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World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day
Nov 1 all-day
See Wikipedia and their website.
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens Estate
Nov 1 @ 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.
The ultimate biscuit class 10:00
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Nov 1 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Nov 1 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening. Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Nov 1 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 1 @ 19:15 – 21:15
First Tuesday of every month except for January. 2022 Speakers and topics Feb: Ben Waite & Barbara Marshall on summer pruning & espalier. Mar: Robert Dobson on streptocarpus and hosta. Apr: Jane Tonkin on bulbs. [...]
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Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 2 @ 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 volunteer coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Newton Street Community Garden 09:30
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Nov 2 @ 09:30 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do! Click here to read about the [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Nov 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Rosanna) 12:30
Community lunch (Rosanna) @ Rosanna Fire Station Community House
Nov 2 @ 12:30 – 13:15
First Wednesday of every month, during school terms only. Bookings are essential for catering purposes.
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Nov 2 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 2 @ 18:00 – 20:00
During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email. Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Nov 2 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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 [...]
Julia Busuttil Nishimura: around the table 18:30
Julia Busuttil Nishimura: around the table @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Nov 2 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Julia Busuttil Nishimura will talk about her newest work, celebrating simple ingredients, seasonal produce and the joys of coming together at the table. Influenced by her Maltese heritage and Japanese family, Melbourne’s seasons’ distinctive ebb [...]
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Whittlesea Community Garden 08:30
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Nov 3 @ 08:30 – 12:30
 
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 3 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Looking to feel productive, stay healthy, and contribute to local food resilience? Go along to the community garden on any Thursday morning to meet others for an informal catch up and low-energy gardening session. No [...]
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup 10:00
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup @ Doncaster Hill Community Garden
Nov 3 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 3 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet their volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Click here to read about the garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Nov 3 @ 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.
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Nov 3 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 3 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Veggie gardening for beginners 18:30
Veggie gardening for beginners @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Nov 3 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: how to set up and prepare a vegetable garden; how to select, plant and care for crops; and how to grow veggies in the ground, in raised beds and in pots. [...]
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).
Nov 3 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
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Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Nov 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Nov 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Nov 4 @ 12:00 – 13:30
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Pizza making party 14:00
Pizza making party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 4 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn to craft your own pizza dough from scratch. Taste a variety of topping combinations. Eat together at the end with a couple of glasses of wine.
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Nov 4 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
Cheese and wine tasting evening with Gaëtan from Long Paddock Cheese 17:00
Cheese and wine tasting evening with Gaëtan from Long Paddock Cheese @ ReWine
Nov 4 @ 17:00 – 20:00
Gaëtan from Long Paddock Cheese in Castlemaine will run you through how each cheese is made and why it has been paired with each wine. The chesses to be discussed include Silver Wattle, Driftwood, Banksia, [...]
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Nov 4 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: samosas (veg) and chicken tikka with mint and coriander chutney. Book by Facebook message.
Cup cake bouquet workshop 18:30
Cup cake bouquet workshop @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Nov 4 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Decorate cupcakes using buttercream icing and then arrange into a bouquet. Topics to be covered will include: how to make Italian buttercream frosting; different butter cream frosting; how to add different colour frosting in a [...]
Water kefir, kombucha and the art of flavour and fizz 18:30
Water kefir, kombucha and the art of flavour and fizz @ The Fermentary
Nov 4 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Learn about water kefir/tibicos, kombucha and it’s cousin jun. Take home a bottle of each flavoured and ready to fizz at home, a SCOBY of your choice and a jar to ferment it in.
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Abbotsford Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Nov 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Nov 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Warrandyte Riverside Market 08:00
Warrandyte Riverside Market @ Stiggants Reserve
Nov 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January with an additional market on the 3rd Saturday in December.
Community Gardens Australia National Gathering – day 1 (Conference) 08:30
Community Gardens Australia National Gathering – day 1 (Conference) @ CERES
Nov 5 @ 08:30 – 16:00
Presentations from Pamela Warhurst (Incredible Edible) and Naomi Lacey (Community Gardens Australia). Discussion panels. A tour of the CERES’ gardens and their bicycle workshop. Lunch.
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 5 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Nov 5 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Nov 5 @ 09:00 – 10:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January.
Backyard chooks 10:00
Backyard chooks @ Burnley Backyard
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Elise McNamara will discuss: best breeds for urban backyards and where and how to buy healthy poultry; health checks, parasites and symptoms of illness and which products actually work; the best feeders, drinkers, coops/houses for [...]
Bayswater North Food Swap 10:00
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Gnocchi making class 10:00
Gnocchi making class @ That's Amore Cheese
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00
What you will learn: how to make fluffy potato gnocchi with a four cheese sauce; and how to make easy ricotta gnocchi with a cavolo nero pesto. What you will get: Italian style lunch and [...]
Heidelberg West Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Transition 3081 hold an Olympic Village food swap in Heidelberg West rain, hail or shine every 1st Saturday of the month 10-11am. Come along to this very popular community event. Also, if you are interested [...]
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch. Click here to read about the garden.
Oakhill Farm tour 10:00
Oakhill Farm tour @ Oakhill Farm
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Tour this emerging space of food production, education, community social space and source of food security. The tour will be led by urban farmer Leila Alexandra.
Rosanna Food Swap 10:00
Rosanna Food Swap @ Rosanna Fire Station Community House
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 11:00
On the same day, there is a community shared cart of herbs where people can either take or donate herbs.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
Wild fermentation class and edible forest tour 10:00
Wild fermentation class and edible forest tour @ Edible Forest Yarra Valley Estate
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Louise Ward will lead you through the techniques of wild fermentation and the importance of incorporating good gut health into your diet. You will sample and learn how to make fermented foods such as pickling, [...]
Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair & Garden Expo 10:00
Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair & Garden Expo @ Romantic Nursery
Nov 5 @ 10:00 – 17:00
The plant fair is on for two days (5th and 6th November). It will feature a wide variety of plants showing off late spring and early summer flowers and foliage. Top growers from the Yarra [...]
Carome Homestead Produce Swap 10:30
Carome Homestead Produce Swap @ Community Garden at Carome Homestead
Nov 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Bring your excess garden produce along and swap for other wonderful produce. A great way to meet others with similar garden interests. Great meals, coffee and cakes next door at Two Beans and a Farm. [...]
Collingwood Food Swap 10:30
Collingwood Food Swap @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Nov 5 @ 10:30 – 11:30
No swap in December.
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap 10:30
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Nov 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Oakhill Farm tour 11:00
Oakhill Farm tour @ Oakhill Farm
Nov 5 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Tour this emerging space of food production, education, community social space and source of food security. The tour will be led by urban farmer Leila Alexandra.
Spring Garden Festival 11:00
Spring Garden Festival @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Nov 5 @ 11:00 – 16:00
The festival will include: Spring planting; an Indigenous plant workshop; a food swap; a zero waste cooking workshop; a composting workshop; a seed library launch; live music; art activities; community group stalls; free seedlings; food; [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Nov 5 @ 13:00 – 14:00
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
Nov 5 @ 13:00 – 16:00
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
Nov 5 @ 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
Nov 5 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
An introduction to bee friendly urban beekeeping 14:00
An introduction to bee friendly urban beekeeping @ Fareshare Kitchen Garden
Nov 5 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Nic Dowse, founder of the Honey Fingers Collective, will discuss the basics of beekeeping, the essential tools and equipment needed, bee seasons and where best to place your beehive in an urban context. The presentation [...]
Pascoe Vale and Glenroy Food Swap 14:00
Pascoe Vale and Glenroy Food Swap @ Glenroy Library
Nov 5 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Nov 5 @ 14:30 – 16:00
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.
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Beginners bread making 08:00
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Nov 6 @ 08:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: Experimenting with bread. The bread baking process with each step explained. How to replicate the process at home. What you will get: 1 kilo of organic flour to take home. Pizza [...]
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Nov 6 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Eltham Farmers’ Market 08:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Nov 6 @ 08:00 – 12:30
 
