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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Apr 1 @ 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
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Apr 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 2 @ 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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Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Apr 3 @ 19:15 – 21:15
2018 Speakers and topics 6 Feb 2018: Lydia Heap on re-creating Indigenous Panton Hill; Julie Temple on growing yam daisies. 6 Mar 2018: Michael Tanner on soils – pH and restoration. 3 Apr 2018: Paul [...]
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Backyard chooks for beginners 10:00
Backyard chooks for beginners @ Edendale
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Learn the basics of backyard chicken keeping with their farmer Stephen. This hands-on 2-hour workshop will cover the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs) as [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 7 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee 13:00
Thrive working bee @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 7 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 9 @ 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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Cooking for teens – pasta making (12-15 years) 13:00
Cooking for teens – pasta making (12-15 years) @ Living & Learning Nillumbik
Apr 11 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Learn how to make your own pasta from scratch. Join tutor Lenna to learn new techniques and understand what is important to make pasta. Create a pasta sauce from fresh ingredients and take it home [...]
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Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 12 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 14 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Bee hive tour 10:00
Bee hive tour @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Apr 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Your tour, led by Nathan Stewart, a professional Doreen-based beekeeper from Maya ‘Xala Honey, will include suiting up in protective gear, lighting a bee smoker, and spending two hours as real life beekeeper. Initially, Nathan [...]
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Apr 14 @ 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.
Thrive working bee 13:00
Thrive working bee @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Apr 15 @ 08:30 – 12:30
Specialising in stallholders that produce quality homemade, homegrown and handcrafted products, or selling fresh and tantalising produce. The Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market is, and has been, a place where the local people can [...]
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Apr 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Apr 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 15 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The classes are 3 hours of creating and 1 hour of eating mostly organic and healthy vegan food. A good part of the class’s content and style is conversational. The class is for up to [...]
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2018 events June 19 Backyard chickens Always wanted to have your own chickens for pets or to enjoy your own fresh eggs? Join Maria McCarter from Sunset Valley Chicksand learn all about how to keep [...]
Our local MKR stars 18:00
Our local MKR stars @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 17 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Join local MKR celebrities Ros and Karen as they cook smokey pork shoulder served with creamy polenta and a pickle on the side.
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 21 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee 13:00
Thrive working bee @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 21 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 21 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Set up and maintain a worm farm 15:00
Set up and maintain a worm farm @ Edendale
Apr 21 @ 15:00 – 16:00
A worm farm can be one of the best ways to dispose of food scraps and, at the same time, produce vermi-juice (worm tea) and vermicast (worm castings) for use on the garden. Learn how [...]
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Apr 22 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 10:00
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Apr 22 @ 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 [...]
Nature’s solutions to garden pests with Penny Woodward 10:30
Nature’s solutions to garden pests with Penny Woodward @ Edendale
Apr 22 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Penny Woodward (author of numerous books, including Pest Repellent Plants) will share her knowledge on how to treat short term pest problems and create long term garden design solutions so pests and predators live in [...]
Sustainable homegrown garlic with Penny Woodward 14:00
Sustainable homegrown garlic with Penny Woodward @ Edendale
Apr 22 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Penny Woodward (author of numerous books, including Garlic) will bring you this class on growing garlic sustainably. The session will cover: Types of garlic, its diversity, groupings and cultivars. How to choose your garlic seed [...]
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 23 @ 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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Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 24 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 28 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Native plant sale 10:00
Native plant sale @ Eltham Senior Citizens
Apr 28 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Organised by Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra, there will be sales of native and indigenous plants plus books. The plant sellers will include: APS Yarra Yarra growers (see plant list); La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary [...]
Organic gardening for beginners 10:00
Organic gardening for beginners @ Edendale
Apr 28 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Want to grow your own healthy vegetables, herbs and fruits but don’t know where to start? Would you like to improve your family’s food security and increase your skills and garden productivity? Part theory and [...]
Thrive working bee 13:00
Thrive working bee @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 28 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Apr 29 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 29 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The classes are 3 hours of creating and 1 hour of eating mostly organic and healthy vegan food. A good part of the class’s content and style is conversational. The class is for up to [...]
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 30 @ 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 [...]