Calendar of free once-off events


Given the current coronavirus crisis, some of these events might not actually be happening.

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San choy bao and mango sago pudding @ Doncaster Library
Nov 25 @ 19:00 – 20:00

Learn how to how to bring authentic Asian flavours into your home with two classic Asian dishes. Start with san choy bao starters (Chinese lettuce wraps), which are healthy, flavoursome bites, both sweet and savoury. Next try yum cha dessert mango sago pudding. Presenters: Helen and Hay.

Setting up a worm farm @ Edendale
Nov 27 @ 14:00 – 15:00

A worm farm can be one of the best ways to dispose of food scraps and, at the same time, produce vermi-juice (worm tea) and vermicast (worm castings) for use on the garden. Learn how to set up a worm farm and the easiest methods to manage and care for these most hard-working of creatures.

This workshop will cover both the theory and practice of worm farming in a household setting. It will be useful for those wishing to recycle household food waste in order to produce worm products for use in the improvement of soil in gardens and pot plants.

Discounted worm farms will be available for sale on the day.

Keeping Backyard Chooks with Felicity Gordon @ Watsonia Library
Nov 27 @ 15:00 – 16:00

Learn some tips and hints on keeping backyard chickens. Find out the best breeds for laying eggs, what chickens eat, and how to ensure they are not prone to feral animals, particularly at night.

Registration essential.

Make edible Christmas gifts @ Whittlesea Library
Dec 11 @ 10:30 – 11:30

Create your own personal living Christmas gift using your garden.

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