Calendar of local events

 

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Heritage apple tasting 15:00
Heritage apple tasting @ Petty's Orchard
Apr 1 @ 15:00 – 17:00
Around 15 varieties will be available for tasting – mid-season apples. An orchard tour will also be included. All funds received go toward the maintenance and expansion of the collection. Organised by the Heritage Fruits [...]
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Introduction to beekeeping 10:30
Introduction to beekeeping @ Edendale
Apr 3 @ 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 [...]
Preserving the harvest 19:00
Preserving the harvest @ Manningham Civic Centre
Apr 3 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Maria Ciavarella, from My Green Garden, will focus on preserving tomatoes. She will cover: the art and science of bottling (jars of peeled tomatoes); pickling (green tomato pickle); making a sauce (ketchup style); dehydrating (dried [...]
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Mini master cooks – autumn fruits 10:30
Mini master cooks – autumn fruits @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Apr 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Calling all mini cooks, make healthy apple cookies drizzled with passionfruit icing. BYO apron and container to take the cookies home in. Organised by Strathdon House.
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 14:00
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 5 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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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Beginners backyard beekeeping 10:00
Beginners backyard beekeeping @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn everything from the inner workings of a beehive to the healing properties of raw honey. You will learn how to maintain a healthy hive, discover the wonders of swarms and how to keep them [...]
Building healthy soils – cultivating fertility for veggie growing 10:00
Building healthy soils – cultivating fertility for veggie growing @ Caring Farms Co-Op
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Learn about the cultivation and management of low-till market garden soils. Discuss agronomist soil testing and consulting, and thus the scientific aspects that underpin their soil practices. Participate in some garlic planting, using specialised compost [...]
Feta, haloumi and mascarpone cheese making 10:00
Feta, haloumi and mascarpone cheese making @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 16:00
You will learn all there is to know about making feta, halloumi and mascarpone, including: the cheese making process using cultures and rennet; sourcing the best quality local milk; salt-brining and dry-salting cheese; marinating feta [...]
Microgreens growing 10:00
Microgreens growing @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
You will be walked through the process of producing microgreens. Presenter: Jess Holland, CERES’ microgreens manager.
SEEDs Communal Garden open garden 10:00
SEEDs Communal Garden open garden @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 16:30
SEEDs Communal Garden is a community garden that provides opportunities for meaningful roles, community connections and friendships for the participants of Milparinka – a community organisation that supports people who have a disability. Established in [...]
Small space gardening 10:00
Small space gardening @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
You will learn: how to maximise your small space to create an abundant oasis of food, herbs and ornamentals; and container gardening techniques and principles. Presenter: Donna Livermore.
The autumn harvest celebration day 10:00
The autumn harvest celebration day @ Alowyn Gardens & Nursery
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 17:00
They will have pumpkin and fresh produce displays, home produce competitions for the largest, longest and most unusual vegetable and lots of fun activities for the kids. Organised by Alowyn Gardens & Nursery.
The herbal apprentice (8 sessions) 10:00
The herbal apprentice (8 sessions) @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
On 8 consecutive weeks. The course will include the following topics: medicinal plant cultivation; introduction to plant identification and botany; understanding common ailments; herbal language and terminology; patterns of traditional western herbalism; plant chemistry basics; [...]
Australian Distillers Festival 12:00
Australian Distillers Festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Apr 6 @ 12:00 – 19:00
There will be around 30 distilleries from around the country plus live demonstrations, food and music. The ticket includes unlimited tastings plus a tasting glass.
Plant to harvest 12:00
Plant to harvest @ Sustainable Macleod Community Garden
Apr 6 @ 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.
Awara open garden 14:00
Awara open garden @ Awara Garden
Apr 6 @ 14:00 – 15:15
There will be an open garden on each of Saturdays 9th March (11am-12.15pm), 6th April (2-3.15pm), 4th May (2-3.15pm) and 1st June (2-3.15pm). Join Leila Alexandra, from Barefoot Food Gardens, on a tour of her [...]
