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The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Mar 1 @ 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
Mar 1 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Cook Indian by the creek – vegan special 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek – vegan special @ Private address
Mar 1 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Menu: aloo gobi and aubergine masala. 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 [...]
Thermomix Flavours of India – demonstration-style cooking class 18:30
Thermomix Flavours of India – demonstration-style cooking class @ Salvation Army
Mar 1 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This class will explore traditional and contemporary recipes from the Thermomix Flavours of India cookbook and recipe chip, and will show you how to make them confidently in your Thermomix. The demonstration will include: chai [...]
Decorating kids cakes with Emelia Jackson 19:00
Decorating kids cakes with Emelia Jackson @ Gourmet Living
Mar 1 @ 19:00 – 21:00
You will learn: How to bake the cake. How to make Swiss meringue buttercream. Tips on decorations and watercolouring. Tips on working with chocolate. Ideas of different childrens themes. Prosecco & nibbles on arrival, bruschetta [...]
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Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market 08:00
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Vegan market of Melbourne 08:00
Vegan market of Melbourne @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 13:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January with an additional market on the 3rd Saturday in December.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 2 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Gunyah open garden 10:00
Gunyah open garden @ Gunyah Garden
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 16:30
The garden will be open on both Saturday, 2nd March and Sunday, 3rd March. This is the urban food garden of designer Karen Sutherland. Around 200 edible and useful plants are displayed in an ornamental [...]
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch.
No Waste Cook Club 10:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Insect habitats in your garden 11:00
Insect habitats in your garden @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 2 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Kat and learn how to make habitats for insects in your garden. You will get to make a little insect house to add to one that Bulleen Art and Garden are building in their [...]
Lucinda’s permaculture garden 11:00
Lucinda’s permaculture garden
Mar 2 @ 11:00 – 12:00
On a standard 1/4 acre residential block, Lucinda’s garden is an example of the productivity that can achieved in a small ‘urban’ space. You will see densely planted veggie gardens, mainly in above-ground container gardens [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Mar 2 @ 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.
Horticulture short course (6 sessions) 13:00
Horticulture short course (6 sessions) @ Warrandyte Neighbourhood House
Mar 2 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Every Saturday for 6 weeks. The funded places can be accessed by people wanting to try for a new career, upskill or return to study – regardless of prior training and qualifications. Book by phone [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Mar 2 @ 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 North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 2 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Mar 3 @ 08:30 – 13:00
Entry is $2 and all proceeds go to the CFA, the market’s community partner. Stallholder enquiries: 0414 703186 General enquiries: 9433 3315
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Mar 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 3 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Gunyah open garden 10:00
Gunyah open garden @ Gunyah Garden
Mar 3 @ 10:00 – 16:30
The garden will be open on both Saturday, 2nd March and Sunday, 3rd March. This is the urban food garden of designer Karen Sutherland. Around 200 edible and useful plants are displayed in an ornamental [...]
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Mar 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Preserving summer produce 10:00
Preserving summer produce @ Fitzroy High School
Mar 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Part demonstration, part hands-on workshop (and with tastings too), they will talk you through a range of preserving methods, from bottled tomatoes to preserved fruit and jams.
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
Kombucha tea workshop 10:30
Kombucha tea workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Mar 3 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Book by phone (9870 2602). Learn to make your own kombucha tea with Dayle Barnett and take home a scobi to get you started. Dayle is a chemistry major who often has many different brews [...]
Montmorency Food Swap 10:30
Montmorency Food Swap @ Were Street Food Store
Mar 3 @ 10:30 – 11:30
From April to September, the Monty Food Swap is held at Montmorency Primary School. From October to March, it is held near the Were Street Food Store. In all the months except January, the swap [...]
Growing fruit & veggies in small spaces 11:00
Growing fruit & veggies in small spaces @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 3 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Nicole as she discusses growing your own fresh produce in a small space, even when you are renting.
