Kitchen Stories

June 7th, 2017 by communitykitchens

Target Group: Primary School Students Location: Crib Point Primary School Day: Wednesday Time: 11:30 – 1:30pm Host organisation: Crib Point Primary School   Crib Point Primary School brought together a group of 6 grade 4 boys every Wednesday to trial a 6 month Community Kitchen program. They called their Community Kitchen ‘Chef’s Club’. School principal/ […]

June 6th, 2017 by communitykitchens

Target Group: Students and their parents Location: Wallaroo Primary School Day: Tuesday Time: 3.15pm-4:30pm Host organisation:  Wallaroo Community House in partnership with the Wallaroo Primary School Every Tuesday afternoon at Wallaroo Primary School a group of around 25 students and 6 parents come together to participate in a Community Kitchen Program. The group which is known […]

May 29th, 2017 by communitykitchens

Target Group: Neami Youth Residents Location: Seaford Day:    Monday breakfast (weekly) Wednesday dinners (weekly) Host organisation: Neami National   Down at Neami National in Seaford, a group of young people plan, cook and share a meal together twice per week. Below are two perspectives about the Community Kitchens Program- one from a Neami National Community […]

May 2nd, 2017 by communitykitchens

Target Group: Karingal Services – Clients with a disability Location: Shed 11 Youth Centre, Hastings Day: Friday (weekly) Time: 9am-3pm Host organization: Shed 11 Hastings – Mornington Peninsula Youth Services Every Friday at Shed 11 Youth Centre, a group of 6 Karingal clients, also known as the Karingal MasterChef’s, meet up for their Community Kitchens […]

March 6th, 2017 by communitykitchens

Grovedale Community Kitchen Target Group: General Community Location: 45 Heyers Rd, Grovedale. Geelong Day: Tuesday & Wednesdays Time: 10.00am—12.30pm Host organization: Grovedale Neighbourhood House Interview with Brian Johansson: Brian is a retired guy that has always enjoyed cooking. He also likes Ballroom Dancing through to competition level. He was a Fitter and Turner, and then […]

March 1st, 2017 by communitykitchens

Langwarrin Men’s Shed Community Kitchen Target Group: Men attending the Langwarrin Men’s Shed Location: Langwarrin Day: Once a week Time: 2 hours Host organization: Langwarrin Men’s Shed The Langwarrin Men’s Sheds first Community Kitchen took place in June 2016. With the assistance of a volunteer, 6 men attend the Men’s Shed on a weekly basis […]

October 19th, 2016 by communitykitchens

Target Group: Grade six students at Somers Primary School. Day: Run across five weeks during the school term (Tuesday lunchtime program). Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm. The Community Kitchen group at Somers Primary School came together after a parent (also the facilitator of the group) listed the Community Kitchen as an activity as part of the […]

September 2nd, 2016 by communitykitchens

Target Group: General Community Location: Frankston North Community Centre, Mahogany Avenue. Day: Thursdays (weekly) The regular Community Kitchen group at Frankston North Community Centre started in July 2016 after a once off ‘Come and Try’ Community Kitchen event (run by Peninsula Health – Health Promotion) was delivered at the centre. At their first official meeting, the interested […]

May 26th, 2016 by communitykitchens

Mornington Peninsula Shire Youth Services and Advance Community College are working together to run a Community Kitchen Program for young people enrolled in the Advance PAL Program. The PAL Program is an educational program which provides approx. 10 students in Years 8 and 9 with specific literacy, numeracy and practical training in an alternative setting. […]

May 17th, 2016 by communitykitchens

Healthy Habits is a Community Kitchen that has been running for nearly 3 years out of Bentons Square Community Centre in Mornington. It is run by Karingal staff for clients accessing their services. Karingal is a not-for-profit organisation that was established to improve the quality of life for people with a disability. The Healthy Habits […]