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World Milk Day
World Milk Day
Jun 1 all-day
See Wikipedia.
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market 08:00
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Jun 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Jun 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jun 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 1 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Vegan market of Melbourne 08:00
Vegan market of Melbourne @ Abbotsford Convent
Jun 1 @ 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 Riverside Market 08:00
Warrandyte Riverside Market @ Stiggants Reserve
Jun 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January with an additional market on the 3rd Saturday in December.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 1 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Jun 1 @ 09:00 – 10:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January.
Bayswater North Food Swap 10:00
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park. Click here to read about the garden.
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Preserving fruit with Kat Lavers 10:00
Preserving fruit with Kat Lavers @ Private address
Jun 1 @ 10:00 – 11:30
View Kat Lavers’ permaculture garden and explore her walk-in pantry used to store preserves throughout the year. Kat will discuss tips and tricks for preserving with a focus on fruit. This event is part of [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jun 1 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Jun 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
Jun 1 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Edible weeds walk 11:00
Edible weeds walk @ Precise location to be given upon booking
Jun 1 @ 11:00 – 13:00
This walk will take place twice on the day, at 11am and at 2pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? What [...]
Miso paste making 11:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Jun 1 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). You will learn about different types of miso, taste various miso dishes, make rice miso and learn [...]
Ratatouille (film) 12:00
Ratatouille (film) @ Reservoir Community & Learning Centre (Function Room)
Jun 1 @ 12:00 – 14:00
This Disney Pixar animation follows a rat named Remy whose dream of becoming a great chef sets into motion a hilarious and exciting chain of events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down. [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jun 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.
Home winemaking in the garage 13:00
Home winemaking in the garage @ Private address
Jun 1 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Ever wondered how Italians make wine at home? Tour of Vince’s garage, where Vince will talk you through his craft, honed over 55 years of winemaking, while showing you the crushing machine, wine press, fermentation [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Jun 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, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Jun 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 [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 1 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Edible weeds walk 14:00
Edible weeds walk @ Precise location to be given upon booking
Jun 1 @ 14:00 – 16:00
This walk will take place twice on the day, at 11am and at 2pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? What [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 1 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
Our Blood is Wine (film) 15:00
Our Blood is Wine (film) @ Reservoir Community & Learning Centre (Function Room)
Jun 1 @ 15:00 – 17:00
Filmmaker Emily Railsback and sommelier Jeremy Quinn provide intimate access to rural family life in the Republic of Georgia as they explore the rebirth of 8,000-year-old winemaking traditions almost lost during the period of Soviet [...]
Set up and maintain a worm farm 15:00
Set up and maintain a worm farm @ Edendale
Jun 1 @ 15:00 – 16:00
A worm farm can be one of the best ways to dispose of food scraps and, at the same time, produce vermi-juice (worm tea) and vermicast (worm castings) for use on the garden. Learn how [...]
The Lunchbox (film) 17:30
The Lunchbox (film) @ Reservoir Community & Learning Centre (Function Room)
Jun 1 @ 17:30 – 19:30
In Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system, a meal made by an unhappy young housewife mistakenly lands in the hands of irritable widower. After realising the mix up, the strangers begin to communicate through a [...]
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Hurstbridge Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Jun 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
Jun 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jun 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Heathmont Farmers’ Market 09:00
Heathmont Farmers’ Market @ Great Ryrie Primary School
Jun 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Jun 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Melbourne Food Hub open day 09:00
Melbourne Food Hub open day @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 2 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Experience the diverse food enterprises at Alphington Farmers Market and explore how community organisations and social enterprises based at Melbourne Food Hub are working together to grow, share, buy, make and recycle healthy, fair food. [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jun 2 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jun 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Jun 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Montmorency Food Swap 10:30
Montmorency Food Swap @ Montmorency Primary School
Jun 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 at Were Street Park, near the Food Store. In all the months except [...]
Olive preserving workshop 10:30
Olive preserving workshop
Jun 2 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Join Maria Ciavarella as she goes over several different ways of curing and preserving green and black olives, along with tastings. This workshop, organised by North East Ranges Permaculture (NERP), will take the mystery out [...]
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 2 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
Gardening master class with Melissa King 14:00
Gardening master class with Melissa King @ Box Hill Town Hall
Jun 2 @ 14:00 – 17:00
Melissa King will inspire you to grow a whole range of heirloom vegetables. Then, at 3.20pm, AB Bishop will talk about her book Habitat: A practical guide to creating a wildlife-friendly Australian garden. Then, at [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jun 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)
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 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.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jun 3 @ 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 [...]
