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2017 Events

Playford Council Foodies graduate at Elizabeth Rise Community Centre

Early in November, 6 new Foodie volunteers graduated. It was a wonderful celebration of the dedication of the volunteers and the hard work put in by Louise and April from City of Playford to deliver the training.  We look forward to see the way the Foodies will connect and work in their local communities.

From left to Right: Louise (Health Project Officer), Deb, Amanda, Kylee, Tori, Andrew, Karon, April (Health Project Officer).

Back in June, Carolyn visited the APY Lands to deliver some workshops to Anangu Communities on nutrition. Paper Tracker have just published an interview with Carolyn from Community Foodies and Kirsten from Mai Wiru Sugar Challenge Foundation. 

Click here to listen to the interview.  Its in both English and Anangu.

New Foodies graduate in Port Adelaide

L to R: Vanessa (Health and Wellbeing Officer, PAE Council), Ria, Alison, Libuse, Donna and Sophie (Metro Foodie Coordinator, UCWB).  

On 27 June four new Foodies graduated from training in Port Adelaide.  Congratulations to Ria, Alison, Libuse, and Donna.  They will join the other enthusiastic Port Adelaide Enfield volunteers in delivering Foodie programs in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Council

2016 Events


2016 is the International Year of the Pulse.  In October, Foodies from across the state joined Foodie Coordinators to learn about cooking with beans and legumes at Sprout Cooking School. It was a fantastic day of cooking with Callum from Masterchef and Themis (Dietitian). The Foodies who attended will be bringing their new skills and information back to their local Foodie groups over the next few months

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New Foodies Graduate in Port Pirie

We are excited to welcome new foodies to Pt Pirie and look forward to the nutrition activities they will be involved with in the community


Community Kitchen Program in Mt Barker a great success

Read about the Hills Community Foodies latest program here


Pt Lincoln Foodies in local paper

Introducing new Roxby Downs Foodies

July 6, 2016 The Monitor, Roxby Downs, SA

'Foodies' plate up presentations

Please click here to read the article


New  Foodies trained in Southern Adelaide!

We welcome our brand new Foodies: from left - Azi, Lisa, Renee, Silvia, Arlena, Nadia, Emma, Kelly and Helton.  Congratulations!!



2015 Events

New Mt Gambier Foodies featured in local newspaper!

19 March 2015 Border Watch, Mt Gambier SA

Foodies get recipe to health:  Volunteers get ready to spread nutritional message

Please click here to read the article

New Foodies training at Pt Lincoln 

13 February 2015 Port Lincoln Times, Port Lincoln SA

Promotiong Healthier Eating

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Foodies feature in UnitingCare Wesley Bowden's Bowden Bulletin

Check out the May 2015 Bowden Bulletin page 4-5 to read the article Foodies Feeding the Mind.  Please click on this link



2014 Events

Relaunch of the Community Foodie Program.  On Friday June 6th over 70 volunteers attended the event held at the Fullarton Community Centre to see the Governor of South Australia and the Minister for Health officially launch the new SA Community Foodies program. From June 2014 UCWB will deliver this program across South Australia in conjunction with UnitingCare Wesley Country SA and

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Lower North Foodies featured in local newspaper!


Lower North Foodies - Phil, Sam and Chris who help spread the healthy eating message within Watervale and Snowtown schools, recently featured in articles in their local newspaper - the Northern Argus.

Please click here to read the articles


February 2012 is SA Fruit & Vegetable Month!

A new initiative of the Healthy Eating Local Policies and Programs (HELPP Project) inviting Community Foodies to be involved. Please click below link for more information regarding HELPP.

Click here for information regarding the HELPP Project

Click here for more information regarding Fruit and Veg Month



Statewide SA Community Foodies Recognition Event  and 10th Anniversary Celebrations - 18th November 2011

'Celebrating cultural diversity across the SA Community Foodies Program'

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SA Health Awards - 18th November 2011

At the Recognition event on Friday the 18th November, we wished our Port Augusta Foodies well for the Health Awards that night!

As it turns out they won! Congratulations on sharing the Winning Award!

Click here or the below image to view the promotional footage shown on the ceremony night held on the 18th November 2011


Premier's Awards Night - 4th April 2011

This year the SA Community Foodies program was nominated for a 2011 Premier 's Award - please click the image below to view the promotional footage shown at the ceremony night held on April the 4th 2011