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Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market 08:00
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Feb 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Feb 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Warrandyte Riverside Market 08:00
Warrandyte Riverside Market @ Stiggants Reserve
Feb 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January with an additional market on the 3rd Saturday in December.
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 1 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West 09:00
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Feb 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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 Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Feb 1 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Feb 1 @ 09:00 – 10:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January.
Summer preserves 09:30
Summer preserves @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 1 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to preserve fruit and vegetables for use in the future. How to bottle preserves. The selection and sterilisation of jars. Join Lucy Marasco to learn the basics of preserving, including [...]
Bayswater North Food Swap 10:00
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Feb 1 @ 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 [...]
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch. Click here to read about the garden.
No Waste Cook Club 10:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Pickle making workshop 10:00
Pickle making workshop @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Learn the fundamentals of preserving vegetables as pickles or lactoferments. Michelle Hegarty will guide you through the fundamentals of pickle making whilst making pickles for the Home Harvest Picnic. Marina Bistrin will teach you about [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Green at Kathleen: composting and worm farming for beginners 10:30
Green at Kathleen: composting and worm farming for beginners @ Kathleen Syme Library
Feb 1 @ 10:30 – 12:00
They will cover how to select the right system for your home and common problems. To help put your knowledge into practice, you will visit the worm farms on site at Kathleen Syme and do [...]
Brewers Feast Festival 11:00
Brewers Feast Festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 1 @ 11:00 – 20:00
This festival is on Saturday, 1st February, 11am-8pm and Sunday, 2nd February, 11am-5pm. Brewers Feast is a boutique craft beer and food festival, made by beer and food lovers for beer and food lovers. It [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 1 @ 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.
How to build a bee hive 13:00
How to build a bee hive @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 1 @ 13:00 – 16:30
Unpack the mysteries of hive architecture, lean to build your own equipment, and get expert advice on using beekeeping tools. The topics to be covered will include: The pros and cons of different hive styles [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 1 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting. Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Carlton North 13:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 1 @ 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 [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 1 @ 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 [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Feb 1 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 1 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 1 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Hurstbridge Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Market @ Hurstbridge Market
Feb 2 @ 08:30 – 13:00
Entry is $2 and all proceeds go to the CFA, the market’s community partner.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Feb 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Heathmont Farmers’ Market 09:00
Heathmont Farmers’ Market @ Great Ryrie Primary School
Feb 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Feb 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 2 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Blackburn Food Swap 10:00
Blackburn Food Swap
Feb 2 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Not held in January.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Feb 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Montmorency Food Swap 10:30
Montmorency Food Swap @ Were Street Food Store
Feb 2 @ 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 the Were Street Food Store. In all the months except January, the swap [...]
Brewers Feast Festival 11:00
Brewers Feast Festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 2 @ 11:00 – 17:00
This festival is on Saturday, 1st February, 11am-8pm and Sunday, 2nd February, 11am-5pm. Brewers Feast is a boutique craft beer and food festival, made by beer and food lovers for beer and food lovers. It [...]
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Feb 2 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Next to the Northcote train station. Please bring a plate of food to share for afternoon tea if you are able to. Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Feb 2 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
Community dinner (Mitcham) 18:00
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 2 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 3 @ 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 [...]
Community lunch (Ringwood) 12:00
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Feb 3 @ 12:00 – 14:00
A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.
Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Feb 3 @ 19:00 – 22:00
First Monday of every month except for January and December. At all meetings, doors open 7pm for a 8pm start. There will be plants for sale, raffles, door prizes and supper. 2018 topics 1 Oct: [...]
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy
Feb 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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.
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Feb 4 @ 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. Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 4 @ 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
Feb 4 @ 19:15 – 21:15
First Tuesday of every month except for January. 2020 Speakers and topics 4 Feb: Fiona Williams on irises and scented pelagonia. 3 Mar: Robert Boyle on landscape design. 7 Apr: Al & Hazelk Veevers on [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy
Feb 4 @ 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 [...]
