Calendar of local events

 

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A seafood feast 18:30
A seafood feast @ La Cucina di Sandra
Feb 1 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare seafood as an entrée, main course or as finger food. Techniques for cooking seafood successfully. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, [...]
Milk kefir magic 18:30
Milk kefir magic @ The Fermentary
Feb 1 @ 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 [...]
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High rise baking 10:00
High rise baking @ Highett Street Community Garden
Feb 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join them to make social connections, learn new skills and create baked items for the Caravan Cafe – a social enterprise pop up cafe each Friday run by Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House.
No waste cook club 18-25 years (4 sessions) 11:00
No waste cook club 18-25 years (4 sessions) @ Schoolhouse Studios
Feb 2 @ 11:00 – 14:00
On Fridays, starting 2nd February, 11am-2pm. For those aged 18-25. Each week, you will cook and share a vegetarian meal with others using donated surplus food. In so doing, you will learn different recipes and [...]
Thai cooking master class 14:00
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 2 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Thai cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: fish sauce dressing; green or [...]
Mexican cooking master class 18:30
Mexican cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 2 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Mexican cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: tacos de guisado (stewed beef); [...]
Nonna’s comfort food (Italian) 18:30
Nonna’s comfort food (Italian) @ La Cucina di Sandra
Feb 2 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to incorporate Australian ingredients into classic Italian dishes. How to update traditional Italian dishes for modern living. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, [...]
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Summer fruit tree pruning 09:00
Summer fruit tree pruning @ Edendale
Feb 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Many of us focus on winter as the best time to prune our fruit trees but some fruit trees benefit much more from summer pruning (e.g. stone fruit). Learn how to best care for your [...]
Composting and mini market 10:30
Composting and mini market @ Montrose Library
Feb 3 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Pat will discuss composting, the different types and the ways that we can use it. Following the talk, the Montrose Community Cupboard will have a mini market. Those attending the talk will enter the market [...]
Jam making workshop with Rie’s Kitchen 10:30
Jam making workshop with Rie’s Kitchen @ Whittlesea Library
Feb 3 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Marie Vassallo, from Rie’s kitchen, will demonstrate how to turn your summer fruit into jam.
Plant to harvest 12:00
Plant to harvest @ Sustainable Macleod Community Garden
Feb 3 @ 12:00 – 13:00
These monthly sessions will cover planting, harvesting and all the jobs required in the garden each month. Organised by Sustainable Macleod in conjunction with Watsonia Neighbourhood House.
Urban wine walk 12:00
Urban wine walk @ Various around Richmond
Feb 3 @ 12:00 – 16:00
This is a self-guided wine tasting experience, where you choose the order in which you visit the various venues. The ticket includes 30 complementary tastings, a $10 food voucher, a $25 voucher for wine orders [...]
Chinese cooking master class 14:00
Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 3 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Chinese cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: sichaun wontons; chilli and sesame [...]
Jam making workshop with Rie’s Kitchen 14:30
Jam making workshop with Rie’s Kitchen @ Lalor Library
Feb 3 @ 14:30 – 16:00
Marie, from Rie’s Kitchen, will show you how to turn your summer fruit into jam.
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 3 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Japanese cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu in odd numbered months: sushi [...]
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Food for mind and gut 10:00
Food for mind and gut @ CERES
Feb 4 @ 10:00 – 14:30
You will learn about foods that can help you to build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog. You will also learn how to incorporate brain powering foods easily into your daily diet. [...]
In-depth mushroom cultivation workshop 10:00
In-depth mushroom cultivation workshop @ The Mushroomery
Feb 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00
You will learn the growing methods for oyster mushrooms, including inoculation & sterilisation, and be introduced to basic mycology. You will undertake practical sessions and learn how to start master cultures. You will also be [...]
Summertime salads: Vietnamese classics 10:00
Summertime salads: Vietnamese classics @ Under the Pickle Tree
Feb 4 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Learn what makes an Asian salad, the combination of textures and flavour to get your tastebuds singing. The techniques that you will learn include: simple smoking at home using a wok; how to hang and [...]
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Find out about Kirrip Community Garden 17:30
Find out about Kirrip Community Garden @ Kirrip Community Centre
Feb 6 @ 17:30 – 18:30
They are seeking community members to join the organising committee to bring the Kirrip Community Garden project to life. If you would like to be involved, the team will be at the Kirrip Community Centre [...]
