Calendar of local events

 

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Supermarket tour 10:00
Supermarket tour @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Sep 1 @ 10:00 – 11:15
This tour is happening three times on Monday 12th August at 10-11.15am, Monday 19th August at 4-5.15pm and Sunday 1st September at 10-11.15am. Presenter: Joel Feren, who is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist with [...]
Italian cheesemaking workshop 13:30
Italian cheesemaking workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Sep 1 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Learn to use homemade cheese to create a combination of mozzarella stuffed with creamy mascarpone as well as other delectable cheesy delights. Take home your own Mad Millie Italian cheese making kit valued at $40.
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Men in the kitchen 18:30
Men in the kitchen @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Sep 2 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Tutor: Jill Bowen Hess. Join Jill as she demonstrates how to cook up some great easy savoury and sweet egg dishes accompanied with seasonal vegetables. On the enrolment form, enter class/workshop code ‘MK’.
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Rezza cook’s club 10:00
Rezza cook’s club @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Sep 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Go along and help choose a new recipe for each class. Teach or be taught how to cook the food you’ve always wanted to know how to cook. Call to confirm attendance (9462 4611).
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 3 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
Chook keeping and Chooks4Charity 16:30
Chook keeping and Chooks4Charity @ Oxley Christian College
Sep 3 @ 16:30 – 18:30
This event is for people from schools or early learning centres in Manningham, Maroondah, Whitehorse or Yarra Ranges. See chook keeping in action and hear from Chooktopia about the best ways to keep chickens in [...]
Author talk – small farm success with Andrew Campbell 17:30
Author talk – small farm success with Andrew Campbell @ Lilydale Library
Sep 3 @ 17:30 – 19:00
Want to make a part-time or serious living farming? Does your hobby farm need a boost? Meet Andrew Campbell, author of Small Farm Success Australia: How to make a life and a living on the [...]
Delicious desserts (thermomix) 19:30
Delicious desserts (thermomix) @ Sharynvan Workshop
Sep 3 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Learn how to make delicious desserts in your thermomix. You will get to taste all the recipes that they cook on the night.
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Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Sep 4 @ 17:00 – 22:00
The food trucks offering vegan food who sometimes attend include: Bomba Wood Fired Pizza; Curry Up Now; Lady Rawsome; Paper Plains Food Truck; Pierogi Pierogi; Super Taco;Taitas Falafels; The Real Jerk Food Truck; Vegilicious; Von’s [...]
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Ladies day in the kitchen 09:30
Ladies day in the kitchen @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Sep 5 @ 09:30 – 12:00
Tutor: Jill Bowen Hess. Join Jill as she demonstrates some easy to cook savoury and sweet egg dishes matched up with seasonal veggies. Japanese pancakes just might be on the menu too. On the enrolment [...]
Asian cooking demonstration 11:30
Asian cooking demonstration @ Arrabri Community House
Sep 5 @ 11:30 – 13:00
Learn how to make an assortment of Asian finger foods. Qualified chef Oddie will teach you all the tricks and techniques needed to make cooking these dishes easy and fun. The best part is getting [...]
Formidable Vegetable Eltham House Concert 18:00
Formidable Vegetable Eltham House Concert @ Private address
Sep 5 @ 18:00 – 22:00
Join Formidable Vegetable for a house concert. Arrive 6pm for a 7pm start. Listen to their well known song, Yield. Listen to more of their music. Watch a sample video.
Cooking master class – ‘Spring salads’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘Spring salads’ @ Gourmet Living
Sep 5 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: smoked chicken caesar; Mediterranean lamb salad; and strawberry ice cream tart.
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Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Sep 6 @ 14:30 – 15:30
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.
Seafood paella 17:00
Seafood paella @ Kitchen Warehouse
Sep 6 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Learn to develop Spanish paella using traditional ingredients and equipment straight from the experts at this workshop. Get to know the history of Spain’s most iconic dish and its place in Spanish culture while you [...]
Sausage making workshop 17:30
Sausage making workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Sep 6 @ 17:30 – 19:00
Italian, German, Polish, Hungarian – so many European cuisines have their own take on the humble sausage. Discover the secrets behind making the best-tasting gourmet sausages with the right ingredient ratio, casing and flavour combos.
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Sep 6 @ 18:30 – 20:15
Menu (vegan): street food (chaat) plus gulaab jamun (doughnuts). Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each [...]
Cooking master class – ‘Spring salads’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘Spring salads’ @ Gourmet Living
Sep 6 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: smoked chicken caesar; Mediterranean lamb salad; and strawberry ice cream tart.
