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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Introduction to beekeeping (6 sessions) 17:30
Introduction to beekeeping (6 sessions) @ Precise location to be given upon booking
Aug 1 @ 17:30 – 20:00
6 sessions starting 1st August. This course is designed to show you how to make sure that your beehive is happy and healthy and will show you the important steps you need to know about [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Aug 1 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
2040, Join the Regeneration (film) 18:30
2040, Join the Regeneration (film) @ Village Cinemas, Plenty Valley
Aug 1 @ 18:30 – 20:00
In 2040, director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to [...]
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).
Aug 1 @ 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 [...]
Retrosuburbia book club 19:30
Retrosuburbia book club @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Aug 1 @ 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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International Beer Day
International Beer Day
Aug 2 all-day
See Wikipedia and their website.
The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton
Aug 2 @ 08:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 2 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
Vegan Mediterranean cooking 10:00
Vegan Mediterranean cooking @ Wonga Park Community Cottage
Aug 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Tutor: Arzu Yilmaz. Mediterranean diet is one of the best as there is olive oil, garlic, lemon and lots of herbs. You will see how easy it is to make great dishes. Book by phone [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Aug 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Aug 2 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Bellfield Community Garden social/pizza night 18:00
Bellfield Community Garden social/pizza night @ Bellfield Community Garden
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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 [...]
Indian cooking and spices workshop 18:00
Indian cooking and spices workshop @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Aug 2 @ 18:00 – 20:00
This workshop will demonstrate how to use commonly used spices in Indian cooking. You will also taste the dishes at the end of the workshop.
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Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market 08:00
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Aug 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Aug 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Vegan market of Melbourne 08:00
Vegan market of Melbourne @ Abbotsford Convent
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January with an additional market on the 3rd Saturday in December.
Seasonal ferments: kimchi + kombucha 09:00
Seasonal ferments: kimchi + kombucha @ Bee Sustainable
Aug 3 @ 09:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: How to cultivate, feed and keep your ferments for long and short term use. How to assess pH, sugar and alcohol levels. Relevant food safety and sanitisation for fermenting. What you [...]
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Aug 3 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Aug 3 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Aug 3 @ 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 [...]
Intro to permaculture (two days) 10:00
Intro to permaculture (two days) @ CERES
Aug 3 @ 10:00 – 15:00
This course is designed for both those new to permaculture and those thinking of undertaking a Permaculture Design Certificate. The two days are Saturday, 3rd August and Saturday 10th August, both 10am-3pm. What you will [...]
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Winter fruit tree pruning with Chris England 10:00
Winter fruit tree pruning with Chris England @ PSL6, Burnley Campus, University of Melbourne
Aug 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Presenter Chris England. Learn how to prune different types of fruit trees – apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums and citrus. Learn how to keep trees healthy and to a workable height and to recognise the [...]
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Homestyle Japanese with Chef James Cornwall and Mr Global 12:00
Homestyle Japanese with Chef James Cornwall and Mr Global @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 3 @ 12:00 – 13:30
From preparation to presentation, let Chef James Cornwall, Head Chef at Iki-jime, share his take on Japan’s favourite seafood dishes including seared kingfish with dashi broth and spanner crab okonomiyaki. Plus, learn how to sharpen [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Hurstbridge Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Market @ Hurstbridge Market
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Aug 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Heathmont Farmers’ Market 09:00
Heathmont Farmers’ Market @ Great Ryrie Primary School
Aug 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Aug 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 4 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Grafting and tree sales day 10:00
Grafting and tree sales day @ Pettys Orchard
Aug 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Learn techniques for grafting or budding fruit trees. Select suitable rootstocks. Have new trees grafted or budded by Heritage Fruits Society members. Buy heritage fruit tree scion wood for home grafting. Buy one-year-old grafted trees. [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Aug 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Montmorency Food Swap 10:30
Montmorency Food Swap @ Montmorency Primary School
Aug 4 @ 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 [...]
Fermenting basics 11:00
Fermenting basics @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 4 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Fermenting basics will focus on the fundamentals of successfully fermenting at home covering kombucha, sauerkraut, kvass and kefir.
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Aug 4 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Next to the Northcote train station. Please bring a plate of food to share for afternoon tea if you are able to. Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Aug 4 @ 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)
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 12:00 – 14:00
A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.
Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Aug 5 @ 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: [...]
