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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Oct 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
Beekeeping – a taster 13:00
Beekeeping – a taster @ Edendale
Oct 1 @ 13:00 – 15:30
Facilitator: Bob Owen. Learn about one of the earth’s most amazing insects and its millennia-old bond with flowering plants. Honey bee-pollinated plants account for a large proportion of our diet. Understand the threats facing the [...]
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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
Oct 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 [...]
Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Oct 2 @ 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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‘Veggies, flowers & bees’ Spring veggie garden workshop 10:00
‘Veggies, flowers & bees’ Spring veggie garden workshop @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Oct 3 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Keep the kids entertained with this fun, hands-on workshop. Kids will make their own vegetable and flower garden to take home. They will also learn about the importance of bees in the garden and meet [...]
‘Meet the beekeeper’ An introduction to bees workshop 11:30
‘Meet the beekeeper’ An introduction to bees workshop @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Oct 3 @ 11:30 – 12:30
Resident beekeeper Nathan Stewart, from Maya’Xala Honey, will take kids on an adventure to explore inside the hive. In this interactive and hands-on learning class, Nathan will teach kids more about these fascinating and crucial [...]
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 3 @ 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 [...]
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Organic gardening for beginners (two sessions) 10:00
Organic gardening for beginners (two sessions) @ Edendale
Oct 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00
A two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on the 4th and 5th October, both 10am-4pm. Want to grow your own healthy vegetables, herbs and fruits but don’t know where to start? Would you like [...]
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How to make sense of food labels 09:30
How to make sense of food labels @ Customer Service Desk, Woolworths Supermarket
Oct 5 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Tour a supermarket and learn how to accurately read and understand food labels and choose healthy foods that are suitable for the whole family. You will also receive a show bag with information sheets and [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 7 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Diamond Creek Food Swap 10:00
Diamond Creek Food Swap @ Diamond Creek East Primary School
Oct 7 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
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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
Oct 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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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 14 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Oct 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.
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Oct 14 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 14th and 15th of October. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
Thrive working bee 13:00
Thrive working bee @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Practically Green Festival 10:00
Practically Green Festival @ Edendale
Oct 15 @ 10:00 – 16:30
The Practically Green Festival celebrates sustainable living and all things green with activities for the entire family. This year’s festival will include: Practical demonstrations and workshops. Sustainable building and lifestyle exhibitors. Market stalls. Live music. [...]
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Oct 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Oct 15 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 14th and 15th of October. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
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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
Oct 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
Oct 17 @ 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. [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 21 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee 13:00
Thrive working bee @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 21 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Soil improvement workshop 14:00
Soil improvement workshop @ Edendale
Oct 21 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Facilitator: Dianne Gordon. Learn how composting, worm farming and the use of particular plants can naturally improve your soil. Discover how to compost and worm farm effectively for the best results. Understand how recycling your [...]
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 21 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Oct 22 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 10:00
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Oct 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 [...]
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Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course 09:30
Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course @ Edendale Community Environment Farm
Oct 23 @ 09:30 – 15:00
Every Monday for 9 weeks. This 9-week hands-on course will introduce you to a range of topics in the field of horticulture. The course runs at Edendale in Eltham, and places in the course are [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 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 [...]
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) 18:30
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) @ Hurstbridge Hub
Oct 23 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on Monday, 23rd October and Monday, 30th October, both 6.30-8.30pm. Tutor Taariq Hassan. Learn how to cook a healthy North West Indian vegetarian meal from [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 28 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee 13:00
Thrive working bee @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 28 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Murnong harvest 10:00
Murnong harvest @ Bunjil Reserve
Oct 29 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Go along to the Bunjil Food, Fibre and Medicine Garden and participate in a harvest ceremony for the murnong (yam daisy), a traditional staple food plant of the Wurundjeri people. Digging sticks will be used [...]
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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
Oct 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 [...]
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