Moreland calendar of events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, it is likely that many of these events will not actually be happening.

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Sep
27
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Sep 27 @ 09:00 – 12:30

Click here to read about the garden.

Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Sep 27 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Sep 27 @ 11:00 – 15:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Sep
28
Mon
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Sep 28 @ 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.

Sep
30
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Sep 30 @ 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.

Oct
1
Thu
Intro to permaculture (two sessions) @ CERES
Oct 1 @ 10:00 – 15:00

This course is designed for both those new to permaculture and those thinking of undertaking a Permaculture Design Certificate. The two sessions are on Thursday 1st October and Thursday, 8th October, both 10am-3pm.

What you will learn:

  • The concept of permaculture.
  • The principles of permaculture and associated design methods.

Presenter: Donna Livermore. There will be examples from tiny urban gardens to suburban and rural permaculture properties showing how we can create resilient, sustainable systems that work with nature and the natural limits of our planet.

SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 1 @ 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.

Oct
2
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
3
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Edible weeds @ CERES
Oct 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00

What you will learn: how to identify edible weeds; and how do use them in your everyday life.

What you will get: detailed handouts; and samples in class of prepared edible weeds.

Presenter: Monique Miller. Learn about seasonal edible weeds that thrive in Melbourne inner north, and gain knowledge about the plants’ culinary, medicinal and ecological uses.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Oct 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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.

Oct
4
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 4 @ 09:00 – 12:30

Click here to read about the garden.

Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

Soft goat cheese curd and goat camembert cheese @ CERES
Oct 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00

What you will learn:

  • How to make your own goats cheese.
  • How to make ricotta cheese.
  • About different cheeses.

Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.

West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Oct 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
5
Mon
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 5 @ 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.

Oct
7
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Oct 7 @ 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.

Oct
8
Thu
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 8 @ 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.

Oct
9
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
10
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Growing and cooking with bushfoods @ CERES
Oct 10 @ 10:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • How to identify and harvest bush foods.
  • How to grow and maintain bush foods in the home garden.
  • How to incorporate bush foods into everyday recipes.

What you will get:

  • Handouts and recipes.
  • Lunch and afternoon tea.

Presenter: Belinda Kennedy. Tour the CERES bush food gardens, learn how to identify, grow and maintain a variety of local bush foods, gain knowledge of bush foods from further afar – tropical delights from the north, peppery spices form the south. During the workshop, you will learn how to incorporate bush foods into simple, tasty and nutritious meals, desserts and snacks. The group will make a bush food inspired lunch and afternoon tea – all food prepared on the day will be vegetarian and vegan friendly.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Oct 10 @ 10:00 – 13:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 10 @ 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.

Oct
11
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 11 @ 09:00 – 12:30

Click here to read about the garden.

Food for mind and gut @ CERES
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • Foods which make your brain brighter.
  • How to incorporate brain powering foods easily into your daily diet.
  • Foods that can build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog.

Presenter: Melanie Leeson, from Mettle + Grace. Learn how to create healthier versions of your old favourites. The dishes will be packed with nutritionally dense vegetables and all will be gluten and dairy free. The menu includes: vegan cream cheese; oat + mesquite crackers; beet sauerkraut; chickpea salad with orange tahini; coconut + turmeric pie; and miso puffed balls.

Growing nutrient dense food in any space @ CERES
Oct 11 @ 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.

Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 11 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Oct
12
Mon
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 12 @ 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.

Oct
14
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Oct 14 @ 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.

Oct
15
Thu
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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.

Oct
16
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Oct
17
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Oct 17 @ 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.