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 12:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Mar 3 @ 12:00 – 14:30
What you will learn: How to coagulate milk using acid and rennet. How to stretch and shape mozzarella. How to make whole milk ricotta. What you will get: Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking. [...]
The Beet Retreat – ‘practically raw’ gluten free vegan un-cooking class (4 hour) 12:00
The Beet Retreat – ‘practically raw’ gluten free vegan un-cooking class (4 hour) @ The Beet Retreat
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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 [...]
Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Mar 4 @ 19:00 – 22:00
At all meetings, doors open 7pm for a 8pm start. There will be plants for sale, raffles, door prizes and supper. 2018 topics 1 Oct 2018: olives and olive trees by David Strutt. 3 Sep [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 19:15 – 21:15
2019 Speakers and topics 5 Feb 2019: John Ferris on edible landscapes. 5 Mar 2019: Kathleen Tants on wees and weed control. 2 Apr 2019: Brendan Curtis on zoo horticulture. 7 May 2019: Paul Gale-Baker [...]
Cooking for baby and toddler (thermomix) 19:30
Cooking for baby and toddler (thermomix) @ Sharynvan workshop
Mar 5 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Learn how your thermomix can help you provide nutritional meals for your young ones and how can you use it to look after yourself during the busy baby period. Includes recipes and food sampling.
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Mar 5 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Mar 6 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
The practical beekeeper 13:00
The practical beekeeper @ Rosanna Library
Mar 6 @ 13:00 – 14:30
Are you already started in beekeeping but want to know more? Maybe you are just looking to learn more about how to manage a beehive as part of your permaculture setup. This workshop will provides [...]
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Mar 7 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff
Plan your edible garden 13:00
Plan your edible garden @ Fawkner Library
Mar 7 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Fawkner Food Bowls will show you how to plan your edible garden. Learn about the urban farm that has been developed in partnership with the Fawkner Bowling Club.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 7 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
Growing fruit and veggies in small spaces 18:30
Growing fruit and veggies in small spaces @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 7 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: Which produce plants are suitable to grow in small areas. Coping with shade and sun for produce growing. How to make the most of any available space for growing produce. Presented [...]
The Beet Retreat – ‘practically raw’ gluten free vegan un-cooking class 18:30
The Beet Retreat – ‘practically raw’ gluten free vegan un-cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Mar 7 @ 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).
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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 [...]
Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Mar 8 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Menu: chicken vindaloo. 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 share their traditional [...]
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings 18:30
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings @ Burnley Brewing
Mar 8 @ 18:30 – 19:30
4 occurrences during March on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, each 6.30-7.30pm. Enjoy the house brews while meeting the brewers at Burnley Brewing and walking through their brewing process, the varied [...]
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Mar 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Croydon Farmers’ Market 08:00
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
Mar 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Mar 9 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
The art of Japanese breakfast 08:30
The art of Japanese breakfast @ CIBI
Mar 9 @ 08:30 – 10:30
Traditional Japanese breakfast comprises many small homely dishes made with seasonal ingredients. Guests will observe each element of the meal coming together and explore objects of classic Japanese design. CIBI owners Meg and Zenta Tanaka [...]
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 9 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together 09:30
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Mar 9 @ 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.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 9 @ 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)
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Alpha & Omega – Hellenic masterclass 11:00
Alpha & Omega – Hellenic masterclass @ Hellenic Republic Kew
Mar 9 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn how to make Greek mezethes and sweet treats with chef Travis McAuley. Then settle in for a three-course lunch at Hellenic Republic Kew. This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Mar 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 9 @ 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.
Subtropical fruits in Melbourne 11:00
Subtropical fruits in Melbourne @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00
It is possible to grow a range of tropical and subtropical fruit varieties in Melbourne. Angelo will give you tips.
