Moreland calendar of events

 

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

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Apr
1
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Apr 1 @ 19:00 – 21:00

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, Footscray and Coburg. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts 2 hours before the serving times.

Apr
2
Thu
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Apr 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
3
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Apr 3 @ 10:00 – 12:30

A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community lunches. New visitors and volunteers would be more than welcome.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Apr 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
4
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Apr 4 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Apr 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Apr 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.

Chocolate workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Apr 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 how to make vanilla marshmallow and create snowman hot chocolates in a jar. Finally, design your own inclusion chocolate bars from a selection of around 25 sweet or savoury toppings.

Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Apr 4 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Every other Saturday.

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.

Danish dark rye bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Apr 4 @ 14:00 – 16:30

What you will learn:

  • How to make a Danish dark rye wholegrain loaf of bread.
  • Understand the timeline and stages to create the bread with minimal effort.
  • How to make and care for an authentic Danish style sourdough starter cult.

What you will get:

  • Recipe and workshop notes.
  • Sourdough culture to care for.
  • Dough for two loaves of bread.
  • A discount on a professional quality bread tin.

Facilitator: Ninna Katrine. This workshop will teach you the secret to caring for your sourdough starter and walk you through the process of baking your own wholegrain dark rye loaf. This popular Northern European style bread is difficult to source in Melbourne, so why not bake your own.

Participants will be limited to 8 to maintain an informal interactive format.

Apr
5
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Apr 5 @ 09:00 – 12:30

Click here to read about the garden.

Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Apr 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

Feta and haloumi cheese @ CERES
Apr 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.

Growing nutrient dense food in any space @ CERES
Apr 5 @ 10:00 – 15:00

This workshop will introduce you to growing better quality, nutrient rich produce at home even if you only have a tiny growing space. It will include: selecting your crops; transforming your soil by focusing on the soil food web; an introduction to soil minerals & going beyond NPK; creating nutrient rich composts; fertilising your plants for maximum nutrition; and harvesting and preparing produce to maintain nutrients.

Indian cooking @ CERES
Apr 5 @ 10:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • Indian cooking.
  • Improved culinary skills.

What you will get:

  • An Indian feast
  • Recipes to take home.

Presenter: Aditi Daware.

West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Apr 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
6
Mon
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00

SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow – weeding, planting, mulching, harvesting, turning compost, etc. Or just hang out with their beautiful community for a cup of tea.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
8
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Apr 8 @ 19:00 – 21:00

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, Footscray and Coburg. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts 2 hours before the serving times.

Apr
9
Thu
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Apr 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
10
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Apr 10 @ 10:00 – 12:30

A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community lunches. New visitors and volunteers would be more than welcome.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Apr 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
11
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Apr 11 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Apr 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Apr 11 @ 11:00 – 12:00

SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it.

Apr
12
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Apr 12 @ 09:00 – 12:30

Click here to read about the garden.

Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Apr 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee
Apr 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Apr 12 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Apr
13
Mon
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Apr 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00

SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow – weeding, planting, mulching, harvesting, turning compost, etc. Or just hang out with their beautiful community for a cup of tea.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
15
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Apr 15 @ 19:00 – 21:00

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, Footscray and Coburg. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts 2 hours before the serving times.

Apr
16
Thu
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Apr 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates.

Click here to read about the garden.

Open Table, Brunswick @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Apr 16 @ 12:30 – 13:30

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.

Apr
17
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Apr 17 @ 10:00 – 12:30

A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community lunches. New visitors and volunteers would be more than welcome.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Apr 17 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
18
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Apr 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Apr 18 @ 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 some leaven.
  • Recipes.

Presenter: Ken Hercott.

North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Apr 18 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Apr 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Apr 18 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Every other Saturday.

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.

Apr
19
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Apr 19 @ 09:00 – 12:30

Click here to read about the garden.

Blue cheese making @ CERES
Apr 19 @ 10:00 – 16:00

What you will learn:

  • How to make blue cheese.
  • How to make sour cream.
  • How to make your own ricotta cheese.

Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.

Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Apr 19 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.