Heathmont Farmers’ Market 08:00
Heathmont Farmers’ Market @ Great Ryrie Primary School
Nov 6 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Hurstbridge Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Market
Nov 6 @ 08:30 – 13:00
 
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Nov 6 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Nov 6 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Blackburn Food Swap 10:00
Blackburn Food Swap
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Not held in January.
Community Gardens Australia National Gathering – day 2 (Tours) 10:00
Community Gardens Australia National Gathering – day 2 (Tours) @ Various community gardens
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 16:00
The itinerary for the day will be: 1. Ecological Justice Hub – 4-6 Michael Street, Brunswick. 2. West Brunswick Community Garden – 49 Everett Street, Brunswick West. 3. Oakhill Food Justice Farm – 233 Tyler [...]
Demonstration of how to hot compost 10:00
Demonstration of how to hot compost @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The compost crew at St Johns Riverside Community Garden will show you how to create hot compost. To prepare, they collect organic materials like grass clippings, autumn leaves, straw, garden prunings, food scraps, coffee grounds [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Intro to pickling and fermenting 10:00
Intro to pickling and fermenting @ Oktopia Studio
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Lauren will teach you how you can easily ferment everyday foods in your own kitchen, save money and give your gut that boost of happy probiotics it needs.
Montmorency Food Swap 10:00
Montmorency Food Swap @ The Monty Hub
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In all the months except January, the swap is held on the first Sunday of the month. In January, it is held on the second Sunday. Usually, but not always, at The Monty Hub, 1-3 [...]
Raw food fundamentals 10:00
Raw food fundamentals @ CERES
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Presenter: Daniele Carcangiu. In the workshop, you will: make savoury dishes; make sweet treats; eat a raw food lunch; and take home some sweet treats, recipes and notes. You will learn about raw food fundamentals [...]
Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair & Garden Expo 10:00
Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair & Garden Expo @ Romantic Nursery
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 17:00
The plant fair is on for two days (5th and 6th November). It will feature a wide variety of plants showing off late spring and early summer flowers and foliage. Top growers from the Yarra [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Nov 6 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 11:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Nov 6 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Next to the Northcote train station. There is some sharing of food and drink after the working bee so feel free to take a plate of food to share. Click here to read about the [...]
Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) 13:00
Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Nov 6 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Caring for backyard chooks 14:00
Caring for backyard chooks @ Edendale
Nov 6 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn the basics of backyard chicken keeping, including the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs), housing and care needs of chickens. This workshop will suit [...]
Regent Produce and Plant Swap (Reservoir) 14:00
Regent Produce and Plant Swap (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Nov 6 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Community dinner (Mitcham) 17:30
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Nov 6 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.
Italian cooking master class 18:30
Italian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 6 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary beer and wine. The menu: insalata (seasonal salad); pappardelle (fresh [...]
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Whittlesea Community Garden 08:30
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Nov 7 @ 08:30 – 11:30
 
