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Feb
23
Sat
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 23 @ 08:00 – 13:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Feb 23 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Brewers Feast Festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 23 @ 11:30 – 20:00

Brewers Feast is a boutique craft beer and food festival, made by beer and food lovers for beer and food lovers. It will feature around 20 breweries (including cider, wine, fresh juice and homemade lemonade as well as beer). There will also be food and live music.

Throughout the day, there will be craft beer education classes, exploring the tastes and flavours of beer pairing with food, cheese, confectionery and other foods. Enjoy free samples while learning more about your beer.

Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 23 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre | Carlton North | Victoria | Australia

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Feb
24
Sun
No waste cooking workshop @ Melbourne Girls' College
Feb 24 @ 10:00 – 14:00

Learn how to be creative with veggies and more adaptable in the kitchen so you can save money and reduce food waste. Presented by Open Table.

Bookings essential.

Brewers Feast Festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 24 @ 11:00 – 17:00

Brewers Feast is a boutique craft beer and food festival, made by beer and food lovers for beer and food lovers. It will feature around 20 breweries (including cider, wine, fresh juice and homemade lemonade as well as beer). There will also be food and live music.

Throughout the day, there will be craft beer education classes, exploring the tastes and flavours of beer pairing with food, cheese, confectionery and other foods. Enjoy free samples while learning more about your beer.

Feb
26
Tue
Growing your veggies @ Holden Street Neighbourhood House
Feb 26 @ 18:30 – 20:30

This workshop will guide you through the basics including soil and plant nutrition, pest control, traditional and no-dig veggies patches, and easy herbs and veggies to ensure first time success. Discover low- or no-cost organic methods and how to growing pots for renters and people with courtyards or balconies.

Book by email.

Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Feb 26 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets | Fitzroy | Victoria | Australia

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Fitzroy, Coburg and Footscray. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking takes place at 5 Pitt Street, Brunswick, starting 2 hours before the serving times.

Feb
28
Thu
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Feb 28 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre | Carlton North | Victoria | Australia

Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff

Mar
2
Sat
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 13:00

Enter via O’Grady Street.

Vegan market of Melbourne @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 14:00

Their aim is to present a quality assortment of local vegan owned and operated businesses on a regular basis to help vegans better support each other and to establish a stronger presence in the community.

Their vegan food stallholders include 99th Monkey, AVS Organic Foods, Good Freakin’ Food, Lady Rawsome, R.A.W by Rochelle, Take and Eat, The Pham Sisters, Woking Amazing and Yay! Foods.

The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 2 @ 09:00 – 14:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Mar 2 @ 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 about the wonders of compost.

If you are not able to attend the workshop in the morning, you are welcome to share a free lunch with them afterwards at 1pm.

Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Mar 2 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 2 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library | Fitzroy North | Victoria | Australia

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Mar
3
Sun
Preserving summer produce @ Fitzroy High School
Mar 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Part demonstration, part hands-on workshop (and with tastings too), they will talk you through a range of preserving methods, from bottled tomatoes to preserved fruit and jams.

Mar
5
Tue
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Mar 5 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets | Fitzroy | Victoria | Australia

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Fitzroy, Coburg and Footscray. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking takes place at 5 Pitt Street, Brunswick, starting 2 hours before the serving times.

Mar
7
Thu
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 7 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre | Carlton North | Victoria | Australia

Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff

Mar
8
Fri
Burnley Brewing tour and tastings @ Burnley Brewing
Mar 8 @ 18:30 – 19:30

4 occurrences during March on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, each 6.30-7.30pm.

Enjoy the house brews while meeting the brewers at Burnley Brewing and walking through their brewing process, the varied ingredients that go into each beer, and how these additions shape every beer’s taste and appearance. Then, you’ll get a chance to sample the beers during the fermentation phase, poured straight from the tanks of our in-house brewing system. Your will also receive two entrees to accompany your beverages. This event will not only teach you about different beer styles and their origins, but also how to best pair beer with food.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Mar
9
Sat
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Mar 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
The art of Japanese breakfast @ CIBI
Mar 9 @ 08:30 – 10:30

Traditional Japanese breakfast comprises many small homely dishes made with seasonal ingredients. Guests will observe each element of the meal coming together and explore objects of classic Japanese design. CIBI owners Meg and Zenta Tanaka will share stories and explain the Japanese philosophy of food and its relationship to design before serving a traditional Japanese breakfast.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 9 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Vegan vegastation yumcha! @ Rice Paper Scissors
Mar 9 @ 11:30 – 16:30

A South-East Asian vegan-only degustation event at Rice Paper Scissors. The ticket price includes at least 10 rounds of tasty plant-based delights. Choose your start time.

