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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Sep 1 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Sustainable 3078 Produce Swap, Alphington 10:00
Sustainable 3078 Produce Swap, Alphington @ Alphington Community Centre
Sep 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Food Justice Truck Northcote 11:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote
Sep 1 @ 11:30 – 13:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote @ Northcote | Victoria | Australia
The Food Justice Truck is a mobile fresh food market that offers locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It also welcomes general public shoppers, who [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Sep 1 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Sep 1 @ 18:00 – 20:30
This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is [...]
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Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market 08:00
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Sep 2 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Sep 2 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Vegan mini market 08:00
Vegan mini market @ Abbotsford Convent
Sep 2 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Their aim is to present a quality assortment of local vegan owned and operated businesses on a regular basis to help vegans better support each other and to establish a stronger presence in the community. [...]
Vegan day out in Melbourne 09:00
Vegan day out in Melbourne @ The Cruelty Free Shop
Sep 2 @ 09:00 – 18:00
This event will take place on Saturday, 2nd September, 9am-6pm and Sunday, 3rd September, 10am-5pm. Local cafes and businesses in Fitzroy will be slashing prices, giving away samples and putting special vegan products on the [...]
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Sep 2 @ 09:00 – 10:00
 
Warrandyte Riverside Market 09:00
Warrandyte Riverside Market @ Stiggants Reserve
Sep 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Bayswater North Food Swap 10:00
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Sep 2 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Diamond Creek Food Swap 10:00
Diamond Creek Food Swap @ Diamond Creek East Primary School
Sep 2 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Sep 2 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Transition 3081 hold an Olympic Village food swap in Heidelberg West rain, hail or shine every 1st Saturday of the month 10-11am. Come along to this very popular community event. Also, if you are interested [...]
IncrEdible Coburg Food Swap 10:00
IncrEdible Coburg Food Swap @ PepperTree Place
Sep 2 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Entrance on Urquhart Street, opposite the Pentridge Prison site. In addition to the food swap itself, there is usually a workshop on gardening, sustainability or cooking, starting at 10.30am for an hour or so. There [...]
Mooroolbark Food Festival 10:00
Mooroolbark Food Festival @ along Manchester Road, Brice Avenue and inside The Terrace Shopping Centre
Sep 2 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Mooroolbark’s food outlets will be offering tastings outside their venues throughout the shopping precinct; along Manchester Road, Brice Avenue and inside The Terrace Shopping Centre. 30 food outlets ranging from Italian and Chinese to Burmese [...]
Taste of Thomo Food Festival 10:00
Taste of Thomo Food Festival @ Thomastown Library
Sep 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Go and learn about Thomastown food from the actual producers. Bertocchi, That’s Amore Cheese, Plough to Plate and many many more. See the article in The Leader.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Sep 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Sep 2 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Bring your excess garden produce along and swap for other wonderful produce. A great way to meet others with similar garden interests. Great meals, coffee and cakes next door at Two Beans and a Farm. [...]
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap 10:30
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Sep 2 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Wicking beds 10:30
Wicking beds @ VEG Warehouse
Sep 2 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Join Jeremy from VEG Wicking Beds to learn all about wicking beds – what are they, what do they look like, how to make them, and how to look after them.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 2 @ 12:00 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Sep 2 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 2 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
The garden farmacy with Lisa Hodge 14:00
The garden farmacy with Lisa Hodge @ CERES
Sep 2 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: Plant identification. Medicinal uses for plants. Make your own remedy. What you will get: A remedy and a seedling. Take a walk through the CERES garden beds and bring the wisdom [...]
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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Sep 3 @ 08:30 – 13:00
Entry is $2 and all proceeds go to the CFA, the market’s community partner. Stallholder enquiries: 0414 703186 General enquiries: 9433 3315
Heathmont Farmers’ Market 09:00
Heathmont Farmers’ Market @ Great Ryrie Primary School
Sep 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Vegan day out in Melbourne 10:00
Vegan day out in Melbourne @ The Cruelty Free Shop
Sep 3 @ 10:00 – 17:00
This event will take place on Saturday, 2nd September, 9am-6pm and Sunday, 3rd September, 10am-5pm. Local cafes and businesses in Fitzroy will be slashing prices, giving away samples and putting special vegan products on the [...]
