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Farming for kids, with farmer Em 11:00
Farming for kids, with farmer Em @ Joe’s Market Garden
Nov 3 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Farmer Em is a qualified teacher who is interested in connecting your children to their food system. They will be picking, weeding and planting up a storm! Ages are 5-10 years. Please bring gloves and [...]
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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Nov 5 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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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Talking tomatoes with Karen Sutherland 17:30
Talking tomatoes with Karen Sutherland @ CERES
Nov 8 @ 17:30 – 19:00
CERES Nursery will be celebrating all things tomato with Karen Sutherland, from Edible Eden Design and co-author of a recent book entitled Tomato: know, sow, grow, feast. More specifically: Growing tips, book signing and Q&A [...]
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Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) 10:00
Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) @ Edendale
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – Nov 11 @ 16:00
A two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on the 10th and 11th November, each 10am-4pm. Facilitator: Donna Livermore. Developed by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, permaculture (permanent agriculture) is a whole system approach to [...]
Eat drink talk shop 09:30
Eat drink talk shop
Nov 10 @ 09:30 – 10:30
This tour will take place three times, at 9.30am, 11am and 12.30pm. Artist Jamie Lewis will take groups on a tour of key Bonwick Street businesses, gathering food and stories before hosting conversations on place, [...]
Charity open garden (Research) 10:00
Charity open garden (Research)
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Charity open garden (Research) @ Research | Victoria | Australia
Sprawling outer suburban garden with many fruit trees, chicken system, enclosed veggie garden, and interesting examples of permaculture practice including water and energy systems. Large deck and outdoor kitchen with pizza oven. Tours on the [...]
Eat drink talk shop 11:00
Eat drink talk shop
Nov 10 @ 11:00 – 12:00
This tour will take place three times, at 9.30am, 11am and 12.30pm. Artist Jamie Lewis will take groups on a tour of key Bonwick Street businesses, gathering food and stories before hosting conversations on place, [...]
Green at Kathleen: preparing for summer harvest 11:30
Green at Kathleen: preparing for summer harvest @ Kathleen Syme Library
Nov 10 @ 11:30 – 13:00
All you need to know to grow fresh produce at home in Summer including: what to plant and when; soil maintenance in the Summer months; smart watering and managing hot weather; and feeding and maintaining [...]
Eat drink talk shop 12:30
Eat drink talk shop
Nov 10 @ 12:30 – 13:30
This tour will take place three times, at 9.30am, 11am and 12.30pm. Artist Jamie Lewis will take groups on a tour of key Bonwick Street businesses, gathering food and stories before hosting conversations on place, [...]
Talking tomatoes – know, sow, grow, feast! 14:00
Talking tomatoes – know, sow, grow, feast! @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Nov 10 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Karen Sutherland, from Edible Eden Design, will teach you how to select, grow and use the best and tastiest tomatoes for Melbourne’s climate. Bookings essential.
Farmer to table dinner 19:00
Farmer to table dinner @ The Merri Table, CERES
Nov 10 @ 19:00 – 22:00
The dinner comprises share-style courses which highlight 3 ethical local producers. The evening will include a panel Q&A with the three producers. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available to purchase at the bar.
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Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute’s 30th annual garden walk 09:30
Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute’s 30th annual garden walk @ Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute Hall
Nov 11 @ 09:30 – 17:00
Celebrate 30 years of open gardens in the area of Arthurs Creek and Doreen. 5 beautiful gardens to visit. Light lunches and Devonshire teas available. Various art/craft items to purchase including: Jane Annois pottery, Tara [...]
Charity open garden (Research) 10:00
Charity open garden (Research)
Nov 11 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Charity open garden (Research) @ Research | Victoria | Australia
Sprawling outer suburban garden with many fruit trees, chicken system, enclosed veggie garden, and interesting examples of permaculture practice including water and energy systems. Large deck and outdoor kitchen with pizza oven. Tours on the [...]
