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‘Food, Flavours and Friendships – nourishment for a good life’

15 June, 2021

Maggie recently shared her passion for good food and aim to improve the standard of food served in aged care homes, at the ‘Food, Flavours and Friendships – nourishment for a good life’ event at Salisbury’s Jack Young Centre in May. The food icon was the special guest at the Council of the Ageing (COTA) […]

August 2021 – Masterclass for aged care cooks and chefs

15 June, 2021

The next ‘Creating an Appetite for Life’ Masterclass, for cooks and chefs working in aged care, will be held at Sydney Seafood School, Sydney and will run on Sunday 15th, Monday 16th and Tuesday 16th August 2021. The Masterclass provides participants the opportunity to connect with Maggie, the Foundation team and our network of subject matter […]

Creating Themed Gardens by Cath Manuel

15 June, 2021

There are many possibilities for creating garden spaces in all locations, where many people access and enjoy growing fresh food. When growing food for use in the kitchens it can be helpful to design spaces to grow plants for a variety of cuisines, for many uses and also to be creative when planting new gardens. […]

Register your interest for our online training modules

25 May, 2021

The Maggie Beer Foundation is working in partnership with Altura Learning to develop online learning modules for cooks and chefs working in aged care. We are excited that filming for our first online modules is now well underway and we are on track to release the first 11 modules later this year. THE MODULES CURRENTLY […]

Khichdri by Surjeet Dogra Dhanji

29 April, 2021

The Maggie Beer Foundation team are always learning; we have recently engaged with a group of passionate and knowledgeable experts to discuss culturally appropriate food for the elderly. For older persons across all cultures, there is a sense of pleasure and joy in eating familiar, flavoursome, nutritious and textured food, which is important to their […]