Vegan vegastation yumcha! 11:30
Vegan vegastation yumcha! @ Rice Paper Scissors
Mar 9 @ 11:30 – 16:30
A South-East Asian vegan-only degustation event at Rice Paper Scissors. The ticket price includes at least 10 rounds of tasty plant-based delights. Choose your start time.
Food as medicine 12:00
Food as medicine @ Anada
Mar 9 @ 12:00 – 16:00
Join Anada’s Maria Kabal as she explores native Australian ingredients and their ability to heal as well as nourish over a four-course lunch featuring wild meats and seafood and locally-sourced indigenous curative ingredients. This is [...]
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration 12:00
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration @ Le Bon Ton
Mar 9 @ 12:00 – 14:00
American BBQ institution Le Bon Ton joins forces with Green Burger in this multi-course feast of 100% vegan interpretations of American smokehouse favourites. There will be cocktails plus natural wines paired with each course – [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 9 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Making pasta with fresh tomato sauce 14:30
Making pasta with fresh tomato sauce @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Mar 9 @ 14:30 – 16:30
What you will learn: How to make fresh pasta from scratch using a pasta machine and/or with a rolling pin. How to make a simple and tasty tomato sauce in 3 steps. A bit of [...]
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings 18:30
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings @ Burnley Brewing
Mar 9 @ 18:30 – 19:30
4 occurrences during March on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, each 6.30-7.30pm. Enjoy the house brews while meeting the brewers at Burnley Brewing and walking through their brewing process, the varied [...]
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Whitehorse Farmers’ Market 08:00
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Mar 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Mar 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Cheese class 09:30
Cheese class @ That's Amore Cheese
Mar 10 @ 09:30 – 11:30
This event is taking place twice, at 9.30am and at midday. Hosted by That’s Amore’s Giorgio Linguanti. Learn how to make your own Italian cheese from scratch. This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
Fawkner Food Swap 10:30
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Mar 10 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
Bushfoods 11:00
Bushfoods @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 10 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Nicole will go through some of the bushfoods that Bulleen Art and Garden offer plus tips on how you can grow them in your own backyard.
Cheese class 12:00
Cheese class @ That's Amore Cheese
Mar 10 @ 12:00 – 14:00
This event is taking place twice, at 9.30am and at midday. Hosted by That’s Amore’s Giorgio Linguanti. Learn how to make your own Italian cheese from scratch. This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival [...]
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration 12:00
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration @ Le Bon Ton
Mar 10 @ 12:00 – 14:00
American BBQ institution Le Bon Ton joins forces with Green Burger in this multi-course feast of 100% vegan interpretations of American smokehouse favourites. There will be cocktails plus natural wines paired with each course – [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Mar 10 @ 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.
Lygon Street – Si Mangia Italiano (film) 17:30
Lygon Street – Si Mangia Italiano (film) @ Cinema Nova
Mar 10 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Lygon Street – Si Parla Italiano is a homage to the Italians who changed the way that Melbourne thought about food, drink and dining. Sip a glass of Italian red wine, relish themed canapés and [...]
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Edible weeds 10:00
Edible weeds @ CERES
Mar 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: Identify edible weeds. Learn how do use them in your everyday life. What you will get: Detailed handouts. Samples in class of prepared edible weeds. Presenter: Monique Miller. Learn about seasonal [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 11 @ 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 [...]
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) 18:00
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) @ 400 Gradi
Mar 11 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Johnny Di Francesco from 400 Gradi and Jessi Singh of Horn Please, Babu Ji NYC and Don’t Tell Aunty fame are joining forces to create the perfect Indian-Italian cross-cultural marriage. Experience the flavour explosion of [...]