Plant-based cooking class (vegetarian and vegan; thermomix) 19:30
Plant-based cooking class (vegetarian and vegan; thermomix) @ Sharynvan Workshop
Feb 4 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Look at easy-to-prepare, delicious and nutritious recipes that will help with longevity, weight-loss and general well-being. The recipes to the demonstrated will include: vegan cauliflower fettucine alfredo; vegan bean burgers; vegan parmesan cheese; vegan mayonnaise; [...]
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The Community Grocer, Fawkner 08:00
The Community Grocer, Fawkner
Feb 5 @ 08:00 – 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 [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Feb 5 @ 12:00 – 13:00
They provide a comfortable and welcoming environment where you can receive wholesome meals and friendship. Succulent soups please the palate in Winter and, in Summer, savouries are the order of the day.
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 5 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Feb 5 @ 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; Super Taco;Taitas Falafels; The Real Jerk Food Truck; Vegilicious; Von’s [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 5 @ 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 5 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Feb 5 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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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Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 6 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Feb 6 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup 10:00
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup @ Doncaster Hill Community Garden
Feb 6 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 6 @ 10:00 – 11:00
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 [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Feb 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 6 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Native fruit 18:30
Native fruit @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 6 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: The A-Z of growing native fruit. Handy hints and tips from an experienced native fruit grower. When to harvest native fruit, and different ways to use it. Presented by Karen Sutherland, [...]
Community dinner (Lilydale) 19:00
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Feb 6 @ 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 [...]
Nutrition and gut health 19:00
Nutrition and gut health @ Mill Park Library
Feb 6 @ 19:00 – 20:00
In recognition of World Cancer Day, find out about the importance of nutrition and your gut health. Are you what you eat?
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The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton
Feb 7 @ 08:00 – 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.
Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course 09:30
Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course @ Edendale Community Environment Farm
Feb 7 @ 09:30 – 14:30
Every Friday for 9 weeks. This 9-week hands-on course is ideal for people considering a career in horticulture. No prior experience is necessary. Working as a team with fellow participants, you will gain a broad [...]
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 7 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Feb 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 7 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Feb 7 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Feb 7 @ 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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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 8 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Feb 8 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Croydon Farmers’ Market 08:00
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
Feb 8 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 8 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West 09:00
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Feb 8 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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 Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Feb 8 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Vegan market of Melbourne 09:00
Vegan market of Melbourne @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 8 @ 09:00 – 15:00
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. [...]
Become a backyard beekeeper 09:30
Become a backyard beekeeper @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 8 @ 09:30 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to get started with backyard beekeeping. How to maintain a healthy hive, the wonders of swarms and how to keep them in check. Led by Benedict Hughes. Topics to be [...]
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together 09:30
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Feb 8 @ 09:30 – 12:30
Tend to the garden together, learn new skills and share stories around the morning tea table. Anyone from the local community is welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Celebration Dumplings with Elley Chan 10:00
Celebration Dumplings with Elley Chan @ Kitchen Warehouse
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Join Elley Chan as she takes you through the process of making dumplings, including creating delicate dumpling dough, flavourful fillings and how to pleat & fold.
Diamond Village food swap 10:00
Diamond Village food swap @ Diamond Village Shopping Centre (beside the Cruze Lounge cafe)
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Learn how to monitor for pests in your garden 10:00
Learn how to monitor for pests in your garden @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 16:00
This workshop will dicuss issues that might pose a risk to your veggie patch or garden plot. You will learn how to monitor for pests of concern and how to look out for the ‘good [...]
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch. Click here to read about the garden.
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest 10:00
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden working bee 10:30
Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden working bee @ Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden
Feb 8 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Across the road from Fitzroy Town Hall.