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Nov 7 @ 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 [...]
Panton Hill community garden meetup 15:00
Panton Hill community garden meetup @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Nov 7 @ 15:00 – 17:00
These meet ups happen during school terms only. You have to become a member, but membership is free and you can join at any time.
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens Estate
Nov 8 @ 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.
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Nov 8 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening. Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Nov 8 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
Community lunch (Reservoir) 12:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Nov 8 @ 12:00 – 13:00
‘Jen the chef’ makes meals which always includes a main and dessert. Why not go down and join in, eat something, and have a chat with some new friends.
Kitchen garden after school at Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) 15:45
Kitchen garden after school at Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 8 @ 15:45 – 16:45
Dig in the garden, pick fresh veggies and prepare dishes to share and enjoy. Part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program. Click here to read about the garden.
Edible gardening workshop 18:30
Edible gardening workshop @ Manningham Function Centre
Nov 8 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This series of workshops will teach you have to grow your own food. Tuesday, 11th October: Getting started with organic veggie gardening. Tuesday, 18th October: Healthy soil for produce gardening. Tuesday, 8th November: Dealing with [...]
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Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 9 @ 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 volunteer coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Newton Street Community Garden 09:30
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Nov 9 @ 09:30 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do! Click here to read about the [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Nov 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Thornbury) 12:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Nov 9 @ 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
Nov 9 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 9 @ 18:00 – 20:00
During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email. Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Nov 9 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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 [...]
Doncaster Garden Club 20:00
Doncaster Garden Club @ Doncaster East RSL
Nov 9 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Second Wednesday of every month except for January. Everyone welcome. Parking is available at the rear off Leeds Street. 2022 speakers and topics 09 Nov: Dan from Seeds of Plenty on minature tomatoes. 12 Oct: [...]
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Whittlesea Community Garden 08:30
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Nov 10 @ 08:30 – 12:30
 
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 10 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Looking to feel productive, stay healthy, and contribute to local food resilience? Go along to the community garden on any Thursday morning to meet others for an informal catch up and low-energy gardening session. No [...]
Introduction to sustainable gardening (5 sessions) 09:30
Introduction to sustainable gardening (5 sessions) @ North Carlton Railway Neighbourhood House
Nov 10 @ 09:30 – 12:30
5 sessions on consecutive Thursdays, starting 10th November, 9.30am-12.30pm. Lucy Derum, urban agriculture facilitator, will cover all the basics, including composting, seed saving, seed propagation and soil health.
Camberwell Morning Garden Club 10:00
Camberwell Morning Garden Club @ Camberwell Petanque Club rooms
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Second Thursday of every month except for January and December. 2020 Speakers and topics 13 Feb: Jane Tonkin on tonkin bulbs. 12 Mar: Penny Woodward on growing garlic. 9 Apr: Jo Reitz on painting your [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet their volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Click here to read about the garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Nov 10 @ 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.
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:30
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Nov 10 @ 12:30 – 13:00
The Open Table crew collects surplus food and it is used to create a hearty, vegetarian meal. This event is for everyone, from those who don’t have much to those who have plenty. It’s a [...]
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Nov 10 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 10 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Healthy productive compost and worms 18:30
Healthy productive compost and worms @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Nov 10 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: the importance of compost for soil health; how to fix common composting problems; and setting up and looking after a worm farm. Presented by Kirsteen Macleod. Learn how to make compost, [...]
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).
Nov 10 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
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Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Nov 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Nov 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 11:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Nov 11 @ 11:00 – 12:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Nov 11 @ 12:00 – 13:30
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 11 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu in odd numbered months: makizushi (sushi rolls); [...]
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Nov 11 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
Dumpling making workshop 18:00
Dumpling making workshop @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Nov 11 @ 18:00 – 20:30
Make Chinese dumplings from scratch. The dough you will prepare can be used for either boiled dumplings (shui jiao) or potstickers (guo tie). Then make vegetarian dumplings. Facilitator: Miki.
Christmas gifts from your kitchen 19:00
Christmas gifts from your kitchen @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Nov 11 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Make and take home a jar of dukka, lemon butter and one of marinated cheese. Tutor: Jennifer. For an extra $10, bring up to 2 children with you.
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Abbotsford Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Nov 12 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Nov 12 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 12 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Nov 12 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Intro to urban farming (4 sessions) 09:30
Intro to urban farming (4 sessions) @ Bridge Darebin
Nov 12 @ 09:30 – 14:00
4 sessions, on Saturday 12th November, Sunday 13th November, Saturday 19th November and Sunday 20th November, each 9.30am-2pm. This course will provide an introduction to the principles and techniques of urban agriculture, including how to [...]
Introduction to sustainable gardening (5 sessions) 09:30
Introduction to sustainable gardening (5 sessions) @ North Carlton Railway Neighbourhood House
Nov 12 @ 09:30 – 12:30
5 sessions on consecutive Saturdays, starting 12th November, 9.30am-12.30pm. Lucy Derum, urban agriculture facilitator, will cover all the basics, including composting, seed saving, seed propagation and soil health.
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together 09:30
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
Nov 12 @ 09:30 – 12:30
Tend to the garden together, learn new skills and share stories around the morning tea table. Anyone from the local community is welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Beeswax wraps 10:00
Beeswax wraps @ CERES
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: how to make and maintain their own beeswax wraps; learn skills that are transferable to the home environment; and bundling techniques. This is a hands-on workshop where participants will make their [...]
Beeswax wraps with Ben’s Bees 10:00
Beeswax wraps with Ben’s Bees @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Ben, from Ben’s Bees, will help you make your very own beeswax wraps from locally sourced beeswax. You will have a beeswax wrap to take home.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 13:00
You will experience the cultural delights of 6 different countries over 8 food stops. With a mixture of sweet and savoury tastings, you will soon discover that Coburg is an ideal foodie destination for anyone [...]
Hurstbridge Food Swap 10:00
Hurstbridge Food Swap @ Edible Hub Hurstbridge
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch. Click here to read about the garden.
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest 10:00
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 11:30
 
