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Food Ladder: An update from
our corporate partner

 

By:  Grace Smith

Our corporate partner, Food Ladder, is a not-for-profit pioneer in the use of environmentally sustainable technologies to create food and economic security for remote communities in Australia and abroad.

Born out of a mutual desire to support underprivileged communities achieve financial stability, Resimac has been proud to support Food Ladder since 2018.

Food Ladder provides custom-designed hydroponic (soilless) food growing systems, alongside education and training programs, to supply year-round access to commercial quantities of fresh, affordable and nutrient-dense produce.

Paired with nutritional education and the opportunity for work, their initiatives go beyond providing a way to grow sustainable produce.

What’s new at Food Ladder?

 

With established programs in the Northern Territory, Uganda and India, Food Ladder has been busy expanding its operations.

After receiving funding from the Australian High Commission, Food Ladder, in association with Bhutanese not-for-profit organisation Tarayana Foundation, will soon implement one of their food growing systems in the remote village of Rukha in Bhutan.

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Food Ladder has been busy expanding its operations

Currently, healthy food is hard to come by as a result of isolation.

Tarayana Foundation has been working with the community for over ten years. The Food Ladder project will complement their efforts to improve nutrition and food security, by allowing locals to access fresh produce and develop a self-sustaining businesses.

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Resimac is proud to play a key part in helping the Rukha community of Bhutan

The Food Ladder system will also give interested school leavers and young mothers who struggle to find employment a chance to work, be it planting, harvesting or selling produce.

Resimac is proud to play a key part in helping the Rukha community of Bhutan achieve financial stability for today and the future.

If you would like to learn more about Food Ladder, please visit their website.

 

The opinions expressed in this article are the opinions of the author(s) and not necessarily those of Resimac.