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Jamie O

Jamie O

Name: Jamie Olive
Age: 16
Year of the Fix: 2013
Location: Ramsgate, Kent
Campaign: Stop food waste

I absolutely love cooking and have cooked since childhood. But it really gets to me that so many people waste food.


A lot of food can be reused to make a variety of dishes. Not only does this save money, but it can save the environment as less food goes to landfill sites across the UK.


With the help of Fixers, I hope to create a cookbook to encourage young people to use their leftovers to cook simple dishes at minimal cost.

Here is a list of Fixers helping me with my Fix:


Javell Nelson Matthew Dennis
Will Greaves Matthew Nevard
Harry Cairns Mackenzie Brown
Audrey Chigwede Ellen Watson
Jessica Choudhury Abby Lainsbury
Camilla Brisley Charlotte Rose
Jordan Morris  



Love Food Hate Waste
Love Food Hate Waste is a campaign run by WRAP to raise awareness of the need to reduce food waste and to help us all take action to achieve this. They support my Fixers project. Emma Marsh, Head of Love Food Hate Waste, was interviewed to appear in my broadcast film.


Thanet District Council
Thanet District Council are supportive of my Fix. They gave us permission to film at certain locations for my broadcast piece.

January 2014
My student cookbook is complete. You can browse through the recipes by clicking the image below.




August 2013

My story was featured in the Isle of Thanet Gazette. Click here to read the article.


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