started?
Did you know that more than 1,000,000 serves of climate-damaging food is served on university campuses in Melbourne every year? To remedy the glaring lack of sustainable food options on campus and curtail the damage to the environment, we began as a volunteer-driven program in August 2017.
In 2019 we became a registered charity and began expanding our work from university campuses to individual consumers, schools, community groups.. all the way up to the world's largest catering company, Compass Group.
From these humble beginnings, we've replaced more than 100,000 serves of food with more sustainable alternatives.
What makes us different?
While many charities are spending their resources educating people on why they should make more sustainable choices, we like to focus on how they can.
You already the ice caps are melting, the polar bears are drowning and the seas are rising. What you don't know is how to make a difference.
We hate that so many people have to choose between saving the planet and what they can afford. By selling food at 70% below the retail price, we can take affordability out of the equation.
Want to know more?
Send us a DM on Instagram, or if you're really old fashioned, shoot us an email. We'd love to hear from you.
Together, The Food You Choose can save the world.