Local legends – Gary Campanella, Danny Cappellani and Mario Fantin – raspberry winemaking 18:30
Local legends – Gary Campanella, Danny Cappellani and Mario Fantin – raspberry winemaking @ Darebin Arts Centre (Kitchen)
Jun 3 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Join Gary, Danny and Mario from Eltham & District Winemakers Guild as they take you on a step-by-step journey through the age old process of winemaking, covering fermentation, racking, adjustments and bottling techniques. Plenty of [...]
Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Jun 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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Edible weeds walk 10:00
Edible weeds walk @ Banksia Room, Eley Park Community Centre
Jun 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This walk will take place three times on the day, at 10am, 1pm and 3.45pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jun 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.
Edible weeds walk 13:00
Edible weeds walk @ Banksia Room, Eley Park Community Centre
Jun 4 @ 13:00 – 15:00
This walk will take place three times on the day, at 10am, 1pm and 3.45pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jun 4 @ 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.
Edible weeds walk 15:45
Edible weeds walk @ Banksia Room, Eley Park Community Centre
Jun 4 @ 15:45 – 17:45
This walk will take place three times on the day, at 10am, 1pm and 3.45pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jun 4 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jun 4 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Local legends – Luul Aligas – tastes from a Somali kitchen 18:30
Local legends – Luul Aligas – tastes from a Somali kitchen @ Darebin Arts Centre (Kitchen)
Jun 4 @ 18:30 – 20:30
For Luul Aligas, cooking has always been about generosity and sharing with her community. In this workshop you will learn how to make sambusas – a stuffed pastry that is a common appetiser in Somali [...]
Learn to make baklava 18:45
Learn to make baklava @ Preston Library
Jun 4 @ 18:45 – 19:45
Arzu Yilmaz will demonstrate how to make traditional Turkish baklava. Includes tastings and a copy of Arzu’s recipe. Bookings essential. This event is part of the Darebin Homemade Food And Wine Festival. View/download the full [...]
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 4 @ 19:15 – 21:15
First Tuesday of every month except for January. 2019 Speakers and topics 5 Feb: John Ferris on edible landscapes. 5 Mar: Kathleen Tants on wees and weed control. 2 Apr: Brendan Curtis on zoo horticulture. [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jun 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 [...]
Gluten free FODMAP (thermomix) 19:30
Gluten free FODMAP (thermomix) @ Sharynvan Workshop
Jun 4 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Learn how to make your delicate high tea items in your thermomix. Sip away on a cup of tea and taste all their recipes whilst they show you how to create them at home. They [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 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 [...]
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 5 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
Trees for peace 11:00
Trees for peace @ Links Community Garden
Jun 5 @ 11:00 – 13:00
India in Australia (Consulate General of India, Melbourne) and Links Community Garden are joining together to planting some native trees and to spread Mahatma Gandhi’s message of ‘trees for peace’. They will also be celebrating [...]
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Jun 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
Jun 5 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Local legends – Ben McMenamin – cook for the planet 18:30
Local legends – Ben McMenamin – cook for the planet @ Darebin Arts Centre (Kitchen)
Jun 5 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Ben McMenamin, founder of The Social Food Project, will discuss the EAT-Lancet Planetary Health Diet – a science-based plan to re-shape global food systems and change the way that we eat for both our health [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Jun 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 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 [...]
Newton Street Community Garden 10:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jun 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 6 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 6 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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).
Jun 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jun 6 @ 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 [...]
Retrosuburbia book club 19:30
Retrosuburbia book club @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jun 6 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Are you looking to create a more sustainable life? Thinking about retrofitting your house but not sure where to start? Would you like to grow more food for your family? Go and join like-minded others [...]
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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jun 7 @ 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.
Preston Market tasting tour 09:30
Preston Market tasting tour @ Darebin Intercultural Centre
Jun 7 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Eat your way around Preston Market! Discover the history of the market while chatting to traders who will share their foodie tips. This event is part of the Darebin Homemade Food And Wine Festival. View/download [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jun 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jun 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
Jun 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.
