As a local Melbourne start up, we love spreading the word about passionate and clever locals doing wonderful things. Especially when it’s wonderful things to do with food! Today we’re giving a big shout out to @freetofeedmelbourne - a not-for-profit social enterprise showcasing the culinary talents and generous spirits of refugees, people seeking asylum and new migrants. This image is of Mona – who runs the Persian vegetarian cooking workshop in Northcote.
We love that Free to Feed was founded with the express purpose of assisting people seeking asylum to find meaningful employment opportunities and to facilitate community interconnectivity. And we love that the idea of learning about food and culture in this way. So how do they do this?Head to www.freetofeed.org.au to find out more about their services, and how you can be involved. You can sign up for a variety of amazeballs cooking classes and workshops in Melbourne. And you can engage Free To Feed for events, catering (think the most amazing grazing platter you’ve ever encountered), immersive food experiences, and purchase their beautiful spices - authentically blended by their cooks in residence.