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) 20:00
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) @ 400 Gradi
Mar 11 @ 20:00 – 21:45
Johnny Di Francesco from 400 Gradi and Jessi Singh of Horn Please, Babu Ji NYC and Don’t Tell Aunty fame are joining forces to create the perfect Indian-Italian cross-cultural marriage. Experience the flavour explosion of [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Pickle and preserving 19:00
Pickle and preserving @ Hawthorn Community House
Mar 12 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Presented by Angela Ryan. Learn to preserve seasonal produce by making pickles, relishes and sauces. These techniques are suitable for most fruit and veggies. They will make some on the night for you to taste [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Mar 12 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Mar 13 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 13 @ 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 (Thornbury) 12:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 13 @ 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
Mar 13 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Make beeswax wraps 13:00
Make beeswax wraps @ Rosanna Library
Mar 13 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Participants 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. This is a hands-on workshop where participants will [...]
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Mar 13 @ 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 [...]
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) after-work working bee 17:30
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) after-work working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Mar 13 @ 17:30 – 19:30
There will be harvesting, planting and weeding – and you can have any and all food growing questions answered. They will have some more seedlings for anyone who is looking to swap out a tired [...]
Richmond Grain Groupies grain crawl 18:00
Richmond Grain Groupies grain crawl @ Brogan's Way
Mar 13 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Celebrate all things grain as you go behind the scenes of Phillippa’s Bakery, Mountain Goat Brewery and Brogan’s Way Distillery to see how grain is used to create three distinct products. Learn the processes of [...]
Doncaster Garden Club 19:30
Doncaster Garden Club @ Doncaster Senior Citizen Centre
Mar 13 @ 19:30 – 22:00
The meetings start at 8pm, with a food swap 7.30-7.55pm. Everyone welcome. 2019 Speakers and topics 13 Mar 2019: Mike Dodson from Betta Grower Organic Fertilisers on potting mixes. 10 Apr 2019: Seila Hierk on [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Mar 14 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 14 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
RetroSuburbia – David Holmgren presents ‘Aussie Street’ 18:30
RetroSuburbia – David Holmgren presents ‘Aussie Street’ @ Pachamama Wholefoods + Kitchen
Mar 14 @ 18:30 – 21:00
The evening will start with David Holmgren, co-originator of the permaculture concept, presenting ‘Aussie Street’, a speculative eco-narrative, seen through the microcosm of four adjacent houses and the humans living in them, which shows the [...]
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).
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Cook Indian by the creek – Holi special 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek – Holi special @ Private address
Mar 15 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Menu: snacks(bhajji/pakodas). 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 share their traditional recipes [...]
Cocktails and canapes evening (thermomix) 19:30
Cocktails and canapes evening (thermomix) @ H-crib
Mar 15 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Go and see how to turn your thermomix into a cocktail wizard. To accompany your cocktails you will also need some tasty bites, blinis and dips.
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Boroondara Farmers’ Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Mar 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Mar 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Mar 16 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Park Orchards Market 09:00
Park Orchards Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Mar 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 16 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap 09:30
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap @ Croydon Herbal Health
Mar 16 @ 09:30 – 12:00
The entrance is on Plymouth Road opposite The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School.
Veggie gardening for beginners 09:30
Veggie gardening for beginners @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 16 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to set up and prepare a vegetable garden. How to select, plant and care for crops. How to grow veggies in the ground, in raised beds and in pots. Presented [...]
Bellfield Community Garden working bee 10:00
Bellfield Community Garden working bee @ Bellfield Community Garden
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road.
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
FareShare open day, tours and mini-workshops 10:00
FareShare open day, tours and mini-workshops @ FareShare
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 16:30
FareShare rescues food that would otherwise go to waste and cooks it into free meals for people in need. It also has a large veggie garden. Throughout the day, there will be both tours of [...]
Forest Hill Urban Harvest 10:00
Forest Hill Urban Harvest @ Horticulture Centre
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Organic gardening for beginners 10:00
Organic gardening for beginners @ Edendale
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Want to grow your own healthy vegetables, herbs and fruits but don’t know where to start? Would you like to improve your family’s food security and increase your skills and garden productivity? Part theory and [...]