Bellfield Community Garden social/pizza night 18:00
Bellfield Community Garden social/pizza night @ Bellfield Community Garden
Jun 7 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road. Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Jun 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
Jun 8 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Jun 8 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Croydon Farmers’ Market 08:00
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
Jun 8 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 8 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 8 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Preston Market tasting tour 09:30
Preston Market tasting tour @ Darebin Intercultural Centre
Jun 8 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Eat your way around Preston Market! Discover the history of the market while chatting to traders who will share their foodie tips. This event is part of the Darebin Homemade Food And Wine Festival. View/download [...]
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together 09:30
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Jun 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.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jun 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park. Click here to read about the garden.
Diamond Village food swap 10:00
Diamond Village food swap @ Diamond Village Shopping Centre (beside the Cruze Lounge cafe)
Jun 8 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 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
Jun 8 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jun 8 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Jun 8 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jun 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.
Cooking seasonal produce with Julie French 11:30
Cooking seasonal produce with Julie French @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 8 @ 11:30 – 12:30
Join Julie French as she shows you how to best use the produce in your garden to reduce food waste, save money and enjoy the tasty food that she prepares in the library’s kitchen garden.
Homemade marketplace 12:00
Homemade marketplace @ Northcote Town Hall
Jun 8 @ 12:00 – 16:00
This market will showcase craft beer brewers, alongside wine and spirits curated by Thornbury’s Carwyn Cellars. Enjoy coffee and music while you wander around the marketplace, which will feature a carefully selected range of boutique [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jun 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
Jun 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.
Meet the makers 13:00
Meet the makers @ Northcote Town Hall
Jun 8 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Chat with Darebin’s local home wine and beer makers, sample the results of years of expertise and vote for your favourite. This event is part of the Darebin Homemade Food And Wine Festival. View/download the [...]
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 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 [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jun 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Jun 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jun 9 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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
Jun 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
Jun 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Swap 10:30
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Jun 9 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 9 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
Tapas -taste of Spain 11:00
Tapas -taste of Spain @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 9 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Learn how to prepare and perfect the flavours of a variety of Spanish tapas, from the traditional to the modern.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 9 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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.
Seafood paella 13:00
Seafood paella @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 9 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Learn to develop Spanish paella using traditional ingredients and equipment straight from the experts at this workshop. Get to know the history of Spain’s most iconic dish and its place in Spanish culture while you [...]
Stock Street Community Garden hipster gardening 14:00
Stock Street Community Garden hipster gardening @ Stock Street Community Garden
Jun 9 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Go along for an afternoon hangout. Take some gloves if you’d like to join in the gardening. Or BYO art supplies if you’d like to do some creating outdoors with friendly people. Click here to [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jun 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)
Jun 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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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jun 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
Jun 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.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jun 10 @ 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 [...]
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Rezza cook’s club 10:00
Rezza cook’s club @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Jun 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Go along and help choose a new recipe for each class. Teach or be taught how to cook the food you’ve always wanted to know how to cook. Call to confirm attendance (9462 4611).
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jun 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.
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jun 11 @ 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.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jun 11 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jun 11 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Mediterranean diet 19:00
Mediterranean diet @ Hawthorn Community House
Jun 11 @ 19:00 – 20:30
The Mediterranean diet is considered one of the world’s healthiest diet with its abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, olive oil, yogurt, goats’ cheese, fish, poultry and small portions of meat. This workshop will [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jun 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 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 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 [...]
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 12 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Doncaster Garden Club 19:30
Doncaster Garden Club @ Doncaster Senior Citizen Centre
Jun 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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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Jun 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
Jun 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Second Thursday of every month except for January and December. 2019 Speakers and topics 14 Feb: Liz Caspar on wicking beds. 14 Mar: Peter Allan on permaculture. 11 Apr: Ken Smithies on bee hotels. 09 [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 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 [...]
Newton Street Community Garden 10:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jun 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 13 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 13 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Cacao, cocoa and chocolate 18:30
Cacao, cocoa and chocolate @ Sisko Chocolate Eastland, Shop 2126, Eastland Shopping Centre
Jun 13 @ 18:30 – 19:30
What you will learn: The process of bean to bar chocolate making. Where does chocolate come from? How is it made? What makes fine couverture so special. Various flavour characteristics in single origin chocolates sourced [...]
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).
Jun 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 [...]
