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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Oct 1 @ 19:00 – 22:00
At all meetings, doors open 7pm for a 8pm start. There will be plants for sale, raffles, door prizes and supper. 2018 topics 1 Oct 2018: olives and olive trees by David Strutt. 3 Sep [...]
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Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 2 @ 19:15 – 21:15
2018 Speakers and topics 6 Feb 2018: Lydia Heap on re-creating Indigenous Panton Hill; Julie Temple on growing yam daisies. 6 Mar 2018: Michael Tanner on soils – pH and restoration. 3 Apr 2018: Paul [...]
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Make sense of food labels 09:30
Make sense of food labels @ Customer Service Desk, Woolworths Supermarket
Oct 3 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Tour a supermarket and learn how to accurately read and understand food labels and choose healthy foods that are suitable for the whole family. You will also receive a show bag with information sheets and [...]
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special 11:00
Cook Indian by the creek – kids special @ Private address
Oct 3 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each session, they will share their traditional recipes and go [...]
Buzzing around Edendale 13:00
Buzzing around Edendale @ Edendale
Oct 3 @ 13:00 – 13:50
Through dance, art, observation and play, children discover how our friends the honey bees live their busy lives. They play with props to understand how bees collect nectar, make wax and honey and look after [...]
Buzzing around Edendale 14:00
Buzzing around Edendale @ Edendale
Oct 3 @ 14:00 – 14:50
Through dance, art, observation and play, children discover how our friends the honey bees live their busy lives. They play with props to understand how bees collect nectar, make wax and honey and look after [...]
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 4 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Oct 4 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 6 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Build your own poly/shade tunnels 10:00
Build your own poly/shade tunnels @ Private address
Oct 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Richard Lee, from KABUU, will teach you how to build a tunnel, with designs including bench covers for propagation, covering raised wicking beds, small propagation houses, shade houses, and farm-sized 50m rows. As a part [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 6 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Set up and maintain a worm farm 15:00
Set up and maintain a worm farm @ Edendale
Oct 6 @ 15:00 – 16:00
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 [...]
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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Oct 7 @ 08:30 – 13:00
Entry is $2 and all proceeds go to the CFA, the market’s community partner. Stallholder enquiries: 0414 703186 General enquiries: 9433 3315
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Oct 7 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 13 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Oct 13 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Contact either of the co-organisers: Glenn Mansfield by phone (0488 192198) or email or Margot Meredith by phone (0415 926642) or email.
Bee hive tours 10:30
Bee hive tours @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Oct 13 @ 10:30 – 12:30
4 occurrences: Saturday 13th October, Sunday 28th October, Saturday 24th November and Saturday 8th December, all 10.30am-12.30pm. Your tour, led by Nathan Stewart, a professional Doreen-based beekeeper from Maya ‘Xala Honey, will include suiting up [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 13 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Oct 14 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Practically Green Festival 10:30
Practically Green Festival @ Edendale
Oct 14 @ 10:30 – 16:30
The Practically Green Festival celebrates sustainable living and all things green with activities for the entire family. This year’s festival will include: Practical demonstrations and workshops. Sustainable building and lifestyle exhibitors. Market stalls. Live music. [...]
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Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club 11:30
Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 16 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2018 events November 20 Vertical gardens Landscape designer John Hassall will shows you how to construct a vertical garden and discover the benefits for your small space. October 16 Raspberry winemaking Gary Campanella, Danny Cappellani, [...]
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 18 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Oct 18 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 20 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Build your own poly/shade tunnels 10:00
Build your own poly/shade tunnels @ Private address
Oct 20 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Richard Lee, from KABUU, will teach you how to build a tunnel, with designs including bench covers for propagation, covering raised wicking beds, small propagation houses, shade houses, and farm-sized 50m rows. As a part [...]
Mexican – Day of the Dead 10:00
Mexican – Day of the Dead @ Living & Learning Nillumbik
Oct 20 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Ana and Gaby are Mexican Aussies with a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience in cooking Mexican dishes. Immerse yourself in Mexican cooking techniques and culture. This workshop will cover an introduction to the food, [...]
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Oct 20 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 20th and 21st of October. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 20 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 20 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Oct 21 @ 08:30 – 12:30
Specialising in stallholders that produce quality homemade, homegrown and handcrafted products, or selling fresh and tantalising produce. The Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market is, and has been, a place where the local people can [...]
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Oct 21 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Oct 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Oct 21 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 20th and 21st of October. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
Oct 21 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The classes are 3 hours of creating and 1 hour of eating mostly organic and healthy vegan food. A good part of the class’s content and style is conversational. The class is for up to [...]
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Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 25 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Oct 27 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Chinese vegetarian cooking demo 11:30
Chinese vegetarian cooking demo @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Oct 27 @ 11:30 – 13:00
Helen Chen and her friends will be demonstrating vegetarian home-cooked Chinese food (which is very different from Chinese restaurant food).
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Oct 28 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 10:00
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Oct 28 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The Eltham Food Swap has moved from Edendale and is now at the Eltham Farmers’ Market. Look for the large white ‘Local Food Connect’ marquee at the Farmers’ Market. Come along with your homegrown fruit [...]
Bee hive tours 10:30
Bee hive tours @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Oct 28 @ 10:30 – 12:30
4 occurrences: Saturday 13th October, Sunday 28th October, Saturday 24th November and Saturday 8th December, all 10.30am-12.30pm. Your tour, led by Nathan Stewart, a professional Doreen-based beekeeper from Maya ‘Xala Honey, will include suiting up [...]
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