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Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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 [...]
2
The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Jan 2 @ 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
Jan 2 @ 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 [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Jan 2 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Jan 2 @ 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
Jan 2 @ 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 [...]
3
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jan 3 @ 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 [...]
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 3 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 3 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
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).
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 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 [...]
4
The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jan 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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jan 4 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
5
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market 08:00
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Jan 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Jan 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jan 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jan 5 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Bayswater North Food Swap 10:00
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jan 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 13:00 – 17:00
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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 5 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jan 6 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jan 6 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jan 6 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jan 6 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jan 6 @ 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.
7
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jan 7 @ 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 [...]
8
Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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 [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jan 10 @ 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 [...]
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jan 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special 11:00
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special @ Private address
Jan 10 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Menu: samosa. See their Facebook page for more details. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each [...]
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jan 10 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 10 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (gluten free) 18:30
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (gluten free) @ The Beet Retreat
Jan 10 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
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).
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 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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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jan 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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Nuka zuke – rice bran pickling 11:00
Nuka zuke – rice bran pickling @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Jan 11 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Nuka zuke is a famous Japanese fermented pickling technique using rice bran. In this workshop, you will make your own Nuka medium/bedding so that you can keep pickling at home for years and years! Book [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jan 11 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Jan 12 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Croydon Farmers’ Market 08:00
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
Jan 12 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jan 12 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together 09:30
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Jan 12 @ 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.
Bedford Park Community Garden working bee 10:00
Bedford Park Community Garden working bee @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jan 12 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Jess Ness will go through a few wicking bed designs you can easily make yourself at home.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jan 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Diamond Village food swap 10:00
Diamond Village food swap @ Diamond Village Shopping Centre (beside the Cruze Lounge cafe)
Jan 12 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Sustainable Fawkner Food Swap 10:00
Sustainable Fawkner Food Swap @ CB Smith Reserve
Jan 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jan 12 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Jan 12 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jan 12 @ 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.
Shio koji making and cooking 11:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Jan 12 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Shio koji is a Japanese fermented seasoning made with rice koji (cooked rice that has been inoculated with the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). Book by email ([email protected]).
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 13:00 – 17:00
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
Jan 12 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 12 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
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Whitehorse Farmers’ Market 08:00
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Jan 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jan 13 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jan 13 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
Montmorency Food Swap 10:30
Montmorency Food Swap @ Were Street Food Store
Jan 13 @ 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 [...]
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (4 hour; gluten free) 12:00
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (4 hour; gluten free) @ The Beet Retreat
Jan 13 @ 12:00 – 16:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jan 13 @ 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.
14
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special 11:00
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special @ Private address
Jan 14 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Menu: seekh kebab rolls. See their Facebook page for more details. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jan 14 @ 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 [...]
15
Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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 [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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 (Greensborough) 12:00
Community lunch (Greensborough) @ All Saints Anglican Church
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jan 17 @ 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 [...]
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 17 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Cook Indian by the creek 17:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Jan 17 @ 17:30 – 19:15
Menu: street food (chaat) and gulaab jamun. See their Facebook page for more details. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 17 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
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).
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 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 Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jan 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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jan 18 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Jan 18 @ 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 [...]
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Boroondara Farmers’ Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jan 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Jan 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jan 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Guided tours of The Plummery 10:00
Guided tours of The Plummery
Jan 19 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The tour will take place three times, at 10am, midday and 2pm. You will explore Kat Lavers’ permaculture kitchen garden to learn about getting abundance from small urban garden spaces. The 280 square metre block [...]
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap
Jan 19 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jan 19 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jan 19 @ 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 [...]
Fairfield Food Swap 11:00
Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Jan 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Jan 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
Guided tours of The Plummery 12:00
Guided tours of The Plummery
Jan 19 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The tour will take place three times, at 10am, midday and 2pm. You will explore Kat Lavers’ permaculture kitchen garden to learn about getting abundance from small urban garden spaces. The 280 square metre block [...]
Best of 2018 masterclass 12:30
Best of 2018 masterclass @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jan 19 @ 12:30 – 14:30
What you will learn: Taste your way through the The 3 Ravens range under the guidance of one of their brewery team. See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Learn The 3 [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 13:00 – 17:00
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
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 19 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Guided tours of The Plummery 14:00
Guided tours of The Plummery
Jan 19 @ 14:00 – 15:00
The tour will take place three times, at 10am, midday and 2pm. You will explore Kat Lavers’ permaculture kitchen garden to learn about getting abundance from small urban garden spaces. The 280 square metre block [...]
