Calendar of local events

 

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Home composting and worm farming 10:00
Home composting and worm farming @ Whittlesea Library
Jun 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Avoid sending food and garden waste to landfill by learning how to make home compost.
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Looking after our bees with Melbourne City Rooftop Honey 18:30
Looking after our bees with Melbourne City Rooftop Honey @ Watsonia Library
Jun 2 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Rooftop Honey founders Vanessa and Mat will talk about bees and the important role they play in pollinating our cities, including the plight of the bees, their importance, community local awareness, and planting for bees. [...]
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Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 11:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 3 @ 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.
Step to employment in hospitality (7 sessions) 11:30
Step to employment in hospitality (7 sessions) @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jun 3 @ 11:30 – 17:00
7 sessions on consecutive Fridays starting 3rd June, each 11.30am-5pm. Learn the skills essential for working in the hospitality industry. Includes Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Safe Food Handling certificates, coffee making, and more. [...]
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Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Jun 4 @ 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 [...]
Grazing board making workshop for women 14:00
Grazing board making workshop for women @ Warrandyte Theatre Company
Jun 4 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Hayley Nicole will take you through the process of choosing from pre-prepared timber blanks, shaping and sanding then finishing and nourishing your unique board. You will also share a grazing board and optional beverage through [...]
Home composting for beginners 14:00
Home composting for beginners @ Edendale
Jun 4 @ 14:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: how to compost at home; simple to follow composting steps; and common problems and solutions.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 4 @ 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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Beeswax wraps 10:00
Beeswax wraps @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Jun 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will show you how easy beeswax wraps are to make for yourself or as gifts. You will need to bring along with you a piece of material 28cm by 28cm. It must be [...]
Bakery Hill whisky distillery tour and tasting 14:00
Bakery Hill whisky distillery tour and tasting @ Bakery Hill Distillery
Jun 5 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Visit the oldest single malt whisky distillery on mainland Australia. The tour will be conducted by the distiller himself where you will learn how Bakery Hill produces its malts. Touch, smell and taste all the [...]
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Introduction to home brewing 19:00
Introduction to home brewing @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 8 @ 19:00 – 21:00
The purpose of the meeting is twofold. First, for those interested in starting brewing beer at home, go long and learn how it’s done and what types of kits are available on the market. Second, [...]
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Winter wine and cheese night with Boat O’Craigo 18:00
Winter wine and cheese night with Boat O’Craigo @ Platter Pantry
Jun 10 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Explore a range of French-made cheeses paired with condiments and local wines from Boat O’Craigo. Chris Downes from Calendar Cheese & Travers Graham from Boat O’Craigo Wines will be hosting the evening.
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Wicking bed workshop 11:30
Wicking bed workshop @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Jun 11 @ 11:30 – 13:00
Learn: how to decide if wicking beds are right for you; what materials are required; how to assemble wicking beds; how to care for your wicking beds once constructed; and what to grow in a [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 11 @ 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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Men – top foods to keep your motor running 11:00
Men – top foods to keep your motor running @ Warrandyte Library
Jun 14 @ 11:00 – 12:00
What you put into your engine (your body and brain) does make a difference. Find out which foods help your engine to run smoothly and with full power. The presenter will be a qualified dietitian [...]
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Wine tasting and regenerative agriculture 18:30
Wine tasting and regenerative agriculture @ Tres Cafe Bar Grill
Jun 16 @ 18:30 – 21:00
The Kangaron range of wines from Crittendens’s Estate on the Mornington Peninsula are grown using regenerative agriculture practices. The ticket price includes a tasting of three of the wines, namely Chardonnay, Rose and Pinot Noir. [...]
Beginners guide to backyard chickens 19:00
Beginners guide to backyard chickens @ Mill Park Library
Jun 16 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Find out about housing options, feeding and choosing the right hens for the suburbs.
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Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Jun 17 @ 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 [...]
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Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Jun 18 @ 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 [...]
Growing mushrooms at home 10:00
Growing mushrooms at home @ Sporadical City Mushrooms
Jun 18 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Presenter: Julia Laidlaw from Sporadical City Mushrooms. This hands-on, beginners workshop will cover basic oyster mushroom growing. It is a skill sharing ‘tips and tricks’ lesson from an experienced commercial mushroom grower who started growing [...]
Open Cellars Weekend 11:00
Open Cellars Weekend @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 18 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars Weekend @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 18th and 19th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
Marvellous mulch – dive into the magic 13:00
Marvellous mulch – dive into the magic @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jun 18 @ 13:00 – 14:30
Learn about the magic of mulch, take away the mystery of what types of mulch to use and find out why you need to care about mulch.
Growing veggies in a wildlife garden 13:30
Growing veggies in a wildlife garden @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Jun 18 @ 13:30 – 15:30
