Moreland calendar of events

 

View calendars for specific Council areas:
All areas    Banyule    Boroondara    City of Yarra    Darebin    Manningham    Maroondah    Moreland    Nillumbik    Whitehorse    Whittlesea    Yarra Ranges

Jul
23
Tue
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00

For families with children aged 2-4.

Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory play with seeds, leaves, crafts and music, as well as the micro world of mini beasts and soil. Led by Sofia Sabbagh.

Pay at the event.

Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 23 @ 16:00 – 17:30

For children aged 5-13.

Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, transplanting, herbal remedies, paint making, puppet making, finding grubs, climbing trees, making shelters, tying knots, spotlighting, bird watching, sensory play, singing and fire-side story telling. Led by Sofia Sabbagh.

Pay at the event.

Jul
25
Thu
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 25 @ 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.

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 25 @ 19:30 – 21:30

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 Fitzroy, Coburg and Footscray. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking takes place at 5 Pitt Street, Brunswick, starting 2 hours before the serving times.

Jul
26
Fri
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jul 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Winter vegetable planting in Reynard St Community Garden @ Reynard Street Neighbourhood House
Jul 26 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Go along to the Reynard Street Community Garden and get involved in some winter planting. Learn new tips and tricks on how to keep your garden happy and healthy this winter.

Book by phone (9386 7128) or email (admin@rsnh.org.au).

Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Jul 26 @ 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.

Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 26 @ 14:30 – 15:30

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
27
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 27 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Jul 27 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 27 @ 13:00 – 14:00

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.

Native edibles – walk, talk, taste @ Gunyah Garden
Jul 27 @ 14:00 – 16:30

Presented by Karen Sutherland. There are many edible native plants that are easy to grow in urban gardens and pots. Karen’s own garden grows around 40 native edible plants and is a great place to see how they grow. You will look at how to grow lemon myrtle and her lesser known cousin cinnamon myrtle. Native pepper as well as a range of salt bushes can be grown in suburban gardens if you know what to do. Taste test a range of salt bushes, to find your favourite. Discuss a variety of native fruiting plants.

You will learn which native edible plants are suitable for a suburban garden, in pots or in the ground, and how to harvest & use them to enjoy their unique flavour and aroma profiles. You will get a packet of seeds.

Jul
28
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 28 @ 09:30 – 11:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

Winter food forest – walk, talk, taste @ Gunyah Garden
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 12:30

Presented by Karen Sutherland. Tour Karen’s garden, where there are a number of unusual edible plants that produce in winter, including perennial bell pepper, avocado, yacon and choko. Learn how to grow more winter edibles, from annual to perennial. You will also get a packet of seeds.

West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Jul 28 @ 11:00 – 15:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
29
Mon
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 29 @ 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.

Jul
30
Tue
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 30 @ 10:00 – 12:00

For families with children aged 2-4.

Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory play with seeds, leaves, crafts and music, as well as the micro world of mini beasts and soil. Led by Sofia Sabbagh.

Pay at the event.

Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 30 @ 16:00 – 17:30

For children aged 5-13.

Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, transplanting, herbal remedies, paint making, puppet making, finding grubs, climbing trees, making shelters, tying knots, spotlighting, bird watching, sensory play, singing and fire-side story telling. Led by Sofia Sabbagh.

Pay at the event.

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

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 1 @ 19:30 – 21:30

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 Fitzroy, Coburg and Footscray. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking takes place at 5 Pitt Street, Brunswick, starting 2 hours before the serving times.

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Aug
3
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Seasonal ferments: kimchi + kombucha @ Bee Sustainable
Aug 3 @ 09:00 – 11:30

What you will learn:

  • How to cultivate, feed and keep your ferments for long and short term use.
  • How to assess pH, sugar and alcohol levels.
  • Relevant food safety and sanitisation for fermenting.

What you will get:

  • Comprehensive workshop notes and references/further reading.
  • Your own vegetables ferments to take home.
  • A sampling of fermented food.

Lacto-fermentation is a healthful, safe, low energy method of food preservation. Molly Bryson will show you how to make kimchi and kombucha.

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

Intro to permaculture (two days) @ CERES
Aug 3 @ 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 days are Saturday, 3rd August and Saturday 10th August, both 10am-3pm.

What you will learn:

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

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.

Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Aug
4
Sun
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 4 @ 09:30 – 11:00

Click here to read about the garden.

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

Working bee, market stall and socialising.

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

Click here to read about the garden.

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

Aug
6
Tue
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00

For families with children aged 2-4.

Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory play with seeds, leaves, crafts and music, as well as the micro world of mini beasts and soil. Led by Sofia Sabbagh.

Pay at the event.

Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Aug 6 @ 16:00 – 17:30

For children aged 5-13.

Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, transplanting, herbal remedies, paint making, puppet making, finding grubs, climbing trees, making shelters, tying knots, spotlighting, bird watching, sensory play, singing and fire-side story telling. Led by Sofia Sabbagh.

Pay at the event.

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

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 8 @ 19:30 – 21:30

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 Fitzroy, Coburg and Footscray. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking takes place at 5 Pitt Street, Brunswick, starting 2 hours before the serving times.

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Aug 9 @ 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.

Aug
10
Sat
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Scion and tree sales day @ CERES
Aug 10 @ 09:00 – 12:00

Their current focus is on apple varieties. Limited amounts of stonefruit.

No need to book – just turn up.

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