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Northcote Library
Feb 8 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 8 @ 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.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 8 @ 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 working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 8 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting. Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 8 @ 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 working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 8 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 8 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Whitehorse Farmers’ Market 08:00
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Feb 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Feb 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Feb 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 9 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Local Sustainability Fair (Ringwood) 10:00
Local Sustainability Fair (Ringwood) @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 14:00
This fair is all about showcasing local businesses and community groups that support the residents to live more sustainable lives. Shopping local is both good for the environment, as you reduce the energy required to [...]
Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee 10:00
Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Swap 10:30
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 9 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
Summertime Asian salads 10:30
Summertime Asian salads @ Under the Pickle Tree
Feb 9 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Facilitated by Kelly Meredith from Under The Pickle Tree. Learn how to make and store homemade roasted rice powder, essential in Thai salads; how to make Thai chilli jam from scratch; and how to smoke [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Feb 9 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
Community dinner (Mitcham) 18:00
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 9 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.
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Introduction to permaculture: mushrooms 10:00
Introduction to permaculture: mushrooms @ Ecological Justice Hub
Feb 10 @ 10:00 – 14:30
4 sessions on consecutive Mondays, from 10th February to 2nd March, each 10am-2.30pm. This course is for Centrelink concession card holders only. You will: Learn about basic principles of permaculture and sustainability. Create your own [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 10 @ 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 [...]
Community lunch (Ringwood) 12:00
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Feb 10 @ 12:00 – 14:00
A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy
Feb 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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.
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Feb 11 @ 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. Click here to read about the garden.
Kitchen garden after school at Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) 15:45
Kitchen garden after school at Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 11 @ 15:45 – 17:00
Dig in the garden, pick fresh veggies and prepare dishes to share and enjoy. Part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program. Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 11 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) 18:30
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 11 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on Tuesday, 11th February and Tuesday, 18th February, both 6.30-8.30pm. Tutor Taariq Hassan. Learn how to cook a healthy North West Indian vegetarian meal from [...]
Kombucha and gut health 19:00
Kombucha and gut health @ Hawthorn Community House
Feb 11 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Learn how to make your own kombucha (a fermented probiotic drink). This workshop will cover the history of kombucha, how to make it, what can go wrong and why. You will also learn about the [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy
Feb 11 @ 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 08:00
The Community Grocer, Fawkner
Feb 12 @ 08:00 – 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 [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Wicking beds and worm farming 10:00
Wicking beds and worm farming @ Rosanna Fire Station Community House
Feb 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Ravi will demonstrate how to convert an existing garden bed into a waterwise wicking bed and how to make fertiliser for the veggies using a worm cafe.
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Feb 12 @ 12:00 – 13:00
They provide a comfortable and welcoming environment where you can receive wholesome meals and friendship. Succulent soups please the palate in Winter and, in Summer, savouries are the order of the day.
Community lunch (Thornbury) 12:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 12 @ 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 working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 12 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 12 @ 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 12 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Feb 12 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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 [...]
Doncaster Garden Club 19:30
Doncaster Garden Club @ Doncaster Senior Citizen Centre
Feb 12 @ 19:30 – 22:00
Second Wednesday of every month except for January, The meetings start at 8pm, with a food swap 7.30-7.55pm. Everyone welcome. 2019 speakers and topics 13 Feb: Dwight King on dahlias. 13 Mar: Mike Dodson from [...]
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Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 13 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Feb 13 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Camberwell Morning Garden Club 10:00
Camberwell Morning Garden Club @ Camberwell Petanque Club rooms
Feb 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Second Thursday of every month except for January and December. 2020 Speakers and topics 13 Feb: Jane Tonkin on tonkin bulbs. 12 Mar: Penny Woodward on growing garlic. 9 Apr: Jo Reitz on painting your [...]
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup 10:00
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup @ Doncaster Hill Community Garden
Feb 13 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 13 @ 10:00 – 11:00
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 [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Feb 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 13 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Community dinner (Lilydale) 19:00
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Feb 13 @ 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 [...]