Thai cooking master class 14:00
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 6 @ 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
Apr 6 @ 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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Edible weeds 10:00
Edible weeds @ CERES
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Learn about the seasonal edible weeds that thrive in Melbourne’s inner north and gain knowledge about the plants’ culinary, medicinal and ecological uses. This session will also include a demonstration, and sampling, of prepared edible [...]
Indian cooking 10:00
Indian cooking @ CERES
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn how to make easy, delicious and healthy vegetarian Indian recipes. At the end of the workshop, you will sit down together for a shared feast of your own making. Presenter: Aditi Daware.
Urban foraging 101 10:00
Urban foraging 101
Apr 7 @ 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 [...]
Australian Distillers Festival 12:00
Australian Distillers Festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Apr 7 @ 12:00 – 17:00
There will be around 30 distilleries from around the country plus live demonstrations, food and music. The ticket includes unlimited tastings plus a tasting glass.
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class 14:00
Flavours of Latin America cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 7 @ 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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Backyard chickens 14:00
Backyard chickens @ Realm Library
Apr 8 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Claire will discuss how to care for your chickens and their housing and maintenance requirements.
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Gardening for kids 10:00
Gardening for kids @ Bridge Darebin, Bev Colvin Room
Apr 9 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Uncover the mysteries of soil life and the magic of plant propagation. Dive deep into the world beneath our feet and discover how seeds transform into flourishing plants. Organised by Bridge Darebin.
Farming for our future (ages 5 to 8) 13:00
Farming for our future (ages 5 to 8) @ CERES
Apr 9 @ 13:00 – 15:00
This workshop is for children aged 5-8 years and each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Explore Honey Lane Organic Farm and meet some chickens. Make a recycled pot and propagate your own [...]
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Toward zero waste (ages 5 to 8) 10:00
Toward zero waste (ages 5 to 8) @ CERES
Apr 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop is for children aged 5-8 years and each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Discover the wonderful world of worms and compost. Make your own piece of recycled paper to take [...]
What’s the buzz about bees 10:00
What’s the buzz about bees @ Croydon Library
Apr 10 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Claire will explain the benefits of beekeeping for you, the bees and the environment. She will explain some of the equipment required, the best position for the hive, the most beneficial plants to have in [...]
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Pickling party and morning tea 09:30
Pickling party and morning tea @ Greenhills Neighbourhood House
Apr 11 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Join them to pickle excess rescued food over a cuppa. Organised by Greenhills Neighbourhood House.
Food cushion – ages 6+ 10:00
Food cushion – ages 6+ @ Village Art Studio
Apr 11 @ 10:00 – 11:30
For ages 6+. Draw, paint and decorate your own food cushion. You could make a cute ice cream, yummy strawberry or tasty hamburger to sleep on. The cushion will be sewn by the instructor.
Savvy tricks to make your food go the distance 10:00
Savvy tricks to make your food go the distance @ Realm Library - The Cave
Apr 11 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Learn how to reduce your food waste, minimise your soft plastics and store food to make it last longer. Learn simple tricks like how to store herbs and what to look out for when you [...]
Farm to fork (ages 3 to 5) 13:00
Farm to fork (ages 3 to 5) @ CERES
Apr 11 @ 13:00 – 15:00
This workshop is for children aged 3-5 years and each child must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Explore the CERES market garden and visit the chickens and bees. Learn how to turn food waste [...]
Vegan chocolate making 18:30
Vegan chocolate making @ Work-Shop Melbourne
Apr 11 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Start by unravelling the story of cocoa butter. Then delve into the intricacies of chocolate making, from melting and mixing the perfect blend of ingredients to mastering the art of setting. Presenter: Tina Gelberidis.
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Plant-based cooking with Betty Chetcuti 11:00
Plant-based cooking with Betty Chetcuti @ Lilydale Library, Box Hill Institute Lilydale Campus
Apr 12 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Betty Chetcuti, author of My Vegan Cookbook, will show you how to create plant-based dishes that will satisfy, nourish and nurture your body.
Vietnamese cooking master class 14:00
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 12 @ 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 [...]
Street food of Asia 18:30
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 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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Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 13 @ 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
Apr 13 @ 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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Beginners bread making 08:00
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Apr 14 @ 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 [...]