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Intermediate fluid art workshop – cheeseboard and coasters 09:30
Intermediate fluid art workshop – cheeseboard and coasters @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Sep 7 @ 09:30 – 11:30
You will leave with a cheeseboard and four coasters of your own to take home. You will learn new techniques and be able to build on your existing acrylic pouring skills. Everything will be supplied [...]
Knockout gnocchi 10:00
Knockout gnocchi @ Kitchen Warehouse
Sep 7 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Time to broaden your culinary expertise and meet pasta’s famous pillowy brother: gnocchi! They will show you how to make gnocchi at home through simple ingredients. From traditional potato to creamy ricotta and spinach, learn [...]
No Waste Cook Club 10:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Sep 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Taste of Thomo Food Festival 10:00
Taste of Thomo Food Festival @ Thomastown Library
Sep 7 @ 10:00 – 13:00
The Taste of Thomo Festival will showcase foods made in Thomastown – free tastings from Bertocchi Smallgoods, That’s Amore Cheese, workshops, demonstrations, children’s activities, market stalls and coffee cart.
Miso cooking 11:00
Miso cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Sep 7 @ 11:00 – 13:30
This workshop will take place 2 times on: Saturday 7th September and Sunday 8th September, each 11am-1.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). [...]
Spring Gin Market 11:00
Spring Gin Market @ The Craft & Co
Sep 7 @ 11:00 – 18:00
Around 10 stallholders will showcase their gins, including: Imbue Distillery (Eltham), Patient Wolf Distilling Co. (Brunswick) and The Craft & Co. (Collingwood).
Handmade pasta workshop 12:00
Handmade pasta workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Sep 7 @ 12:00 – 13:30
They will show you how to make pasta dough by hand and turn it into a variety of pasta types. They may even throw in sauce-making secrets for good measure.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Sep 7 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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.
Bees wax wraps 13:00
Bees wax wraps @ Allwood Neighbourhood House
Sep 7 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Tutor: Vicki. Learn how to make a bees wax wrap. Using oil and bees wax on cotton fabric, you will create a product that is hygienic and can be used again and again. Book by [...]
KABUU working bee 13:00
KABUU working bee @ KABUU farm and nursery
Sep 7 @ 13:00 – 17:00
KABUU grow seedlings and microgreens. Richard Lee will give a tour of the farm and tell the story behind KABUU. Depending on the number of people attending, activities may include: moving soil to make new [...]
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Organic vegetable gardening (two days) 10:00
Organic vegetable gardening (two days) @ CERES
Sep 8 @ 10:00 – 15:00
This is a two day hands-on workshop designed for the beginner veggie gardener. The two days are Sunday, 8th September and Sunday, 15th September, both 10am-3pm. What you will learn: How to get the most [...]
Miso cooking 11:00
Miso cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Sep 8 @ 11:00 – 13:30
This workshop will take place 2 times on: Saturday 7th September and Sunday 8th September, each 11am-1.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). [...]
Spring Gin Market 11:00
Spring Gin Market @ The Craft & Co
Sep 8 @ 11:00 – 18:00
Around 10 stallholders will showcase their gins, including: Imbue Distillery (Eltham), Patient Wolf Distilling Co. (Brunswick) and The Craft & Co. (Collingwood).
Portable wicking bed demo and plant sale 11:30
Portable wicking bed demo and plant sale @ Northcote Library
Sep 8 @ 11:30 – 12:30
Learn to create and maintain a wicking bed that is perfect for urban dwellers. Kerrie will show you how to recycle scrap from around the community to create your own portable garden bed. Click here [...]
Vegan and gluten-free cooking class 12:00
Vegan and gluten-free cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Sep 8 @ 12:00 – 16:00
There will be 5-8 dishes in total. Everything will be vegan and gluten-free and will include staples, mains, desserts, raw and a brunch dish.
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Backyard beekeeping for beginners 18:00
Backyard beekeeping for beginners @ Coburg Library
Sep 9 @ 18:00 – 19:00
Morgan from 3000 acres will discuss keeping honey bees in urban Melbourne and how to help bees even if you don’t keep them. Construct a simple native bee hotel for your garden. This session is [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 10 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
Vegetarian cooking 19:00
Vegetarian cooking @ Hawthorn Community House
Sep 10 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Learn new ways with vegetables and create fresh recipes inspired from various cuisines around the globe. At the end of the class, you will sit and enjoy the fruits of your labour in a relaxed [...]
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Herbs 14:00
Herbs @ Rosanna Library
Sep 11 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Felicity Gordon will guide you through growing herbs and give you cuttings to start your own herb garden. Registration required.
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Fermenting community garden produce 10:00
Fermenting community garden produce @ Reynard Street Neighbourhood House
Sep 12 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Learn two basic fermenting recipes; sauerkraut (a simple sour cabbage dish) and kimchi (a spicy Korean cabbage dish) then take home your creation to ferment. Jars and ingredients provided or bring some of your own [...]
