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Some of the free food being shared at the Food Free Laneway (Lou Ridsdale)

A year and a half ago, Lou Ridsdale started her own vegetable garden and soon realised she has been growing to much produce and decided to share her produce and left a note in her laneway that says 'free food'.

Image: Some of the free food being shared at the Food Free Laneway (Lou Ridsdale)  

By
Maridel Martinez
Published on
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 11:46
File size
3.3 MB
Duration
7 min 16 sec

Today around 100 people drop by her laneway not just to swap their extra produce, food but also share a cup of tea as they exchange stories and build friendships and community.

 

A film about the Food is Free laneway that was started by Lou Ridsdale in Ballarat. The laneway allows people to drop of excess food for people to take for free.