Warranwood Community Garden 10:00
Warranwood Community Garden @ The Michael Centre
Sep 3 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Bring a plate to share for lunch if you wish. View the garden.
Montmorency Food Swap 10:30
Montmorency Food Swap @ Montmorency Primary School
Sep 3 @ 10:30 – 11:30
From April to September, the Monty Food Swap is held at Montmorency Primary School. From October to March, it is held near at Were Street Park, near the Food Store. In all the months except [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Sep 3 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Sep 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Sep 4 @ 12:30 – 14:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Sep 4 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Sep 4 @ 19:00 – 22:00
At all meetings, doors open 7pm for a 8pm start. 2017 topics 6 Feb 2017: succulent swap. 2016 topics 7 Nov 2016: the local food community, with Guy Palmer. 3 Oct 2016: how to weather [...]
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The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Sep 5 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 5 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Sep 5 @ 19:15 – 21:15
2017 Speakers and topics 7 Feb 2017: Rachel Bishop on worm farming; Chloe Thomson on the organic products that OCP have on the market. 7 Mar 2017: Bob Yeoman on growing dahlias from seed. 4 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Sep 5 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Sep 6 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Open Table, Coburg North 12:30
Open Table, Coburg North @ Newlands Community House
Sep 6 @ 12:30 – 13:30
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 6 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Sep 6 @ 17:00 – 22:00
The food trucks offering vegan food who sometimes attend include: Bomba Wood Fired Pizza; Curry Up Now; Lady Rawsome; Paper Plains Food Truck; Pierogi Pierogi; Taitas Falafels; The Real Jerk Food Truck; Woking Amazing; and [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 6 @ 17:30 – 19:00
The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually [...]
Fundamentals of beekeeping (four sessions) 19:30
Fundamentals of beekeeping (four sessions) @ The Beekeepers Club, Club Rooms
Sep 6 @ 19:30 – 22:00
This course is designed to provide new beekeepers with both the practical skills and the background knowledge to start beekeeping with confidence. The program encompasses Langstroth, Flow and top bar hives and is suitable for [...]
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The Community Grocer Mernda 09:00
The Community Grocer Mernda @ Mernda Central College
Sep 7 @ 09:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Sep 7 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) @ Your Community Health
Sep 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Open Table, Brunswick 12:30
Open Table, Brunswick @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Sep 7 @ 12:30 – 13:30
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Bees, beekeeping and healthy eco-systems 14:00
Bees, beekeeping and healthy eco-systems @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Sep 7 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Peter Dyer, from Backyard Honey, will talk about bees, beekeeping and healthy ecosystems at the Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre AGM.
How to grow the perfect tomato 18:30
How to grow the perfect tomato @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 7 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: How to raise tomatoes from seed, seed saving, soil preparation and pruning. How to cook and preserve the harvest. How to choose the right tomato for the right purpose, from the [...]
Community dinner (Lilydale) 19:00
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds
Sep 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
Cooking master class 19:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
Sep 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: caesar bruschetta; sage pesto gnocchi; and puff pastry eclairs.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Sep 7 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Sep 8 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Bush tucker 11:00
Bush tucker @ Whittlesea Library
Sep 8 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Uncle Ian Hunter will be sharing his knowledge on the indigenous food found in the City of Whittlesea. Find out if you have some of these plants growing in your garden and learn about Wurundjeri [...]
Food Justice Truck Northcote 11:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote
Sep 8 @ 11:30 – 13:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote @ Northcote | Victoria | Australia
The Food Justice Truck is a mobile fresh food market that offers locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It also welcomes general public shoppers, who [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Sep 8 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Sep 8 @ 18:00 – 20:30
This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is [...]
