Calendar of local events

 
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Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course 09:30
Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course @ Edendale Community Environment Farm
May 1 @ 09:30 – 15:00
Every Monday for 9 weeks (no class on 12th June – Queen’s Birthday). This 9-week hands-on course will introduce you to a range of topics in the field of horticulture. The course runs at Edendale [...]
Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
May 1 @ 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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Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
May 2 @ 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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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
May 6 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Diamond Creek Food Swap 10:00
Diamond Creek Food Swap @ Diamond Creek East Primary School
May 6 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
May 7 @ 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
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
May 13 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
May 13 @ 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.
Italian cooking workshop (flavours of Naples) 10:00
Italian cooking workshop (flavours of Naples) @ Living & Learning Nillumbik at Panton Hill
May 13 @ 10:00 – 13:00
A tasty three-course menu, including pasta, will be prepared in this hands-on workshop and enjoyed afterwards. Tutor Janice Mariani. Janice spent 30 years cooking for the locals and celebrities in a restaurant amidst the hills [...]
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Garden of Plenty community garden 14:00
Garden of Plenty community garden @ Diamond Valley Library
May 15 @ 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
May 16 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2017 events June 20 Fermenting Go along to enjoy this fermenting workshop with Marie from Rie’s Kitchen as she prepares traditional giadiniere. May 16 Introduction to beekeeping Learn about the importance of bees and how [...]
Beginners’ Italian cheese making class 18:30
Beginners’ Italian cheese making class @ Going Green Solutions
May 16 @ 18:30 – 20:30
During this hands on and interactive class run by Janelle, from Mad Millie, you will make fresh mozzarella and warm fresh ricotta using the Mad Millie Beginners Italian cheese kit. The kit has all the [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
May 20 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
May 21 @ 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 [...]
Nillumbik Community wellbeing expo 10:00
Nillumbik Community wellbeing expo @ Eltham High School
May 21 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Discover, and engage with, all the local activities, groups and services in Nillumbik that can support your wellbeing. The expo will comprise exhibitors, presentations, interactive spaces and demonstrations, healthy food stalls and a ‘kids zone’. [...]
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
May 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Creating a wicking bed 13:00
Creating a wicking bed @ Thrive Community Garden
May 21 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Join Peter Daams as he creates a new wicking bed or two at Thrive Community Garden. Peter will explain the theory behind how wicking beds work and their methods of construction. He will then proceed, [...]
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Garden of Plenty community garden 14:00
Garden of Plenty community garden @ Diamond Valley Library
May 22 @ 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
May 27 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
May 28 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 10:00
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
May 28 @ 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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Garden of Plenty community garden 14:00
Garden of Plenty community garden @ Diamond Valley Library
May 29 @ 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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