The topics to be covered will include: the garden as an ecosystem for both wildlife and food growing; integrated weed management; integrated pest management; inviting beneficial wildlife into your veggie garden; and common garden pests [...]
Setting up a worm farm 14:00
Setting up a worm farm @ Edendale
Jun 18 @ 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 [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 18 @ 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.
Meet the maker: Nerida, the PavQueen 15:00
Meet the maker: Nerida, the PavQueen @ Pav Queen
Jun 18 @ 15:00 – 16:00
Go along to hear about what Nerida, from Pav Queen, loves about pavlovas and taste from her range.
Meet the maker: Nerida, the PavQueen 16:30
Meet the maker: Nerida, the PavQueen @ Pav Queen
Jun 18 @ 16:30 – 17:30
Go along to hear about what Nerida, from Pav Queen, loves about pavlovas and taste from her range.
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How to prune your fruit trees with Angelo Eliades 10:00
How to prune your fruit trees with Angelo Eliades @ Oakhill Farm
Jun 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
You will learn how to: carry out formative pruning to shape young trees; maintenance pruning to maintain the size of established trees; and renovation pruning to tidy up overgrown trees and reduce their size. For [...]
Open Cellars Weekend 11:00
Open Cellars Weekend @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 19 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars Weekend @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 18th and 19th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
DIY hot compost with Kelly Gillespie 13:00
DIY hot compost with Kelly Gillespie @ Oakhill Farm
Jun 19 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Learn how to get your compost living life in the fast lane.
Bakery Hill whisky distillery tour and tasting 14:00
Bakery Hill whisky distillery tour and tasting @ Bakery Hill Distillery
Jun 19 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Visit the oldest single malt whisky distillery on mainland Australia. The tour will be conducted by the distiller himself where you will learn how Bakery Hill produces its malts. Touch, smell and taste all the [...]
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The future of agribusiness – partner roundtable 09:30
The future of agribusiness – partner roundtable @ Whitehaven Receptions
Jun 22 @ 09:30 – 14:00
This event is for rural landowners and businesses, agribusinesses, farmers, land management providers of those interested in a career in the agricultural industry. You will hear from leaders in agritourism, agrifood and climate resilient agriculture. [...]
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Corowa Distilling Co. boilermaker tasting 19:00
Corowa Distilling Co. boilermaker tasting @ A Bar Made Of Cardboard
Jun 23 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Join Matt Barnard from Corowa Distilling Co and taste through a selection of Corowa whiskies, each matched to a Bridge Road beer.
How to control the Queensland Fruit Fly, with Angelo Eliades 19:00
How to control the Queensland Fruit Fly, with Angelo Eliades @ Watsonia Library
Jun 23 @ 19:00 – 20:00
In this workshop, you will learn about the best ways to manage them, how to achieve the best control outcomes using a strategic pest management approach (IPM), what products to use, as well as how [...]
Wine and cheese masterclass with Emily Kinsman from ECK Wines 19:00
Wine and cheese masterclass with Emily Kinsman from ECK Wines @ Northside Wines
Jun 23 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Wine and cheese pairing masterclass including 6 cheeses and wines from Emily Kinsman of ECK Wines & Armstead Estate.
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Protecting and supporting our sustainably managed farmland 09:00
Protecting and supporting our sustainably managed farmland @ Edendale
Jun 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
The Protecting our Sustainably Managed Farmland project identifies a number of permanent protection and collective ownership models that can secure important peri-urban landscapes threatened by encroaching development, and support new and young farmers seeking access [...]
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Jun 24 @ 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 [...]
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Growing berries 10:00
Growing berries @ CERES
Jun 25 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: the wide range of berry fruits that can be grown in Victorian gardens; how to cultivate the plants for great yields and great flavour; and berry selection, planting and fertilising, and [...]
Worm farming with Angelo Eliades 10:00
Worm farming with Angelo Eliades @ Oakhill Farm
Jun 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Learn everything you need to know to set up and maintain worm farms. This workshop is for all ages and will include demonstrations on how to set up a new worm farm, construct an in-ground [...]
Shortest lunch 11:00
Shortest lunch @ Various wineries in Yarra Valley
Jun 25 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Shortest lunch @ Various wineries in Yarra Valley | Yarra Glen | Victoria | Australia
12 family-owned wineries in the western part of Yarra Valley will open their doors and barrel rooms and sheds on Saturday 25th June and Sunday 26th June. Meet the maker, listen to live music at [...]
Beekeeping workshop 13:00
Beekeeping workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jun 25 @ 13:00 – 15:30
What you will learn: bee behaviour; the various major items that make up a bee hive and how to construct them; and the major tasks in hive management. What you will get: a wooden beehive [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 25 @ 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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Shortest lunch 11:00
Shortest lunch @ Various wineries in Yarra Valley
Jun 26 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Shortest lunch @ Various wineries in Yarra Valley | Yarra Glen | Victoria | Australia
12 family-owned wineries in the western part of Yarra Valley will open their doors and barrel rooms and sheds on Saturday 25th June and Sunday 26th June. Meet the maker, listen to live music at [...]
Bakery Hill whisky distillery tour and tasting 14:00
Bakery Hill whisky distillery tour and tasting @ Bakery Hill Distillery
Jun 26 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Visit the oldest single malt whisky distillery on mainland Australia. The tour will be conducted by the distiller himself where you will learn how Bakery Hill produces its malts. Touch, smell and taste all the [...]
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  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!
    Lisa

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