Cooking master class 19:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
Sep 8 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: caesar bruschetta; sage pesto gnocchi; and puff pastry eclairs.
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Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Sep 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Croydon Farmers’ Market 08:00
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
Sep 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Sep 9 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Beekeeping workshop 09:00
Beekeeping workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Sep 9 @ 09:00 – 11:00
What you will learn: Bee behaviour. The various major items that make up a bee hive and how to construct them. The major tasks in hive management. What you will get: A wooden beehive frame [...]
Absolute beginners to vegetable growing: seasonal vegetables 10:00
Absolute beginners to vegetable growing: seasonal vegetables @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Sep 9 @ 10:00 – 12:30
What you will learn: Understanding seasonal nature of growing vegetables. Success with growing vegetables from seed and seed saving techniques. Introducing less common vegetables and how to grow them. What you will get: Notes to [...]
Australian plants expo 2017 10:00
Australian plants expo 2017 @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre
Sep 9 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Australian plants expo 2017 @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre | Eltham | Victoria | Australia
A two-day event on 9th and 10th September by the Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra. Sales of native & indigenous plants, books on related subjects, native flower displays, environmental displays, talks, giftware and refreshments. [...]
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Sep 9 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Contact either of the co-organisers: Glenn Mansfield by phone (0488 192198) or email or Margot Meredith by phone (0415 926642) or email.
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest 10:00
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
Sep 9 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Sustainable Fawkner Food Swap 10:00
Sustainable Fawkner Food Swap @ CB Smith Reserve
Sep 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Sep 9 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Feastival – food demonstration 11:00
Feastival – food demonstration @ Thomastown Library
Sep 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join in the FEASTival! Join in for a cooking demonstration and tastings. Bookings required.
Northcote Food & Veggie Produce Swap 11:00
Northcote Food & Veggie Produce Swap @ Chalice Garden
Sep 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Sep 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 9 @ 12:00 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Sep 9 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 9 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
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Whitehorse Farmers’ Market 08:00
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Sep 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Sep 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Australian plants expo 2017 10:00
Australian plants expo 2017 @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre
Sep 10 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Australian plants expo 2017 @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre | Eltham | Victoria | Australia
A two-day event on 9th and 10th September by the Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra. Sales of native & indigenous plants, books on related subjects, native flower displays, environmental displays, talks, giftware and refreshments. [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Sep 10 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Sep 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Sep 11 @ 12:30 – 14:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Sep 11 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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Artisan pasta – fettuccini 10:00
Artisan pasta – fettuccini @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Sep 12 @ 10:00 – 12:15
What you will learn: How to make and knead egg-based pasta dough. Use traditional pasta machines to roll and cut pasta. How to use selected vegetables to make colourful fettuccini, including vegan options. What you [...]
Food Justice Truck Thomastown 13:00
Food Justice Truck Thomastown @ Thomastown Primary School
Sep 12 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Food Justice Truck Thomastown @ Thomastown Primary School | Thomastown | Victoria | Australia
The Food Justice Truck is a mobile fresh food market that offers locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It also welcomes general public shoppers, who [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Sep 12 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 12 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Sep 12 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Sep 13 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Artisan pasta – homemade ravioli 10:00
Artisan pasta – homemade ravioli @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Sep 13 @ 10:00 – 13:00
What you will learn: How to make a basic egg pasta to use for filled shapes. How to make ravioli using free-form techniques, as well as molds for a more uniform shape. How to freeze [...]
Community lunch (Thornbury) 12:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Sep 13 @ 12:30 – 14:30
A two course home-cooked meal is shared in their dining room with other friendly community members. Go along for company, conversation and support. A great opportunity to find out what’s available in the neighbourhood. RSVP [...]
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 13 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 13 @ 17:30 – 19:00
The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually [...]