Edible native plants for your garden 19:00
Edible native plants for your garden @ Nunawading Library
Jun 13 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Facilitated by Julie Weatherhead. Find inspiration to create your own native food kitchen garden and experience the unique culinary flavours of Australia’s native food plants. Julie will provide practical advice for growing, harvesting and using [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 14 @ 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
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jun 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jun 14 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Jun 14 @ 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 [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Cook Indian by the creek 18:15
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Jun 14 @ 18:15 – 19:45
Menu: Chicken methi masala. Tender pieces of chicken cooked with yogurt and fenugreek leaves. Gluten free. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is [...]
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Boroondara Farmers’ Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jun 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Jun 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jun 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 15 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Park Orchards Market 09:00
Park Orchards Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Jun 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market 09:00
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market @ Civic Centre Car Park
Jun 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.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 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
Jun 15 @ 09:30 – 12:00
The entrance is on Plymouth Road opposite The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School.
Native plants for food and medicine 09:30
Native plants for food and medicine @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jun 15 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Traditional Indigenous lifestyles and healing practices pre European settlement. Traditional ways of using various Indigenous plants for medicinal purposes. Promising new research into their potential medical applications. Presented by Gaby Harris. [...]
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jun 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park. Click here to read about the garden.
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Jun 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
Jun 15 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Pickling basics and techniques 10:00
Pickling basics and techniques @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 15 @ 10:00 – 11:30
They will show you food preservation, canning, and brine making. Save on food costs while adding new layers of flavour to your dishes with tips and tricks from this workshop.
Power puff – pastry favourites 10:00
Power puff – pastry favourites @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 15 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Learn how to make quick and easy puff pastry that you can recreate at home. Also learn how to transform your basic laminated dough into buttery and delicious twists, turnovers, tarts, and more.
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Jun 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jun 15 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden working bee 10:30
Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden working bee @ Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden
Jun 15 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Across the road from Fitzroy Town Hall.
Kombucha tea & fermenting workshop 10:30
Kombucha tea & fermenting workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jun 15 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Learn to make your own kombucha tea with Dayle Barnett and take home a scobi to get you started. Dayle is a chemistry major who often has many different brews fermenting in all corners of [...]
Box Hill South Urban Harvest 11:00
Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Neighbourhood House
Jun 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
Jun 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Jun 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 15 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 15th and 16th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
Pies, pies, pies 12:15
Pies, pies, pies @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 15 @ 12:15 – 13:45
From lining the right pie dish to blind baking to making a lattice top, learn the skills you need to bake a perfectly cooked pie every time.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jun 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
Jun 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.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 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
Jun 15 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Backyard chooks for beginners 14:00
Backyard chooks for beginners @ Edendale
Jun 15 @ 14:00 – 16:00
This workshop will cover the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs) as well as the housing and care of chickens. Participants will leave with the [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 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
Jun 15 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Bees wax wraps workshop 15:00
Bees wax wraps workshop
Jun 15 @ 15:00 – 17:00
Learn how to make bees wax wraps from recycled fabric in preparation for Plastic Free July. Facilitated by Gail and Jo from Textile Art Community.
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Jun 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 [...]
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jun 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Jun 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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
Jun 16 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jun 16 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jun 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Jun 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Jun 16 @ 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
Jun 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.
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 16 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 16 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 15th and 16th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
Sustainable Watsonia sustainable living initiatives open day 11:00
Sustainable Watsonia sustainable living initiatives open day @ Watsonia Neighbourhood House
Jun 16 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Showcasing sustainable living initiatives and bringing the community together, Watsonia Neighbourhood House will be open for all to come and connect, share, mend, repair, discuss, reflect and be inspired. Includes a sharing table where people [...]
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) get together 11:30
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) get together @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Jun 16 @ 11:30 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Homemade preserves and jams 12:30
Homemade preserves and jams @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 16 @ 12:30 – 14:00
Learn the fundamental canning techniques you need to master to make homemade jams, pastes, and jellies you can enjoy year-round.
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Jun 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 [...]
Bellfield Community Garden working bee 14:00
Bellfield Community Garden working bee @ Bellfield Community Garden
Jun 16 @ 14:00 – 17:00
Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road. Click here to read about the garden.
Fruit tree basics 14:00
Fruit tree basics @ The Willsmere Kitchen Garden
Jun 16 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Presented by Morgan Koegel from 3000acres, this workshop will cover the basics of fruit tree selection and cultivation, including: why they grow how they do; varieties and how much care each needs; basics of selection [...]
