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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Jul 2 @ 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 5 Feb 2018: summer vegetables by Alan Richmond. 2017 topics 6 Feb [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Winter kid’s gardening – insect hotels 10:00
Winter kid’s gardening – insect hotels @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jul 3 @ 10:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: How to make an ‘insect hotel’. How ‘good bugs’ can help you to look after your veggie patch and garden. How to encourage good bugs in your garden. What you will [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 13:30 – 14:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 3 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jul 3 @ 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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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
The environmental chef 10:00
The environmental chef @ CERES
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: About the food industry. Making environmentally sustainable food choices. How to prepare your own low-impact lunch. What you will get: Lunch. Sustainable recipes. In a world full of amazing indulgent recipes [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 11:00 – 11:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 13:30 – 14:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 4 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
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Thrifty and recycled gardening 10:30
Thrifty and recycled gardening @ Whittlesea Community Garden, Whittlesea Community Activity Centre
Jul 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Learn from Maria Ciavarella, of My Green Garden, how to garden inexpensively and by recycling. Bookings essential by phone (9716 3361) or email.
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Farmer Incubator urban farm tour: Spoke & Spade 10:00
Farmer Incubator urban farm tour: Spoke & Spade @ Spoke & Spade
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Previously a standard suburban house block, Spoke & Spade is now an urban farm that has been transformed by Sim, a farmer on a mission to inspire, reconnect and recreate our connection with community through [...]
No Waste Cook Club Fitzroy 10:00
No Waste Cook Club Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Winter gardening 10:00
Winter gardening @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Learn all about: what to plant and when; soil preparation and maintenance; pest management; and harvesting tips & tricks. Booking essential by either phone (9386 9418) or email.
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Two foods & fibre landscapes 10:00
Two foods & fibre landscapes @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Jul 8 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Two foods & fibre landscapes @ Merri Corner Community Garden | Brunswick East | Victoria | Australia
Merri Creek Management Committee and Friends of Merri Creek invite you to this event. Learn about the Koorie uses for native plants in the Clara Street restoration site and discover its neighbour, the Merri Corner [...]
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 8 @ 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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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 11:00 – 11:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 10 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 13:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 13:30 – 14:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 14:30
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 11 @ 14:30 – 15:15
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
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Composting success 10:30
Composting success @ Whittlesea Community Garden, Whittlesea Community Activity Centre
Jul 12 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Learn from Maria Ciavarella, of My Green Garden, how to compost successfully. Bookings essential by phone (9716 3361) or email.
Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 12 @ 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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Sylvester Hive – Winter celebration 12:00
Sylvester Hive – Winter celebration @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 15 @ 12:00 – 15:00
Go along for a social gathering and enjoy the afternoon with hot chocolate, toasted marshmallows and mulled wine. Take a plate to share lunch together and BYO drinks.
Convivial Kitchen’s sourdough breadmaking demo 14:00
Convivial Kitchen’s sourdough breadmaking demo @ Private garden (address provided on booking)
Jul 15 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is an event for Darebin people to come together and connect while learning some new home cooking skills. Join them for a slow food afternoon as she demonstrates sourdough breadmaking, from preparing the grain [...]
Thermomix lunchbox workshop 14:00
Thermomix lunchbox workshop
Jul 15 @ 14:00 – 16:00
They will be doing scrolls, muesli bars, bliss balls and more. They will have a cookkey and cookidoo station so that you can learn how to create a playlist for your lunchbox items. Children are [...]
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Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club 11:30
Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 17 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2018 events October 16 Raspberry winemaking Gary Campanella, Danny Cappellani, Wayne Harridge and Mario Fantin from Eltham and District Winemakers Guild will introduce the basics of country winemaking and demonstrate the steps to make a [...]
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Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson 19:00
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson @ Gourmet Living
Jul 20 @ 19:00 – 21:00
You will learn: How to make the perfect sugar cookie that won’t shrink. An introduction to fondant – how to colour it, roll and cut it out to perfectly fit your cookie. How to decorate [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 21 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Beeswax food cover workshop 10:00
Beeswax food cover workshop @ Murundaka Cohousing Community
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Learn how to make your own beeswax food covers. All materials supplied, each participant will take home their own cover. Facilitated by Gail Burrell-Davis and Jo Massey.
Boilermaker masterclass 12:30
Boilermaker masterclass @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jul 21 @ 12:30 – 14:30
What you will learn: Taste your way through beers from The 3 Ravens range under the guidance of one of their brewery team. See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Learn 3 [...]
Chocolate discovery class 12:45
Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Jul 21 @ 12:45 – 13:45
This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate & truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their [...]