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
The Herb and Chilli Festival 10:00
The Herb and Chilli Festival
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 17:00
The festival is on for two days (16th and 17th March). A two-day festival celebrating all things related to herbs and chillis. There will be stalls, demonstrations, talks, tastings, music and dance. The talks will [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 16 @ 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 [...]
Okra production with farmer Ajak 10:30
Okra production with farmer Ajak @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 16 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Farmer Ajak from Okra Connections will take you through the steps from sowing, propagation, irrigation, and other management practices. His wife Rachael will do a cooking demo which showcases the versatility of okra.
Bees buzz 11:00
Bees buzz @ Bunnings
Mar 16 @ 11:00 – 14:00
Peter, the Backyard Honey beekeeper, will unpack the mystery of the honey-bee. Watch a live honey-bee colony at work. Taste raw un-heated local honey. Handle apiary tools and find out what you can do to [...]
Box Hill South Urban Harvest 11:00
Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Neighbourhood House
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Mar 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Tomato sauce making workshop 13:00
Tomato sauce making workshop @ Under the Pickle Tree
Mar 16 @ 13:00 – 17:00
Facilitated by Kerry Meredith from Under The Pickle Tree and Paula Mcleod from Hurstbridge Farmgate. Learn how to prepare your tomatoes and create a range of different tomato sauces by the additional of various spices [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 16 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Success with seedlings 14:00
Success with seedlings @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Mar 16 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Facilitated by Olwyn Smiley from The Backyard Vegetable. You will look at some strategies for successful propagation whilst also giving a second life to ‘waste’ materials. Pay at the door.
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Mar 16 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Great cheese is made in the maturing room 16:30
Great cheese is made in the maturing room @ Yarra Valley Dairy
Mar 16 @ 16:30 – 19:30
Join cheesemakers, Jack Holman from Stone & Crow and Yarra Valley Dairy and Nick Haddow from Bruny Island Cheese Co. and Glen Huon Dairy, as they guide you through a tasting of cheeses they have [...]
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 17 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 17 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 17 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Bellfield Community Garden working bee 10:00
Bellfield Community Garden working bee @ Bellfield Community Garden
Mar 17 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road.
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Mar 17 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Mar 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
The Herb and Chilli Festival 10:00
The Herb and Chilli Festival
Mar 17 @ 10:00 – 17:00
The festival is on for two days (16th and 17th March). A two-day festival celebrating all things related to herbs and chillis. There will be stalls, demonstrations, talks, tastings, music and dance. The talks will [...]
Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 17 @ 10:05 – 11:05
Turn onto Pine Park Drive then first left turn off Pine Park Drive into Steadman Way.
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Mar 17 @ 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 [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 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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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
Lunch ideas using your thermomix 19:30
Lunch ideas using your thermomix @ Sharynvan Workshop
Mar 19 @ 19:30 – 21:00
This class will cover creative lunches whether they be for work, school or on the run. They will demonstrate a variety of creative, healthy or cost saving ideas and you can sample each of the [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Mar 20 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Advanced composting 10:00
Advanced composting @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Mar 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Book by phone (9703 5288). Facilitated by the Maroondah Council Waste Education Team. Learn about the science of composting, learn some great tips for recycling all your household food and organic waste into compost for [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 20 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Mar 20 @ 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 [...]
Retro Suburbia Group 18:30
Retro Suburbia Group @ Lalor Library
Mar 20 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Are you interested in downshifting but don’t know where to start? Whether you’re interested in the big picture of how, as communities, we can downshift our energy use, or the details of how you can [...]
The age-old art of preserving 18:30
The age-old art of preserving @ Kerrimuir Neighbourhood House
Mar 20 @ 18:30 – 21:00
This workshop will give you some confidence to try different styles of home preserving. You will be concentrating on making jams with seasonal and frozen fruit. Bring your apron, your questions and your appetite. All [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Mar 21 @ 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.