Garden Festival (Fawkner) 10:00
Garden Festival (Fawkner) @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Apr 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
The activities will include: crop planting; plant sales; cooking demonstrations; marshmallows by the fire; messy play area; floral crafts for kids; henna and face painting; kids scavenger hunt; and lunch plates by Merri Food Hub.
Vegan cooking master class 10:00
Vegan cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 14 @ 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, [...]
Rosa’s cooking class 10:15
Rosa’s cooking class
Apr 14 @ 10:15 – 15:00
Italian food. See Rosa’s website for the menus.
The basics of kombucha (2 sessions) 11:00
The basics of kombucha (2 sessions) @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Apr 14 @ 11:00 – 14:00
On Sundays, 14th and 21st April, both 11am-2pm. Explore the art and science behind crafting this probiotic-rich beverage. Organised by Strathdon House.
Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 14 @ 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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Urban food gardening (8 sessions) 10:00
Urban food gardening (8 sessions) @ Edendale Community Environment Farm
Apr 15 @ 10:00 – 14:30
Consecutive Thursdays starting 15th April, 10am-2.30pm. The Government-subsidised fee of $80 is only for those who are a permanent Resident and/or Australian Citizen/New Zealand Citizen and not enrolled in mainstream secondary school. This course is [...]
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Morris Whisky tasting and masterclass 18:45
Morris Whisky tasting and masterclass @ The Ten Saints
Apr 18 @ 18:45 – 21:30
John Raphael will provide a guided tasting of 6 Morris Whisky whiskies. You will receive a cocktail on arrival.
Coffee around the world with the Islamic Museum of Australia 19:00
Coffee around the world with the Islamic Museum of Australia @ Preston Library
Apr 18 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Take a trip through Lebanon, Turkey and Vietnam with a coffee tasting guide from the Islamic Museum of Australia.
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Pickle party 09:00
Pickle party @ Greenhills Neighbourhood House
Apr 19 @ 09:00 – 11:00
Join them to pickle excess rescued food over a cuppa. Organised by Greenhills Neighbourhood House. Just turn up.
Grow your own garlic 10:00
Grow your own garlic @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Apr 19 @ 10:00 – 10:45
You will be given a hands-on demonstration on how to prepare the garden bed, as well as tips on planting, watering, harvesting and storage. You will also be given a bulb of garlic to plant [...]
No waste cook club 18-25 years 12:00
No waste cook club 18-25 years @ Schoolhouse Studios
Apr 19 @ 12:00 – 14:00
On Fridays, midday-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 cooking skills, including: [...]
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 14:00
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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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Autumn native plant sale 10:00
Autumn native plant sale @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre
Apr 20 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Organised by Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra, there will be sales of native and indigenous plants plus books. The plant sellers will probably include APS Yarra Yarra growers, Goldfields Revegetation Nursery, La Trobe Wildlife [...]
Big Vegan Market 10:00
Big Vegan Market @ Royal Exhibition Building
Apr 20 @ 10:00 – 18:00
Shop from a huge variety of 100% vegan products.
Composting workshop – from scraps to super soil 10:00
Composting workshop – from scraps to super soil @ Bellfield Community Garden
Apr 20 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Learn about all the tips and tricks to make great compost. Find out more about different containers, worm farming and bokashi buckets. Then take a tour of the Bellfield Community Garden to see firsthand how [...]
Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Apr 20 @ 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 [...]
Milk carton printmaking 10:00
Milk carton printmaking @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Apr 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Explore milk carton etching, a simple and eco-friendly printmaking technique accessible to all. Discover how to design, engrave, ink and print your unique creations using a pasta maker. Uncover the fundamentals of printmaking while upcycling, [...]
Organic vegetable growing 10:00
Organic vegetable growing @ CERES
Apr 20 @ 10:00 – 15:00
The workshop is a mix of classroom presentations and practical exercises, giving you a chance to get your hands dirty on a real working farm. You will learn to: build healthy soils; work with the [...]
Vegetable fermentation workshop 10:00
Vegetable fermentation workshop @ Arrabri Community House
Apr 20 @ 10:00 – 13:00
You will make your own sauerkraut and brine ferment. You will learn: the basics of gut health; the gut microbiome; the role of probiotics and fermentation in gut health; health benefits of fermentation; what is [...]
