Calendar of local events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, it is unlikely that many, if any, of these events will actually be happening.

View calendars for specific Council areas:
All areas    Banyule    Boroondara    City of Yarra    Darebin    Manningham    Maroondah    Moreland    Nillumbik    Whitehorse    Whittlesea    Yarra Ranges

View calendars for specific types of event (and the key to the colour coding):
All events    All once-off events (Cooking, Everything else, Free)      Community gardens      Food swaps      Free meals      Markets      Farmers’ markets      Garden clubs

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Seed sowing for warm season veggies 10:30
Seed sowing for warm season veggies @ Whittlesea Community Garden, Whittlesea Community Activity Centre
Jul 2 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Registration by phone (9716 3361) or email.
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Mould – a cheese festival 16:30
Mould – a cheese festival @ Meat Market
Jul 3 @ 16:30 – 20:00
The festival is on at 4.30-8.30pm on Friday, 3rd July and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 4th July. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
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Fermentation 10:00
Fermentation @ CERES
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: The basics to successfully start fermenting vegetables at home. Ideas about creating your own fermented condiments. How to use fermented products in day to day life. What you will get: Two [...]
No Waste Cook Club 10:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Jul 4 @ 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 [...]
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters 10:30
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 4 @ 10:30 – 12:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Then make your own milk or dark truffles with a selection of toppings.
Mould – a cheese festival 11:00
Mould – a cheese festival @ Meat Market
Jul 4 @ 11:00 – 15:00
The festival is on at 4.30-8.30pm on Friday, 3rd July and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 4th July. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
Chocolate workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters 13:00
Chocolate workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 4 @ 13:00 – 16:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Then make your own milk or dark truffles with a selection of toppings. Then learn [...]
Mould – a cheese festival 16:30
Mould – a cheese festival @ Meat Market
Jul 4 @ 16:30 – 20:00
The festival is on at 4.30-8.30pm on Friday, 3rd July and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 4th July. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
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Feta and haloumi cheese 10:00
Feta and haloumi cheese @ CERES
Jul 5 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own fetta and haloumi cheese. How to make ricotta cheese. About different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
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Sourdough bread workshop 09:00
Sourdough bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jul 11 @ 09:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: Ways to create and look after your own Sourdough starter culture, flour to use for the best nutrition and results. Ways to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more authentic [...]
Authentic Mexican 10:00
Authentic Mexican @ CERES
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Mexican cuisine. Improve your culinary skills. Work with seasonal ingredients. Presenter: Matt Baker from Whe-Eat. Menu: blackened chicken thighs with quinoa; Mexican corn on the cob; Mexican white bait fritters tortillas [...]
Beeswax wraps 10:00
Beeswax wraps @ CERES
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: How to make and maintain their own beeswax wraps. Learn skills that are transferable to the home environment. Bundling techniques. What you will get: Take home your beeswax wraps. Presenter: Emma [...]
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 14:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jul 11 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: How to coagulate milk using acid and rennet. How to stretch and shape mozzarella. How to make whole milk ricotta. What you will get: Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking. [...]
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Pruning and care of fruit trees 10:00
Pruning and care of fruit trees @ CERES
Jul 12 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to grow a variety of fruit and nut trees in your backyard. Pruning techniques. Pest and disease management. Presenter: Justin Calverley.
Vegan cheese making 10:00
Vegan cheese making @ CERES
Jul 12 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own vegan cheese. How to make vegan milks, creamy spreads and dairy-free desserts. Presenter: Nase Supplitt.
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 12:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jul 12 @ 12:00 – 14:30
What you will learn: How to coagulate milk using acid and rennet. How to stretch and shape mozzarella. How to make whole milk ricotta. What you will get: Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking. [...]
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Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) 09:00
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) @ CERES
Jul 15 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Each course is 14 sessions over a period of a few months. Presenters: Justin Calverley and Donna Livermore. The topics to be covered will include: permaculture, chook care, bee keeping, propagating, seed saving and community [...]
Permaculture Design Course (100 hours) 18:30
Permaculture Design Course (100 hours) @ CERES
Jul 15 @ 18:30 – 21:30
There will be around 15 weekday evening sessions, 6.30-9.30pm, plus 2 full weekends away plus around 19 weekend days. This is a classroom-based, theoretical course, not a hands-on, practical or gardening course. Topics to be [...]
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Organic propagation of vegetables and herbs 10:00
Organic propagation of vegetables and herbs @ CERES
Jul 18 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Improve your gardening skills. How to produce new plants from seeds, cuttings and division. Seasonal timing for growth. Presenter: Justin Calverley. Learn the basics of how to produce new plants from [...]
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Sourdough bread baking 09:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Jul 19 @ 09:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: How to make your own bread. How to make your own handmade pizzas. More about sourdough. What you will learn: Handmade pizzas for lunch. Your own bread to take home and [...]
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Introduction to therapeutic horticulture workshop 09:30
Introduction to therapeutic horticulture workshop @ Kevin Heinze GROW
Jul 24 @ 09:30 – 13:00
This workshop will cover the history and rationale of therapeutic horticulture, the importance of nature for our well-being, some practical tips and how to design a program using therapeutic horticulture principles. The workshop will be [...]
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Sourdough bread workshop 09:00
Sourdough bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jul 25 @ 09:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: Ways to create and look after your own Sourdough starter culture, flour to use for the best nutrition and results. Ways to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more authentic [...]
DIY Mushrooms 10:00
DIY Mushrooms @ CERES
Jul 25 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Presenter: Brendan Morse. you will be shown the secrets to successfully growing mushrooms at home. You will learn the growing methods for oyster and shitake mushrooms, including inoculation and sterilisation, and be introduced to basic [...]
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Cheddar cheese making 10:00
Cheddar cheese making @ CERES
Jul 26 @ 10:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: How to make your own cheddar cheese. How to make ricotta cheese. About different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
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