Bees wax workshop 10:00
Bees wax workshop @ Whittlesea Library
Mar 21 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
There is someone in the garden every Thursday morning.
Italian pasta making demonstration 10:30
Italian pasta making demonstration @ Thomastown Library
Mar 21 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Hilda and Laurie, authors of Wow, It’s Italian, will show you how to make the perfect pasta using the correct ratio of liquid to flour. Bookings essential.
Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
Natural pest control with companion planting 18:30
Natural pest control with companion planting @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 21 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: Which plants to grow together, and which ones not to. How to solve many common garden problems naturally. How to construct ‘plant guilds’ (groups of plants that grow much better together). [...]
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).
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 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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World Water Day
World Water Day
Mar 22 all-day
See Wikipedia and their website.
Home Harvest – pickle making workshop 09:00
Home Harvest – pickle making workshop @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Mar 22 @ 09:00 – 16:00
Join local home cook Michelle from the Home Grown Kitchen to make pickles and sauces for the Home Harvest Picnic. Learn how to make two varieties of pickles using seasonal vegetables and go away with [...]
The Community Grocer Carlton 09:00
The Community Grocer Carlton @ public housing estate
Mar 22 @ 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
Mar 22 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Community lunch (Alphington) 12:30
Community lunch (Alphington) @ Alphington Community Centre
Mar 22 @ 12:30 – 14:00
A great place to meet old and new friends and enjoy delicious food. Everyone welcome, including children and babies!
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Mar 22 @ 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 [...]
Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Mar 22 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Menu: naan bread with chana masala. 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 [...]
Veterans vs virgins at Preston Market 18:30
Veterans vs virgins at Preston Market @ Preston Market
Mar 22 @ 18:30 – 22:30
Join the excitement as some of Preston Market’s most distinguished veterans take on the new kids on the block in a fun-filled no-holds-barred cook-off. You also get to join in, helping make everything from pasta [...]
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Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 23 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 23 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Mar 23 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
The art of Japanese breakfast 08:30
The art of Japanese breakfast @ CIBI
Mar 23 @ 08:30 – 10:30
Traditional Japanese breakfast comprises many small homely dishes made with seasonal ingredients. Guests will observe each element of the meal coming together and explore objects of classic Japanese design. CIBI owners Meg and Zenta Tanaka [...]
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 23 @ 09:00 – 14:00
 
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Buttenshaw Farm (guided garden tour) 10:00
Buttenshaw Farm (guided garden tour)
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 11:00
This garden tour will take place twice, at 10am and again at midday. Buttenshaw Farm is based on organic and permaculture principles with the hope of encouraging beneficial insects and everything working in harmony. Thanks [...]
CERES Harvest Festival 10:00
CERES Harvest Festival @ CERES
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 15:00
An annual event to celebrate food across cultures with live music, free workshops on sustainable living, cultural performances, animal displays, giant veggie growing competition and kids activities. Also, food and craft stalls from local and [...]
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap 10:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
How to pull noodles 10:00
How to pull noodles @ Box Hill Central
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 10:45
This is one of four cooking demonstrations over the weekend, all using pork. Watch and participate in a hands-on cooking demonstration of how to pull noodles. This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Mar 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) 12:00
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) @ The B.east
Mar 23 @ 12:00 – 14:00
This event is happening twice, at midday and again at 2.30pm. Memphis-style cooking, featuring mock meat and vegetables, together with drinks and music. The menu: To start: sweet potato crisps with BBQ salt; and jalapeno [...]
Buttenshaw Farm (guided garden tour) 12:00
Buttenshaw Farm (guided garden tour)
Mar 23 @ 12:00 – 13:00
This garden tour will take place twice, at 10am and again at midday. Buttenshaw Farm is based on organic and permaculture principles with the hope of encouraging beneficial insects and everything working in harmony. Thanks [...]
