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Feb
22
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 22 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge | Preston | Victoria | Australia

Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Community lunch (Alphington) @ Alphington Community Centre
Feb 22 @ 12:30 – 14:00
Community lunch (Alphington) @ Alphington Community Centre | Alphington | Victoria | Australia

A great place to meet old and new friends and enjoy delicious food. Everyone welcome, including children and babies!

Feb
23
Sat
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Feb 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Fruit beer and cheese pairing masterclass @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Feb 23 @ 12:30 – 14:30

What you will learn:

  • Taste your way through fruit beers from The 3 Ravens under the expert guidance of one of their brewery team and a cheese expert from Harper & Blohm.
  • See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery.
  • Learn The 3 Ravens approach to fruit beers.

What you will get:

  • Brewery tour.
  • Lunch.
  • Guided tasting of all varieties of fruit beer.

From wine grapes, to apricot, blueberries, strawberries and pears, The 3 Ravens love adding some fruit to enhance their brews.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 23 @ 13:30 – 15:00

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Feb
24
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Seed saving workshop at The Plummery
Feb 24 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Learn Kat Lavers’ tips for harvesting and saving seeds ready for the years to come. Also, explore Kat’s garden.

Entry via laneway off Burt Street.

Preserving your harvest workshop at The Plummery
Feb 24 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Learn Kat Lavers’ tips and tricks for preserving with a focus on fruit. Also, explore Kat’s garden and walk-in pantry.

Entry via laneway off Burt Street.

Feb
27
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Feb 27 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House | Reservoir | Victoria | Australia

‘Jen the chef’ makes some beautiful meals which always includes a main and dessert. Why not go down and join in, eat something beautiful and have a chat with some new friends.

Feb
28
Thu
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 28 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Mar
1
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Mar 1 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge | Preston | Victoria | Australia

Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Mar
2
Sat
Nuka zuke – rice bran pickling @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Mar 2 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Nuka zuke is a famous Japanese fermented pickling technique using rice bran. In this workshop, you will make your own Nuka medium/bedding so that you can keep pickling at home for years and years!

Book by email ([email protected]).

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 2 @ 13:30 – 15:00

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Mar
3
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Mar 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Mar 3 @ 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 ([email protected]).

Mar
6
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Mar 6 @ 17:00 – 22:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury | Thornbury | Victoria | Australia

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 Vegan Bake House; Woking Amazing; and YAY foods. See their Facebook page for the specific list of trucks on a particular day.

Mar
7
Thu
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 7 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Mar
8
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Mar 8 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge | Preston | Victoria | Australia

Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Mar
9
Sat
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Mar 9 @ 11:00 – 13:30

Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). You will make your own high protein and enzyme rich miso paste following traditional Japanese methods.

Book by email ([email protected]).

Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Mar 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 9 @ 13:30 – 15:00

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Mar
10
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Mar
13
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 13 @ 12:30 – 14:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House | Thornbury | Victoria | Australia

A two course home-cooked meal is shared in their dining room with other friendly community members. Go along for company, conversation and support. A great opportunity to find out what’s available in the neighbourhood. RSVP Span Community House by phone (9480 1364) or email.

Mar
14
Thu
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 14 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Mar
15
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Mar 15 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge | Preston | Victoria | Australia

Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Mar
16
Sat
Reservoir Food Swap
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Mar 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 16 @ 13:30 – 15:00

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Mar
17
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 17 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Mar 17 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Mar
20
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Mar
21
Thu
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 21 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Mar
22
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Mar 22 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge | Preston | Victoria | Australia

Go for a yummy lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Community lunch (Alphington) @ Alphington Community Centre
Mar 22 @ 12:30 – 14:00
Community lunch (Alphington) @ Alphington Community Centre | Alphington | Victoria | Australia

A great place to meet old and new friends and enjoy delicious food. Everyone welcome, including children and babies!

Veterans vs virgins at Preston Market @ Preston Market
Mar 22 @ 18:30 – 22:30

Join the excitement as some of Preston Market’s most distinguished veterans take on the new kids on the block in a fun-filled no-holds-barred cook-off. You also get to join in, helping make everything from pasta to paella and seafood to sandwiches while guiding your chosen team to victory and picking up cooking tricks and techniques along the way.

This is a Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event.

Mar
23
Sat
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Mar 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 23 @ 13:30 – 15:00

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Mar
24
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00