Group programs closed
In the interest of public health during the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City has closed its face to face group health programs until further notice. Please see below for ON-LINE program options, resources and links to further support. Usual programs will be re-opened when we are fully comfortable that they are safe for users.
Learn from Home Programs and Resources
The Food Sensations® program is presented by Food Bank W.A.
Food Sensations for Parents
During this time, Food Bank are making an online version of the program available, with starting dates being released over time.
Please follow this link to find which dates will suit you and register for Food Sensations for Adults ONLINE opens in a new window (via Zoom)
- education component can also be accessed through Facebook
by joining the closed facebook group Food Sensations for Parents.
Food Bank W.A. has also created a Facebook group for all things food, cooking and nutrition.
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group on Facebook where their team of University qualified dieticians and nutrionists will provide helpful tips and ideas to support you through this time, such as cooking on a budget, creating meals from pantry items, cooking with children, getting more vegetables into your diet and much more.
In addition, Food Bank W.A. has website Superhero Foods HQ which has a range of engaging resources the whole family can use including Free Recipes, Collectable Game Cards, Colouring in sheets, Superhero Foods Bingo, Breakfast Placemats, Storybooks and sters. Superhero Foods HQ also has a separate Kids Zone, where kids can find recipes which are easy to prepare and delicious.
The Food Sensations® program is available for all City of Cockburn residents and we accomodate all dietary requirements.
If you would like to learn about eating healthier without breaking the bank, then this program is for you.
The Food Sensations ® program aims to improve knowledge, attitudes and skills around nutritious foods.
Each session provides 1 hour of learning on a particular subject, followed by a group cooking session and shared meal.
Choose a program that best suits your needs:
The Food Sensations for Adults program runs for four (4) weeks and covers a range of topics including:
Reading labels and selecting ingredients
Budgeting and meal planning
Healthy lunchbox and snack ideas
Note: Actual topics may vary between programs and sessions.
The Food Sensations for Parents program is open to parents, grandparents and carers of children 0-5 years old.
Free creche is provided for children but they are encouraged to join the group for the shared meal.
The program runs for five (5) weeks and covers a range of topics including:
Amounts, textures and types of food for each childhood development stage.
Tools and tips to make mealtimes joyful.
Healthy eating for the whole family.
Healthy snack and lunchbox ideas.
The Food Sensations for Men
program is open to males over 16 who wish to improve their knowledge of healthy eating and skills in preparing healthy meals.
The program is presented in the evening to accomodate those busy during the day.
Please note the City’s group programs, including Food Sensations, have been post-poned in the interest of public health from Wednesday, March 25 2020.
This follows recent legislation and advice from the State and Federal Governments to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The programs will be re-opened when we are fully comfortable that they are safe for users.
|Program Dates (4 weeks)
|Food Sensations for Parents
- Attendees must have the care of a child 0-5 yrs old
- Free creche available
|Food Sensations for Adults
|Food Sensations for Men
For further information or to register your interest, email us at email@example.com or contact the Healthy Cockburn team on 9411 3444.