Food, fibre and medicine – the traditional uses of indigenous plants 19:30
Food, fibre and medicine – the traditional uses of indigenous plants @ Nunawading Civic Centre (Willis Room)
Aug 5 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Before white settlement, the Australian bush provided the first nations people all the food, fibre and medicine needed to thrive in this unique country. In this workshop, Richard Rowe from Sustainable Gardening Australia will introduce [...]
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy
Aug 6 @ 09:00 – 13:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. 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 sensory [...]
Rezza cook’s club 10:00
Rezza cook’s club @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 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.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 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 [...]
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The Community Grocer, Fawkner 08:00
The Community Grocer, Fawkner
Aug 7 @ 08:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Aug 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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).
Aug 8 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
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The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton
Aug 9 @ 08:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 9 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Aug 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Aug 9 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 12:30 – 13:30
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Aug 9 @ 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 [...]
Fermented foods – kombucha workshop 18:00
Fermented foods – kombucha workshop @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Aug 9 @ 18:00 – 20:00
You will learn how to make kombucha. Presenter: Dr Shakuntla Gondalia, who is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from Swinburne University where she has been leading research into gut microbiota and its benefits in improving overall [...]
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Aug 9 @ 18:30 – 20:15
Menu: a few varieties of bhajis and chutney. 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 session, [...]
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Aug 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Croydon Farmers’ Market 08:00
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
Aug 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
KABUU working bee 09:00
KABUU working bee @ KABUU farm and nursery
Aug 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
KABUU grow seedlings and microgreens. Richard Lee will give a tour of the farm and tell the story behind KABUU. Depending on the number of people attending, activities may include: moving soil to make new [...]
Scion and tree sales day 09:00
Scion and tree sales day @ CERES
Aug 10 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Their current focus is on apple varieties. Limited amounts of stonefruit. No need to book – just turn up.
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Aug 10 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Aug 10 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together 09:30
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Aug 10 @ 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.
Winter fruit tree maintenance 09:30
Winter fruit tree maintenance @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Aug 10 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Pruning – formative and maintenance of new and established fruit trees. Also, selection and planting of new fruit trees. Winter fruit tree maintenance practices for pest and disease prevention, control and [...]
Marketing your produce – farmer incubator panel & discussion 09:45
Marketing your produce – farmer incubator panel & discussion @ Neighbourhood Wine
Aug 10 @ 09:45 – 14:00
Farmer Incubator is making 5 tickets available to the general public to join the 2019 Pop Up Garlic Farmers as they talk with industry practitioners who come to share their experience in buying and selling [...]
Diamond Village food swap 10:00
Diamond Village food swap @ Diamond Village Shopping Centre (beside the Cruze Lounge cafe)
Aug 10 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Aug 10 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Pickling basics and techniques 10:00
Pickling basics and techniques @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 10 @ 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.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 10 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Aug 10 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 10 @ 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.
Homemade preserves and jams 12:30
Homemade preserves and jams @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 10 @ 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.
Asian-inspired cooking demonstration 13:00
Asian-inspired cooking demonstration @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Aug 10 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create Asian cuisine from a qualified chef and incorporate these skills into your cooking at home with a take home recipe. You will be able to experience the taste of the oriental [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting. Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Aug 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Aug 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Aug 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Aug 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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
Aug 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Swap 10:30
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 11 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
War on kitchen waste with Jesse Alice 11:00
War on kitchen waste with Jesse Alice @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 11 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Learn to use every part of your produce thoughtfully from root to stem from Leftover Lovers’ Jessie Alice. Jessie will share time-honoured secrets to making savings in the kitchen without compromising taste. Watch and taste [...]
Family friendly vegan cooking class 12:00
Family friendly vegan cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Aug 11 @ 12:00 – 16:00
There will be 5-8 dishes in total. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.
Wicking beds 13:00
Wicking beds @ Allwood Neighbourhood House
Aug 11 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Tutor: Ravi from the Greenheart Trust. Learn the basics of creating wicking beds.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Aug 11 @ 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)
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 12 @ 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 [...]
Supermarket tour 10:00
Supermarket tour @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Aug 12 @ 10:00 – 11:15
This tour is happening three times on Monday 12th August at 10-11.15am, Monday 19th August at 4-5.15pm and Sunday 1st September at 10-11.15am. Presenter: Joel Feren, who is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist with [...]
Community lunch (Ringwood) 12:00
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Aug 12 @ 12:00 – 14:00
A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy
Aug 13 @ 09:00 – 13:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. 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 sensory [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Aug 13 @ 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.