FEASTival: Dehydrating fruits and vegetables 18:30
FEASTival: Dehydrating fruits and vegetables @ Watsonia Library
Sep 13 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Learn the basics of how to dehydrate food easily and safely without preservatives with Pam Jenkins and Bev Robertson. Bountiful crops of fruit and vegetables can be home-dried for use all year and provide healthy [...]
Sustainable living and gardening 19:00
Sustainable living and gardening @ Watsonia Neighbourhood House
Sep 13 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Each month, an experienced facilitator will present on sustainable living and gardening topics. The September session will be on making waxed food wraps. Apart from protecting food, what can they be used for? Suggested donation [...]
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The Community Grocer Mernda 09:00
The Community Grocer Mernda @ Mernda Central College
Sep 14 @ 09:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Sep 14 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) @ Your Community Health
Sep 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
The effects of food on children’s behaviour 18:30
The effects of food on children’s behaviour @ Box Hill Library
Sep 14 @ 18:30 – 19:30
This presentation will cover the effects of problem food additives and natural food chemicals on behaviour, health and learning, for both children and adults. Presenter Jenny Ravlic is experienced in FAILSAFE, dairy-free and additive-free living [...]
Veggie gardening – beyond the basics 18:30
Veggie gardening – beyond the basics @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 14 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: Tips on growing specific herbs and vegetables. Growing from seed, crop rotation, soil pH. What you will get: Seeds sown during the class to take home and nurture. Detailed class notes. [...]
Community dinner (Lilydale) 19:00
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds
Sep 14 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Sep 14 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Sep 15 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Food Justice Truck Northcote 11:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote
Sep 15 @ 11:30 – 13:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote @ Northcote | Victoria | Australia
The Food Justice Truck is a mobile fresh food market that offers locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It also welcomes general public shoppers, who [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Sep 15 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Coburg, Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Sep 15 @ 12:30 – 13:30
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Sep 15 @ 18:00 – 20:30
This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is [...]
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Boroondara Farmers’ Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Sep 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Fairfield Farmers’ Market 08:00
Fairfield Farmers’ Market @ Fairfield Primary School
Sep 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Sep 16 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Park Orchards Farmers’ Market 09:00
Park Orchards Farmers’ Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Sep 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Indigenous plants for food and medicine 09:30
Indigenous plants for food and medicine @ Bulleen Art & Garden
Sep 16 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Traditional Indigenous lifestyles and healing practices pre European settlement. Traditional ways of using various Indigenous plants for medicinal purposes. Promising new research into their potential medical applications. What you will get: [...]
Companion planting for vegetables (two sessions) 10:00
Companion planting for vegetables (two sessions) @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Sep 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30
The two sessions are on Saturday, 16th September and Saturday, 23rd September, both 10am-12.30pm. Bookings essential by phone (9386 9418) or email. Some plants are better together. Find out what vegetables and flowers can help [...]
Forest Hill Urban Harvest 10:00
Forest Hill Urban Harvest @ Horticulture Centre
Sep 16 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Sep 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Reservoir Food & Veggie Produce Swap 10:00
Sourdough bread making workshop 10:00
Sourdough bread making workshop @ Living & Learning Nillumbik at Panton Hill
Sep 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Tutor Jenna Farrington-Sear. This workshop will cover basic theory as well as the tactile pleasure of all the steps of making bread from milled flour. Suitable for both novices and those who want to expand [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Sep 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ BAAG Nursery
Sep 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Come along to share your produce & compare notes with other food gardeners. Bring along any veggies, fruit or herbs you have harvested, also eggs, preserves, recipes are welcome. Be inventive! You can also bring [...]
Chinese cooking with Jenny Chua 10:30
Chinese cooking with Jenny Chua @ Nunawading Library
Sep 16 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Join Jenny Chua, from Cooking with Jenny in Melbourne, as she explores some favourite authentic Chinese cooking techniques. Learn how to make Chinese dumplings the authentic way. Includes tasting.