Passata making demonstration 19:45
Passata making demonstration @ Brunswick Library
Feb 13 @ 19:45 – 20:30
Cade will teach you how to prepare, mince and cook tomatoes as well as safely bottle and pasteurise so that the sauce will be safely kept under vacuum for up to a year. Registrations essential.
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The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton
Feb 14 @ 08:00 – 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.
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 14 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Feb 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 14 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Feb 14 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Feb 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Park Orchards Market 09:00
Park Orchards Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Sourdough bread baking 09:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: How to make your own bread. How to make your own handmade pizzas. More about sourdough. What you will learn: Handmade pizzas for lunch. Your own bread to take home and [...]
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market 09:00
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market @ Civic Centre Car Park
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Fresh local produce cultivated by local farmers. Quality handmade products. Celebrate your community with live music, food and kids’ activities.
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Summer fruit tree pruning 09:00
Summer fruit tree pruning @ Edendale
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Facilitated by Justin Calverley. Many of us focus on winter as the best time to prune our fruit trees but some fruit trees benefit much more from summer pruning (e.g. stonefruit). Learn how to best [...]
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West 09:00
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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 Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap 09:30
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap @ Croydon Herbal Health
Feb 15 @ 09:30 – 12:00
The entrance is on Plymouth Road opposite The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School.
Summer fruit tree maintenance 09:30
Summer fruit tree maintenance @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 15 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to prune to keep trees to a manageable size. How to prune to maximise fruit production in the coming season. Keeping espaliered shapes in check. Watch and ask questions of [...]
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Forest Hill Urban Harvest 10:00
Forest Hill Urban Harvest @ Horticulture Centre
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch. Click here to read about the garden.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Persian cooking 10:00
Persian cooking @ Living And Learning @ Ajani
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Learn to cook a three course Persian menu. Take your own apron.
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library.
Start your own veg seedlings for Winter harvest 10:00
Start your own veg seedlings for Winter harvest @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Starting your own seedlings from seed saves money and lets you access varieties that won’t be available at the nursery. Learn how to start seedlings of winter crops like kale, broccoli, lettuce, spinach, chard, cabbage, [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 15 @ 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 [...]
Collingwood Food Swap 10:30
Collingwood Food Swap @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Feb 15 @ 10:30 – 11:30
On the 3rd Saturday of every month except December.
Box Hill South Urban Harvest 11:00
Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Neighbourhood House
Feb 15 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Fairfield Food Swap 11:00
Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Feb 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Feb 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 15 @ 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 working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 15 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting. Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 15 @ 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 [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Feb 15 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 15 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Beeswax wraps with Jo Massey 14:00
Beeswax wraps with Jo Massey @ Rosanna Fire Station Community House
Feb 15 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn how to make beeswax wraps from scratch using recycled and natural materials. Make two of your own wraps to take home. Discuss ways to keep food fresh without plastic packaging and plastic wraps, how [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 15 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 15 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Feb 16 @ 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 [...]
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) get together 08:30
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) get together @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Feb 16 @ 08:30 – 10:15
Click here to read about the garden.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 09:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap 09:00
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market 09:00
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market @ Yering Station
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Feta and haloumi cheese 10:00
Feta and haloumi cheese @ CERES
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own fetta and haloumi cheese. How to make ricotta cheese. About different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap @ A Local Baker
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Watering systems in the home garden 10:00
Watering systems in the home garden @ Private address
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The tour will focus on the water systems around the home and will be an opportunity to share patterns and principles of water management, including rainwater, domestic wastewater and runoff. Discussion topics will include: working [...]
Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) 10:00
Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) @ Edible Forest Yarra Valley Estate
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Louise will lead you through the techniques and importance of incorporating good gut health into your diet. You will sample and learn how to make fermented foods such as pickling, exploring the art of fermenting [...]
Eucalypt Community Garden (Wollert) 10:05
Eucalypt Community Garden (Wollert) @ Eucalypt Community Garden
Feb 16 @ 10:05 – 11:05
Turn onto Pine Park Drive then first left turn off Pine Park Drive into Steadman Way. Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Feb 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 [...]
