Grow. Forage. Build. Harvest. Preserve. Market. Eat. Connect.
We help people of the Sunshine Coast access and engage in a local, resilient, sustainable food system.
The One Straw Mission
We aim to provide education, skill-building, advocacy and community connections. We empower people to access and engage in a local, resilient, and sustainable food system.
Support people to grow and produce food locally
Sustain and enhance the environment
Make healthy local food accessible
Ensure a robust local food economy
We build community & resilient food systems
Through programs, workshops, research and events, we bring people together to pass on valuable skills, share knowledge & resources, and celebrate our human connections around food.
We host, appear at, and facilitate many large and small memorable events throughout the year.
Our workshops are informative, unique and diverse. It’s also a great way to meet like-minded folks.
Permaculture documentation & more. Learn on your own time, in your own space. We’ll help you get started!
What we're up to
Find local food, meet local growers & see what the Coast has to offer!
Local Food Box
A bunch of local farms, with support from One Straw Society and Persephone Brewing, are working on a food program that supports our you, farmers, and our community.
Sunshine Coast Food Charter
This document represents our shared vision of the elements of strong and resilient food systems and gets organizations and local governments facing the same direction when it comes to projects, policies and action.
Sunshine Coast Farm & Local Food Map
The Sunshine Coast boasts multiple farmer’s markets, farm stands, health food stores, garden centres, community kitchens, free food resources, and more! We’ve put it all together in one handy digital map.