Foraging course (5 sessions) 18:00
Foraging course (5 sessions) @ Precise address to be given on booking
Feb 6 @ 18:00 – 19:30
On 5 consecutive Tuesdays from 6th February, each 6-7.30pm. You will learn about: the importance of wild foods; medicine as food; the difference between cultivated foods and wild food; sustainable wildcrafting; safe foraging; identification, nutrition [...]
Pasta e basta! 18:30
Pasta e basta! @ La Cucina di Sandra
Feb 6 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to create, mix and match different types of pasta and sauces. How to incorporate Australian ingredients into classic Italian dishes. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complementary [...]
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Beginners beekeeping course (5 sessions) 19:00
Beginners beekeeping course (5 sessions) @ Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House
Feb 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00
On Wednesdays, starting 7th February, 7-9pm. Each week, discuss a topic that is pertinent to keeping a strong and healthy hive. By the end of the course, you will have gained an understanding of: bees [...]
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Summer vegetables illustration (4 sessions) 10:00
Summer vegetables illustration (4 sessions) @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
On 4 consecutive Thursdays, each 10am-midday. Make some cool veggie art. Using pencils and watercolours, students will learn about the application of paint, look at composition and colour mixing while using a restricted palette. Take [...]
Cooking for one (5 sessions) 11:00
Cooking for one (5 sessions) @ Lilydale Community House
Feb 8 @ 11:00 – 13:00
On 5 consecutive Thursdays, starting 8th February, 11am-1pm. Learn how to cook easily just for one person. Make the meals each week and eat together what you have made. Organised by Lilydale Community House.
La cucina della Puglia 18:30
La cucina della Puglia @ La Cucina di Sandra
Feb 8 @ 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 [...]
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Blokes in the kitchen (2 sessions) 09:00
Blokes in the kitchen (2 sessions) @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Feb 9 @ 09:00 – 12:00
On Fridays, 9th February and 8th March, each 9am-midday. Learn to prepare simple meals with other blokes under Shawn’s guidance. Enjoy a shared meal and conversation to finish the session. Organised by Surrey Hills Neighbourhood [...]
Healthy cooking for adults (6 sessions) 10:00
Healthy cooking for adults (6 sessions) @ Japara Neighbourhood House
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
On Fridays, starting 9th February, 10am-midday. Got a full FOGO? Did your veggie garden overflow? Wondering how to minimise waste and stretch your food budget? These classes will explore creative ways to help with practical, [...]
High rise baking 10:00
High rise baking @ Highett Street Community Garden
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join them to make social connections, learn new skills and create baked items for the Caravan Cafe – a social enterprise pop up cafe each Friday run by Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House.
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 14:00
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 9 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about some bush foods, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: smoked kangaroo tenderloin or [...]
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 9 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Japanese cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu in odd numbered months: sushi [...]
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Introduction to meadmaking (3 sessions) 09:00
Introduction to meadmaking (3 sessions) @ Old Eltham Courthouse
Feb 10 @ 09:00 – 12:00
This is a three-session workshop, with the three sessions being on Saturdays 10th February (9am-midday), 24th February (10am-midday) and 9th March (10am-midday). The cost of $50 includes membership of the guild until July 2024. You [...]
Permaculture Design Course (100 hours) 09:30
Permaculture Design Course (100 hours) @ CERES
Feb 10 @ 09:30 – 16:30
The course will comprise a combination of Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm), weekend days (9.30am-4.30pm) and two weekend visits. It is a classroom-based, theoretical course with site visits, not a gardening course. Participants will develop: an appreciation [...]
Mozzarella making class 10:00
Mozzarella making class @ That's Amore Cheese
Feb 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: the process behind producing curd; how to make hand-stretched fresh mozzarella; and how to shape mozzarella into bocconcini and trecce. What you will get: guided cheese tasting with a glass of [...]
Urban foraging 101 10:00
Urban foraging 101
Feb 10 @ 10:00 – 12:30
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 [...]
Mozzarella, burrata and stracciatella with Kristen Allan 11:00
Mozzarella, burrata and stracciatella with Kristen Allan @ The Fermentary
Feb 10 @ 11:00 – 16:00
You will learn how to make mozzarella, burrata and stracciatella cheese. They will discuss the story of milk, beginning with life in the soil, how different seasons and types of animal influence it’s composition and [...]
Thai cooking master class 14:00
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 10 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Thai cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: fish sauce dressing; green or [...]
Vietnamese cooking master class 18:30
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 10 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Vietnamese cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: fish sauce; mango/papaya salad; rice [...]
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Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 10:00
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about some bush foods, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: smoked kangaroo tenderloin or [...]
