FareShare needs hundreds of Brisbane volunteers to help us prepare, cook and pack 1.25 million 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 is being designed to cook meals at scale with quality ingredients supplied by Foodbank Queensland.

A former serum laboratory in Morningside is rapidly being transformed into a large production kitchen due to open in October.

The multi-million dollar project aims to cook 1.25 million meals for vulnerable Queenslanders in its first year of operation and scale up to cooking 5 million meals a year once fully established.

Latest news from FareShare in Brisbane

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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Countdown on for new Brisbane kitchen

Kellie inspects the Foodbank Queensland warehouse which will supply us with ingredients and distribute our cooked meals FareShare’s exciting new Brisbane venture to create nutritious meals for Queenslanders is rapidly taking shape. We now have the keys to our new Morningside facility– a former serum laboratory – close to Foodbank

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Fareshare Brisbane in the media

FareShare and Wiley partner to feed Brisbane’s hungry

Food charity FareShare is in the process of building Australia’s largest charity kitchen in Brisbane with the help of Wiley.

The facility is being designed and built by Wiley at cost with the capacity to cook five million meals a year.

In October 2018, Fareshare will open the state of the art, production kitchen in Morningside, Brisbane, with the aim to cook 1.25 million meals in the first year of operation.

Australia’s largest charity kitchen coming to Brisbane in partnership with Foodbank

Foodbank and FareShare are joining forces in Queensland to dramatically increase the number of free ready-to-eat meals available for Queenslanders in need. Foodbank, Australia’s largest food relief organisation, and FareShare, Australia’s biggest charity kitchen, have just signed an agreement to reduce food waste and fight hunger with nutritious meals.

Melbourne food charity FareShare expands to Brisbane and will cook six million free meals for the hungry

MELBOURNE-based food charity FareShare is opening a second kitchen in Brisbane on Tuesday making it capable of cooking more than six million meals for people going hungry across Australia.

FareShare is expanding to Brisbane in a collaboration with Foodbank to reduce food waste and fight hunger with nutritious, cooked meals such as casseroles, stews, curries and quiches.

It uses rescued food, which is perfectly edible but would otherwise be destined for landfill, for all its meals.

FareShare sets up $4.5m facility at Morningside to help those in need

THE  country’s biggest food relief organisation, Morningside-based Foodbank, just got bigger.

Foodbank last week signed an agreement with Melbourne-based charity kitchen FareShare to join forces in Queensland to ­dramatically increase the number of free ready-to-eat meals available for Queenslanders in need.

FareShare will open its first operation outside of Melbourne with a $4.5 million custom-built production kitchen at Steel Place, Morningside.

Foodbank already distributes more than 44,000kg of food a day to vulnerable Queenslanders supporting more than 300 charities and more than 220 school breakfast programs.

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

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm