Kitchen Stories

November 28th, 2017 by communitykitchens

Target Group: 18+ Location: St Helens Neighbourhood House- Tasmania Day: Every Wednesday morning Time: 10.30 am Host organisation: ST Helens Neighbourhood House   Established early 2014, our group meets Wednesdays at 10.30am at Neighbourhood House in the Bungalow kitchen area located at rear of Neighbourhood Main House. Made up of like-minded people, our aim is […]

November 14th, 2017 by communitykitchens

Target Group: Clients living with a disability Location:  High Street, Frankston Day: Thursday Time: 1pm- 3pm Host organisation: Brotherhood of St Laurence   MiLife Victoria Community Kitchens group is one of the longest lasting and first Community Kitchens. They started up in Frankston, Australia, over 10 years ago! The group has a strong partnership with […]

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 […]