Food Security

Food security is an individual or community’s ability to access healthy, affordable and appropriate food. Food insecurity can therefore be defined as having limited or irregular access to safe and secure nutritional food from a non-emergency source.

The Central West Gippsland PCP has achieved significant success in promoting individual and communities’ ability to access healthy, affordable and appropriate food in the Baw Baw and Latrobe regions.

Food Security - Baw Baw

Food Security - Latrobe

Food Security during the COVID-19 pandemic: Baw Baw & Latrobe:

Central West Gippsland PCP, the Baw Baw Food Movement and Food For All Latrobe Valley have developed a local food security resource:

A series of smaller fact sheets supporting eating well and food security during COVID-19 have also been developed, including:

CWGPCP has a strong history of supporting food security work across Baw Baw and Latrobe. This strong foundation and understanding of food security at a local level has meant that we were able to readily mobilise, together with our members and community groups, in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read the case study: CWGPCP Case Study: Responding to local food security needs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Suite of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

Click here to for the full suite of COVID-19 Coronavirus Resources.