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee 14:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 16 @ 14:00 – 16:00
One of the volunteers, John, runs this monthly working bee.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Feb 16 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
Community dinner (Mitcham) 18:00
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 16 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 17 @ 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 [...]
Community lunch (Ringwood) 12:00
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Feb 17 @ 12:00 – 14:00
A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.
Food waste avoidance workshop 13:00
Food waste avoidance workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Feb 17 @ 13:00 – 14:30
Learn some tips on reducing food waste at home, meal planning, food storage, and making food last. See examples of meals using common foods that are wasted, learn smart cooking tips and be shown the [...]
Queensland fruit fly community workshop 19:00
Queensland fruit fly community workshop @ Nillumbik Shire Council
Feb 17 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Nillumbik and Banyule Councils invite you to learn more about this horticultural pest and help develop a community approach to prevention, control, surveillance and eradication. Working together, Nillumbik and Banyule residents can prevent the Queensland [...]
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy
Feb 18 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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.
Beeswax wraps 10:00
Beeswax wraps @ Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
Feb 18 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Beeswax wraps can be used to cover food and keep it fresh, plus they’re reusable and can be easily refreshed if the wax starts to wear. Book by phone (9898 8270).
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Feb 18 @ 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. Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 18 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy
Feb 18 @ 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 [...]
Street food in your thermomix 19:30
Street food in your thermomix @ Sharynvan Workshop
Feb 18 @ 19:30 – 21:00
The recipes to the demonstrated will include: Thai bubble tea; bao buns; tacos; rice paper rolls; and satay.
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The Community Grocer, Fawkner 08:00
The Community Grocer, Fawkner
Feb 19 @ 08:00 – 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 [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Greensborough) 12:00
Community lunch (Greensborough) @ All Saints Anglican Church
Feb 19 @ 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 [...]
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Feb 19 @ 12:00 – 13:00
They provide a comfortable and welcoming environment where you can receive wholesome meals and friendship. Succulent soups please the palate in Winter and, in Summer, savouries are the order of the day.
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 19 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 19 @ 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 19 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Eating carbon: regenerative agriculture in the climate crisis 18:30
Eating carbon: regenerative agriculture in the climate crisis @ Kathleen Syme Library
Feb 19 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This mock Citizens’ Assembly is the third of four assemblies looking at how ordinary people can make policy decisions to tackle the climate crisis. While factory farming has come under fire for its carbon footprint, [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Feb 19 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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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Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) 09:00
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) @ CERES
Feb 20 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Each course is 14 sessions over a period of a few months. Presenters: Justin Calverley and Donna Livermore. The topics to be covered will include: permaculture, chook care, bee keeping, propagating, seed saving and community [...]
Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 20 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Feb 20 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00
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 [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Feb 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Worm farm workshop 11:00
Worm farm workshop @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 20 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Naomi and learn how to reinvigorate your worm farm or start from scratch in this hands-on presentation.
Open Table, Brunswick 12:30
Open Table, Brunswick @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Feb 20 @ 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 lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 20 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
The joy of backyard chooks 18:30
The joy of backyard chooks @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 20 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: How to get started with keeping chickens in a suburban backyard. How to house and protect chooks from predators. How chooks can be used to improve your garden and soil. Presented [...]
Community dinner (Lilydale) 19:00
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Feb 20 @ 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 [...]
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The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton
Feb 21 @ 08:00 – 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.
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 21 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Feb 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 21 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Feb 21 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
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Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 22 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 22 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 22 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West 09:00
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Feb 22 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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 Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Feb 22 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Wonga Park Farmers’ and Makers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ and Makers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Feb 22 @ 09:00 – 14:00
If you go to the market, you can also visit the school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.
