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Aug
25
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Aug 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Aug 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Aug
28
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Aug 28 @ 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.

Click here to read about the garden.

Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Aug 28 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

The French wine and cheese masterclass @ Vinorium Wine + Food
Aug 28 @ 19:00 – 22:00

Anthony Nania has picked some of the greatest value wines from each region of France and will help give you an appreciation of not only the personality and quality of each of these wines but will also help demystify the labelling conundrum that is normally associated with French wines.

Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
Aug 28 @ 20:00 – 22:00

Fourth Wednesday of every month except for December.

2019 speakers and topics
23 Jan: Plant/flower ID quiz.
27 Feb: Maria from Ivanhoe Garden Club on flower arranging.
27 Mar: Janine Kay on geraniums and pelargoniums.
24 Apr: Ian Banks-Smith on roses.
22 May: Rebecca from Holman Industries Irrigation Systems.
26 Jun: Vince from Bunnings.
24 Jul: AGM.
28 Aug: Andrew from Richgro Garden Products.
25 Sep: Kirsten Macleod from Compost Depot on compost.
23 Oct: Angelo from BAAG on permaculture.
27 Nov: Christmas Breakup.

Aug
29
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Aug 29 @ 10:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Aug 29 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class @ Furlan Club
Aug 29 @ 19:30 – 22:30
Aug
30
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Aug 30 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

Aug
31
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 31 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Fermenting basics @ Kitchen Warehouse
Aug 31 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Fermenting basics will focus on the fundamentals of successfully fermenting at home covering kombucha, sauerkraut, kvass and kefir.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Aug 31 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
1
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Sep 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Sep 1 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Next to the Northcote train station.

Please bring a plate of food to share for afternoon tea if you are able to.

Click here to read about the garden.

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.

Sep
3
Tue
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).

Sep
4
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Sep 4 @ 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.

Click here to read about the garden.

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

Sep
5
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Sep 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 5 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
6
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Sep 6 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

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 indulge your senses in its flavours and aroma.

Sep
7
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Sep 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
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 every nook and cranny that makes this classic Italian dish a favourite.

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). This is a class for people who have no idea what to do with miso. You will make several miso dishes together as well as learning the benefits of having miso daily.

Book by email (hello.cookingwithkoji@gmail.com). In your message, please include your name, contact number, email, requested date and time.

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.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 7 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
8
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Sep 8 @ 09:00 – 13:00
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). This is a class for people who have no idea what to do with miso. You will make several miso dishes together as well as learning the benefits of having miso daily.

Book by email (hello.cookingwithkoji@gmail.com). In your message, please include your name, contact number, email, requested date and time.

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 to read about the garden.

Sep
11
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Sep 11 @ 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.

Click here to read about the garden.

Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Sep 11 @ 12:30 – 14:30

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.

Sep
12
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Sep 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 12 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
13
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Sep 13 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

Sep
14
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Sep 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Sep 14 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Sep 14 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
15
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Sep 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Sep
18
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Sep 18 @ 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.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
19
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Sep 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.