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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Jul 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
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jul 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 09:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jul 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 1 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
Montmorency Food Swap 10:30
Montmorency Food Swap @ Montmorency Primary School
Jul 1 @ 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 at Were Street Park, near the Food Store. In all the months except [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jul 1 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 2 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jul 2 @ 12:30 – 14:30
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 [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 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
Jul 2 @ 19:00 – 22:00
At all meetings, doors open 7pm for a 8pm start. There will be plants for sale, raffles, door prizes and supper. 2018 topics 5 Feb 2018: summer vegetables by Alan Richmond. 2017 topics 6 Feb [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jul 3 @ 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.
Winter kid’s gardening – insect hotels 10:00
Winter kid’s gardening – insect hotels @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jul 3 @ 10:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: How to make an ‘insect hotel’. How ‘good bugs’ can help you to look after your veggie patch and garden. How to encourage good bugs in your garden. What you will [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 13:30 – 14:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jul 3 @ 14:00 – 18:00
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.
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 3 @ 19:15 – 21:15
2018 Speakers and topics 6 Feb 2018: Lydia Heap on re-creating Indigenous Panton Hill; Julie Temple on growing yam daisies. 6 Mar 2018: Michael Tanner on soils – pH and restoration. 3 Apr 2018: Paul [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jul 3 @ 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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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jul 4 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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 [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 4 @ 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 [...]
The environmental chef 10:00
The environmental chef @ CERES
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: About the food industry. Making environmentally sustainable food choices. How to prepare your own low-impact lunch. What you will get: Lunch. Sustainable recipes. In a world full of amazing indulgent recipes [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 11:00 – 11:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Jul 4 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 13:30 – 14:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Jul 4 @ 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
Jul 4 @ 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 [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 5 @ 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.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jul 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Thrifty and recycled gardening 10:30
Thrifty and recycled gardening @ Whittlesea Community Garden, Whittlesea Community Activity Centre
Jul 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Learn from Maria Ciavarella, of My Green Garden, how to garden inexpensively and by recycling. Bookings essential by phone (9716 3361) or email.
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jul 5 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC 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).
Jul 5 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 5 @ 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 Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jul 6 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 6 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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World Chocolate Day
World Chocolate Day
Jul 7 all-day
See Wikipedia.
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market 08:00
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Jul 7 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Jul 7 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 7 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jul 7 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Vegan market of Melbourne 08:00
Vegan market of Melbourne @ Abbotsford Convent
Jul 7 @ 08:00 – 14:00
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. [...]
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Jul 7 @ 09:00 – 10:00
 
Warrandyte Riverside Market 09:00
Warrandyte Riverside Market @ Stiggants Reserve
Jul 7 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Bayswater North Food Swap 10:00
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Farmer Incubator urban farm tour: Spoke & Spade 10:00
Farmer Incubator urban farm tour: Spoke & Spade @ Spoke & Spade
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Previously a standard suburban house block, Spoke & Spade is now an urban farm that has been transformed by Sim, a farmer on a mission to inspire, reconnect and recreate our connection with community through [...]
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Jul 7 @ 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 [...]
IncrEdible Coburg Food Swap 10:00
IncrEdible Coburg Food Swap @ PepperTree Place
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Entrance on Urquhart Street, opposite the Pentridge Prison site. In addition to the food swap itself, there is usually a workshop on gardening, sustainability or cooking, starting at 10.30am for an hour or so. There [...]
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Jul 7 @ 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.
No Waste Cook Club Fitzroy 10:00
No Waste Cook Club Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Jul 7 @ 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 [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Winter gardening 10:00
Winter gardening @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Learn all about: what to plant and when; soil preparation and maintenance; pest management; and harvesting tips & tricks. Booking essential by either phone (9386 9418) or email.
