Mari Feeds

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Mari Feeds is your local meal box supporting local people and business, with recipes sourced from our community. This project made possible by a VicHealth Reimagining Health Grant and delivered in partnership with Central West Shopping Centre.

Purchase a meal box

Each box contains ingredients and instructions for three recipes sourced by local community members (standard and vegetarian options available) and are designed to serve 4-5 people.

 With delivery every Tuesday, we’ve got your mid-week family meals sorted. Only a limited number of boxes are available each week, so get in quick to order yours.

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Meal boxes are available for community to purchase at a subsidised rate thanks to VicHealth, with concession discounts available

For community members who have the means and would like to support another local family in need we are offering a pay-it-forward option to help us provide boxes for free to families in need1.

  • $45 Full price ($3.75 per serve)
  • $50 Full price, including a plus pay-it-forward contribution toward providing a box to another family in need. ($4.16 per serve)
  • $25 Concession rate (health care card, students, pension card and bridging or temporary visa holders) ($2.08 per serve)

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1Families experiencing financial hardship can access Council’s COVID-19 community response line phone 9688 0434 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday to access assistance.

Important information

As this is a pilot program, Mari Feeds is currently only available for delivery to residential addresses in Braybrook. Maidstone and West Footscray.

Deliveries will be made on Tuesday’s between 1 – 4pm.

*Basic ingredients (such as salt, pepper, oil and sugar) will not be included in delivery.

Submit your recipe to be part of Mari Feeds 

What we are looking for

  • Main meal
  • Healthy
  • Budget friendly
  • Includes fresh produce and pantry ingredients
  • Requires only basic cooking equipment
  • A maximum of six steps.

What we are not looking for

  • Breakfast, dessert of snack recipes
  • Recipes that include frozen or hard to find ingredients.

Submit your recipe

For more information please contact the project officer at marifeeds@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au