FEASTival – My Kitchen Rules 10:30
FEASTival – My Kitchen Rules @ Lalor Library
Sep 16 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Go along to see a cooking demonstration by Karen and Ros from My Kitchen Rules reflecting one of the many cultures of Lalor. Taste a sample of the finished dish and take home a copy [...]
Box Hill South Urban Harvest 11:00
Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Neighbourhood House
Sep 16 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Sep 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 16 @ 12:00 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Sep 16 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 16 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Open Table, Richmond 13:00
Open Table, Richmond @ Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House
Sep 16 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Sep 16 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
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Eltham railway station wicking bed installation 09:00
Eltham railway station wicking bed installation @ Eltham railway station
Sep 17 @ 09:00 – 17:00
Eltham railway station wicking bed installation @ Eltham railway station | Eltham | Victoria | Australia
A project has begun to develop an edible food garden on the platform of Eltham railway station, with the idea that any commuters can freely harvest the produce whenever it is ready. In the initial [...]
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap 09:00
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap @ Balwyn Community Centre
Sep 17 @ 09:00 – 10:00
In addition to the food swap itself: workshops on gardening, sustainability or cooking; live music; a clothes’ swap; and a volunteer-run nursery and cafe.
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market 09:00
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market @ Yering Station
Sep 17 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Sep 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Sep 17 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Edible weeds walk 11:00
Edible weeds walk @ Precise location to be given upon booking
Sep 17 @ 11:00 – 13:00
What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? What if some of these these free, all-too-easy-to-grow uninvited guests were so nutritionally dense that [...]
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) 11:30
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Sep 17 @ 11:30 – 13:00
 
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens
Sep 17 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Official opening of Pentridge Community Garden 13:30
Official opening of Pentridge Community Garden @ Pentridge Community Garden
Sep 17 @ 13:30 – 15:30
You will have an opportunity to explore, talk to them about the plans for the garden and visualise how it will develop over the coming months. They will also have composting and planting in action [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Sep 17 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Sep 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Sep 18 @ 12:30 – 14:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
FEASTival: making sourdough 13:00
FEASTival: making sourdough @ Mill Park Library
Sep 18 @ 13:00 – 14:30
Go along to this sourdough making demonstration by Marie from Rie’s Kitchen. Have a taste of freshly-made sourdough. Marie’s home-made jam will be available for purchase on the day. Bookings required.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Sep 18 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club 11:30
Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club @ Diamond Valley Library
Sep 19 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2017 events November 21 Sourdough breadmaking Ever wanted to make a sourdough starter but think it’s too hard? Go along to this workshop with Marie from Rie’s Kitchen and learn the art of sourdough breadmaking. [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Sep 19 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 19 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Sep 19 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Sep 20 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Community meal (Greensborough) 12:00
Community meal (Greensborough) @ All Saints Anglican Church
Sep 20 @ 12:00 – 13:30
Whether you are a local worker, live locally, are a church member or just looking for a place to have a meal – they welcome you to their monthly community meal. Their desire is to [...]
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 20 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 20 @ 17:30 – 19:00
The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually [...]
Vino and pizza master-matching evening 18:30
Vino and pizza master-matching evening @ Vinorium Wine + Food
Sep 20 @ 18:30 – 21:30
Learn how to match every kind of pizza with just the right wine by following the simple guidelines demonstrated by Anthony Nania.
Composting and worm farming workshop 19:00
Composting and worm farming workshop @ Mill Park Library
Sep 20 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Learn the art of successful home composting and how to overcome common problems.
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The Community Grocer Mernda 09:00
The Community Grocer Mernda @ Mernda Central College
Sep 21 @ 09:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Sep 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) @ Your Community Health
Sep 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Growing veggies is easier than you think 18:30
Growing veggies is easier than you think @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 21 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: The basics of growing your own fresh produce at home. How to prepare your garden for planting veggies. How to choose the right produce for you and your family. What you [...]