Open Gardens Victoria – chooks in the city workshop 10:00
Open Gardens Victoria – chooks in the city workshop
Nov 11 @ 10:00 – 11:30
At 10-11.30am and again at 12.30-2pm. Open Gardens Victoria and Jessamy Miller (from ABC’s Organic Gardener) will show you how to keep and care for chooks in the city, including: housing; diet & health; and [...]
Open Gardens Victoria – chooks in the city workshop 12:30
Open Gardens Victoria – chooks in the city workshop
Nov 11 @ 12:30 – 14:00
At 10-11.30am and again at 12.30-2pm. Open Gardens Victoria and Jessamy Miller (from ABC’s Organic Gardener) will show you how to keep and care for chooks in the city, including: housing; diet & health; and [...]
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Great tomato giveaway 10:00
Great tomato giveaway @ Watsonia Library
Nov 13 @ 10:00 – 13:00
The Watsonia Community Gardeners are continuing their tradition of giving away tomato seedlings (and other excess seedlings) for you to grow in your home garden.
Good Earth produce and plant swap 14:00
Good Earth produce and plant swap @ Lilydale Library
Nov 13 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Pack some herbs or flowers, your favourite recipe, some seedlings or seeds or cuttings and go to the end of year Good Earth swap. Helen will demonstrate the art of making a tussie mussie using [...]
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Raised garden beds are for everybody 11:00
Raised garden beds are for everybody @ Fawkner Library
Nov 14 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Gardening is an activity that fortifies the mind, body and spirit. A thoughtfully planned garden can be modified to accommodate people with an injury or disability, physical or mental. The goal is to have a [...]
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Join the development of the Newton Street Community Garden 16:30
Join the development of the Newton Street Community Garden @ East Preston Community Centre
Nov 15 @ 16:30 – 18:00
Darebin City Council, in partnership with 3000acres and Span Community House, invite you to take part in designing the Newton Street Community Garden. This project aims to transform an underutilised piece of land into a [...]
Bush foods & herbs for courtyards & balconies 18:30
Bush foods & herbs for courtyards & balconies @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Nov 15 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: Which native produce-plants are suitable for growing in pots and small spaces. What to harvest and when. How to use bush foods and herbs to flavour your dishes. Presented by Karen [...]
Propagation workshop 18:30
Propagation workshop @ Edendale
Nov 15 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Rachel Bishop, from Beales Road Farm, will show you how to propagate from seed.
Kombucha workshop 19:00
Kombucha workshop @ Coburg Library
Nov 15 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Kombucha is a fermented drink that boosts your immune system, increases energy and aids digestion. Dean, from The Good Brew Company, will teach you how to create the perfect batch of kombucha using sustainable and [...]
War on food waste workshop and talk 19:00
War on food waste workshop and talk @ Boyland Room, Box Hill Town Hall
Nov 15 @ 19:00 – 20:00
What can we do to before composting to help prevent food waste at home, how can we preserve commonly wasted fruit and vegetable scraps, and what are the other lesser known global initiatives happening around [...]
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Introduction to natural beekeeping (two-day) 10:00
Introduction to natural beekeeping (two-day) @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – Nov 18 @ 17:00
Suitable for beginners, and ideal for the backyarder, this two-day event is designed to provide participants with the information they need to start natural beekeeping with confidence. It will cover such subjects as: boxes, equipment, [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Nov 17 @ 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 [...]
Northcote Library Food Garden Spring plant sale 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden Spring plant sale @ Northcote Library
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Pick up a seedling or potted plant. All benefits go towards supporting and maintaining the community garden.
Summer veggie garden success! 10:00
Summer veggie garden success! @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – 11:30
They will talk through the tips and tricks to plant your patch and keep it thriving through the warmer months, including advice about individual crops such as tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, zucchinis and more. To help [...]
Halloumi Festival Melbourne 12:00
Halloumi Festival Melbourne @ Cyprus Community of Melbourne and Victoria
Nov 17 @ 12:00 – 21:00
The Cyprus Community of Melbourne and Victoria is organising its inaugural Halloumi Festival. Taste halloumi and watch it being made.
Chocolate discovery class 12:45
Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Nov 17 @ 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 [...]