Food as medicine @ Anada
Mar 9 @ 12:00 – 16:00

Join Anada’s Maria Kabal as she explores native Australian ingredients and their ability to heal as well as nourish over a four-course lunch featuring wild meats and seafood and locally-sourced indigenous curative ingredients.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration @ Le Bon Ton
Mar 9 @ 12:00 – 14:00

American BBQ institution Le Bon Ton joins forces with Green Burger in this multi-course feast of 100% vegan interpretations of American smokehouse favourites. There will be cocktails plus natural wines paired with each course – smoked hot links, mac and cheese, pulled pork and fried chicken, all completely plant-based.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 9 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library | Fitzroy North | Victoria | Australia

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Burnley Brewing tour and tastings @ Burnley Brewing
Mar 9 @ 18:30 – 19:30

4 occurrences during March on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, each 6.30-7.30pm.

Enjoy the house brews while meeting the brewers at Burnley Brewing and walking through their brewing process, the varied ingredients that go into each beer, and how these additions shape every beer’s taste and appearance. Then, you’ll get a chance to sample the beers during the fermentation phase, poured straight from the tanks of our in-house brewing system. Your will also receive two entrees to accompany your beverages. This event will not only teach you about different beer styles and their origins, but also how to best pair beer with food.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Mar
10
Sun
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration @ Le Bon Ton
Mar 10 @ 12:00 – 14:00

American BBQ institution Le Bon Ton joins forces with Green Burger in this multi-course feast of 100% vegan interpretations of American smokehouse favourites. There will be cocktails plus natural wines paired with each course – smoked hot links, mac and cheese, pulled pork and fried chicken, all completely plant-based.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Mar
12
Tue
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Mar 12 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets | Fitzroy | Victoria | Australia

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Fitzroy, Coburg and Footscray. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking takes place at 5 Pitt Street, Brunswick, starting 2 hours before the serving times.

Mar
13
Wed
Richmond Grain Groupies grain crawl @ Brogan's Way
Mar 13 @ 18:00 – 21:00

Celebrate all things grain as you go behind the scenes of Phillippa’s Bakery, Mountain Goat Brewery and Brogan’s Way Distillery to see how grain is used to create three distinct products. Learn the processes of fermenting wheat for a sourdough culture, brewing malt for beer, distilling grain spirit to make gin, and how to add botanicals to all the products to create subtle nuances of flavour. Tastings too!

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Mar
14
Thu
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 14 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre | Carlton North | Victoria | Australia

Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff

Mar
16
Sat
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Mar 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00

Enter via O’Grady Street.

The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 16 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Mar
17
Sun
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Mar 17 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre | Fitzroy | Victoria | Australia

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Mar
19
Tue
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets
Mar 19 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs, Fitzroy @ Corner of Brunswick and Gertrude streets | Fitzroy | Victoria | Australia

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Fitzroy, Coburg and Footscray. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking takes place at 5 Pitt Street, Brunswick, starting 2 hours before the serving times.

Mar
21
Thu
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 21 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre | Carlton North | Victoria | Australia

Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and CNLC staff

Mar
23
Sat
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 23 @ 08:00 – 13:00
The art of Japanese breakfast @ CIBI
Mar 23 @ 08:30 – 10:30

Traditional Japanese breakfast comprises many small homely dishes made with seasonal ingredients. Guests will observe each element of the meal coming together and explore objects of classic Japanese design. CIBI owners Meg and Zenta Tanaka will share stories and explain the Japanese philosophy of food and its relationship to design before serving a traditional Japanese breakfast.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 23 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Vegan smokehouse BBQ collaboration @ Le Bon Ton
Mar 23 @ 12:00 – 14:00

American BBQ institution Le Bon Ton joins forces with Green Burger in this multi-course feast of 100% vegan interpretations of American smokehouse favourites. There will be cocktails plus natural wines paired with each course – smoked hot links, mac and cheese, pulled pork and fried chicken, all completely plant-based.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 23 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre | Carlton North | Victoria | Australia

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Burnley Brewing tour and tastings @ Burnley Brewing
Mar 23 @ 18:30 – 19:30

4 occurrences during March on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, each 6.30-7.30pm.

Enjoy the house brews while meeting the brewers at Burnley Brewing and walking through their brewing process, the varied ingredients that go into each beer, and how these additions shape every beer’s taste and appearance. Then, you’ll get a chance to sample the beers during the fermentation phase, poured straight from the tanks of our in-house brewing system. Your will also receive two entrees to accompany your beverages. This event will not only teach you about different beer styles and their origins, but also how to best pair beer with food.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.