Community dinner (Lilydale) 19:00
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds
Sep 21 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Sep 21 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Sep 22 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Food Justice Truck Northcote 11:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote
Sep 22 @ 11:30 – 13:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote @ Northcote | Victoria | Australia
The Food Justice Truck is a mobile fresh food market that offers locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It also welcomes general public shoppers, who [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Sep 22 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Sep 22 @ 18:00 – 20:30
This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is [...]
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Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market 08:00
Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Sep 23 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Sep 23 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Sep 23 @ 09:00 – 14:00
If you go to the market, you can also visit the school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.
DIY grafting and budding 09:30
DIY grafting and budding @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 23 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Why we graft or bud trees and bushes, and the principles behind grafting and budding techniques. How to select and store appropriate scion for grafting. How to do a cleft graft [...]
Absolute beginners to vegetable growing: soil and pests 10:00
Absolute beginners to vegetable growing: soil and pests @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Sep 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
What you will learn: How to keep your soil biologically active using composts and other natural additives. How to set up a composting system, a worm farm and a bokashi bucket for promoting soil fertility. [...]
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap 10:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Sep 23 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Sep 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Designing a productive garden 11:00
Designing a productive garden @ Watsonia Library
Sep 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Ian Culbard will talk about how to design a productive food forest garden using permaculture principles.
South Preston Food Swap 11:00
South Preston Food Swap
Sep 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 12:00
Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest @ Royal Exhibition Building
Sep 23 @ 12:00 – 23:30
Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest will see lederhosen-clad partygoers shouting Prost from the top of their lungs in 2017! The Royal Exhibition Building will play host to a traditional Oktoberfest event, with German oompah bands, folk dancing, [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 23 @ 12:00 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Sep 23 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 23 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Open Table, Carlton North 13:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Sep 23 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Planning your summer veggie crop 14:00
Planning your summer veggie crop @ Hawthorn Community House
Sep 23 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Go along for tips and ideas on planting your summer veggie crop. Learn how to improve soil and discover what, when and how to plant seeds and seedlings. Have all your summer veggie growing questions [...]
T for Thailand with Lemongrass Thai Restaurant 18:30
T for Thailand with Lemongrass Thai Restaurant @ Lemongrass Thai Restaurant
Sep 23 @ 18:30 – 21:30
Join them for a culinary journey to Thailand in a three-course banquet feast. Learn all about Thai culture and cuisine from owner, Michael. Organised by FoodSocial.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Sep 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 10:00
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Sep 24 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The Eltham Food Swap has moved from Edendale and is now at the Eltham Farmers’ Market. Look for the large white ‘Local Food Connect’ marquee at the Farmers’ Market. Come along with your homegrown fruit [...]
Really Really Free Market Preston 10:00
Really Really Free Market Preston
Sep 24 @ 10:00 – 15:00
It’s a community gathering where participants give away usable items, skills, food, entertainment, games and many others things that a community can come together and share. The market is a 100% free and non-commercial event [...]
Epping North Food Swap 10:30
Epping North Food Swap @ Creeds Farm Community Garden, Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre
Sep 24 @ 10:30 – 12:00
The Epping North swap is on the LAST Sunday of each month.
‘Buzz inn’ bee hotel making 14:00
‘Buzz inn’ bee hotel making @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Sep 24 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Katrina Forstner, founder of Buzz and Dig, is a local gardener, native bee enthusiast and maker of insect hotels. Native bees are good friends in the garden, performing the valuable service of pollination. Learn about [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Sep 24 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Sep 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Sep 25 @ 12:30 – 14:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Sep 25 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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Food Justice Truck Thomastown 13:00
Food Justice Truck Thomastown @ Thomastown Primary School
Sep 26 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Food Justice Truck Thomastown @ Thomastown Primary School | Thomastown | Victoria | Australia
The Food Justice Truck is a mobile fresh food market that offers locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It also welcomes general public shoppers, who [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Sep 26 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 26 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Sep 26 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Sep 27 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
The environmental chef with Ryan DeCoite 10:00
The environmental chef with Ryan DeCoite @ CERES
Sep 27 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: About the food industry. Making environmentally sustainable food choices. How to prepare your own low-impact lunch. What you will get: Lunch. Sustainable recipes. In a world full of amazing indulgent recipes [...]