Oakhill Farm tour 10:00
Oakhill Farm tour @ Oakhill Farm
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Tour this emerging space of food production, education, community social space and source of food security. The tour will be led by urban farmer Leila Alexandra.
Sourdough bread making 10:00
Sourdough bread making @ Living And Learning @ Ajani
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Learn all the steps to make your own sourdough at home with this simple recipe. You will take home a sourdough starter and some home dough to bake. Take a 2 litre container with a [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Nov 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
Festive fix with thermomix class 11:00
Festive fix with thermomix class @ Senior Citizens Centre
Nov 12 @ 11:00 – 13:00
The menu features: pink lemonade; hazelnut brioche; turkey breast roulade with apple & sage stuffing with gravy; German cinnamon stars; salmon filo spiral; and oriental brown rice salad. Presenters: Tess Murray and Jodie Hodgett.
Heal with food – diabetes 11:00
Heal with food – diabetes @ Saint Margaret's Anglican Church
Nov 12 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Hollie Waters will discuss how, with the right foods, we can prevent, manage or reverse diabetes. This is one of a series of monthly talks by health professionals about using food as medicine. Future talks [...]
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 11:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Nov 12 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Next to the Northcote train station. There is some socialising after the working bee. Click here to read about the garden.
Oakhill Farm tour 11:00
Oakhill Farm tour @ Oakhill Farm
Nov 12 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Tour this emerging space of food production, education, community social space and source of food security. The tour will be led by urban farmer Leila Alexandra.
Chocolate discovery class 12:00
Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Nov 12 @ 12:00 – 13:00
This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate and truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Nov 12 @ 13:00 – 14:00
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
Nov 12 @ 13:00 – 16:00
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
Nov 12 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their website calendar before going. Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Nov 12 @ 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
Nov 12 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
All things sauerkraut 14:00
All things sauerkraut @ The Fermentary
Nov 12 @ 14:00 – 16:00
An evening of all things sauerkraut – you will take home a jar with fermenting sauerkraut and all the accoutrements you need to make more.
Barefoot food garden tour 14:00
Barefoot food garden tour @ Leila's garden
Nov 12 @ 14:00 – 15:30
This quarter acre rental property, once entirely lawn, has been transformed into an edible haven and now provides the household of four with around 80% of their vegetable intake year-round. It is tended minimally using [...]
Food photography 14:00
Food photography @ Eltham Living and Learning Centre
Nov 12 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This class is for food bloggers, bakers or restaurant/cafe owners. It will focus on taking great images of food using your own, or easily obtainable, equipment. It will cover such aspects as: the right equipment; [...]
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class 14:00
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class @ Private address
Nov 12 @ 14:00 – 18:00
Book by email (rosascookingclass@gmail.com). 2022 10th December: Homemade fettucine with involtini and napoli sauce; Arancini; and Peaches with cream. 26th November: Bolognese lasagne; Ciambelle (Italian donuts); and Cannoli with Italian cream. 12th November: Ricotta gnocchi [...]
Thai cooking master class 14:00
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 12 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: phrik nam plaa (fish sauce dressing); kaeng [...]
Mexican cooking class (plant-based) 17:00
Mexican cooking class (plant-based) @ Bhakti Corner
Nov 12 @ 17:00 – 19:00
The menu will comprise: nachos; guacamole with tomatoes; re-fried beans with cumin flavours; eggless mayonnaise; and pina colada (zero alcohol). Presenter: Sammohini.
Street food of Asia 18:30
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 12 @ 18:30 – 21:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Prepare and cook a varied menu, utilising a wide range of techniques along the way. Finish the class by tasting all of your creations [...]
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Beginners bread making 08:00
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Nov 13 @ 08:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: Experimenting with bread. The bread baking process with each step explained. How to replicate the process at home. What you will get: 1 kilo of organic flour to take home. Pizza [...]
Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Nov 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Eltham Farmers’ Market 08:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Nov 13 @ 08:00 – 12:30
 
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market 08:00
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Nov 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Gold coin donation.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Nov 13 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Nov 13 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Nov 13 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community 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
Nov 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Mozzarella cheese making 10:00
Mozzarella cheese making @ CERES
Nov 13 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own mozzarella cheese. How to make ricotta cheese. About different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Nov 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Their monthly communal gardening group working bee where they focus on their communal garden beds. All welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Nov 13 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Rosa’s Sunday traditional Italian cooking class 10:30
Rosa’s Sunday traditional Italian cooking class @ Private address
Nov 13 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Book by email (rosascookingclass@gmail.com). 2022 11th December: Spinach gnocchi with napoli sauce; Tiramisu with homemade lady biscuits; and Crostoli. 13th November: Homemade lasagne bolognese; Ciambelle (Italian donuts); and Jam biscuits. 16th October: Arancini; Cartocci; and [...]
Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) 13:00
Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Nov 13 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Vietnamese cooking master class 14:00
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 13 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: nuoc cham (fish sauce); goi du du [...]
Community dinner (Mitcham) 17:30
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Nov 13 @ 17:30 – 19:30
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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Whittlesea Community Garden 08:30
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Nov 14 @ 08:30 – 11:30
 
