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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Warrandyte Riverside Market 08:00
Warrandyte Riverside Market @ Stiggants Reserve
Feb 1 @ 08:00 – 13:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January with an additional market on the 3rd Saturday in December.
Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Feb 1 @ 09:00 – 10:00
On the 1st Saturday of every month except January.
Summer preserves 09:30
Summer preserves @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 1 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to preserve fruit and vegetables for use in the future. How to bottle preserves. The selection and sterilisation of jars. Join Lucy Marasco to learn the basics of preserving, including [...]
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Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup 10:00
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup @ Doncaster Hill Community Garden
Feb 6 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Native fruit 18:30
Native fruit @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 6 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: The A-Z of growing native fruit. Handy hints and tips from an experienced native fruit grower. When to harvest native fruit, and different ways to use it. Presented by Karen Sutherland, [...]
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Doncaster Garden Club 19:30
Doncaster Garden Club @ Doncaster Senior Citizen Centre
Feb 12 @ 19:30 – 22:00
Second Wednesday of every month except for January, The meetings start at 8pm, with a food swap 7.30-7.55pm. Everyone welcome. 2019 speakers and topics 13 Feb: Dwight King on dahlias. 13 Mar: Mike Dodson from [...]
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Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup 10:00
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup @ Doncaster Hill Community Garden
Feb 13 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Heide’s kitchen gardens 15:00
Heide’s kitchen gardens @ Heide Museum of Modern Art
Feb 13 @ 15:00 – 16:30
Join Heide gardeners David, Katie and Alice as they discuss the history and working cycle of the two kitchen gardens at Heide. Includes a produce-inspired tasting and glass of wine.
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Park Orchards Market 09:00
Park Orchards Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Summer fruit tree maintenance 09:30
Summer fruit tree maintenance @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 15 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to prune to keep trees to a manageable size. How to prune to maximise fruit production in the coming season. Keeping espaliered shapes in check. Watch and ask questions of [...]
Persian cooking 10:00
Persian cooking @ Living And Learning @ Ajani
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Learn to cook a three course Persian menu. Take your own apron.
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Come along to share your produce & compare notes with other food gardeners. Bring along any veggies, fruit or herbs you have harvested, also eggs, preserves, recipes are welcome. Be inventive! You can also bring [...]
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Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
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The joy of backyard chooks 18:30
The joy of backyard chooks @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 20 @ 18:30 – 21:00
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. Presented [...]
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Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Feb 22 @ 09:00 – 14:00
If you go to the market, you can also visit the school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.
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Veggie gardening for beginners 09:30
Veggie gardening for beginners @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 23 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to set up and prepare a vegetable garden. How to select, plant and care for crops. How to grow veggies in the ground, in raised beds and in pots. Presented [...]
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Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup 10:00
Doncaster Hill Community Garden meetup @ Doncaster Hill Community Garden
Feb 27 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Demystifying bread 18:30
Demystifying bread @ Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Feb 27 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Nadine will demonstrate the technique of bread making and baking. Bring a container to take home your dough to bake at home. Suitable for beginners.
The art of espalier 18:30
The art of espalier @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 27 @ 18:30 – 21:00
What you will learn: Growing espaliered fruit trees. Different techniques to make the most of all available space for espalier. Improve your general gardening skills. Presented by Diana Cotter. “Go vertical” is the cry when [...]
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Persian cooking 10:00
Persian cooking @ Living And Learning @ Ajani
Feb 29 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Learn to cook a three course Persian menu. Take your own apron.

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