Taste of the East cooking demonstration 13:00
Taste of the East cooking demonstration @ North Ringwood Community House
Aug 13 @ 13:00 – 15:00
3 menus from 3 different parts of Asia: Malaysian cucur udang; pad Thai; and Filipino dessert ‘ginataan’.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 13 @ 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, [...]
Cheesemaking – the art and science of cheese 18:00
Cheesemaking – the art and science of cheese @ Lilydale Library
Aug 13 @ 18:00 – 19:00
Discover all about making your own cheese with Anna Ladner from Coldstream Dairy and try some of the cheeses that Anna makes herself.
Community dinner (Croydon) 18:00
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Aug 13 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Sauerkraut and gut health 19:00
Sauerkraut and gut health @ Hawthorn Community House
Aug 13 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Sauerkraut is finely cut cabbage that (combined with other vegetables) has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria. It has a long shelf life and a distinctive sour flavour, both of which result from the [...]
Fakeaway cooking – making takeaway in your home (thermomix) 19:30
Fakeaway cooking – making takeaway in your home (thermomix) @ Sharynvan Workshop
Aug 13 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Learn how to make their favourite homemade takeaway dishes. You will get to taste all the recipes that they cook on the night.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy
Aug 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, Fawkner 08:00
The Community Grocer, Fawkner
Aug 14 @ 08:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Whittlesea) 12:00
Community lunch (Whittlesea) @ New Horizons Church (at the rear of the church)
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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 [...]
Beeswax wrap workshop 18:00
Beeswax wrap workshop @ Balwyn Community Centre
Aug 14 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Learn how to make eco-friendly beeswax wraps. The wraps are made with all-natural ingredients and can be used instead of plastic bags or cling wrap. You will make 4 wraps on the day (2 x [...]
2040, Join the Regeneration (film) 19:00
2040, Join the Regeneration (film) @ Hoyts
Aug 14 @ 19:00 – 20:30
In 2040, director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 14 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
Doncaster Garden Club 19:30
Doncaster Garden Club @ Doncaster Senior Citizen Centre
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Tea making 11:00
Tea making @ Diamond Valley Library
Aug 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Discover the healing benefits of tea using the herbs or produce in your garden including lemon balm, lemon verbena, rosemary, and a locally made chai.
Open Table, Brunswick 12:30
Open Table, Brunswick @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Aug 15 @ 12:30 – 13:30
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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).
Aug 15 @ 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 [...]
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson 19:00
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson @ Gourmet Living
Aug 15 @ 19:00 – 21:00
You will learn: How to make a love heart cookie cake. How to make the perfect sugar cookie that won’t shrink. About fondant: how to colour it, roll and cut it out to perfectly fit [...]
Living The Change (film) 19:00
Living The Change (film) @ Watsonia Library
Aug 15 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises that we face today – solutions that any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their [...]
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The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton
Aug 16 @ 08:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Aug 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Miso cooking 11:00
Miso cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Aug 16 @ 11:00 – 13:30
This workshop will take place 3 times on: Friday 16th August, Saturday 17th August and Sunday 18th August, each 11am-1.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the [...]
Mould – a cheese festival 11:00
Mould – a cheese festival @ Meat Market
Aug 16 @ 11:00 – 15:00
The festival is on at 4-8pm on Friday, 16th August and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 17th August. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Aug 16 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Cooking for one (5 sessions) 13:00
Cooking for one (5 sessions) @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Aug 16 @ 13:00 – 15:00
This course will teach you about preparing healthy meals on a budget. In the enrolment form, enter ’19EMPBOB Cooking for One’ as the course of interest.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Aug 16 @ 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.
Mould – a cheese festival 16:00
Mould – a cheese festival @ Meat Market
Aug 16 @ 16:00 – 20:00
The festival is on at 4-8pm on Friday, 16th August and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 17th August. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
Sausage making workshop 17:30
Sausage making workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 16 @ 17:30 – 19:00
Italian, German, Polish, Hungarian – so many European cuisines have their own take on the humble sausage. Discover the secrets behind making the best-tasting gourmet sausages with the right ingredient ratio, casing and flavour combos.
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Aug 16 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: chicken saagwala / palak paneer. 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 session, they will [...]
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson 19:00
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson @ Gourmet Living
Aug 16 @ 19:00 – 21:00
You will learn: How to make a love heart cookie cake. How to make the perfect sugar cookie that won’t shrink. About fondant: how to colour it, roll and cut it out to perfectly fit [...]