Mozzarella, burrata and stracciatella cheese making 10:00
Mozzarella, burrata and stracciatella cheese making @ CERES
Feb 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00
You will learn how to make and go home with milky soft pillows of mozzarella and the best of the stretched curd cheeses including burrata (with an oozy filling of creamy stracciatella) and stracciatella (fine [...]
Urban foraging 101 10:00
Urban foraging 101
Feb 11 @ 10:00 – 12:30
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 [...]
Rosa’s cooking class 10:15
Rosa’s cooking class
Feb 11 @ 10:15 – 15:00
Italian food. See Rosa’s website for the menus.
Cupcake decorating workshop 11:00
Cupcake decorating workshop @ Arrabri Community House
Feb 11 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Make your own decorated cupcakes starting from plain pre-baked cupcakes. Presenter: Maria from Enchanted Pots. Organised by Arrabri Community House.
Cupcake decorating workshop 14:00
Cupcake decorating workshop @ Arrabri Community House
Feb 11 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Make your own decorated cupcakes starting from plain pre-baked cupcakes. Presenter: Maria from Enchanted Pots. Organised by Arrabri Community House.
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class 14:00
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 11 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Latin American cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: Peruvian lime-cured Fish with [...]
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Introduction to permaculture (4 sessions) 10:00
Introduction to permaculture (4 sessions) @ Edendale Community Environment Farm
Feb 12 @ 10:00 – 14:30
On consecutive Mondays starting 12th February, 10am-2.30pm. To be eligible for the government subsidised fee, you need to be either a permanent resident and/or an Australian Citizen/New Zealand Citizen and not enrolled in mainstream secondary [...]
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Cook to connect 11:00
Cook to connect @ Kathleen Syme Library
Feb 13 @ 11:00 – 13:00
oin Jane, dietician from CoHealth, to learn new tips and tricks for cooking healthy and delicious meals, even without all the bells and whistles of a full kitchen. This is a social, no cost session [...]
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Introduction to horticulture and permaculture (15 sessions) 10:00
Introduction to horticulture and permaculture (15 sessions) @ CERES
Feb 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
15 sessions over a period of 17 weeks. This course is designed as a taster for those who are unsure as to whether accredited training is for them, or whether horticulture and/or permaculture is the [...]
Get buzzy with Ben’s beeswax wrap workshop 12:30
Get buzzy with Ben’s beeswax wrap workshop @ Glen Park Community Centre (Kemp Hall)
Feb 14 @ 12:30 – 14:30
Learn about bees and their by-products. Make your own beeswax wrap and take it home. Presenter: Ben from Ben’s Bees.
Cupcakes and cocktails soiree 17:00
Cupcakes and cocktails soiree @ Wander North with Imbue
Feb 14 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will learn: the basics of buttercream; colouring buttercream; filling a piping bag; and piping techniques with three different piping tips. You will decorate 4 white chocolate raspberry cupcakes. Enjoy a complimentary cocktail by Imbue [...]
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class 18:30
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 14 @ 18:30 – 21:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Latin American cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: Peruvian lime-cured Fish with [...]
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Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) 09:00
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) @ CERES
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 15:00
14 sessions over a period of a 14 weeks. The topics to be covered will include: permaculture; fruit production; soil preparation; beekeeping; composting, worm farming and fertilisers; vegetable growing; propagation; seed collection; pest & disease [...]
Yes chef! Cooking for preschoolers (4 sessions) 14:00
Yes chef! Cooking for preschoolers (4 sessions) @ Newlands Neighbourhood House
Feb 15 @ 14:00 – 15:00
On 4 consecutive Thursdays, starting 15th February, 2-3pm. For children aged 3-5. Children will need to be supervised by their parent(s) for each session. Week 1 – prepare your environment (set up the space, discuss [...]
Sicilian food 18:30
Sicilian food @ La Cucina di Sandra
Feb 15 @ 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 [...]
Making relish and quick pickling 19:30
Making relish and quick pickling @ Bundoora Bowling Club
Feb 15 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Maxine will demonstrate how to make a zucchini relish, and how to do quick pickling. Take 2 small-medium jars in which to take home relish and pickles. Organised by Watsonia Neighbourhood House.
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Wicking pots and sun stress protection 09:30
Wicking pots and sun stress protection @ Railway Community Garden
Feb 16 @ 09:30 – 10:30
Yarra City Council’s Urban Agriculture team will demonstrate the construction of wicking pots (self-watering pots) and provide simple tips to minimise heat and sun stress through planning and maintaining your growing space, whether it be [...]
