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FREE Online Workshops for Pilbara residents

Did you know about our five online workshops for parents with kids 5 and under? Register today for free.

Sensational Start

An introduction to nutrition for different life stages including infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers.

Learn about the importance of the food groups using the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating , how to introduce solids, texture progression and family friendly foods.

This workshop is great for parents who are:

  • Uncertain on when and how to introduce solids to your baby  
  • Afraid of choking 
  • Receiving conflicting advice around first foods 
  • Afraid of allergies and allergen foods/reactions 
  • Are tired of making separate meals for child and family 
  • Feeling the pressure to get wide variety of nutrients and foods into them but throw half on the floor 

 

Workshop dates

  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 10 March 2022
  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 21 July 2022

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“I feel like every session there is something new. I think the program is really valuable.” 

Food Investigation

Learn how to read and understand food labels.

Investigate how much sugar, salt or fat is in common foods and drinks marketed to children and families.

This workshop is great for parents who are:

  • Concerned about the cost of store bought snacks  
  • Experiencing guilt about not wanting to give processed snacks to kids (high in sugar, salt, preservatives) 
  • Have a lack of snack ideas or variety  
  • Are time poor 
  • Need on the go snacks (easy to carry/store/handle with little hands) 
  • Not sure of the right ingredients to keep in in the house to prepare (our recipes use minimal, common pantry staples) 

 

Workshop dates

  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 24 March 2022
  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 4 August 2022

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“I had a great time.” 

Family mealtimes

Learn about the importance of family meals and strategies to create a positive eating experience for you as a parent and your children.

This workshop includes trouble shooting for tackling fussy eating behaviours.

This workshop is great for parents who are:

  • Facing a battle of will powers
  • Worried children will starve or get sick as not getting enough healthy foods 
  • Concerned about food wastage and wasting time cooking something child doesn’t eat 
  • Using the traditional way of thinking – guilt trips with kids 
  • Facing stress around mealtimes with tantrums  
  • Using “just two more bites and then you can stop” 
  • Struggling to add more variety into your child’s diet  
  • Tired of offering an alternative food because your child won’t eat the meal you prepared for them? 

 

Workshop dates

  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 7 April 2022
  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 18 August 2022

Register today

“The content of the session was really good!” 

Food on the move

Find out how to select healthy foods to eat when outside of the home.

Learn how to build healthy lunchboxes, on-the-go snacks, food safety tips and plenty of ideas for healthy foods on the move.

This workshop is great for parents who are:

  • Feeling pressure around packing healthy lunchboxes 
  • Unsure what to pack in a lunchbox  
  • Have run out of lunchbox meal and snack ideas 
  • Are time poor and don’t have time to prepare food everyday  
  • Are unsure which packaged food to include or leave out  

 

Workshop dates

  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 28 April 2022
  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 1 September 2022

 

Register today

“Seeing firsthand that packing a lunchbox is so simple.” 

Budgeting and meal planning

Learn more about budgeting and meal planning.

Discuss how to effectively plan meals, shop, and cook meals for the whole family on a food budget.

This workshop is great for parents who are:

  • Concerned about how expensive food can be and sticking to a budget can be difficult  
  • Unsure of the cost of healthy compared to convenience foods 
  • Stand in front of the fridge not knowing what to cook  
  • Buy food, not using it, and it goes off 
  • Unsure how to meal plan effectively  
  • Unsure how to plan balanced, nutritious meals  

 

Workshop dates

  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 12 May 2022
  • 9.30am – 11.30am Thursday, 15 September 2022

 

Register today

“I think you did a really good job! It was fantastic, I learnt a lot.” 

Cook along with us!

At Foodbank WA we develop delicious, easy, healthy, and affordable recipes.

During the second half of all of the workshop we will cook one of our recipes. We would love for you to cook along at home but don’t stress if you are not able to, just watch along!

We send participants the recipe prior to the workshop so that you can buy the ingredients you need.

Register for a FREE online workshop today

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“Definitely going to start having the kids in the kitchen more. They were so into it, and they were really relaxed. I thought it was going to be chaos, but it was good.”