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Boroondara Farmers’ Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Aug 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Aug 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Park Orchards Market 09:00
Park Orchards Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Aug 17 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market 09:00
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market @ Civic Centre Car Park
Aug 17 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Fresh local produce cultivated by local farmers. Quality handmade products. Celebrate your community with live music, food and kids’ activities.
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Aug 17 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Aug 17 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap 09:30
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap @ Croydon Herbal Health
Aug 17 @ 09:30 – 12:00
The entrance is on Plymouth Road opposite The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School.
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Forest Hill Urban Harvest 10:00
Forest Hill Urban Harvest @ Horticulture Centre
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library
Sourdough bread making with Nadine Kemp 10:00
Sourdough bread making with Nadine Kemp @ Living And Learning @ Ajani
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 14:30
Learn a simple sourdough technique giving a great and reliable result for the home baker. Learn how to mix and shape your dough and then bake a pre-prepared loaf, giving you the opportunity to taste [...]
Tree planting day for the Warr Park Food Forest 10:00
Tree planting day for the Warr Park Food Forest @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Get involved in the Warr Park Food Forest and learn some food growing skills along the way. Facilitated by Diana Cotter. Diana will direct and teach you everything you need to know. Please take gardening [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Aug 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Come along to share your produce & compare notes with other food gardeners. Bring along any veggies, fruit or herbs you have harvested, also eggs, preserves, recipes are welcome. Be inventive! You can also bring [...]
Collingwood Food Swap 10:30
Collingwood Food Swap @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Aug 17 @ 10:30 – 11:30
 
Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden working bee 10:30
Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden working bee @ Condell Growers and Sharers Community Garden
Aug 17 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Across the road from Fitzroy Town Hall.
Beekeeper buzz 11:00
Beekeeper buzz @ Bunnings
Aug 17 @ 11:00 – 14:00
Connect with the Backyard Honey beekeeper. Watch a live honeybee colony at work. Taste raw cold-pressed honeys. Find out more about the lives of honey bees. Did you know that the average bee will make [...]
Box Hill South Urban Harvest 11:00
Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Neighbourhood House
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Aug 17 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
Men in the kitchen 11:00
Men in the kitchen @ Wonga Park Community Cottage
Aug 17 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Tutor: Arzu Yilmaz. For men only – who want to improve their knowledge in the kitchen or learn healthy dishes for their partners, as well as enjoy cooking in a short time. 4 dishes in [...]
Miso cooking 11:00
Miso cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Aug 17 @ 11:00 – 13:30
This workshop will take place 3 times on: Friday 16th August, Saturday 17th August and Sunday 18th August, each 11am-1.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Mould – a cheese festival 16:00
Mould – a cheese festival @ Meat Market
Aug 17 @ 16:00 – 20:00
The festival is on at 4-8pm on Friday, 16th August and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 17th August. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Aug 18 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 18 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Beeswax wraps 10:00
Beeswax wraps @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Aug 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will show you how easy beeswax wraps are to make for yourself or as gifts. You will need to bring along with you a piece of material 28cm by 28cm. It must be [...]
Bellfield Community Garden working bee 10:00
Bellfield Community Garden working bee @ Bellfield Community Garden
Aug 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road. Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Kitchen gardens for schools and the community 10:00
Kitchen gardens for schools and the community @ CERES
Aug 18 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to create kitchen gardens. More about sustainability. How to design your own edible garden. Presenter: Carol. Learn where to start, challenges, rewards, educational benefits and financial sustainability. This workshop would [...]
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Aug 18 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 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.
Miso cooking 11:00
Miso cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Aug 18 @ 11:00 – 13:30
This workshop will take place 3 times on: Friday 16th August, Saturday 17th August and Sunday 18th August, each 11am-1.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the [...]
Family friendly vegan cooking class 12:00
Family friendly vegan cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Aug 18 @ 12:00 – 16:00
There will be 5-8 dishes in total. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Aug 18 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee 14:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 18 @ 14:00 – 16:00
One of the volunteers, John, runs this monthly working bee.
Sylvester Hive AGM 14:00
Sylvester Hive AGM @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
Aug 18 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Aug 18 @ 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)
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 19 @ 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
Aug 19 @ 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.
Supermarket tour 16:00
Supermarket tour @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Aug 19 @ 16:00 – 17:15
Presenter: Joel Feren, who is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist with a background in biomedical sciences. Joel will provide you with the skills to read and interpret complex nutritional labels and identify how you [...]