Feastival cooking demonstration 11:00
Feastival cooking demonstration @ Thomastown Library
Sep 12 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Watch a demonstration of how to make chicken spring rolls and enjoy a free tasting. Bookings essential.
Bush foods & herbs for courtyards & balconies 18:30
Bush foods & herbs for courtyards & balconies @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 12 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: Which native produce-plants are suitable for growing in pots and small spaces. What to harvest and when. How to use bush foods and herbs to flavour your dishes. Presented by Karen [...]
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Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Sep 13 @ 14:30 – 15:30
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.
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Bee keeping for beginners 09:30
Bee keeping for beginners @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 14 @ 09:30 – 12:00
What you will learn: The A-Z of keeping your own bees. The equipment you’ll need to do so. Handy hints and tips from an experienced bee keeper. Presented by Karen Sutherland, of Edible Eden Design. [...]
Australian plants expo 10:00
Australian plants expo @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre
Sep 14 @ 10:00 – 16:00
A two-day event on 14th and 15th September by the Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra. Sales of native & indigenous plants, books on related subjects, native flower displays, environmental displays, talks, demonstrations, workshops, giftware [...]
Creative Chinese vegetarian cooking 10:30
Creative Chinese vegetarian cooking @ Watsonia Library
Sep 14 @ 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.
Kombucha tea & fermenting workshop 10:30
Kombucha tea & fermenting workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Sep 14 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Learn to make your own kombucha tea with Dayle Barnett and take home a scobi to get you started. Dayle is a chemistry major who often has many different brews fermenting in all corners of [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Sep 14 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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.
Preparing a Spring/Summer veggie garden 12:30
Preparing a Spring/Summer veggie garden @ Buna Reserve Community Garden
Sep 14 @ 12:30 – 14:00
Facilitated by Robin & Paul Gale-Baker and organised by Transition 3081. There are groups of vegetables that comprise the spring/summer veggie garden. Each needs different soil preparation and pH, some are planted from seedlings and [...]
Asian-inspired cooking demonstration 13:00
Asian-inspired cooking demonstration @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Sep 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create Asian cuisine from a qualified chef and incorporate these skills into your cooking at home with a take home recipe. You will be able to experience the taste of the oriental [...]
Backyard chooks for beginners 14:00
Backyard chooks for beginners @ Edendale
Sep 14 @ 14:00 – 16:00
This workshop will cover the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs) as well as the housing and care of chickens. Participants will leave with the [...]
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Australian plants expo 10:00
Australian plants expo @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre
Sep 15 @ 10:00 – 16:00
A two-day event on 14th and 15th September by the Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra. Sales of native & indigenous plants, books on related subjects, native flower displays, environmental displays, talks, demonstrations, workshops, giftware [...]
Food for mind and gut with Mettle + Grace 10:00
Food for mind and gut with Mettle + Grace @ CERES
Sep 15 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: Foods which make your brain brighter. How to incorporate brain powering foods easily into your daily diet. Foods that can build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog. Presenter: [...]
Mulch, manure & plant sale plus roving refills 13:30
Mulch, manure & plant sale plus roving refills @ Pentridge Community Garden
Sep 15 @ 13:30 – 16:00
Pentridge Community Garden is throwing open its doors for an afternoon of fun featuring: environmentally friendly cleaning products for sale from Roving Refills (BYO container); straw & manure for sale; produce swap; plant sale; and [...]
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Lakeside Good Earth Group – the Lilydale community garden project 14:00
Lakeside Good Earth Group – the Lilydale community garden project @ Lilydale Library
Sep 16 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Join Benson from the Lilydale Community Gardens Steering Group who will discuss establishing a community garden in Lilydale. Also bring some plants, recipes or seeds to swap and join them for some refreshments.
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 17 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Organic gardening for beginners 10:00
Organic gardening for beginners @ Edendale
Sep 17 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Want to grow your own healthy vegetables, herbs and fruits but don’t know where to start? Would you like to improve your family’s food security and increase your skills and garden productivity? Part theory and [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 17 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
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Cooking master class – ‘can be vegetarian’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘can be vegetarian’ @ Gourmet Living
Sep 18 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: chermoula spiced pumpkin salad; cheesy baked eggplant; and banana & caramel [...]
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Edible weeds 15:00
Edible weeds @ Heide Museum of Modern Art
Sep 19 @ 15:00 – 16:30
Join weed forager Adam Grubb and Heide Head Gardener David Murphy for a guided tour of edible weeds in the Heide gardens. Finish with garden-inspired canapes and glass of wine.