The Aussie veggie patch 12:00
The Aussie veggie patch
Mar 23 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Tim’s garden is all about having veggies on hand for everyday use. The property combines a more traditional and formal garden at the front with a more casual one out the back. The garden even [...]
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration 12:00
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration @ Le Bon Ton
Mar 23 @ 12:00 – 14:00
American BBQ institution Le Bon Ton joins forces with Green Burger in this multi-course feast of 100% vegan interpretations of American smokehouse favourites. There will be cocktails plus natural wines paired with each course – [...]
How to make the perfect dumpling 12:30
How to make the perfect dumpling @ Box Hill Central
Mar 23 @ 12:30 – 13:15
This is one of four cooking demonstrations over the weekend, all using pork. Watch and participate in a hands-on cooking demonstration of how to make the perfect dumpling. This is a Melbourne Food and Wine [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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 [...]
Preserving your harvest 13:00
Preserving your harvest @ Mernda Village Community Activity Centre
Mar 23 @ 13:00 – 15:30
Make the most of the seasonal bounty of fruit and vegetables and learn techniques of how to safely make pickles, jams and bottled fruit. This workshop will be run by Maria Ciavarella from My Green [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Mar 23 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 13:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 23 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Members meet at the garden every Saturday.
Heritage Fruits Society 14:00
Heritage Fruits Society @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
Mar 23 @ 14:00 – 17:00
Join John Pinniger, from Heritage Fruits Society, at Sylvester Hive Community Garden as he talks about: the history of the Heritage Fruits Society; preserving rare & heritage species of fruit trees; and seed conservation. There [...]
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) 14:30
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) @ The B.east
Mar 23 @ 14:30 – 16:30
This event is happening twice, at midday and again at 2.30pm. Memphis-style cooking, featuring mock meat and vegetables, together with drinks and music. The menu: To start: sweet potato crisps with BBQ salt; and jalapeno [...]
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings 18:30
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings @ Burnley Brewing
Mar 23 @ 18:30 – 19:30
4 occurrences during March on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, each 6.30-7.30pm. Enjoy the house brews while meeting the brewers at Burnley Brewing and walking through their brewing process, the varied [...]
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Mar 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Mar 24 @ 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
Mar 24 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
The art of espalier 09:30
The art of espalier @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 24 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Growing espaliered fruit trees. Different techniques to make the most of all available space for espalier. Improve your general gardening skills. Presented by Diana Cotter. “Go vertical” is the cry when [...]
Cameron Street garden guided tour 10:00
Cameron Street garden guided tour
Mar 24 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The tour will take place twice, at 10am and midday. This garden has been growing food for 35 years, the past 25 under Denise’s watchful eye. Located right alongside the train line, the garden includes [...]
The Ramble – preserving food from your garden 10:00
The Ramble – preserving food from your garden
Mar 24 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Knowing different ways of processing and preserving the crops you’re harvesting is essential for budding productive gardeners. Leah will walk you through many of the techniques that she uses in her kitchen to extend the [...]
Bee hive tour 10:30
Bee hive tour @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Mar 24 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Your tour, led by Nathan Stewart, a professional Doreen-based beekeeper from Maya ‘Xala Honey, will include suiting up in protective gear, lighting a bee smoker, and spending two hours as real life beekeeper. Initially, Nathan [...]
How to make perfect sushi 11:00
How to make perfect sushi @ Box Hill Central
Mar 24 @ 11:00 – 11:45
This is one of four cooking demonstrations over the weekend, all using pork. Watch and participate in a hands-on cooking demonstration of how to make perfect sushi. This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
Cameron Street garden guided tour 12:00
Cameron Street garden guided tour
Mar 24 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The tour will take place twice, at 10am and midday. This garden has been growing food for 35 years, the past 25 under Denise’s watchful eye. Located right alongside the train line, the garden includes [...]