2040, Join the Regeneration (film) 19:00
2040, Join the Regeneration (film) @ Palace Cinemas, Westgarth
Aug 19 @ 19:00 – 20:30
In 2040, director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to [...]
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy
Aug 20 @ 09:00 – 13:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. 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 sensory [...]
Rezza cook’s club 10:00
Rezza cook’s club @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Aug 20 @ 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
Aug 20 @ 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.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 20 @ 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
Aug 20 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy
Aug 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, Fawkner 08:00
The Community Grocer, Fawkner
Aug 21 @ 08:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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)
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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 [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 21 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Aug 22 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Anyone is welcome to attend and no ongoing commitment to the garden is required.
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Raised garden beds are for everybody 10:30
Raised garden beds are for everybody @ Fawkner Library
Aug 22 @ 10:30 – 11:30
A thoughtfully planned garden can be modified to accommodate people with an injury or disability, physical or mental. The goal is to have a garden that can be enjoyed by everyone, including the visually impaired [...]
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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).
Aug 22 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
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The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton
Aug 23 @ 08:00 – 12:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 23 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Aug 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 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.
Behind the bar – Oakridge Wines 17:30
Behind the bar – Oakridge Wines @ Nillumbik Cellars
Aug 23 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Oakridge Wines are a winery in Coldstream,. Taste their wines at Nillumbik Cellars – free to attend, free to taste, and no bookings required.
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) 18:00
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Aug 23 @ 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 [...]
Fermented foods – sauerkraut workshop 18:00
Fermented foods – sauerkraut workshop @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Aug 23 @ 18:00 – 20:00
You will learn how to make sauerkraut. Presenter: Dr Shakuntla Gondalia, who is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from Swinburne University where she has been leading research into gut microbiota and its benefits in improving overall [...]
Cooking master class – ‘lamb lovers’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘lamb lovers’ @ Gourmet Living
Aug 23 @ 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: pumpkin and brie tart; harissa leg of lamb; and French toast [...]
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Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Aug 24 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 24 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Aug 24 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Aug 24 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Winter pruning workshop 09:00
Winter pruning workshop @ All Nations Kitchen Garden
Aug 24 @ 09:00 – 11:00
Bring your pruning questions and learn how to correctly prune your fruit trees in this practical demonstration. The All Nations Kitchen Garden is a multi-layered garden of fruit trees, edible understory and ground cover. Click [...]
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Aug 24 @ 09:00 – 14:00
If you go to the market, you can also visit the school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.
Sourdough bread 09:30
Sourdough bread @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Aug 24 @ 09:30 – 12:30
Nadine will demonstrate the technique of sourdough bread making and baking. Bring a container to take home your dough to bake at home. This class is best suited to those who have some experience with [...]
Basic knead – beginners to bread 10:00
Basic knead – beginners to bread @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 24 @ 10:00 – 11:30
They will show you basic bread recipes as well as the ingredients, tools, techniques, and tips needed to make a beautiful golden loaf.
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap 10:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Tapas – taste of Spain 10:00
Tapas – taste of Spain @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 24 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Learn how to prepare and perfect the flavours of a variety of Spanish tapas, from the traditional to the modern.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 24 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) 10:30
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Aug 24 @ 10:30 – 13:30
Volunteer with others to keep the Balam-Balam community garden healthy and take home some produce with you! Stay to enjoy a free hot lunch provided by Open Table.
Coburg Food Swap 11:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 24 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Aug 24 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Seafood paella 12:00
Seafood paella @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 24 @ 12:00 – 14:00
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 [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Beekeeping workshop 14:00
Beekeeping workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Aug 24 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: Bee behaviour. The various major items that make up a bee hive and how to construct them. The major tasks in hive management. What you will get: A wooden beehive frame [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Aug 24 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Aug 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Aug 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Aug 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Aug 25 @ 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
Aug 25 @ 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
Aug 25 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Aug 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Epping North Food Swap 10:30
Epping North Food Swap @ Creeds Farm Community Garden, Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre
Aug 25 @ 10:30 – 12:00
The Epping North swap is on the LAST Sunday of each month.
Vegan brunch cooking class 11:00
Vegan brunch cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Aug 25 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste. It will include such dishes as plant-based milks, creamy lemon dream porridge, waffles, pancakes, scrambled tofu, chia puddings and [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Aug 25 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Aug 25 @ 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)
Aug 25 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 12:00 – 14:00