Moreland calendar of events

 

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

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Jun
23
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jun 23 @ 18:30 – 20:30

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 Coburg and Collingwood. 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.

Jun
25
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Jun 25 @ 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.

Click here to read about the garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jun 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 25 @ 12:00 – 13:30

A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting.

Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.

Jun
26
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jun 26 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Jun 26 @ 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 get:

  • Handmade pizzas for lunch.
  • Your own bread to take home and some leaven.
  • Recipes.

Presenter: Ken Hercott.

Sourdough bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jun 26 @ 09:00 – 11:30

What you will learn:

  • Ways to create and look after your own Sourdough starter culture, flour to use for the best nutrition and results.
  • Ways to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more authentic sourdough loaf, equipment needed to produce a great looking and tasting sourdough tin loaf at home.
  • Ways to bake sourdough bread using a bread tin in a home oven, bread dough looks and feels like at its various stages of preparation and development.

What you will get:

  • Comprehensive workshop notes.
  • Sourdough starter culture.
  • A discount on a professional quality bread tin.

Join Rick Lavender of The Life We Want as he demonstrates this age old process and introduces you to the equipment and skills required to get started baking at home.

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

Growing berries @ CERES
Jun 26 @ 10:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • The wide range of berry fruits that can be grown in Victorian gardens.
  • How to cultivate the plants for great yields and great flavour.
  • Berry selection, planting and fertilising, and how to prune and trellis a range of different berry fruits.

Presenter: Poppy Turbiak.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jun 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Jun 26 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jun 26 @ 14:30 – 16:00

A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting.

Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.

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

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

Veggies in desserts @ CERES
Jun 27 @ 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 desserts are dairy-free and gluten-free using a variety of ingredients: nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains, fats, spices, legumes and unrefined sugars. The menu includes: chocolate kidney bean slice; spiced pumpkin donuts; rich chocolate beetroot truffles; lime + spinach cake; strawberry + cauliflower cheesecake; and sweet veggie mousse.

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jun 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jun
30
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jun 30 @ 18:30 – 20:30

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 Coburg and Collingwood. 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.

Jul
2
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Jul 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.

Click here to read about the garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jul 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 2 @ 12:00 – 13:30

A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting.

Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.

Jul
3
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Intro to fermenting at home @ CERES
Jul 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00

What you will learn:

  • The basics to successfully start fermenting vegetables at home.
  • Ideas about creating your own fermented condiments.
  • How to use fermented products in day to day life.

What you will get:

  • Vegetables that you will prepare in class and take home to ferment.
  • Samples of fermented products to taste in class.
  • Notes and recipes.

Presenter: Monique.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 3 @ 14:30 – 16:00

A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting.

Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.

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

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

Feta and haloumi cheese making @ CERES
Jul 4 @ 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.

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 4 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
7
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 7 @ 18:30 – 20:30

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 Coburg and Collingwood. 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.

Jul
9
Fri
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Jul 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.

Click here to read about the garden.

West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jul 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 9 @ 12:00 – 13:30

A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting.

Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.

Jul
10
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Authentic Mexican @ CERES
Jul 10 @ 10:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • Mexican cuisine.
  • Improve your culinary skills.
  • Work with seasonal ingredients.

Presenter: Matt Baker from Whe-Eat. Menu: blackened chicken thighs with quinoa; Mexican corn on the cob; Mexican white bait fritters tortillas with salsa crude; cactus and tomatillos salsa; crispy pulled pork carnitas; and dark chocolate mole.

Beeswax wraps @ CERES
Jul 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00

What you will learn:

  • How to make and maintain their own beeswax wraps.
  • Learn skills that are transferable to the home environment.
  • Bundling techniques.

Presenter: Emma Grace. You will learn how to make and maintain their own beeswax wraps for keeping food fresh and hygienic without the use of single-use plastics such as cling-wrap. This is a hands-on workshop where participants will make their own washable and re-usable ready-to-use beeswax wraps.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Just outside the CERES grocery.

Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 10 @ 14:30 – 16:00

A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting.

Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Vegan cheese making @ CERES
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 16:00

What you will learn:

  • How to make your own vegan cheese.
  • How to make vegan milks, creamy spreads and dairy-free desserts.

Presenter: Nase Supplitt.

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Jul 11 @ 10:30 – 12:30

 

Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 11 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
13
Tue
Getting the best from your soil @ Coburg Library
Jul 13 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Diana Cotter, will discuss organic mulch, compost, watering and closed farming systems.

Registrations essential.