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Jul 7 @ 13:00 – 14:30
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 [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jul 7 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 7 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
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Whitehorse Farmers’ Market 08:00
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Jul 8 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 8 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jul 8 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 8 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
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
Jul 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Two foods & fibre landscapes 10:00
Two foods & fibre landscapes @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Jul 8 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Two foods & fibre landscapes @ Merri Corner Community Garden | Brunswick East | Victoria | Australia
Merri Creek Management Committee and Friends of Merri Creek invite you to this event. Learn about the Koorie uses for native plants in the Clara Street restoration site and discover its neighbour, the Merri Corner [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 8 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The classes are 3 hours of creating and 1 hour of eating mostly organic and healthy vegan food. A good part of the class’s content and style is conversational. The class is for up to [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jul 8 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 9 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jul 9 @ 12:30 – 14:30
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 [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 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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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jul 10 @ 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.
Become a junior chocolatier 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 11:00 – 11:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jul 10 @ 14:00 – 18:00
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.
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 10 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jul 10 @ 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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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jul 11 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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 [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 11 @ 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 [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Community lunch (Thornbury) 12:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 13:30 – 14:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 11 @ 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 [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 12 @ 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.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jul 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Composting success 10:30
Composting success @ Whittlesea Community Garden, Whittlesea Community Activity Centre
Jul 12 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Learn from Maria Ciavarella, of My Green Garden, how to compost successfully. Bookings essential by phone (9716 3361) or email.
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jul 12 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 12 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
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).
Jul 12 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 12 @ 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 Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jul 13 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 13 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 14 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Jul 14 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Croydon Farmers’ Market 08:00
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
Jul 14 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jul 14 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Jul 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.
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Jul 14 @ 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.
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest 10:00
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Sustainable Fawkner Food Swap 10:00
Sustainable Fawkner Food Swap @ CB Smith Reserve
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Jul 14 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 14 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jul 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 14 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Bellfield Community Garden working bee 14:00
Bellfield Community Garden working bee @ Bellfield Community Garden
Jul 14 @ 14:00 – 17:00
Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road.
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Jul 15 @ 08:30 – 12:30
Specialising in stallholders that produce quality homemade, homegrown and handcrafted products, or selling fresh and tantalising produce. The Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market is, and has been, a place where the local people can [...]
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jul 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 09:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jul 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap 09:00
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap @ Balwyn Community Centre
Jul 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
In addition to the food swap itself: workshops on gardening, sustainability or cooking; live music; a clothes’ swap; and a volunteer-run nursery and cafe.
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market 09:00
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market @ Yering Station
Jul 15 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 15 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Jul 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Jul 15 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Eucalypt Community Garden (Wollert) 10:05
Eucalypt Community Garden (Wollert) @ Eucalypt Community Garden
Jul 15 @ 10:05 – 11:05
Turn onto Pine Park Drive then first left turn off Pine Park Drive into Steadman Way.
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) working bee 11:30
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) working bee @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Jul 15 @ 11:30 – 13:00
 
Sylvester Hive – Winter celebration 12:00
Sylvester Hive – Winter celebration @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 15 @ 12:00 – 15:00
Go along for a social gathering and enjoy the afternoon with hot chocolate, toasted marshmallows and mulled wine. Take a plate to share lunch together and BYO drinks.
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Jul 15 @ 13:00 – 14:30
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 [...]
Convivial Kitchen’s sourdough breadmaking demo 14:00
Convivial Kitchen’s sourdough breadmaking demo @ Private garden (address provided on booking)
Jul 15 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is an event for Darebin people to come together and connect while learning some new home cooking skills. Join them for a slow food afternoon as she demonstrates sourdough breadmaking, from preparing the grain [...]
Thermomix lunchbox workshop 14:00
Thermomix lunchbox workshop
Jul 15 @ 14:00 – 16:00
They will be doing scrolls, muesli bars, bliss balls and more. They will have a cookkey and cookidoo station so that you can learn how to create a playlist for your lunchbox items. Children are [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jul 15 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 16 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jul 16 @ 12:30 – 14:30
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 [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 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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Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jul 17 @ 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.
Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club 11:30
Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 17 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2018 events October 16 Raspberry winemaking Gary Campanella, Danny Cappellani, Wayne Harridge and Mario Fantin from Eltham and District Winemakers Guild will introduce the basics of country winemaking and demonstrate the steps to make a [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jul 17 @ 14:00 – 18:00
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.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 17 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jul 17 @ 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 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jul 18 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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 [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Jul 18 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 18 @ 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 [...]