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Nov 14 @ 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 [...]
Panton Hill community garden meetup 15:00
Panton Hill community garden meetup @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Nov 14 @ 15:00 – 17:00
These meet ups happen during school terms only. You have to become a member, but membership is free and you can join at any time.
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens Estate
Nov 15 @ 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.
The ultimate biscuit class 10:00
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Nov 15 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped [...]
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Nov 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening. Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Nov 15 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
Dumpling deliciousness textile workshop 18:30
Dumpling deliciousness textile workshop @ Hawthorn Arts Centre
Nov 15 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Artist and maker Sai-Wai Foo will teach you hand sewing and finishing techniques with simple craft supplies to make these soup-er snacks. Treat yourself to some dumpling deliciousness – from wontons to sui mai. You’re [...]
Edible gardening workshop 18:30
Edible gardening workshop @ Manningham Function Centre
Nov 15 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This series of workshops will teach you have to grow your own food. Tuesday, 11th October: Getting started with organic veggie gardening. Tuesday, 18th October: Healthy soil for produce gardening. Tuesday, 8th November: Dealing with [...]
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Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 16 @ 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 volunteer coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Newton Street Community Garden 09:30
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Nov 16 @ 09:30 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do! Click here to read about the [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Nov 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Community lunch (Greensborough) 12:00
Community lunch (Greensborough) @ All Saints Anglican Church
Nov 16 @ 12:00 – 13:30
Whether you are a local worker, live locally, are a church member or just looking for a place to have a meal – they welcome you to their monthly community meal. Their desire is to [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Nov 16 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Inner peas – cooking program (4 sessions) 17:30
Inner peas – cooking program (4 sessions)
Nov 16 @ 17:30 – 19:30
On 4 consecutive Wednesdays, starting 16th November, each 5.30-7.30pm. Inner Peas is a social cooking program for people aged 16-25. The program aims to help you make easy, healthy and affordable recipes as well as [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 16 @ 18:00 – 20:00
During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email. Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Nov 16 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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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Whittlesea Community Garden 08:30
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Nov 17 @ 08:30 – 12:30
 
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 17 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Looking to feel productive, stay healthy, and contribute to local food resilience? Go along to the community garden on any Thursday morning to meet others for an informal catch up and low-energy gardening session. No [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet their volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Click here to read about the garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Nov 17 @ 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.
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Nov 17 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
Prepare and share: dishes from around the globe 18:00
Prepare and share: dishes from around the globe @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Nov 17 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Learn how to cook and then taste a mystery dish.
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 17 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Sicilian food 18:30
Sicilian food @ La Cucina di Sandra
Nov 17 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare authentic Italian food from Sicily. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger food before the meal. A full set of [...]
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).
Nov 17 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
Festive fix with thermomix class 19:00
Festive fix with thermomix class @ Blackburn North Bowling Club
Nov 17 @ 19:00 – 21:00
The menu features: pink lemonade; hazelnut brioche; turkey breast roulade with apple & sage stuffing with gravy; German cinnamon stars; salmon filo spiral; and oriental brown rice salad. Presenter: Kaye Jones.
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Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Nov 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Nov 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Nov 18 @ 12:00 – 13:30
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Nov 18 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Nov 18 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: aloo gobi (potato and cauliflower) and daal tadka and cumin rice. Book by Facebook message.
Doburoku workshop 18:30
Doburoku workshop @ The Fermentary
Nov 18 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Did you know you can make a simple, wild sake at home? They will teach you the Bodaimoto method – an ancient method relying on wild yeasts and a little nurturing. Take home your brew [...]
Gozleme and baklava 18:30
Gozleme and baklava @ Trentwood at the Hub
Nov 18 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Arzu will teach you how to make gozleme and baklava from scratch. Turkish coffee will be served. Includes ingredients. BYO some containers (you will be going home with what you cook, usually about 1.2 kg [...]
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 18 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu in odd numbered months: makizushi (sushi rolls); [...]
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Abbotsford Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Nov 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Boroondara Farmers Market 08:00
Boroondara Farmers Market @ Patterson Reserve
Nov 19 @ 08:00 – 12:30
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Nov 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Nov 19 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Beekeeping practical hands on – intermediate class 09:00
Beekeeping practical hands on – intermediate class @ Edendale
Nov 19 @ 09:00 – 16:00
So you have bought your first bee hive and just want to have a bit more practice so you are really confident doing the general day to day beehive inspections. They will start the day [...]
Sourdough bread making 09:00
Sourdough bread making @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Nov 19 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Learn how to make sourdough bread. You will take home both a crusty loaf and your own sourdough starter. Tutor Jenna Farrington-Sear, who can also give you ongoing support and advice if you need it.
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market 09:00
South Morang Farmers & Makers Market @ Civic Centre Car Park
Nov 19 @ 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
Nov 19 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Nov 19 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Farmer Incubator’s garlic fiesta 10:00
Farmer Incubator’s garlic fiesta @ CERES
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This year a little garlic patch has been tucked away in a corner of CERES with two participants in the program. Join them to celebrate their hard work, take a tour of the site and [...]
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup 10:00
Links Community Garden Lalor meetup @ Links Community Garden Lalor
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
All people of all ages are welcome, whether you’re a gardening wizard or don’t know a root from a branch. Click here to read about the garden.
Oakhill Farm tour 10:00
Oakhill Farm tour @ Oakhill Farm
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Tour this emerging space of food production, education, community social space and source of food security. The tour will be led by urban farmer Leila Alexandra.
Park Orchards Market 10:00
Park Orchards Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 14:00
 
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library.
Sourdough bread 10:00
Sourdough bread @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Nadine will demonstrate the technique of sourdough bread making and baking. Take a container to take home your dough to bake at home. This class is best suited to those who have some experience with [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Nov 19 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Come along to share your produce & compare notes with other food gardeners. Bring along any veggies, fruit or herbs you have harvested, also eggs, preserves, recipes are welcome. Be inventive! You can also bring [...]
Edible garden workshop 10:30
Edible garden workshop @ Greenbrook Community House
Nov 19 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Learn how to establish your own garden at home and how to care for it. The subjects to be covered include soils, composting, seasonal planting and mulching.
Forest Hill Urban Harvest 10:30
Forest Hill Urban Harvest
Nov 19 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:30
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Nov 19 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
Box Hill South Urban Harvest 11:00
Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
Nov 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00
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
Nov 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Macleod Veggie Swap 11:00
Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Nov 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00
For the latest updates, see their facebook page.
No waste cook club – make your own preserves 11:00
No waste cook club – make your own preserves @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Nov 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Learn from Open Table about reducing food waste and how to make preserves such as jams and chutneys.
Oakhill Farm tour 11:00
Oakhill Farm tour @ Oakhill Farm
Nov 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Tour this emerging space of food production, education, community social space and source of food security. The tour will be led by urban farmer Leila Alexandra.
Sourdough workshop 11:30
Sourdough workshop @ Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House
Nov 19 @ 11:30 – 15:00
The Fermented Mumma will break down this traditional bread making method into simple easy-to-follow steps. You will take home a ready-to-bake sourdough as well as instructions, electronic and hard copy, a jar of bubbly starter [...]
Community lunch (Mill Park) 13:00
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Nov 19 @ 13:00 – 14:00
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.
Kombucha and kefir 13:00
Kombucha and kefir @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Nov 19 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Jenna, from Peninsula Bees and Botanicals, will show you how to make your own kombucha and kefir.
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Nov 19 @ 13:00 – 16:00
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
Nov 19 @ 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
Nov 19 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Kitchen medicine – garden farmacy 14:00
Kitchen medicine – garden farmacy @ CERES
Nov 19 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: an introduction to herbal medicine making; plant identification; guidelines for foraging and wild-crafting; medicinal uses for plants; and how to introduce medicinal herbs into the kitchen for medicine. What you will [...]
Setting up a worm farm 14:00
Setting up a worm farm @ Edendale
Nov 19 @ 14:00 – 15:30
A worm farm can be one of the best ways to dispose of food scraps and, at the same time, produce vermi-juice (worm tea) and vermicast (worm castings) for use on the garden. Learn how [...]
Thrive Food Swap (Diamond Creek) 14:00
Thrive Food Swap (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Nov 19 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Nov 19 @ 14:30 – 16:00
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.
Beeswax wraps 15:30
Beeswax wraps @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Nov 19 @ 15:30 – 17:30
Jenna, from Peninsula Bees and Botanicals, will show you how to create your own beeswax wraps, which will change the way you store food. You will make and take home a selection of small and [...]
Rosé blending workshop 17:00
Rosé blending workshop @ ReWine
Nov 19 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Learn about the different methods of rosé-making as you taste your way through some wines, snack on some cheeseboards and make a bottle of your own custom blend to take home.
Vietnamese cooking master class 18:30
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 19 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: nuoc cham (fish sauce); goi du du [...]
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Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Nov 20 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
Eltham Farmers’ Market 08:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Nov 20 @ 08:00 – 12:30
 
Local agriculture celebration 08:00
Local agriculture celebration @ Eltham Farmers' Market
Nov 20 @ 08:00 – 12:30
Local Food Connect will be celebrating local agriculture at Eltham Farmers’ Market. Their focus will be on three aspects of growing edible towns and cities: the Fabbro’s Farm project, with a display and information about [...]
Nillumbik’s Community Grow Guide 08:00
Nillumbik’s Community Grow Guide @ Eltham Farmers' Market
Nov 20 @ 08:00 – 12:30
Nillumbik’s illustrated Community Growing Guide will be launched at Eltham Farmers’ Market. Its author, local resident Angharad Neal-Williams, has used her local knowledge about what to grow and how to save seeds and added her [...]
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Nov 20 @ 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 [...]
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) get together 08:30
St Johns Riverside Community Garden (Heidelberg) get together @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Anglican Church
Nov 20 @ 08:30 – 10:15
Click here to read about the garden.
Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Nov 20 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Kingsbury Drive Community Market 09:00
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Nov 20 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap 09:00
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap @ Balwyn Community Centre
Nov 20 @ 09:00 – 10:00
 
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market 09:00
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market @ Punt Road Winery
Nov 20 @ 09:00 – 13:30
 