Beeswax wrap workshop 15:00
Beeswax wrap workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jul 21 @ 15:00 – 16:00
Book by phone (9870 2602) and pay at the door. Join Ben Moore from Ben’s Bees to make your own ecofriendly alternative to plastic wraps.
3 Ravens Brewery tour and tasting 16:00
3 Ravens Brewery tour and tasting @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jul 21 @ 16:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Taste your way through the The 3 Ravens range under the guidance of one of their brewery team. Learn what goes [...]
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Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 22 @ 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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Mooroolbark Growers & Weeders present backyard poultry made easy – the how and why 14:00
Mooroolbark Growers & Weeders present backyard poultry made easy – the how and why @ Mooroolbark Library
Jul 24 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Claire Coutts, from the Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap, will ‘tell all’ about preparing secure & adequate accommodation, purchasing suitable breeds, and care & feeding of your flock.
Share the Taste hits the road – free chocolate 15:30
Share the Taste hits the road – free chocolate
Jul 24 @ 15:30 – 17:30
Look for the Cadbury Dairy Milk RV for games, music and Cadbury dairy milk milk chocolate.
Sauerkraut and gut health workshop 19:00
Sauerkraut and gut health workshop @ Hawthorn Community House
Jul 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Sauerkraut is finely cut cabbage (combined with many other vegetables) that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria. It has a long shelf life and a distinctive sour flavour, both of which result from [...]
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Heidi garden club 10:00
Heidi garden club @ Heide Museum of Modern Art (Heide I kitchen garden)
Jul 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A monthly (last Wednesday of the month) gathering of like-minded people who enjoy chatting about all things garden, in particular productive gardening. Set in the Heide I kitchen garden, join them for a chat and [...]
Vegetarian and vegan winter warmers 19:30
Vegetarian and vegan winter warmers
Jul 25 @ 19:30 – 21:30
They will share their favourite vegan and vegetarian meals in the Thermomix and give some tips on how to adjust some popular Thermomix meals to be meatless.
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Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Jul 26 @ 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 [...]
Thermomix Christmas in July class 19:00
Thermomix Christmas in July class @ Gourmet Living
Jul 26 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Whether you have a Thermomix or not, this class is packed full of recipe ideas and meals to indulge in. Join them for an evening of demonstrations.
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The joy of backyard chooks 09:30
The joy of backyard chooks @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Jul 28 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to get started with keeping chickens in a suburban backyard. How to house and protect chooks from predators. How chooks can be used to improve your garden and soil. What [...]
Mexican – tortilla making 10:00
Mexican – tortilla making @ Living & Learning Nillumbik
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 12:30
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 tortilla making: making fresh tortillas [...]
No Waste Cook Club Carlton 10:00
No Waste Cook Club Carlton @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Winter fruit tree care and pruning masterclass 10:00
Winter fruit tree care and pruning masterclass @ Parkhill Primary School
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 14:30
By the end of the session, you will have a much greater understanding of: Important considerations for setting up your backyard orchard. Bare-rooted fruit trees and how to plant them. Leaf curl control. Tree physiology [...]
Home composting workshop 14:00
Home composting workshop @ Edendale
Jul 28 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Learn how composting, worm farming and the use of particular plants can naturally improve your soil. Discover how to compost and worm farm effectively for the best results. Understand how recycling your household and garden [...]
Spring veggie garden 14:00
Spring veggie garden @ Watsonia Library
Jul 28 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Join Robin Gale-Baker to learn how to prepare your soil for spring vegetable planting and how to select the best veggies for your needs.
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VEG wicking bed workshop 09:30
VEG wicking bed workshop @ Alphington Farmers Market
Jul 29 @ 09:30 – 13:30
Facilitated by Very Edible Gardens. Learn how to make water-efficient wicking beds using re-claimed and recycled materials. There will be a 2 hour workshop, followed by a 2 hour working bee.
Miso paste making 10:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Jul 29 @ 10:00 – 12:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
Backyard chooks for beginners 14:00
Backyard chooks for beginners @ Edendale
Jul 29 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn the basics of backyard chicken keeping with their farmer Stephen. This hands-on workshop will cover the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs) as well [...]
Miso paste making 14:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Jul 29 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
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Lakeside Good Earth Group presents fun ferments – kombucha tea with Sarah Cowell 14:00
Lakeside Good Earth Group presents fun ferments – kombucha tea with Sarah Cowell @ Lilydale Library
Jul 30 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Learn the health benefits available from making your own kombucha fermented tea. Make it even more delicious with natural herbs and fruit for flavouring. Sarah Cowell will also cover making cashew cheese, other easy home-fermenting [...]
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