FareShare needs regular and corporate volunteers to power our Brisbane kitchen and cook millions of  meals for people in need

Get involved with Fareshare in Brisbane

Our new Brisbane kitchen is ready to register regular and corporate volunteers. Help power the biggest charity kitchen in the Southern Hemisphere. Whether you are an individual or part of workplace team, we need your support.

Donate funds

It costs FareShare Brisbane just 50 cents to cook a nutritious meal for someone in need. Every meal makes a difference and every donation means more meals.

Volunteer

Powered by volunteers and supplied with surplus food by Foodbank Queensland, we aim to cook 1.25 million meals in the first 12 months. Sign up now and help us feed people in need with nutritious meals.

Corporate volunteering

Our new Brisbane kitchen is ready to register corporate volunteers. FareShare offers a unique and meaningful team-building experience cooking meals for people in need.

Step inside the Brisbane kitchen

FareShare’s Brisbane kitchen has been designed to cook meals at scale with quality ingredients supplied by Foodbank Queensland.

The huge kitchen – approximately the size of a basketball court – is equipped with industrial scale food processing tools including 300 litre electric saucepans which cook 750 meals at a time. 

The multi-million dollar facility powered by volunteers aims to cook 1.25 million meals for vulnerable Queenslanders in its first year of operation and scale up to five million meals a year.

Latest news from FareShare in Brisbane

FareShare super kitchen opens in Brisbane

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk fired up our Brisbane kitchen today to cook surplus food into nutritious meals for Queenslanders in need. The massive new kitchen, the size of a basketball court, is powered by local volunteers supervised by experienced chefs. “FareShare aims to cook more than one million free, nutritious meals

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One month and counting until Brisbane opening

FareShare’s Qld director Kellie, architect Aaran and our inaugural head chef James on site The clock is ticking and our new Brisbane kitchen is less than a month away from its official launch. Over the past few weeks we’ve watched the facility in Morningside take shape as internal walls have

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Meanwhile in Brisbane

FareShare’s Kellie Watson is joined on site by food partner Foodbank QLD’s CEO Michael Rose. There have been some BIG developments in sunny Queensland. Our new production kitchen is under construction and  electricians, plumbers and concreters are on site. All of our specialist, high-volume cooking equipment has landed in Australia

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Step into the future at FareShare Brisbane

Our dream to take 17 years’ experience of cooking rescued food in Victoria to Queensland is fast becoming a reality. Take a virtual walk through our new 1500 m² premises in Morningside, Brisbane where work is underway to convert a former serum laboratory into a high-volume kitchen. Your journey starts

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Fareshare Brisbane in the media

Inside Brisbane's FareShare kitchen, which aims to cook 5 million meals a year for those in need

Wiping tears from their eyes, volunteers surround a bench furiously peeling and chopping onions as they come in by the bagful.

It isn’t easy work but there are no complaints in this basketball court-sized kitchen, which turns surplus food into free healthy meals for people in need around Queensland.

Former Brisbane lab now southern hemisphere's largest charity kitchen

Inside a commercial kitchen the size of a basketball court in Morningside, a team of volunteers is scurrying to chop, peel and cook 5000 meals each day for people in need.

A former serum laboratory was transformed into the southern hemisphere’s largest charity kitchen, which officially opened on Tuesday.

Nation's largest charity kitchen fires up to fight food waste

THE country’s largest charity kitchen has opened in Morningside with a grand plan to cook more than one million meals in its first year of operation and to scale up to five million meals a year.

FareShare cooks surplus food into free, nutritious meals for people in need.

After 17 years in Melbourne, where close to 1000 volunteers help cook 1.2 million free meals a year, Fareshare is now opening its second kitchen in Brisbane.

Get in touch with Fareshare Brisbane

Kitchen location and postal address

46 Steel Place
Morningside QLD 4170
Australia

Please note, our kitchen is currently under construction and not yet open to the public.

Email us

General enquiries: brisbane@fareshare.net.au

Phone: 07 3899 3248

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm