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Sep
17
Tue
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Sep 17 @ 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.

Sep
18
Wed
Community lunch (Greensborough) @ All Saints Anglican Church
Sep 18 @ 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 create a safe space for all people to connect, be encouraged and feel cared for as a valued member of our local community.

Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 18 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
21
Sat
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Sep 21 @ 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.

Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Sep 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00

For the latest updates, see their facebook page.

Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 21 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
22
Sun
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Sep 22 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Sep
24
Tue
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Sep 24 @ 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.

Introduction to mindful eating @ Align Health & Movement
Sep 24 @ 19:00 – 20:30

Tired of overeating, dieting or both? Ready to break your eat-repent-repeat cycle? Join licensed Am I Hungry facilitator and dietitian (APD) Tess Gardiner (aka The Sustainability Dietitian) for an introduction to mindful eating. Learn how you can develop the effective thoughts and positive feelings necessary to make decisions about eating, physical activity, and self-care that support your optimal health. This inside-out approach changes thoughts and feelings first, so changes in behaviours will last.

Ivanhoe Garden Club @ Bellfield Community Garden
Sep 24 @ 20:00 – 22:00

Fourth Tuesday of every month except for January and December. Corner of Banksia Street and Oriel Road.

2019 topics
26 Feb: eucalypts.
26 Mar: from a nurseryman.
23 Apr: all about tomatoes.
28 May: National Trust gardens.
25 Jun: vegetable gardening.
23 Jul: clematis.
27 Aug: bulbs.
24 Sep: wildflowers and gardens in Iran.
22 Oct: our National Parks.
26 Nov: end-of-year dinner.

Sep
25
Wed
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 25 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
27
Fri
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Sep 27 @ 18:00 – 20:30

This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is usually served at 6.30pm, with coffee and nibbles starting 5.30pm or 6pm.

Sep
28
Sat
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Sep 28 @ 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.

Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Sep 28 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.

Click here to read about the garden.

Growing your veggies from seed @ Watsonia Library
Sep 28 @ 14:00 – 15:00

Robin Gale-Baker will show you how to growing your vegetables from seed.

Sep
29
Sun
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Sep 29 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Oct
1
Tue
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Oct 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.

Oct
2
Wed
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 2 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
4
Fri
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Oct 4 @ 18:00 – 20:30

This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is usually served at 6.30pm, with coffee and nibbles starting 5.30pm or 6pm.

Oct
5
Sat
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market @ Bundoora Park
Oct 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Growing mushrooms in your home and garden (2 day) @ Bellfield Community Garden
Oct 5 @ 09:00 – Oct 6 @ 16:30

Join Burn City Mycology to learn and practice all aspects of mushroom cultivation, from the early stages of propagating mycelium, right through to how to fruit your mushrooms to get the best yields possible. You will also learn how to prepare and inoculate: liquid cultures & agar dishes to grow mycelium; grain spawn to significantly reduce the cost of cultivation; and bulk substrates including straw/sugarcane, sawdust, wood chips & logs so that you can grow a range of gourmet edible and medicinal mushrooms.

You will take home a large amount of mushroom cultures and cultivation supplies including: 2x oyster mushroom grow kits (valued @ $30 each); mycelium cultures of oyster mushroom, turkey tail, shiitake, reishi & lion’s Mane (valued at $25 each); sawdust spawn of king stropharia (valued at $40); grain spawn & mason jars (valued at $20 each); and specialised mushroom grow bags.

The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Oct 5 @ 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.

Heidelberg West Food Swap @ Olympic Village
Oct 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 in helping with the day, they would love to hear from you.

Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 5 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
6
Sun
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Oct 6 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Montmorency Food Swap @ Were Street Food Store
Oct 6 @ 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 is held on the first Sunday of the month. In January, it is held on the second Sunday.

Oct
8
Tue
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Oct 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.

Am I hungry? Mindful eating program (8 sessions) @ Align Health & Movement
Oct 8 @ 19:00 – 20:30

8 sessions on consecutive Tuesdays from 8th October to 26th November.

Join licensed Am I Hungry facilitator and dietitian (APD) Tess Gardiner (aka The Sustainability Dietitian) to understand mindful eating. Over the 8 sessions, you will learn:

  • How to be in charge of your eating instead of feeling out of control.
  • How to use hunger and satiety to guide your eating.
  • How to eat the foods you love without overeating or guilt.
  • How to balance eating for nourishment with eating for enjoyment.
  • How to resolve mindless and emotional eating.
  • How to discover joy in movement.
  • How to care for your body, mind, heart, and spirit.
Oct
9
Wed
Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 9 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Click here to read about the garden.

2040, Join the Regeneration (film) @ Hoyts
Oct 9 @ 19:00 – 20:30

In 2040, director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. Structured as a visual letter to his 4-year-old daughter, Damon blends traditional documentary with dramatised sequences and high-end visual effects to create a vision board of how these solutions could regenerate the world for future generations. Watch a trailer.

In order for the screening to go ahead, they need to reach a ‘tipping’ point of 59 tickets sold by the 27th September.

Organised by XR Nillumbik.

Oct
11
Fri
Community dinner (Heidelberg West) @ St Pius
Oct 11 @ 18:00 – 20:30

This is a weekly event, on every Friday evening except for the 3rd Friday of each month and public holidays. See the Salt Foundation’s Facebook page for details about each week’s particular meal. Dinner is usually served at 6.30pm, with coffee and nibbles starting 5.30pm or 6pm.

Oct
12
Sat
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Oct 12 @ 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.

Diamond Village food swap @ Diamond Village Shopping Centre (beside the Cruze Lounge cafe)
Oct 12 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Creative Chinese vegetarian cooking @ Watsonia Library
Oct 12 @ 10:30 – 12:00

The EZ Veggie cooking group will show you how to make tasty, healthy, vegetarian dishes and will offer tastings during the session.

Registration essential.

The art of watering @ Bellfield Community Garden
Oct 12 @ 12:30 – 14:00

Facilitated by Robin Gale-Baker and organised by Transition 3081. Learn how to assess the watering needs of vegetables, herbs, fruit trees and bushes, and plants in pots. Both under-watering and over-watering are a waste of water and it is important to water such that plants grow healthily whilst also conserving water as much as practicable.

Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 12 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Go and plant seeds and seedlings or just join them for a cuppa in a beautiful tranquil setting.

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
13
Sun
Kingsbury Drive Community Market @ Car Park 2
Oct 13 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Oct
15
Tue
Watsonia Community Garden @ Watsonia Library
Oct 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.

Oct
16
Wed
Community lunch (Greensborough) @ All Saints Anglican Church
Oct 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 create a safe space for all people to connect, be encouraged and feel cared for as a valued member of our local community.

Macleod Community Garden working bee @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 16 @ 13:00 – 17:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
19
Sat
The Community Grocer, Heidelberg West @ Bell Street Mall
Oct 19 @ 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.

Macleod Veggie Swap @ Rotunda in Macleod Park
Oct 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00

For the latest updates, see their facebook page.