High rise baking 10:00
High rise baking @ Highett Street Community Garden
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join them to make social connections, learn new skills and create baked items for the Caravan Cafe – a social enterprise pop up cafe each Friday run by Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House.
Vietnamese cooking master class 14:00
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 16 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Vietnamese cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: fish sauce; mango/papaya salad; rice [...]
Bubble tea making workshop 15:00
Bubble tea making workshop @ Darebin Intercultural Centre
Feb 16 @ 15:00 – 16:00
For young people aged 12-18. Learn how to make bubble tea.
Street food of Asia 18:30
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 16 @ 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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Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Feb 17 @ 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 [...]
Urban wine walk 12:00
Urban wine walk @ Various around Collingwood
Feb 17 @ 12:00 – 16:00
This is a self-guided wine tasting experience, where you choose the order in which you visit the various venues. The ticket includes 30 complementary tastings, a $10 food voucher, a $25 voucher for wine orders [...]
Summer pruning of apricot and cherry trees with Robin Gale-Baker 13:30
Summer pruning of apricot and cherry trees with Robin Gale-Baker @ Sustainable Macleod Community Garden
Feb 17 @ 13:30 – 16:00
Apricot and cherry trees should be pruned on a warm, dry day in late summer or early autumn to protect them from infection through pruning wounds. You will be taught the principles of ‘thinning’ pruning [...]
Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 17 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Japanese cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu in odd numbered months: sushi [...]
Indian cooking master class 18:30
Indian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 17 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Indian cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: chicken tikka masala; naan, mint [...]
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Indonesian cooking master class 10:00
Indonesian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Bali cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: fragrant spice paste; peanut sauce [...]
Vegan cheese making 10:00
Vegan cheese making @ CERES
Feb 18 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create your own array of vegan cheeses, milks, creamy spreads and dairy-free desserts. Limitless options for flavours and styles. Presenter: Nase Supplitt.
Vegan cooking master class 10:00
Vegan cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. Depending on the month, the menu will include dishes from Japan, [...]
Kombucha, jun, water kefir, wild mead and beet kvass 10:30
Kombucha, jun, water kefir, wild mead and beet kvass @ The Fermentary
Feb 18 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Make four easy summer drinks. You will go home with 3 large jars full to be nurtured and ferment at home in your own kitchen of mead, beet kvass, kombucha and water kefir with the [...]
Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 18 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Japanese cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu in odd numbered months: sushi [...]
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Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 10:30
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 20 @ 10:30 – 13:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about some bush foods, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: smoked kangaroo tenderloin or [...]
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North Fitzroy urban agriculture walk 10:30
North Fitzroy urban agriculture walk @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 21 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Join them for a walking tour of Fitzroy North’s urban agricultural spaces. Learn about the local community gardens, neighbourhood houses, Indigenous habitat gardens, and how you and your neighbours can grow food together to save [...]
Propagation workshop 17:30
Propagation workshop @ Marra Guwiyap Community Garden
Feb 21 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Learning how to create your own plants: growing from seed, growing from cuttings and caring for seedlings. Presenter: Shani Shafrir from Preston Connected. Organised by Marra Guwiyap Community Garden.
Buns and beer – cooking workshop at Molly Rose 18:00
Buns and beer – cooking workshop at Molly Rose @ Molly Rose Brewery
Feb 21 @ 18:00 – 20:30
Learn how to make a Taiwanese pepper bun. With a Molly Rose drink in hand, learn how to laminate a flaky Chinese-style dough, mix a pork filling, and fold and cook the buns. Presenter: Cristina [...]
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High rise baking 10:00
High rise baking @ Highett Street Community Garden
Feb 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join them to make social connections, learn new skills and create baked items for the Caravan Cafe – a social enterprise pop up cafe each Friday run by Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House.
Introduction to beekeeping 10:30
Introduction to beekeeping @ Edendale
Feb 23 @ 10:30 – 11:30
This workshop will provide an introduction to bees and beekeeping for those considering introducing a beehive into their home garden, including: an overview of bee lifecycles; seasonal behaviour and the importance of bees in our [...]
Urban farm excursion 11:00
Urban farm excursion @ Private address to be notified on booking
Feb 23 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take a tour of The Veggie Empire’s local urban farm. Meet the farm’s team, take a tour with Josh and Scott, harvest fresh produce, and then join Chika from Greenhills in the gardens for a [...]
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 14:00
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 23 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about some bush foods, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: smoked kangaroo tenderloin or [...]