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Nov 20 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Growing gourmet mushrooms 10:00
Growing gourmet mushrooms @ Kensington Stockyard Food Garden
Nov 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Learn do it yourself and zero waste home cultivation methods to grow your own gourmet mushrooms. Presenter: Emma Wasson from Mycelium Futures. Following the workshop, you will enjoy a light lunch of a variety of [...]
Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) 10:00
Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) @ CERES
Nov 20 @ 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 sessions are on Sunday, 20th November and Sunday, 27th November, both 10am-3pm. What you [...]
Ringwood Community Food Swap 10:00
Ringwood Community Food Swap @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Nov 20 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap @ A Local Baker St Andrews
Nov 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Eltham Wine Show 10:30
Eltham Wine Show @ Veneto Sports and Entertainment Centre
Nov 20 @ 10:30 – 14:30
Australia’s largest amateur wine show. Hundreds of wines will be available for tasting – red, white, sparkling and fortified grape wines. Also, meads, ciders, country wines, kombuchas and liqueurs. Wine awards and presentations.
Low cost vegetable gardening 10:30
Low cost vegetable gardening @ Pentridge Community Garden
Nov 20 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Karen Sutherland, from Edible Eden Design, will take you through some easy and practical ways to grow food and save money.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Nov 20 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) 13:00
Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Nov 20 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Urban foraging 13:30
Urban foraging
Nov 20 @ 13:30 – 16:00
Anna, the Urban Nanna, will help you find and identify a range of edible fruits, greens and flowers found in ‘wild’ urban spaces across Victoria. You will learn about the basic principles and protocols of [...]
Vegan paella masterclass & flamenco show 13:30
Vegan paella masterclass & flamenco show @ Los Amantes
Nov 20 @ 13:30 – 17:00
Chef Itxaso Sanchez will show you how to make a vegetarian paella plus a sangria cocktail. At the end, there will be flamenco dancers.
Growing oyster mushrooms at home 14:00
Growing oyster mushrooms at home @ The Fermentary
Nov 20 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This hands-on workshop will focus on a couple of easy ways to grow mushrooms – growing from cardboard and then growing from sugar cane mulch. You will be invited to try your hands at preparing [...]
Community dinner (Mitcham) 17:30
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Nov 20 @ 17:30 – 19:30
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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Whittlesea Community Garden 08:30
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Nov 21 @ 08:30 – 11:30
 
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Nov 21 @ 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 [...]
Panton Hill community garden meetup 15:00
Panton Hill community garden meetup @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Nov 21 @ 15:00 – 17:00
These meet ups happen during school terms only. You have to become a member, but membership is free and you can join at any time.
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The Community Grocer, Fitzroy 09:00
The Community Grocer, Fitzroy @ Atherton Gardens Estate
Nov 22 @ 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.
Watsonia Community Garden 10:00
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Nov 22 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet with like-minded gardeners in their sustainable garden to swap ideas, plants, listen to lectures and watch demonstrations on all things gardening. Click here to read about the garden.
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Nov 22 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
Edible gardening workshop 18:30
Edible gardening workshop @ Manningham Function Centre
Nov 22 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This series of workshops will teach you have to grow your own food. Tuesday, 11th October: Getting started with organic veggie gardening. Tuesday, 18th October: Healthy soil for produce gardening. Tuesday, 8th November: Dealing with [...]
The cuisine of Central Italy 18:30
The cuisine of Central Italy @ La Cucina di Sandra
Nov 22 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: Discover the food of Abruzzo. How to prepare authentic Italian food from the Abruzzo region. How to adapt Australian produce to Italian dishes. What you will get: A three-course meal with [...]
Ivanhoe Garden Club 20:00
Ivanhoe Garden Club @ Bellfield Community Garden
Nov 22 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Fourth Tuesday of every month except for January and December. Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road. 2022 topics 22 Feb: Wildflowers of Wilson’s Promontory. 20 Mar: IGC open garden. 26 Apr: Ellen Willmott. 24 [...]
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Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Eltham Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 23 @ 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 volunteer coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Newton Street Community Garden 09:30
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Nov 23 @ 09:30 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do! Click here to read about the [...]
Garden like a nonno with Jaclyn Crupi 10:00
Garden like a nonno with Jaclyn Crupi @ Whittlesea Library
Nov 23 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Jaclyn Crupi will share her knowledge about soil health and improvement, composting, worm farms and fertilisers that you can make at home. She will explain how to save seeds from your own vegetable plants to [...]
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Nov 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to [...]
Macleod Community Garden working bee 13:00
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Nov 23 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 23 @ 18:00 – 20:00
During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email. Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Nov 23 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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 [...]
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) 18:30
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 23 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on Wednesday, 23rd November and Wednesday, 30th November, both 6.30-8.30pm. Tutor: Taariq Hassan. Learn how to cook a healthy North West Indian vegetarian meal from [...]
Kimchi workshop 18:30
Kimchi workshop @ The National Hotel
Nov 23 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Learn how to make kimchi then make your own fermented kimchi hot sauce.
Milk kefir love 18:30
Milk kefir love @ The Fermentary
Nov 23 @ 18:30 – 20:30
They will show you how to easily incorporate this little SCOBY into your daily routine. You will make some milk kefir and then move onto flavouring, making butter, labneh, catching the whey and then making [...]
Preston Garden Club 20:00
Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
Nov 23 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Fourth Wednesday of every month except for December. 2022 speakers and topics 26 Jan: No Meeting. 23 Feb: Chris Clarke on Victorian alpine flora. 23 Mar: Andrew from Warringal Orchid Club. 27 Apr: Weng Lim [...]
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Whittlesea Community Garden 08:30
Whittlesea Community Garden @ Whittlesea Community Garden
Nov 24 @ 08:30 – 12:30
 
