Jun 282013

Local food-related events

Letter of support

If you are a home grower and have taken part in the Home Harvest Feast over the last two years, would you like to write a letter of support for us to add to a grant submission that we are writing at the moment? Please contact Robyn at info@localfoodconnect.org.au for more details.

Community composting workshop

Saturday, June 29, 11am – 1pm at Buna Reserve Community garden, cnr Boyd Crescent and Buna Street, Heidelberg West. For more information contact Edwin Wise, 0407 567 245.

Community Advisor to Nillumbik Health

Nillumbik Health are looking for volunteers from the community to advise them on the type and quality of community health services required by our different population groups. It would be great to have a local and healthy foods advocate from our LFC community.

Fruit tree pruning workshops

Edendale. Saturdays July 20 and 27.


The Annual General Meeting of Local Food Connect will be held Sunday August 11 at Edendale. Please join us and help to develop and influence a local and healthy food culture in our area. We will also be discussing one of our priorities which is Harvest Month. How can we involve more people in growing, purchasing and eating more nourishing, local and seasonal foods?

Local pork

A couple of suppliers that may interest you.
Yarra Valley Free Range Pork, Macclesfield. See www.largeblackpigs.com.au/.
McIvor Farm Foods, Tooboorac. See www.mcivorfarmfoods.com.au/.

Other food activities/information

Community gardens

How nutritious are our fruits and veg? Read about a study here.