Calendar of local events

 

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All events    All once-off events (Cooking, Everything else, Free)      Community gardens      Food swaps      Free meals      Markets      Farmers’ markets      Garden clubs

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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 2 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
May 3 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Intro to gardening workshops with DIVRS 13:30
Intro to gardening workshops with DIVRS @ Private garden (address provided on booking)
May 4 @ 13:30 – 15:00
The DIVRS garden is a vegetable and fruit garden that specialises in growing fresh food for DIVRS’ emergency food relief efforts. Their volunteers will guide you through a hands on workshop on composting and worm [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 4 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Miso paste making 11:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 5 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). You will make your own high protein and enzyme rich miso paste following traditional Japanese methods. Book [...]
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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 9 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
May 10 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Nuka zuke – rice bran pickling 11:00
Nuka zuke – rice bran pickling @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 11 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Nuka zuke is a famous Japanese fermented pickling technique using rice bran. In this workshop, you will make your own Nuka medium/bedding so that you can keep pickling at home for years and years! Book [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 11 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 16 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
May 17 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Native bee workshop for kids and families 10:00
Native bee workshop for kids and families @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
May 18 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Katrina Forstner, founder of Buzz and Dig, will introduce your family to native bees, pollination and increasing urban biodiversity. This session aims to bring joy and wonder to children in as they discover insect biodiversity [...]
Native bee workshop for adults 11:30
Native bee workshop for adults @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
May 18 @ 11:30 – 12:30
Katrina Forstner, founder of Buzz and Dig, will introduce you to the amazing world of native bees and how to attract them into your garden as pollinators for flowers and edibles. This workshop will demonstrate [...]
Fruit tree maintenance and pruning workshop 14:00
Fruit tree maintenance and pruning workshop @ Private garden (address provided on booking)
May 18 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Maya’s garden includes 32 apples, persimmons, cherry guavas, feijoas and citrus. Using grafting and pruning techniques, she has created an edible hedge of her fruit trees with a combination of espalier, cordon and other interesting [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 18 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
Maya’s fruitful garden (garden tour) 15:30
Maya’s fruitful garden (garden tour) @ Private garden (address provided on booking)
May 18 @ 15:30 – 16:30
Maya has created an edible garden that is as beautiful as it is fruitful. Decorative, productive hedges are formed from an extensive range of pruned and grafted fruit trees using a combination of espalier, cordon, [...]
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Olive curing 101 11:00
Olive curing 101 @ Kitchen Warehouse
May 19 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Learn how to cure olives from scratch. Gain the know-how of matching different olive varieties with the right curing method and brine.
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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 23 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
May 24 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Basic bakes 10:00
Basic bakes @ Kitchen Warehouse
May 25 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Learn how to get the consistent results you’ve always dreamed of! They will share with you the tips and tricks behind a successful bake, from monitoring oven temperatures to choosing the ideal equipment. They will [...]
Petit gateaux 12:15
Petit gateaux @ Kitchen Warehouse
May 25 @ 12:15 – 13:45
Level up your pastry skills and learn how to assemble little French cakes using mousses and cremeux. Learn show to put a brownie base, raspberry gel insert, chocolate mousse, and glaze together.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 25 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 30 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
May 31 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.