Moon Rabbit bulk-buy launch party 09:30
Moon Rabbit bulk-buy launch party @ Moon Rabbit
Feb 22 @ 09:30 – 14:00
Low-waste cafe, Moon Rabbit, is launching a bulk-buy co-op and will be celebrating with a zero-waste party, free babyccinos and a day full of activities. The co-op will offer affordable, everyday pantry items in bulk [...]
Blackburn North Food Swap 10:00
Blackburn North Food Swap @ Community Kitchen, NewHope Baptist Church
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap 10:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Heidelberg Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg Food Swap @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch. Click here to read about the garden.
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) 10:30
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 22 @ 10:30 – 13:30
Volunteer with others to keep the Balam-Balam community garden healthy and take home some produce with you! Stay to enjoy a free hot lunch provided by Open Table.
Coburg Food Swap 11:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Feb 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 22 @ 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 working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 22 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting. Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 22 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. 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 [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 22 @ 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 [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Feb 22 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 22 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Native bee and insect hotel family wide workshop 13:30
Native bee and insect hotel family wide workshop @ Rushall Community Garden
Feb 22 @ 13:30 – 14:30
Join Katrina Forstner, from Buzz and Dig in Rushall Community Garden, as she introduces you to the amazing world of native bees and how to attract them into your garden. This workshop will demonstrate methods [...]
Home composting workshop 14:00
Home composting workshop @ Edendale
Feb 22 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Presenter: 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 [...]
Native edibles – walk, talk, taste 14:00
Native edibles – walk, talk, taste @ Gunyah Garden
Feb 22 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Presented by Karen Sutherland. There are many edible native plants that are easy to grow in urban gardens and pots. Karen’s own garden grows around 40 native edible plants and is a great place to [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 22 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
Urban chickens 101 14:00
Urban chickens 101 @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Feb 22 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Presented by Olwyn Smiley from The Backyard Vegetable and Jess Ness from Bedford Park Community Garden. With so many varieties of chooks, there’s a chook for every size of yard. They are enormously rewarding pets [...]
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Feb 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Feb 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 23 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Feb 23 @ 09:30 – 10:30
Look for the large white ‘Local Food Connect’ marquee at the Farmers’ Market. Go along with your homegrown fruit and veggies, favourite seasonal recipes, spare jam jars, homemade labelled preserves, etc, and share and network [...]
Veggie gardening for beginners 09:30
Veggie gardening for beginners @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 23 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to set up and prepare a vegetable garden. How to select, plant and care for crops. How to grow veggies in the ground, in raised beds and in pots. Presented [...]
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Lucinda’s permaculture garden 10:00
Lucinda’s permaculture garden @ Private address
Feb 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Set on 1/3 acre block. Lucinda’s garden shows how a large and chaotic array of veggies, fruits, water plants and herbs can thrive in a small space alongside gum trees, using a combination of above-ground [...]
Summer food forest – walk, talk, taste 10:00
Summer food forest – walk, talk, taste @ Gunyah Garden
Feb 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Presented by Karen Sutherland. Take a guided tour of Karen Sutherland’s garden. Talk about what’s on offer in summer, from self seeding and long lived vegetables to a range of berries. Taste some new and [...]
Vegan cooking Italian style 10:00
Vegan cooking Italian style @ CERES
Feb 23 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Some new vegan dishes. Hands-on learning. Presenter: Michelle. You will be shown a selection of vegan dishes with an Italian flavour and you will finish with a feast. Menu: Napoli sauce; [...]
Epping North Food Swap 10:30
Epping North Food Swap @ Creeds Farm Community Garden, Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre
Feb 23 @ 10:30 – 12:00
The Epping North swap is on the LAST Sunday of each month.
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Feb 23 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Buzz and Dig workshop 14:00
Buzz and Dig workshop @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
Feb 23 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Katrina Forstner, from Buzz and Dig, will introduce you to the amazing world of native bees and how to attract them into your garden as valuable pollinators for flowers and edibles. You’ll learn about the [...]
