Fare Share Kitchen

Description: Teams undertake a variety of kitchen tasks such as rolling pastry, cracking eggs, creating sausage rolls and packing meals.
Location: Abbotsford
Cost: $1000 donation for Morning and Afternoon bookings ($62.50 per person) $750 donation for evening bookings ($47-$54 per person)
No. of People Required: 16 for morning and afternoon bookings. 14-16 for evening bookings
Time Commitment: Team books for one shift of 3-4 hours with a break in the middle Available shift times are: 1) Morning shifts: 9am-12.30pm (Mon-Fri) 2) Afternoon shifts: 1.15pm-5pm (Mon-Thurs) 3) Evening shifts: 6.15pm to 8:30pm (Tues & Thurs)
Other Requirements: Volunteers are asked to bring a clean apron and hat (of any kind to cover your hair), comfortable clothing (no sleeveless tops in summer), and wear runners or sneakers. Shoes must be closed in, flat and comfortable.
How to get involved: To organise a team session, please contact ACUEngagement@acu.edu.au with your preferred dates and number of people interested in participating. **Bookings required 2-3 months in advance and may book out over the year**

 

Fare Share Garden

Description: Gardening tasks may include weeding, mulching, propagating, planting, harvesting and composting.
Location: Abbotsford
Cost: The financial contribution for a morning experience in the kitchen garden is $750 (plus GST).
No. of People Required: 10
Time Commitment: Shifts run for three hours including a short tea break. Shifts are Friday mornings from 9am to 12pm
Other Requirements: Garden volunteers need to be physically active and mobile to complete a range of gardening activities. Sun hat ? for all year UV protection ? and sunscreen. Sturdy, flat covered footwear such as work boots, gumboots or tough runners. A water bottle. FareShare can supply gardening gloves which are recommended for protection.
How to get involved: To organise a team session, please contact ACUEngagement@acu.edu.au with your preferred dates and number of people interested in participating. **Bookings required 2-3 months in advance and may book out over the year**

 

Free to Feed

Description: Free to Feed is a not-for-profit social enterprise. In awe of the enterprising spirit of refugees, people seeking asylum and new migrants ? and appreciative of what they want to offer as new community members ? we aim to champion their unique skills and individual stories. Free to Feed?s advocacy is delivered through a number of food-oriented initiatives. We?re a mobile cooking school hosting classes, workshops, events and immersive food experiences; we?re also home to a growing pantry stocked full of beautiful spices authentically blended by our cooks in residence. Free to Feed is also the proud parent of Now to Launch, a food business incubator supporting refugees and new migrants to realise their culinary dreams. Free to Feed exists to: o nurture entrepreneurialism, o facilitate personal and professional skill development through mentoring and training, o provide an avenue for economic empowerment and financial independence o encourage self-advocacy, o open doors and broaden networks, and o offer vital resources necessary to achieving all this!
Location: Northcote/Thornbury Kitchen Workshops, or able to deliver workshops in your own home!
Cost: Joining a class starts at around $90 and includes tuition, ingredients and a delicious meal. Team workshops are priced on application.
No. of People Required: 1+ Join as an individual or organise a group booking.
Time Commitment: 2-3 hours. This is a one-off opportunity.
Other Requirements: None
How to get involved: To organise a team cooking class, please contact ACUEngagement@acu.edu.au with your preferred dates and number of people interested in participating. To join as an individual, please visit: https://www.freetofeed.org.au/

 

 

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