As residents of Western Australia gear up to experience Chef and campaigner, Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food cooking program set to launch in March 2016, four passionate Western Australians have been announced as the program's latest team of dedicated food trainers.
Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen is set to visit Townsville for the first time, increasing the Queensland footprint. Townsville will be the fourteenth Queensland stop for the kitchen classroom on wheels. Following huge success in previous locations, The Mobile Kitchen will be in Townsville from 31 March for ten weeks, located at Stockland Townsville in Aitkenvale.
Jamie Oliver's plan for his Australian Ministry of Food program has always been to reach as many Australians as possible. Now available to the residents of Australia's far west state, Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen basic cooking skills program is open for bookings and due to launch in March 2016.
Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen, an innovative, community based cooking program, is heading to Western Australia for the first time to teach Jamie's hints, tips and basic home cooking skill shortcuts. In a three year partnership with Edith Cowan University, the kitchen classroom on wheels will make its first stop at ECU's Joondalup Campus with classes starting from March 2016 and additional locations to be announced.
Following huge success during previous visits to the Logan area, Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen is set to return to Logan City Council in the New Year. The Mobile Kitchen will be in Logan Central from January for ten weeks, located at Beenleigh Town Square, James Street, Beenleigh, Queensland 4207. Local residents will have the opportunity to access and participate in an innovative, community based cooking program built on Jamie's beliefs about cooking and the associated impact on...
A new evaluation of Jamie's cooking program shows it is effective in achieving long term behaviour change relating to preparation and consumption of food. Recent results from Deakin and Melbourne University's research of Victorian participants show that Jamie's Ministry of Food resulted in positive sustained impacts in participants cooking confidence; and healthy eating behaviours, including increased fruit and veg consumption and a decrease in the consumption of fast food.
Announced today at Jamie's Ministry of Food pop-up kitchen in Noarlunga, a new major partnership between Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia, Colonnades Shopping Centre and City of Onkaparinga to keep the Pop-up kitchen operating until December 2016. This comes at the conclusion of the Huon Aquaculture partnership as Major partner for the past twelve months.
Food for your Mood is the focus of Mental Health Week activities at Headspace Woolloongabba, October 4-11 2015. In partnership with Aftercare and Headspace and aiming to highlight the links between diet-related disease and mental health, Jamie's Ministry of Food will deliver a cooking demonstration to young people who have experienced a mental illness. The demonstration will take place at the Woolloongabba Headspace centre on Logan Road on Wednesday 7 October 2015.
Following a successful stint at QUT in 2014, Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen is set to return to Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Kelvin Grove campus to teach Jamie's hints, tips and shortcuts of basic home cooking skills. The Mobile kitchen will be located at H Block, off Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove from 29 October 2015.
Under the leadership of Tony Abbott, the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health (NPAPH) was terminated at June 2015, three years ahead of schedule, with $367.9 million in funding cut over four years. The NPAPH was established to provide funding to state and territory initiatives that support healthy behaviours and address the rising prevalence of lifestyle related chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. As a result of the cuts, programs and projects across the country have been...
Jamie's Ministry of Food Queensland Mobile Kitchen recently rolled out Jamie Oliver's home cooking program in an Indigenous community for the first time. The Good Foundation was pleased to work in partnership with the Cherbourg community and with funding from the Queensland Government, Department of Health to deliver the five week cooking program which is aimed at teaching Jamie's basic cooking skills.
In view of the consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, such as soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks and cordials, as strong contributors to weight gain, obesity and chronic disease in Australia, The Good Foundation believes water is the best form of hydration and actively promotes the consumption of water in preference to sugar sweetened beverages in all Jamie's Ministry of Food Centres as part of our ongoing program delivery. The Good Foundation believes we should enjoy our calories as...
The Good Foundation fully supports Jamie Oliver's powerful one off documentary, Sugar Rush, which will air in the UK on 3 September 2015. The documentary explores the effects of consuming too much sugar, in particular the impact overconsumption can have on children, and investigates the huge contribution sugar is making to the rising levels of chronic disease on an international scale.
The Good Foundation is calling on the Australian Government to preserve the GST exemption that currently applies to fresh food. As discussions on GST reform heighten, The Good Foundation is warning that any increase in the cost of fresh food will decrease fruit and vegetable consumption and have a dire effect on the health of all Australians as well as the Government's health budget.
Jamie's Ministry of Food Queensland Mobile Kitchen is preparing for its next stop, this time visiting Cherbourg where it will for the first time deliver the program to an Aboriginal community. Aimed at teaching locals Jamie's basic cooking skills, the Mobile Kitchen will be located at Cherbourg Hospital, front car park, Fisher Street, Cherbourg from July 2015.
Jamie's Ministry of Food is taking bookings now for its first New South Wales kitchen, located at Stockland Wetherill Park Shopping Centre. The community focused classes are due to commence on 10 January 2015 when dedicated food trainers will start teaching Jamie's hints and tips, short cuts and basic cooking skills in the new kitchen.
Jamie's Ministry of Food first ever Pop-Up kitchen will begin taking bookings on December 4, 2015 with classes due to commence in January. During his Australian tour earlier this year, Jamie Oliver announced Colonnades Shopping Centre and the City of Onkaparinga as the hosts for the first of its kind pop-up kitchen.
Jamie Oliver's back to basics home cooking skills program, Jamie's Ministry of Food, has shown that participants who complete a 10 week-cooking course, increased their vegetable consumption and changed their cooking confidence and cooking and eating behaviours.
Today during his visit to Jamie's Ministry of Food Queensland Mobile Kitchen currently situated in Brisbane, the Hon Lawrence Springborg MP, Queensland Minister for Health, announced further funding for the continuation of the program in Queensland.
New South Wales is set to have its first Jamie's Ministry of Food Centre, following the announcement today The Good Foundation will open a community-focused food centre teaching basic cooking skills at the Stockland Wetherill Park Shopping Centre, as part of a partnership with Stockland.