Food photography 14:00
Food photography @ Eltham Living and Learning Centre
Feb 23 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This class is for food bloggers, bakers or restaurant/cafe owners. It will focus on taking great images of food using your own, or easily obtainable, equipment. It will cover such aspects as: the right equipment; [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Feb 23 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
Community dinner (Mitcham) 18:00
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 23 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 24 @ 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 [...]
Community lunch (Ringwood) 12:00
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Feb 24 @ 12:00 – 14:00
A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.
Men in the kitchen 18:30
Men in the kitchen @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Feb 24 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Jill Bowen Hess will demonstrate dishes for summer with light seasonal vegetables and salads to accompany BBQ meat and fish dishes. On the enrolment form, enter class/workshop code ‘MK’.
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy
Feb 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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.
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Feb 25 @ 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. Click here to read about the garden.
Kids cooking club – salad 16:00
Kids cooking club – salad @ Thomastown Library
Feb 25 @ 16:00 – 17:00
To celebrate their new kitchen garden, they will be teaching kids how to make their own salad and salad dressing. BYO containers to take your food home. Kids must be aged 7+ and parents must [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 25 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Planning your autumn garden 19:00
Planning your autumn garden @ Coburg Library
Feb 25 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Local horticulturalist Tash van Velzen will tell you what you need to do to revive your garden after the hot summer and prepare your veggie patch for the cooler months ahead. Registrations essential.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy
Feb 25 @ 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 08:00
The Community Grocer, Fawkner
Feb 26 @ 08:00 – 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 [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Chinese dumpling workshop 10:30
Chinese dumpling workshop @ Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre
Feb 26 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Learn how to make Chinese dumplings. The class will cover selection of ingredients, preparation and cooking. Meat, vegetarian and gluten-free options will all be covered. At the end, you will share a meal with fellow [...]
Community lunch (Reservoir) 12:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Feb 26 @ 12:00 – 13:00
‘Jen the chef’ makes meals which always includes a main and dessert. Why not go down and join in, eat something, and have a chat with some new friends.
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Feb 26 @ 12:00 – 13:00
They provide a comfortable and welcoming environment where you can receive wholesome meals and friendship. Succulent soups please the palate in Winter and, in Summer, savouries are the order of the day.
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 26 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 26 @ 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 26 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Feb 26 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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 [...]
Preston Garden Club 20:00
Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
Feb 26 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Fourth Wednesday of every month except for December. 2019 speakers and topics 23 Jan: Plant/flower ID quiz. 27 Feb: Maria from Ivanhoe Garden Club on flower arranging. 27 Mar: Janine Kay on geraniums and pelargoniums. [...]
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Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 27 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 27 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Anyone is welcome to attend and no ongoing commitment to the garden is required. Click here to read about the garden.
Ladies day in the kitchen 09:30
Ladies day in the kitchen @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Feb 27 @ 09:30 – 12:00
Jill Bowen Hess will demonstrate dishes for summer with light seasonal vegetables and salads to accompany BBQ meat and fish dishes. On the enrolment form, enter class/workshop code ‘CJ’.
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Feb 27 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup 10:00
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup @ Doncaster Hill Community Garden
Feb 27 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 27 @ 10:00 – 11:00
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 [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Feb 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 27 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Pruning workshop 13:30
Pruning workshop @ Newlands Neighbourhood House
Feb 27 @ 13:30 – 15:30
This will be a hands on session, pruning the fruit trees at the community centre. They will also discuss the objectives and timing of pruning different trees and shrubs. Presenter: Cherie.
Connecting Moreland Community Gardens 18:30
Connecting Moreland Community Gardens @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 27 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Meet members plus board members of both Pentridge and West Brunswick community gardens for a catch up and presentation. Jess (the gardening coordinator) will talk about her role and future plans. Bring a plate for [...]
Demystifying bread 18:30
Demystifying bread @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Feb 27 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Nadine will demonstrate the technique of bread making and baking. Bring a container to take home your dough to bake at home. Suitable for beginners.
The art of espalier 18:30