Pizza making party 18:30
Pizza making party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 23 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Learn to craft your own pizza dough from scratch. Taste a variety of topping combinations. Eat together at the end with complimentary drinks. Take home some dough balls.
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Yusheng and dumplings 11:00
Yusheng and dumplings @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Feb 24 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Exploring the world of vegetarian cooking in this Chinese New Year celebration: yusheng and dumplings. Taste and take home your creations.
Rare, vintage and cellared 13:00
Rare, vintage and cellared @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Feb 24 @ 13:00 – 15:00
3 Ravens will showcase 12 of their rare, vintage and cellared brews.
Spanish cooking master class 14:00
Spanish cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 24 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Spanish cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: ham and cheese croquettes or [...]
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Italian cooking master class 10:00
Italian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Italian cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: eggplant and ricotta cooked with [...]
Mexican cooking 10:00
Mexican cooking @ CERES
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 15:00
You will learn how to work with fresh seasonal ingredients, traditional spices and ancient grains to create authentic Mexican meals. At the end of the workshop, you will sit down together for a shared feast [...]
Mushrooms growing 10:00
Mushrooms growing @ CERES
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 16:00
In this hands-on introductory workshop, you will learn: the secrets to successfully growing oyster mushrooms at home; inoculation, sterilisation and basic mycology; and how to start master cultures. Presenter: Buttons Mira from The Mushroomery.
Thai BBC classics 10:00
Thai BBC classics @ Under the Pickle Tree
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 14:00
You will re-create Thailand’s flame-grilled Isaan chicken with a coriander pepper paste marinade and green papaya salad and sticky rice and a side dish of north-eastern eggplant or fish laab. You will learn: using a [...]
Zero waste cooking workshop 10:00
Zero waste cooking workshop @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Learn cooking techniques and recipes that lead to zero waste cooking, getting the most out of produce in order to be both environmentally and financially sustainable. Presenter: Tony Chiodo. Organised by Brunswick Neighbourhood House.
Rosa’s cooking class 10:15
Rosa’s cooking class
Feb 25 @ 10:15 – 15:00
Italian food. See Rosa’s website for the menus.
FFS … ferment four staples 11:30
FFS … ferment four staples @ The Fermentary
Feb 25 @ 11:30 – 16:30
This is a fermenting ‘101’ class, where you will learn about salt, different preserving techniques, two of the most popular cabbage recipes (kraut and kimchi), a drink (kvass) and all about SCOBYs, with a focus [...]
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class 14:00
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 25 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Latin American cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: Peruvian lime-cured Fish with [...]
Palestinian dinner with chef Aheda 18:00
Palestinian dinner with chef Aheda @ Lupine Agency
Feb 25 @ 18:00 – 21:00
This is a sit-down dinner with Palestinian chef Aheda, where you will both celebrate the many flavours of Palestinian cuisine and have an evening of cultural immersion and culture preservation.
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Cook to connect 11:00
Cook to connect @ Kathleen Syme Library
Feb 27 @ 11:00 – 13:00
oin Jane, dietician from CoHealth, to learn new tips and tricks for cooking healthy and delicious meals, even without all the bells and whistles of a full kitchen. This is a social, no cost session [...]
Wangim cups 18:30
Wangim cups @ Reservoir Library
Feb 27 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Learn about the Wangim Cup project – a circular economy, zero waste, re-usable coffee cup initiative in Darebin. Local cafes from across Darebin can participate. Patrons can use a cup at no extra cost and [...]
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Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) 09:00
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) @ CERES
Feb 28 @ 09:00 – 15:00
14 sessions over a period of a 14 weeks. The topics to be covered will include: permaculture; fruit production; soil preparation; beekeeping; composting, worm farming and fertilisers; vegetable growing; propagation; seed collection; pest & disease [...]
Small space gardening (5 sessions) 09:30
Small space gardening (5 sessions) @ Bridge Darebin, Preston Rear Hall
Feb 28 @ 09:30 – 13:30
5 sessions on Wednesdays, starting 28th Feb ruary, 9.30am-1.30pm. Want to grow your own food but don’t know where to begin? In this course, you will learn the principles of food growing in small spaces, [...]
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 14:00
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 28 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about some bush foods, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: smoked kangaroo tenderloin or [...]
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Kombucha brewing workshop 19:00
Kombucha brewing workshop @ The Good Brew Company
Feb 29 @ 19:00 – 23:00
Learn how to brew your own kombucha. Plus, receive your own kombucha SCOBY starter kit to create your own brew.

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  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!
    Lisa

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