About

What is Lunch Lady Magazine
Lunch Lady is a magazine where parenting is not taken too seriously but a balanced approach to family life is. Colourful, thoughtful and full-of-cheek, it reminds parents to keep things in perspective and have fun. It’s a beautifully printed kitchen keepsake full of recipes, inspiring family stories, photography, art + kids cooking ideas and funny relatable opinion pieces about the ups and downs of raising children.

Who created it?
Creative Director (+ mum of 2) Lara Burke and Editorial Director (+ mum of 3) Louise Bannister are magazine makers by trade. Their first printed success was frankie magazine, a title they co-founded and produced from 2004–2014. Other successful titles they created include Smith Journal and SPACES. In 2014 the duo started an independent publishing company, We Print Nice Things. Shortly after stumbling across the Lunch Lady blog, originally created by photographer and cook (+ mum of 2) Kate Berry the trio teamed up to create Lunch Lady Magazine – a quarterly publication about food + family. In June, 2017 Louise + Lara stepped in to become full-time editors of Lunch Lady.

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Lunch Lady acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia. We acknowledge the Turrbal and Arakwal peoples, the traditional custodians of the lands on which Lunch Lady is made. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, both past, present and emerging. We acknowledge the deep spiritual attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to this country and commit ourselves to the ongoing journey of Reconciliation.