Community lunch (Reservoir) 12:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Sep 27 @ 12:00 – 13:00
‘Jen the chef’ makes some beautiful meals which always includes a main and dessert. Why not go down and join in, eat something beautiful and have a chat with some new friends.
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 27 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Sep 27 @ 17:30 – 19:00
The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually [...]
Manningham food and seed swap 18:45
Manningham food and seed swap @ Manningham Civic Centre
Sep 27 @ 18:45 – 19:00
Organised by Manningham Council. 15 minutes after the swap starts (i.e. at 7pm), there will be a talk. Click here to read about the topics.
Home harvest Manningham 19:00
Home harvest Manningham @ Manningham Civic Centre
Sep 27 @ 19:00 – 21:00
15 minutes before each event (i.e. at 6.45pm), there is a food and seed swap. 2017 events March 29Smarter living – preserving the harvest April 26How to design a clean food growing system May 31Smarter [...]
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Teen cooking – gingerbread house 09:30
Teen cooking – gingerbread house @ Living & Learning Nillumbik at Diamond Creek
Sep 28 @ 09:30 – 12:30
Learn how to make your own gingerbread cookie dough. Build a great gingerbread house and decorate it yourself. Take it home with the recipe and share the eating with your family and friends.
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Sep 28 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) @ Your Community Health
Sep 28 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Healthy productive compost and worms 18:30
Healthy productive compost and worms @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 28 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: The importance of compost for soil health. How to fix common composting problems. Setting up and looking after a worm farm. Presented by Maria Ciavarella. Learn how to make great compost, [...]
Lebanese cooking demonstration 18:30
Lebanese cooking demonstration @ Brunswick Library
Sep 28 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Learn the secrets of making a good baba ganoush and a wonderful halloumi and pomegranate salad from culinary teacher and owner of My Lebanese Kitchen Cooking School, Bernadette Cheet. There will be tasters for all, [...]
Community dinner (Lilydale) 19:00
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds
Sep 28 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Sep 28 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Sep 29 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Food Justice Truck Northcote 11:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote
Sep 29 @ 11:30 – 13:30
Food Justice Truck Northcote @ Northcote | Victoria | Australia
The Food Justice Truck is a mobile fresh food market that offers locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. It also welcomes general public shoppers, who [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Sep 29 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Sep 29 @ 18:00 – 20:30
This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is [...]
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Boroondara Farmers’ Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Sep 30 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Fairfield Farmers’ Market 08:00
Fairfield Farmers’ Market @ Fairfield Primary School
Sep 30 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Sep 30 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Sep 30 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
How to make traditional moon cakes 11:30
How to make traditional moon cakes @ Box Hill Library
Sep 30 @ 11:30 – 12:30
It’s Autumn Moon Festival! Go along to a moon cake demonstration at Box Hill Library, followed by a Chinese cooking demonstration at Doncaster Library.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 30 @ 12:00 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Sep 30 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.
Macleod Community Garden 13:00
Macleod Community Garden @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 30 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Growing veggies from seed 14:00
Growing veggies from seed @ Edendale
Sep 30 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Spring is the time to propagate vegetable and herb seedlings to ensure a bumper summer harvest. Learn how easy it is to grow your own vegetables from seed.
Autumn Moon Festival cooking demonstration 14:30
Autumn Moon Festival cooking demonstration @ Doncaster Library
Sep 30 @ 14:30 – 15:30
 
Kombucha workshop – make your own probiotic drink 18:00
Kombucha workshop – make your own probiotic drink
Sep 30 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Presented by Shakuntla Gondalia. You will learn all the ins and outs of obtaining great gut health. This workshop will cover the history of kombucha, how to make it, what can go wrong with it, [...]