Beekeeping workshop with Ben 14:00
Beekeeping workshop with Ben @ Essence Workshops
Nov 17 @ 14:00 – 17:00
Ben Moore, from Ben’s Bees, will share his love for bees, lifelong knowledge, practical skills, tips and tricks required to start and maintain your healthy bee colony in your garden. You will learn everything you [...]
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Permablitz 214 (Lalor) 10:00
Permablitz 214 (Lalor) @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Nov 18 @ 10:00 – 16:00
On the day, they will be: Building an herb spiral. Spreading soil and mulch in preparation for planting front yard. Planting fruit salad and other fruit trees to be espaliered. Planting native trees, shrubs and [...]
Halloumi Festival Melbourne 12:00
Halloumi Festival Melbourne @ Cyprus Community of Melbourne and Victoria
Nov 18 @ 12:00 – 21:00
The Cyprus Community of Melbourne and Victoria is organising its inaugural Halloumi Festival. Taste halloumi and watch it being made.
Convivial Kitchen: beeswax wrap making workshop 14:00
Convivial Kitchen: beeswax wrap making workshop @ (address provided on booking)
Nov 18 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Why not cut down on wrapping and switch to beeswax wraps instead? They are great as lids, to wrap cheese, keep avocado fresh, and wrap up your bread. This workshop will teach you how to [...]
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Julie and Julia (film) 10:15
Julie and Julia (film) @ Richmond Library
Nov 19 @ 10:15 – 12:30
Julie and Julia is the story of Julia Child, who brought cassoulet to a casserole culture in mid-20th century America, and Julie’s challenge to cook all the recipes in Childs’ first book. Rated PG. Bookings [...]
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Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club 11:30
Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 20 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2018 events December 18 Christmas party in the garden Celebrate the year of the garden with music and nibbles. November 20 Vertical gardens Landscape designer John Hassall will shows you how to construct a vertical [...]
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Build your own take home garden box (4 sessions) 10:00
Build your own take home garden box (4 sessions) @ Marist 180
Nov 21 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The four sessions are on Wednesdays, 21st November, 28th November, 5 December and 12 December, each 10am-2pm. You will: create and maintain your own take home garden box; improve your landscaping and horticulture skills; improve [...]
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Sylvester Hive presents Buzz & Dig – native bee workshop 18:00
Sylvester Hive presents Buzz & Dig – native bee workshop @ Silvestor Hive Community Garden
Nov 22 @ 18:00 – 20:30
This workshop will help you identify native bees and understand their nesting behaviour. Find out why insect biodiversity is so important and how you can encourage native bees to your garden. Bring a plate to [...]
Healthy productive compost and worms 18:30
Healthy productive compost and worms @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Nov 22 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: The importance of compost for soil health. How to fix common composting problems. Setting up and looking after a worm farm. Presented by Sarah Hardgrove. Learn how to make great compost, [...]
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Bee hive tours 10:30
Bee hive tours @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Nov 24 @ 10:30 – 12:30
3 occurrences: Saturday 24th November, Saturday 8th December and Saturday 19th January, all 10.30am-12.30pm. Your tour, led by Nathan Stewart, a professional Doreen-based beekeeper from Maya ‘Xala Honey, will include suiting up in protective gear, [...]
Spring backyard composting workshop 10:30
Spring backyard composting workshop @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Nov 24 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Facilitated by Jen Jackson-Hall (Bellfield Community Garden Compost Coordinator) and Mikoto Araki (Permaculturist, active member of Transition 3081 and the Resource Utilisation Group of Murundaka Cohousing Community). Jen will show how she hot composts in [...]
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Backyard beekeeping workshop 19:00
Backyard beekeeping workshop @ Hawthorn Community House
Nov 27 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Interested in beginning with bees in your backyard but not sure how and where to begin? Join Bec, from Bec’s Beehive, in this introductory session covering hive set up requirements, legalities and seasonal expectations.
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Heidi garden club 10:00
Heidi garden club @ Heide Museum of Modern Art (Heide I kitchen garden)
Nov 28 @ 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 [...]
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