OzHarvest - Nutrition Education & Skills Training (NEST)

Course summary

Join us for a transformative 6-week Nutrition Education & Skills Training (NEST) Session being delivered by OzHarvest!

Through OzHarvest’s NEST program, you will learn healthy eating and cooking skills to help you make lasting changes for better health, and gain valuable knowledge on various aspects of nutrition, such as storing food safely, understanding food labels, planning nutritious meals, and minimising food waste.  Moreover, you learn to cook easy, healthy recipes that taste great!

Each session spans 2.5 hours and encompasses a blend of nutrition activities, group cooking lessons, and the joy of sharing a meal together.

Whether you’re looking to improve your own well-being or help others lead healthier lives, this program is your gateway to a nourished future.

This course is designed for adults over 18.
Vegan options are available upon request.


What you will learn

  • what is healthy eating?
  • key nutrients and healthier options
  • food label reading
  • identifying foods high in sugar, salt, and fats
  • tips to fight food waste
  • safe food handling and storage methods
  • comparing the price of healthy vs. less healthy foods
  • healthy eating on a budget

What you will get

  • knowledge of healthy eating habits and cooking skills
  • copy of recipes

What you need to bring

  • wear flat closed-toe shoes
  • wear loose comfortable clothing
  • tie your hair back if applicable


  • Arrive 10 – 15 minutes early to each session to sign in.
  • Please contact 9687 1560 if you have any food allergies.
  • This class is offered free of charge, however, enrolment requires a commitment to attend regularly for the duration of six weeks.


Course cost

COST: $0.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Tuesday 11 June
11.00am – 1.30pm (6 sessions)

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By phone

Call 9687 1560 during office hours and have your credit card details ready. We accept MasterCard and Visa.

In person

Come to YCC at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during office hours to enquire or enrol and pay in person.