Retro Suburbia is changing 14:00
Retro Suburbia is changing @ Lalor Library
Jun 16 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Are you interested in downshifting but don’t know where to start? How can we downshift our energy use or details of how you can grow more food for your family, Retro Suburbia is rich with [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jun 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)
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Free Turkish cooking demo 11:30
Free Turkish cooking demo @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jun 17 @ 11:30 – 13:30
The Moreland Turkish Women’s Group invite you to come along to this free Turkish cooking demonstration and to join them for lunch at the conclusion. You will learn to make lentil soup, kisir salad, borek [...]
Community lunch (Ringwood) 12:00
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Jun 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 Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jun 17 @ 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 [...]
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International Sushi Day
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jun 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.
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jun 18 @ 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.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jun 18 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 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 [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 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
Jun 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)
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Cheese making class 19:00
Cheese making class @ Organic Fix
Jun 19 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Learn how to make ricotta, mozzarella, mascarpone and bocconcini. Stretch mozzarella. Taste vegan haloumi. Sauerkraut tips and tastings. Includes a $43 cheese making kit so that you can get started as soon as you are [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Newton Street Community Garden 10:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jun 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jun 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
Jun 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Kombucha tea making 11:00
Kombucha tea making @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 20 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Katherine Barling to learn how to make kombucha tea. Enjoy a demonstration of how to prepare, build and harvest the finished kombucha drink and (perhaps) enjoy some samples.
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 20 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 20 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Ganache and truffles – let’s play! 18:30
Ganache and truffles – let’s play! @ Sisko Chocolate Eastland, Shop 2126, Eastland Shopping Centre
Jun 20 @ 18:30 – 19:30
What you will learn: How to temper chocolate to create a shine and crispy snap. How to create ganache. Let your creativity shine through as you decorate your truffles. What you will get: A box [...]
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).
Jun 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 [...]
Cooking master class – ‘quick & simple Italian’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘quick & simple Italian’ @ Gourmet Living
Jun 20 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: tomato bruschetta; simple chicken cacciatore; and pear & raspberry tart.
Intro to Turkish cooking 19:00
Intro to Turkish cooking @ Koonung Cottage Community House
Jun 20 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Join Arzu Yilmaz for a Turkish cooking and cultural experience. Hear about her experiences as a young girl living in Istanbul whilst cooking four traditional dishes. With influences from both the Mediterranean and Middle East, [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jun 20 @ 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
Jun 21 @ 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
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jun 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jun 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
Jun 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.
Cook Indian by the creek 18:15
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Jun 21 @ 18:15 – 20:00
Menu (vegan): aloo gobi and aubergine masala. Cauliflower with potatoes and aubergine baked with spices and cooked with tomatoes. Gluten free. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the [...]
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Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Jun 22 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jun 22 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 22 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 22 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Jun 22 @ 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
Jun 22 @ 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. Presented [...]
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Grafting, pruning and espalier workshop 10:00
Grafting, pruning and espalier workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Facilitated by Troy Dawes of Jeltro Cottage Permaculture. Learn all about heritage fruit tree grafting including how to start an orchard on a budget, grafting multiple varieties to the one tree, grafting techniques, tools, and [...]
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap 10:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Knockout gnocchi 10:00
Knockout gnocchi @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Time to broaden your culinary expertise and meet pasta’s famous pillowy brother: gnocchi! They will show you how to make gnocchi at home through simple ingredients. From traditional potato to creamy ricotta and spinach, learn [...]
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Jun 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
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Power puff – pastry favourites 10:00
Power puff – pastry favourites @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Learn how to make quick and easy puff pastry that you can recreate at home. Also learn how to transform your basic laminated dough into buttery and delicious twists, turnovers, tarts, and more.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Food Swap 11:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Jun 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jun 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Wurundjeri bushfood planting bee 11:00
Wurundjeri bushfood planting bee @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jun 22 @ 11:00 – 13:00
The Wurundjeri Council and Joe’s Market Garden will be planting out 100s of murnong as part of their Wurundjeri Bushfood Growing Project to grow and sell high quality bushfood, help create meaningful employment for Aboriginal [...]
Handmade pasta workshop 12:00
Handmade pasta workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 22 @ 12:00 – 13:30
They will show you how to make pasta dough by hand and turn it into a variety of pasta types. They may even throw in sauce-making secrets for good measure.
Pies, pies, pies 12:15
Pies, pies, pies @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 22 @ 12:15 – 13:45
From lining the right pie dish to blind baking to making a lattice top, learn the skills you need to bake a perfectly cooked pie every time.