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 24 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Looking to feel productive, stay healthy, and contribute to local food resilience? Go along to the community garden on any Thursday morning to meet others for an informal catch up and low-energy gardening session. No [...]
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden get together @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 24 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Meet their volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Click here to read about the garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Nov 24 @ 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.
Nonna knows best with Jaclyn Crupi 11:00
Nonna knows best with Jaclyn Crupi @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 24 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Jaclyn Crupi will share the wisdom of nonnas, including recipes, tips, sayings and advice. She will also give a pasta making demonstration complete with tips for different pasta shapes.
Balam-Balam native bushfoods garden launch 16:00
Balam-Balam native bushfoods garden launch @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Nov 24 @ 16:00 – 18:00
This is the official opening of the last part of the Balam Balam community garden. Explore around 200 plants with 40 varieties on display. Learn about the food, medicine and uses of all these plants [...]
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Nov 24 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 24 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
La cucina della Puglia 18:30
La cucina della Puglia @ La Cucina di Sandra
Nov 24 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: Discover fish, pulses and greens cooked in a way you have never tasted before. Learn about one of the most interesting and diverse cuisine in Italy. What you will get: A [...]
Backyard Honey with Henry Fried and Mary Trumble 19:00
Backyard Honey with Henry Fried and Mary Trumble @ MB10, Burnley Campus, University of Melbourne
Nov 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00
This will be an illustrated talk from Backyard Honey about home-based beekeeping, what it takes to produce honey and a seasonal update. It will include honey tastings and sales.
Cheese and beer masterclass 19:00
Cheese and beer masterclass @ Moon Dog World
Nov 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00
6 cheeses will be matched with 6 beers. Jointly hosted by Moon Dog Brewing and Cheese Culture.
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).
Nov 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00
FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction. Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid [...]
Kombucha brewing workshop 19:00
Kombucha brewing workshop @ The Good Brew Company
Nov 24 @ 19:00 – 23:00
Learn how to brew your own kombucha. Plus, receive your own kombucha SCOBY starter kit to create your own brew.
Nonna & Mum’s cooking class 19:30
Nonna & Mum’s cooking class @ The Thorn 3071
Nov 24 @ 19:30 – 22:30
 
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The Community Grocer, Carlton 08:00
The Community Grocer, Carlton @ Rear of the street
Nov 25 @ 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
Nov 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Nov 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Nov 25 @ 12:00 – 13:30
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Street food of Asia 14:00
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 25 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Prepare and cook a varied menu, utilising a wide range of techniques along the way. Finish the class by tasting all of your creations [...]
Good Food and Wine Show Christmas Market 16:00
Good Food and Wine Show Christmas Market @ Royal Exhibition Building
Nov 25 @ 16:00 – 21:00
This event will be on Friday, 25th November, 4-9pm, Saturday, 26th November, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 27th November, 19am-5pm. There will be around 50 stallholders plus wine tasting and some cooking demonstrations.
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Nov 25 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
French patisserie workshop 18:30
French patisserie workshop @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Nov 25 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Learn the art of making traditional French croissants. Topics to be covered will include: how to make the dough; the art of the fold; how to roll the perfect croissant; and how to prove and [...]
Thai cooking master class 18:30
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 25 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: phrik nam plaa (fish sauce dressing); kaeng [...]
Christmas treats 19:00
Christmas treats @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Nov 25 @ 19:00 – 21:00
You will make shortbread and also fruit mince pies (or lemon meringue tarts if you’re not so keen on fruit mince). Tutor: Jennifer.
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Abbotsford Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Nov 26 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Nov 26 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Sourdough bread baking 09:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Nov 26 @ 09:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: how to make your own bread; how to make your own handmade pizzas; and more about sourdough. What you will get: handmade pizzas for lunch; your own bread to take home [...]
Sourdough bread workshop 09:00
Sourdough bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Nov 26 @ 09:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: ways to create and look after your own sourdough starter culture; the flour to use for the best nutrition and results; ways to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more [...]
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 26 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Nov 26 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Blackburn North Food Swap 10:00
Blackburn North Food Swap @ Community Kitchen, NewHope Baptist Church
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 13:00
You will experience the cultural delights of 6 different countries over 8 food stops. With a mixture of sweet and savoury tastings, you will soon discover that Coburg is an ideal foodie destination for anyone [...]
Gardening in small spaces 10:00
Gardening in small spaces @ CERES
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 15:00
You will learn how to maximise your small space to create an oasis of food, herbs and ornamentals. In particular, you will learn: gardening skills; how to maximise small spaces and grow your own food; [...]
Gardening workshop 10:00
Gardening workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
26 Nov: vegetable gardening. 10 Dec: how to manage garden vandals – what to do about possums and other garden vandals. 21 Jan: children’s school holiday program. 11 Feb: urban permaculture garden tour and grey [...]
Good Food and Wine Show Christmas Market 10:00
Good Food and Wine Show Christmas Market @ Royal Exhibition Building
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 17:00
This event will be on Friday, 25th November, 4-9pm, Saturday, 26th November, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 27th November, 19am-5pm. There will be around 50 stallholders plus wine tasting and some cooking demonstrations.
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap 10:00
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
Heidelberg Food Swap 10:00
Heidelberg Food Swap @ St Johns Riverside Community Garden, St Johns Angli