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The Community Grocer Mernda 09:00
The Community Grocer Mernda @ Mernda Central College
Jul 19 @ 09:00 – 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 [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 19 @ 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.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC 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).
Jul 19 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 19 @ 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 Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jul 20 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 20 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Coburg, Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Jul 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 [...]
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson 19:00
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson @ Gourmet Living
Jul 20 @ 19:00 – 21:00
You will learn: How to make the perfect sugar cookie that won’t shrink. An introduction to fondant – how to colour it, roll and cut it out to perfectly fit your cookie. How to decorate [...]
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National Lamington Day
Boroondara Farmers’ Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jul 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Jul 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jul 21 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 21 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Park Orchards Market 09:00
Park Orchards Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Jul 21 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Beeswax food cover workshop 10:00
Beeswax food cover workshop @ Murundaka Cohousing Community
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Learn how to make your own beeswax food covers. All materials supplied, each participant will take home their own cover. Facilitated by Gail Burrell-Davis and Jo Massey.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Forest Hill Urban Harvest 10:00
Forest Hill Urban Harvest @ Horticulture Centre
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jul 21 @ 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 [...]
Box Hill South Urban Harvest 11:00
Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Neighbourhood House
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Jul 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
Boilermaker masterclass 12:30
Boilermaker masterclass @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jul 21 @ 12:30 – 14:30
What you will learn: Taste your way through beers from The 3 Ravens range under the guidance of one of their brewery team. See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Learn 3 [...]
Chocolate discovery class 12:45
Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 21 @ 12:45 – 13:45
This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate & truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Open Table, Richmond 13:00
Open Table, Richmond @ Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House
Jul 21 @ 13:00 – 14:30
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 [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jul 21 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 21 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Jul 21 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Beeswax wrap workshop 15:00
Beeswax wrap workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jul 21 @ 15:00 – 16:00
Book by phone (9870 2602) and pay at the door. Join Ben Moore from Ben’s Bees to make your own ecofriendly alternative to plastic wraps.
3 Ravens Brewery tour and tasting 16:00
3 Ravens Brewery tour and tasting @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jul 21 @ 16:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Taste your way through the The 3 Ravens range under the guidance of one of their brewery team. Learn what goes [...]
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 22 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jul 22 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 22 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 10:00
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Jul 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 [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 22 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The classes are 3 hours of creating and 1 hour of eating mostly organic and healthy vegan food. A good part of the class’s content and style is conversational. The class is for up to [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jul 22 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 23 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jul 23 @ 12:30 – 14:30
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 [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 23 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jul 24 @ 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.
Mooroolbark Growers & Weeders present backyard poultry made easy – the how and why 14:00
Mooroolbark Growers & Weeders present backyard poultry made easy – the how and why @ Mooroolbark Library
Jul 24 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Claire Coutts, from the Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap, will ‘tell all’ about preparing secure & adequate accommodation, purchasing suitable breeds, and care & feeding of your flock.
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jul 24 @ 14:00 – 18:00
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.
Share the Taste hits the road – free chocolate 15:30
Share the Taste hits the road – free chocolate
Jul 24 @ 15:30 – 17:30
Look for the Cadbury Dairy Milk RV for games, music and Cadbury dairy milk milk chocolate.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 24 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Sauerkraut and gut health workshop 19:00
Sauerkraut and gut health workshop @ Hawthorn Community House
Jul 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Sauerkraut is finely cut cabbage (combined with many other vegetables) that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria. It has a long shelf life and a distinctive sour flavour, both of which result from [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jul 24 @ 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 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jul 25 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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 [...]
Heidi garden club 10:00
Heidi garden club @ Heide Museum of Modern Art (Heide I kitchen garden)
Jul 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A monthly (last Wednesday of the month) gathering of like-minded people who enjoy chatting about all things garden, in particular productive gardening. Set in the Heide I kitchen garden, join them for a chat and [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 25 @ 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 (Reservoir) 12:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Jul 25 @ 12:00 – 13:00
‘Jen the chef’ makes some beautiful meals which always includes a main and dessert. Why not go down and join in, eat something beautiful and have a chat with some new friends.
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Jul 25 @ 13:00 – 16:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 25 @ 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 [...]
