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Oct
20
Sun
Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables @ Camcare
Oct 20 @ 09:00 – 11:00

This event is also happening at midday (with different booking details).

Learn all you need to know to grow fresh produce at home in Summer. What you will learn: planning your Summer veggie garden – what to plant and when; soil maintenance in the Summer months; smart watering and managing hot weather; feeding and maintaining the patch for a great harvest; mulching; introducing sustainable ways to improve productivity – crop rotation and companion planting; starting with seeds and seedlings; tips for sustainably avoiding and managing pests and diseases; and harvesting.

Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Oct 20 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables @ Camcare
Oct 20 @ 12:00 – 14:00

This event is also happening at 9am (with different booking details).

Learn all you need to know to grow fresh produce at home in Summer. What you will learn: planning your Summer veggie garden – what to plant and when; soil maintenance in the Summer months; smart watering and managing hot weather; feeding and maintaining the patch for a great harvest; mulching; introducing sustainable ways to improve productivity – crop rotation and companion planting; starting with seeds and seedlings; tips for sustainably avoiding and managing pests and diseases; and harvesting.

Oct
24
Thu
Bubbles and sparkling wine tasting @ Purvis Cellars
Oct 24 @ 18:30 – 20:00

There will be around 40 wines and bubbles on taste. The evening will also include discounts on purchases, giveaways and light refreshments.

Oct
30
Wed
Dumpling making workshop @ Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre
Oct 30 @ 10:30 – 12:30

Learn how to make Chinese dumplings. The class will cover selection of ingredients, preparation and cooking. Meat, vegetarian and gluten-free options will all be covered.

Pay at the event.

Nov
8
Fri
Plant-based (vegan) Mediterranean cooking @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Nov 8 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Arzu will show you the health benefits of both Mediterranean and plant-based cooking by demonstrating how to make three vegan dishes. Arzu’s techniques also incorporate Middle-Eastern influences.

Nov
12
Tue
Yoghurt and kefir making @ Hawthorn Community House
Nov 12 @ 19:00 – 20:30

Yoghurt and kefir can be a healthy part of our everyday diet. Learn how to make your own fresh yoghurt and kefir, how use it in smoothies, ice-cream, dips or to make kefir cheese. There will be a yoghurt and milk kefir starter to purchase on the day (cost $10 for the yoghurt and $15 for the milk kefir).

Nov
13
Wed
Beeswax wrap workshop @ Balwyn Community Centre
Nov 13 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Learn how to make eco-friendly beeswax wraps. The wraps are made with all-natural ingredients and can be used instead of plastic bags or cling wrap. You will make 4 wraps on the day (2 x small, 1 x medium, 1 x large) and learn how to make more at home. Notes will be provided.

Nov
14
Thu
Camberwell Morning Garden Club @ Camberwell Petanque Club rooms
Nov 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Second Thursday of every month except for January and December.

2019 Speakers and topics
14 Feb: Liz Caspar on wicking beds.
14 Mar: Peter Allan on permaculture.
11 Apr: Ken Smithies on bee hotels.
09 May: Melissa King on gardening in pots.
13 Jun: Luke Peterson on how to bend without breaking.
11 Jul: Don Rickerby on 40th birthday celebration.
08 Aug: AGM and members’ lunch.
12 Sep: Anne Vale on heriscapes and heritage gardens.
10 Oct: Helen Lovel on Neutrog.
14 Nov: Katrina Forstner on smart composting.

Nov
16
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Nov 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Nov
17
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Nov 17 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Nov
22
Fri
Beeswax wraps @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Nov 22 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Join Emma Grace for a Christmas-themed beeswax wraps session. Learn how to make and take home two wraps. Includes complimentary bubbles, cheese and all materials.

Nov
29
Fri
Mediterranean Summer feast @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Nov 29 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Join Arzu to learn how to cook a Mediterranean summer feast of three dishes. The workshop will also explain the health benefits of using olive oil, garlic and fresh herbs.

Nov
30
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Nov 30 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Dec
15
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Dec 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Dec
21
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Dec 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jan
18
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jan 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jan
19
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Jan 19 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Feb
15
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Feb 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Feb
16
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Feb
29
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Feb 29 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Mar
15
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Mar 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Mar
21
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Mar 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Apr
18
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Apr 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Apr
19
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Apr 19 @ 09:00 – 10:00
May
16
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
May 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
May
17
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
May 17 @ 09:00 – 10:00
May
30
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
May 30 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jun
20
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jun 20 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jun
21
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Jun 21 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Jul
18
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jul 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jul
19
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Jul 19 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Aug
15
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Aug 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Aug
16
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Aug 16 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Aug
29
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Aug 29 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sep
19
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Sep 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sep
20
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Sep 20 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Oct
17
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Oct 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Oct
18
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Oct 18 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Oct
31
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Oct 31 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Nov
15
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Nov 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Nov
21
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Nov 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00