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Jan 19 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
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St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) working bee 08:30
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) working bee @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Jan 20 @ 08:30 – 10:00
 
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jan 20 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jan 20 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Local Sustainability Fair (Ringwood) 10:00
Local Sustainability Fair (Ringwood) @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jan 20 @ 10:00 – 13:00
The food-related stalls will include: Book a Chook; Ben’s Bees; Crema Joe; Eastern Region Food Co-op; Food is Free, Ringwood East; Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap; Sustainable Pathways; Tables Community Garden; Telopea Mtn Permaculture & Nursery; [...]
Murundaka Cohousing Community’s garden 10:00
Murundaka Cohousing Community’s garden
Jan 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00
This communal garden is managed and maintained by the 20 households that are members of the Murundaka Cohousing Community. The space mixes productive and ornamental gardening with social spaces for the families who live at [...]
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jan 20 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Spoke and Spade – guided tour 10:00
Spoke and Spade – guided tour
Jan 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The tour will take place three times, at 10am, midday and 2pm. This is an urban farm tour the size of your lawn in organic food production and selling veggie boxes. Sim from Spoke & [...]
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Jan 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 10:05 – 11:05
Turn onto Pine Park Drive then first left turn off Pine Park Drive into Steadman Way.
Spoke and Spade – guided tour 12:00
Spoke and Spade – guided tour
Jan 20 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The tour will take place three times, at 10am, midday and 2pm. This is an urban farm tour the size of your lawn in organic food production and selling veggie boxes. Sim from Spoke & [...]
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (4 hour; gluten free) 12:00
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (4 hour; gluten free) @ The Beet Retreat
Jan 20 @ 12:00 – 16:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Jan 20 @ 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 [...]
Spoke and Spade – guided tour 14:00
Spoke and Spade – guided tour
Jan 20 @ 14:00 – 15:00
The tour will take place three times, at 10am, midday and 2pm. This is an urban farm tour the size of your lawn in organic food production and selling veggie boxes. Sim from Spoke & [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jan 20 @ 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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Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 12:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ corner of Brunswick and King William streets
Jan 21 @ 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 [...]
Cook Indian by the creek 17:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Jan 21 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Menu: South Indian (dosa, sambhar and tomato garlic chutney). See their Facebook page for more details. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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 [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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 [...]
Emma Grace – beeswax wraps 10:00
Emma Grace – beeswax wraps @ Richmond Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
You will learn how to make and maintain their own beeswax wraps for keeping food fresh and hygienic without the use of single-use plastics such as cling-wrap. You will leave with two ready-to-use wraps. Bookings [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jan 23 @ 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 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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 (Reservoir) 12:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Jan 23 @ 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.
Community lunch (Thornbury) 12:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jan 24 @ 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 [...]
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee 10:00
Your Community Health Garden (Reservoir) working bee @ Your Community Health
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 24 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (gluten free) 18:30
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (gluten free) @ The Beet Retreat
Jan 24 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
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).
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 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 Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Jan 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.
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market 08:00
Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Jan 26 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jan 26 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Jan 26 @ 09:00 – 14:00
If you go to the market, you can also visit the school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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 (Brunswick East) working bee 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Jan 26 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jan 26 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jan 26 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 13:00 – 17:00
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
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 26 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jan 27 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jan 27 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 09:00
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Jan 27 @ 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 [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jan 27 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Epping North Food Swap 10:30
Epping North Food Swap @ Creeds Farm Community Garden, Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre
Jan 27 @ 10:30 – 12:00
The Epping North swap is on the LAST Sunday of each month.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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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Cooking for all abilities (10 sessions) 10:00
Cooking for all abilities (10 sessions) @ Span Community House
Jan 29 @ 10:00 – 12:30
On Tuesdays from 29th January to 2nd April (10 weeks), 10am-12.30pm. Facilitator: Catherine Donnelley. Learn cooking skills in this hands on and demonstration class. Using fresh seasonal ingredients and garden produce, learn planning, preparation and [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 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)
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 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 [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Jan 30 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jan 30 @ 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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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Jan 31 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jan 31 @ 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
Jan 31 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Introduction to gardening (10 sessions) 12:30
Introduction to gardening (10 sessions) @ Span Community House
Jan 31 @ 12:30 – 14:30
On Thursdays from 31st January to 4th April (10 weeks), 12.30-2.30pm. Facilitator: Audrey Beard, East Preston Community Centre. Do you wish you could grow your own food but you’re not sure where to start? In [...]
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jan 31 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jan 31 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (gluten free) 18:30
The Beet Retreat – healthy vegan cooking class (gluten free) @ The Beet Retreat
Jan 31 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
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).
Jan 31 @ 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
Jan 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 [...]