Malt master class and mid-winter feast 12:30
Malt master class and mid-winter feast @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jun 22 @ 12:30 – 14:30
What you will learn: Taste your way through dark beers from The 3 Ravens under the expert guidance of one of their brewery team. See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Learn [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jun 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
Jun 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, Carlton North 13:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 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 [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 22 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Danish dark rye bread workshop 14:00
Danish dark rye bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jun 22 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: How to make a Danish dark rye wholegrain loaf of bread. Understand the timeline and stages to create the bread with minimal effort. How to make and care for an authentic [...]
Home composting workshop 14:00
Home composting workshop @ Edendale
Jun 22 @ 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 22 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls AGM solstice party 16:00
Fawkner Food Bowls AGM solstice party @ Fawkner Bowling Club
Jun 22 @ 16:00 – 20:00
Their first AGM falls on the winter solstice. What better way to celebrate than with hearty soups, mulled wine and live music from Fawkner’s very own Pear and the Awkward Orchestra? Go along and hear [...]
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jun 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Jun 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Winter fruit tree pruning workshop 09:00
Winter fruit tree pruning workshop @ Edendale
Jun 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Winter is the best time to prune most fruit trees. Join Justin Calverley and learn how to best care for your fruit trees for health and to maximise your yield for next season. Bring your [...]
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Jun 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 [...]
Healthy productive compost and worms 09:30
Healthy productive compost and worms @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jun 23 @ 09:30 – 12:00
What you will learn: The importance of compost for soil health. How to fix common composting problems. Setting up and looking after a worm farm. Presented by Diana Cotter. Learn how to make great compost, [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jun 23 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Growing and cooking with bushfoods 10:00
Growing and cooking with bushfoods @ CERES
Jun 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
What you will learn: How to identify and harvest bush foods. How to grow and maintain bush foods in the home garden. How to incorporate bush foods into everyday recipes. What you will get: Handouts [...]
Fresh cheesemaking workshop 11:00
Fresh cheesemaking workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 23 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Sasha, from Mad Millie, will show you how to make halloumi and ricotta while teaching you how you can incorporate homemade cheeses into everyday cooking. Take home your own Mad Millie fresh cheese making kit [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Jun 23 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 12:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jun 23 @ 12:00 – 14:30
What you will learn: How to coagulate milk using acid and rennet. How to stretch and shape mozzarella. How to make whole milk ricotta. What you will get: Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking. [...]
Italian cheesemaking workshop 13:30
Italian cheesemaking workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 23 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Learn to use homemade cheese to create a combination of mozzarella stuffed with creamy mascarpone as well as other delectable cheesy delights. Take home your own Mad Millie Italian cheese making kit valued at $40.
Sylvester Hive Winter solstice celebration 15:00
Sylvester Hive Winter solstice celebration @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
Jun 23 @ 15:00 – 18:00
Family-friendly get together. Go along and socialise the afternoon with neighbours. Toasted marshmallows, hot chocolate, and afternoon tea. Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jun 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)
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 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.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jun 24 @ 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 [...]
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Rezza cook’s club 10:00
Rezza cook’s club @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Jun 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Go along and help choose a new recipe for each class. Teach or be taught how to cook the food you’ve always wanted to know how to cook. Call to confirm attendance (9462 4611).
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jun 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.
Let’s talk olive oil 14:00
Let’s talk olive oil @ Lilydale Library
Jun 25 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Join Peter Jeffery from La Grue Olives for a talk about growing and harvesting olives in the Yarra Valley. Learn about the process involved in creating high quality cold pressed extra virgin olive oil. Tastings [...]
The Community Grocer Fitzroy 14:00
The Community Grocer Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens public housing estate
Jun 25 @ 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.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jun 25 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jun 25 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Fruit tree care 18:30
Fruit tree care @ Fawkner Library
Jun 25 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Fruit trees require seasonal care to keep them healthy and productive. This talk will cover pruning techniques, seasonal fertilising, pests to watch out for, and how to get the most out of your backyard fruit [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Jun 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 [...]
Ivanhoe Garden Club 20:00
Ivanhoe Garden Club @ Bellfield Community Garden
Jun 25 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Fourth Tuesday of every month except for January and December. Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road. 2019 topics 26 Feb: eucalypts. 26 Mar: from a nurseryman. 23 Apr: all about tomatoes. 28 May: National [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jun 26 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living