Food Sensations healthy eating program

How does the Food Sensations program work?

The Food Sensations® program aims to improve knowledge, attitudes and skills around nutritious foods. Each session provides:

  • One hour of learning on a particular subject
  • Group cooking session
  • Shared meal.

There are three programs to choose from: 

Food Sensations for Adults

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

  • Food safety.

Note: Actual topics may vary between programs and sessions. 

Food Sensations for Children 

The Food Sensations for Children program (previously known as Food Sensations for Parents) is open to parents, grandparents and carers of children 0-5 years old. A 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.

Food Sensations for Men

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. Topics include:
  • Reading labels and selecting ingredients
  • Budgeting and meal planning
  • Food safety

Who can participate in the program?

The Food Sensations® program is free and available for all 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.

Program dates

Check back at the beginning of the new year for upcoming program dates.
Program Dates and Times Location
Food Sensations for Children
(for parents & carers of children 0-5yrs)
Free Creche
Thursdays 9:30am-12pm 
9, 16, 23 Feb, 2, 9 March 2023
Yangebup Family Centre

All programs will run subject to minimum numbers and relevant COVID-19 restrictions. 

Register your interest

For further information or to register your interest in future programs, email [email protected] or contact the Healthy Cockburn team on 08 9411 3444.

Learn from Foodbank WA programs and resources

The Food Sensations® program is presented by Food Bank W.A. 

To see Food Sensations programs in other locations go to the Food Sensations page here. register opens in a new window .

In addition, Superhero Foods HQ also has a separate Kids Zone, where kids can find recipes which are easy to prepare and delicious, Collectable Game Cards, Colouring in sheets, Superhero Foods Bingo, and Breakfast Placemats. Go to the Food Bank W.A. website opens in a new window for a range of engaging resources the whole family can use.

Food Bank W.A. has also created a Facebook group for all things food, cooking and nutrition. 
Find the Facebook group here Foodbank page opens in a new window.

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