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration 12:00
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration @ Le Bon Ton
Mar 24 @ 12:00 – 14:00
American BBQ institution Le Bon Ton joins forces with Green Burger in this multi-course feast of 100% vegan interpretations of American smokehouse favourites. There will be cocktails plus natural wines paired with each course – [...]
Tomato passata workshop 12:30
Tomato passata workshop @ Melbourne Food Hub
Mar 24 @ 12:30 – 16:30
You will learn how to make a traditional passata (10kg tomato box provided per person), enjoy a seasonal lunch with local wines, and take home your 10kg worth of passata bottles. BYO bottles and they [...]
How to make the perfect dumpling 13:30
How to make the perfect dumpling @ Box Hill Central
Mar 24 @ 13:30 – 14:15
This is one of four cooking demonstrations over the weekend, all using pork. This demonstration is on twice, on Saturday, 23rd March, 12.30-1.15pm and again on Sunday, 24th March, 1.30-2.15pm. Watch and participate in a [...]
Angelo Eliades – create a no-waste kitchen and garden 14:00
Angelo Eliades – create a no-waste kitchen and garden @ Watsonia Library
Mar 24 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn how to recycle all garden and food waste, even the difficult things! This workshop will cover what materials to put into which waste recycling system and how to use the processed materials in the [...]
Community dinner (Ringwood) 17:00
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Mar 24 @ 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.
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings 18:30
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings @ Burnley Brewing
Mar 24 @ 18:30 – 19:30
4 occurrences during March on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, each 6.30-7.30pm. Enjoy the house brews while meeting the brewers at Burnley Brewing and walking through their brewing process, the varied [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 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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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 14:00 – 18:00
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome.
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.
Fighting food waste 19:00
Fighting food waste @ Kew Seniors Centre
Mar 26 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Did you know that over 40% of the waste in our bins consists of food? You can help us fight the war on this food waste while learning how to get the best from your [...]
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Mar 26 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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The Community Grocer Fawkner 09:00
The Community Grocer Fawkner @ Community Hub
Mar 27 @ 09:00 – 12:30
The Community Grocer aims to improve access for people living on a low-income to fresh, affordable food. They do this by running weekly fruit and vegetable markets across Melbourne. Everyone is welcome. The Community Grocer [...]
Heidi garden club 10:00
Heidi garden club @ Heide Museum of Modern Art (Heide I kitchen garden)
Mar 27 @ 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
Mar 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Reservoir) 12:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Mar 27 @ 12:00 – 13:00
‘Jen the chef’ makes some beautiful meals which always includes a main and dessert. Why not go down and join in, eat something beautiful and have a chat with some new friends.
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Mar 27 @ 13:00 – 17:00
 
Community dinner (Croydon) 17:30
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Mar 27 @ 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 [...]
Introduction to composting and worm farming 19:00
Introduction to composting and worm farming @ Mooroolbark Community Centre
Mar 27 @ 19:00 – 21:00
This workshop will help you to choose a composting system that meets your needs, and show you how to use it to create soil conditioner or fertiliser for your veggie garden.
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Learn how to make good coffee (2 day) 09:30
Learn how to make good coffee (2 day) @ Olympic Adult Education
Mar 28 @ 09:30 – 15:00
A two day event on Thursday, 28th March and Friday, 29th March, both 9.30am-3pm. Book by phone (9450 2665). This introduction to coffee making will give you hands-on experience making a range of coffees, increase [...]
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Mar 28 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal.
Healthy productive compost and worms 18:30
Healthy productive compost and worms @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 28 @ 18:30 – 21:00
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, [...]
Sourdough and grain preparation – making grains great! 18:30
Sourdough and grain preparation – making grains great! @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Mar 28 @ 18:30 – 21:30
What you will be told: A brief science and history behind grains, nutritional benefits and cooking techniques. Discover different ancient and whole grains. The ingenious methods of grain preparation our ancestors devised in order 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).
Mar 28 @ 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 [...]
Italian cooking 19:00