Miso making with Rieko Hayashi 10:30
Miso making with Rieko Hayashi @ The Fermentary
Apr 20 @ 10:30 – 13:30
Get your annual miso made. They will have the chickpeas soaked and cooked, the koji and salt ready to go, and the jars there. You will mash and squish and roll and throw – ready [...]
Croquembouche workshop 13:30
Croquembouche workshop @ Living And Learning @ Ajani
Apr 20 @ 13:30 – 17:30
Tish will teach you the art of making croquembouche, starting with how to make the choux pastry and the creme patisserie and then how to cook toffee and build the croquembouche. A limit of 4 [...]
Spanish cooking master class 14:00
Spanish cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 20 @ 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 [...]
Mexican cooking master class 18:30
Mexican cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 20 @ 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); [...]
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Sourdough bread baking 09:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Apr 21 @ 09:00 – 17:00
You will: make a variety of different breads, gaining the skills and confidence to make your own at home; enjoy some of your own handmade pizza for lunch; and take home some leaven to get [...]
Big Vegan Market 10:00
Big Vegan Market @ Royal Exhibition Building
Apr 21 @ 10:00 – 18:00
Shop from a huge variety of 100% vegan products.
Italian cooking master class 10:00
Italian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 21 @ 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 [...]
Thai wok classics 10:30
Thai wok classics @ Under the Pickle Tree
Apr 21 @ 10:30 – 14:30
Learn to season and care for your wok and the difference between aluminium, carbon steel and cast iron woks. Learn to prep your wok station. Learn how to make a couple of pastes and stir [...]
Sustainable living for renters 13:30
Sustainable living for renters @ Box Hill Community Arts Centre
Apr 21 @ 13:30 – 16:00
Anna Matilda, aka The Urban Nanna, will help you upskill on lots of small sustainable actions that you can use in your daily life. Learn about: reducing waste (and lowering costs) in the kitchen; budget [...]
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class 14:00
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 21 @ 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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Small space gardening (5 sessions) 09:30
Small space gardening (5 sessions) @ Bridge Darebin, Preston Rear Hall
Apr 23 @ 09:30 – 13:30
5 sessions on Tuesdays, starting 23rd April, 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, including: [...]
Sustainable gardening (8 sessions) 10:00
Sustainable gardening (8 sessions) @ CERES
Apr 23 @ 10:00 – 14:00
8 sessions, each 10am-2pm. This course will introduce you to the basics of horticulture, permaculture and organic gardening. The 8 sessions will cover: intro to sustainable gardening and permaculture principles; soils and their preparation; composting, [...]
Cook to connect 11:00
Cook to connect @ Kathleen Syme Library
Apr 23 @ 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 [...]
Composting – a different approach with Diana Cotter 11:15
Composting – a different approach with Diana Cotter @ Fawkner Senior Citizen Centre Hall
Apr 23 @ 11:15 – 12:15
Diana Cotter will introduce you to the concept of compost bins and worm farms, what happens inside them and how to keep bacteria and worms happy. Learn about different types of compost bins to suit [...]
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Introduction to horticulture and garden design (10 sessions) 09:30
Introduction to horticulture and garden design (10 sessions) @ Sussex Neighbourhood House
Apr 24 @ 09:30 – 11:30
On consecutive Wednesdays, starting 24th April, 9.30-11.30am. This course will cover: site assessment; garden design and biodiverse establishment; prioritising food and medicinal plants; ecosystem dynamics; soil health; plant care and propagation; pest control; crop rotation; [...]
Urban food gardening (10 sessions) 09:30
Urban food gardening (10 sessions) @ Warr Park Food Forest, Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Apr 24 @ 09:30 – 13:30
On Wednesdays, starting 24th April, 9.30am-1.30pm. The course will cover such topics as: growing in pots, raised beds, wicking beds and no-dig gardens; site analysis and design considerations; re-generating soil health and fertility; seasonal planning [...]