Maltese sweets 19:00
Maltese sweets @ Mill Park Library
Sep 19 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Author of Traditional Sweet Recipes from Malta, Sharon Spiteri will discuss the significance of traditional Maltese sweets with demonstrations and tastings. Registration essential.
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Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Sep 20 @ 14:30 – 15:30
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.
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Sep 20 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: chicken saagwala/palak paneer – spinach-based tender chicken or veg option. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. [...]
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Veggie gardening for beginners 09:30
Veggie gardening for beginners @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 21 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to set up and prepare a vegetable garden. How to select, plant and care for crops. How to grow veggies in the ground, in raised beds and in pots. Presented [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Sep 21 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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.
Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 12:00
Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest @ Royal Exhibition Building
Sep 21 @ 12:00 – 23:30
Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest will see lederhosen-clad partygoers shouting Prost from the top of their lungs. The Royal Exhibition Building will play host to a traditional Oktoberfest event, with German oompah bands, folk dancing, on-stage comps [...]
Beekeeping workshop 14:00
Beekeeping workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Sep 21 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: Bee behaviour. The various major items that make up a bee hive and how to construct them. The major tasks in hive management. What you will get: A wooden beehive frame [...]
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Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables 09:00
Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables @ Hawthorn Community House
Sep 22 @ 09:00 – 11:00
This event is also happening at 11.30am (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 – [...]
SEEDs Communal Garden bush garden planting 10:00
SEEDs Communal Garden bush garden planting @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Sep 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Lygon Street Nursery have donated some natives that will form the foundation of the SEEDs Communal Garden street-accessible bush garden. Help plant them out and then join them for a picnic lunch. Click here to [...]
Shio koji making and cooking 11:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Sep 22 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Shio koji is a Japanese fermented seasoning made with rice koji (cooked rice that has been inoculated with the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). Book by email (hello.cookingwithkoji@gmail.com).
Vegan brunch cooking class 11:00
Vegan brunch cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Sep 22 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste. It will include such dishes as plant-based milks, creamy lemon dream porridge, waffles, pancakes, scrambled tofu, chia puddings and [...]
Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables 11:30
Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables @ Hawthorn Community House
Sep 22 @ 11:30 – 13:30
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 – [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special 11:00
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special @ Private address
Sep 24 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Pack your own lunch – two hands-on dishes. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each session, [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Sep 24 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
Introduction to mindful eating 19:00
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 [...]
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Junior urban farmer – from ages 5 to 12 (two day) 09:15
Junior urban farmer – from ages 5 to 12 (two day) @ CERES
Sep 25 @ 09:15 – 12:30
The course is across two days, on Wednesday, 25th September and Thursday, 26th September, both 9.15am-12.30pm. What you will learn: Discover how to grow healthy organic herbs and veggies. Take a close look soils and [...]
Cooking master class – ‘foodie favourites of 2019’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘foodie favourites of 2019’ @ Gourmet Living
Sep 25 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: gnocchi pesto bake; quick simple chicken cacciatore; and chocolate mousse tart.
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Junior urban farmer – from ages 5 to 12 (two day) 09:15
Junior urban farmer – from ages 5 to 12 (two day) @ CERES
Sep 26 @ 09:15 – 12:30
The course is across two days, on Wednesday, 25th September and Thursday, 26th September, both 9.15am-12.30pm. What you will learn: Discover how to grow healthy organic herbs and veggies. Take a close look soils and [...]
Tomato talk, book sales & signing 19:00
Tomato talk, book sales & signing @ Pachamama Wholefoods + Kitchen
Sep 26 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Go along to hear some tomato growing tips from Karen Sutherland. Learn how to prepare your soil properly, when and how to protect your plants, and the pros and cons of various pruning and training [...]
Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class 19:30
Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class @ Furlan Club
Sep 26 @ 19:30 – 22:30
 
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Sep 27 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Menu: lamb kashmiri and naan bread – lamb simmered in spices with soft naan bread. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex [...]
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Native plants for food and medicine 09:30
Native plants for food and medicine @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Sep 28 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Traditional Indigenous lifestyles and healing practices pre European settlement. Traditional ways of using various Indigenous plants for medicinal purposes. Promising new research into their potential medical applications. Presented by Gaby Harris. [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Sep 28 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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.
Growing your veggies from seed 14:00
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.
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Lunchbox made easy in the Thermomix 12:00
Lunchbox made easy in the Thermomix @ H-crib
Sep 30 @ 12:00 – 14:00
Learn how to make veg and cheese scrolls at a fraction of the cost, healthy muesli bars and muffins. Be a lunchbox warrior. Tastings available on the day. Kids are welcome they will have a [...]