Vegetarian and vegan winter warmers 19:30
Vegetarian and vegan winter warmers
Jul 25 @ 19:30 – 21:30
They will share their favourite vegan and vegetarian meals in the Thermomix and give some tips on how to adjust some popular Thermomix meals to be meatless.
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The Community Grocer Mernda 09:00
The Community Grocer Mernda @ Mernda Central College
Jul 26 @ 09:00 – 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 [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 26 @ 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.
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 26 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
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).
Jul 26 @ 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 [...]
Thermomix Christmas in July class 19:00
Thermomix Christmas in July class @ Gourmet Living
Jul 26 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Whether you have a Thermomix or not, this class is packed full of recipe ideas and meals to indulge in. Join them for an evening of demonstrations.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 26 @ 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 Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jul 27 @ 09:00 – 12:30
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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 27 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 28 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market 08:00
Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Jul 28 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jul 28 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Jul 28 @ 09:00 – 14:00
If you go to the market, you can also visit the school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.
The joy of backyard chooks 09:30
The joy of backyard chooks @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jul 28 @ 09:30 – 12:30
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. What [...]
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap 10:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Jul 28 @ 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.
Lygon Street Community Garden open garden and harvesting 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden open garden and harvesting @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Mexican – tortilla making 10:00
Mexican – tortilla making @ Living & Learning Nillumbik
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Ana and Gaby are Mexican Aussies with a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience in cooking Mexican dishes. Immerse yourself in Mexican cooking techniques and culture. This workshop will cover tortilla making: making fresh tortillas [...]
No Waste Cook Club Carlton 10:00
No Waste Cook Club Carlton @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jul 28 @ 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 [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Winter fruit tree care and pruning masterclass 10:00
Winter fruit tree care and pruning masterclass @ Parkhill Primary School
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 14:30
By the end of the session, you will have a much greater understanding of: Important considerations for setting up your backyard orchard. Bare-rooted fruit trees and how to plant them. Leaf curl control. Tree physiology [...]
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jul 28 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Open Table, Carlton North 13:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jul 28 @ 13:00 – 14:30
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 [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jul 28 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 28 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Home composting workshop 14:00
Home composting workshop @ Edendale
Jul 28 @ 14:00 – 16:30
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 household and garden [...]
Spring veggie garden 14:00
Spring veggie garden @ Watsonia Library
Jul 28 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Join Robin Gale-Baker to learn how to prepare your soil for spring vegetable planting and how to select the best veggies for your needs.
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National Tree Day
National Tree Day
Jul 29 all-day
 
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 29 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jul 29 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 29 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
VEG wicking bed workshop 09:30
VEG wicking bed workshop @ Alphington Farmers Market
Jul 29 @ 09:30 – 13:30
Facilitated by Very Edible Gardens. Learn how to make water-efficient wicking beds using re-claimed and recycled materials. There will be a 2 hour workshop, followed by a 2 hour working bee.
Miso paste making 10:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Jul 29 @ 10:00 – 12:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
Epping North Food Swap 10:30
Epping North Food Swap @ Creeds Farm Community Garden, Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre
Jul 29 @ 10:30 – 12:00
The Epping North swap is on the LAST Sunday of each month.
Backyard chooks for beginners 14:00
Backyard chooks for beginners @ Edendale
Jul 29 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn the basics of backyard chicken keeping with their farmer Stephen. This hands-on workshop will cover the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs) as well [...]
Miso paste making 14:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Jul 29 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jul 29 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, delicious and healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 30 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jul 30 @ 12:30 – 14:30
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 [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 14:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 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 [...]
Lakeside Good Earth Group presents fun ferments – kombucha tea with Sarah Cowell 14:00
Lakeside Good Earth Group presents fun ferments – kombucha tea with Sarah Cowell @ Lilydale Library
Jul 30 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Learn the health benefits available from making your own kombucha fermented tea. Make it even more delicious with natural herbs and fruit for flavouring. Sarah Cowell will also cover making cashew cheese, other easy home-fermenting [...]
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Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jul 31 @ 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.
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jul 31 @ 14:00 – 18:00
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.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jul 31 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jul 31 @ 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 [...]