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Kombucha brewing workshop 19:00
Kombucha brewing workshop @ The Good Brew Company
Apr 25 @ 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 19:00
Nonna & Mum’s cooking class @ The Thorn 3071
Apr 25 @ 19:00 – 22:00
 
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Pickle party 09:00
Pickle party @ Greenhills Neighbourhood House
Apr 26 @ 09:00 – 11:00
Join them to pickle excess rescued food over a cuppa. Organised by Greenhills Neighbourhood House. Just turn up.
No waste cook club 18-25 years 12:00
No waste cook club 18-25 years @ Schoolhouse Studios
Apr 26 @ 12:00 – 14:00
On Fridays, midday-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 cooking skills, including: [...]
Thai cooking master class 14:00
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 26 @ 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 [...]
One pot wonders of the world – hainanese chicken 17:00
One pot wonders of the world – hainanese chicken @ Under the Pickle Tree
Apr 26 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Learn how to poach chicken. Make two different dipping sauces to accompany the dish: a spicy chilli sauce and a salty soy and ginger sauce. Use chicken broth and garlic to flavour your rice. Presenter: [...]
Mexican cooking master class 18:30
Mexican cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 26 @ 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); [...]
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Greek cooking 10:00
Greek cooking @ CERES
Apr 27 @ 10:00 – 14:00
You will learn how to prepare traditional dishes that you would expect to eat in the kitchen of a Greek family home. You will prepare all the meals together and then enjoy your feast. Presenter: [...]
Traditional wooden spoon carving 10:00
Traditional wooden spoon carving @ CERES
Apr 27 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Learn the traditional craft of carving your own kitchen utensils using specialised carving knives and your hands. From a piece of sustainably sourced native timber, carve spoons, butter spreaders, spatulas or spurtles from a piece [...]
Edible weeds walk 10:30
Edible weeds walk @ Precise location to be given upon booking
Apr 27 @ 10:30 – 12:30
This walk will take place twice on the day, at 10.30am and at 1.30pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? What [...]
Foraging workshop 13:00
Foraging workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Apr 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Join Jess Cogger on a walk in the wild. Learn how to identify plants and forage edible weeds that surround us all. Organised by Central Ringwood Community Centre.
Edible weeds walk 13:30
Edible weeds walk @ Precise location to be given upon booking
Apr 27 @ 13:30 – 15:30
This walk will take place twice on the day, at 10.30am and at 1.30pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? What [...]
Chinese cooking master class 14:00
Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 27 @ 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 [...]
Home composting for beginners 14:00
Home composting for beginners @ Edendale
Apr 27 @ 14:00 – 15:30
What you will learn: how to compost at home; simple to follow composting steps; and common problems and solutions.
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 27 @ 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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Artisan bread making 08:00
Artisan bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Apr 28 @ 08:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: experimenting with bread; the bread baking process with each step explained; and how to replicate the process at home. What you will get: 1 kilo of organic flour to take home; [...]
Fermenting at home 10:00
Fermenting at home @ CERES
Apr 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
You will learn the basics of making your own sauerkraut, fermented seasonal vegetables and kombucha plus how to use fermented products in day-to-day life. You will take home your own jars of vegetables to ferment [...]
Rosa’s cooking class 10:15
Rosa’s cooking class
Apr 28 @ 10:15 – 15:00
Italian food. See Rosa’s website for the menus.
Cooking with bean curd 11:00
Cooking with bean curd @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Apr 28 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Be guided through various recipes that showcase the different ways that you can cook with bean curd at home. Then take home the dishes that you created (take your own container). Organised by Strathdon House.
Hot compost 14:00
Hot compost @ Regent Community Garden
Apr 28 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Learn all about hot composts – what they are, how they work, what goes in them and how to look after them – all while you make a hot compost! Organised by Friends of Regent [...]
Korean cooking master class 14:00
Korean cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Apr 28 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Learn about Korean cuisine, watch some cooking demonstrations, then enjoy eating the food with a complementary drink. The menu: kimchi, Korean style spicy chicken; [...]
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Basin backyard beekeeping 10:00
Basin backyard beekeeping @ Realm Library
Apr 29 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The team from the Basin Backyard will discuss beekeeping, the health benefits of honey and all other bee-related information.
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  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!
    Lisa

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