Calendar of local events

 

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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 2 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 4 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jul 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 5 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 6 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Renown Street Orchard planting bee 10:00
Renown Street Orchard planting bee @ Renown Street Community Orchard
Jul 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
It’s almost a year since they planted the orchard’s first trees, and most are doing really well. Now it’s time to expand a little further into the space, with another 10 or so fruit trees. [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 6 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 6 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 7 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Jul 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 9 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 11 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jul 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 12 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 13 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 13 @ 11:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it.
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Jul 13 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 13 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Beekeeping workshop 14:00
Beekeeping workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Jul 13 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: Bee behaviour. The various major items that make up a bee hive and how to construct them. The major tasks in hive management. What you will get: A wooden beehive frame [...]
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 14 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee 10:00
Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Pruning and care of fruit trees with Therese Scales 10:00
Pruning and care of fruit trees with Therese Scales @ CERES
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to grow a variety of fruit and nut trees in your backyard. Pruning techniques. Pest and disease management. Presenter: Therese Scales.
Vegan cheese making with Nase Supplitt 10:00
Vegan cheese making with Nase Supplitt @ CERES
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to make your own vegan cheese. How to make vegan milks, creamy spreads and dairy-free desserts. Presenter: Nase Supplitt.
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Swap 10:30
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Jul 14 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 16 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
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Free evening talk with Joel Glanzburg 18:00
Free evening talk with Joel Glanzburg @ Very Edible Gardens
Jul 17 @ 18:00 – 20:30
Joel Glanzberg, a well known permaculturalist, tracker and systems thinker visiting from the States, will give a talk on re-entering nature’s mind, authentic regenerative design, and making permaculture stronger.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Brunswick 12:30
Open Table, Brunswick @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Jul 18 @ 12:30 – 13:30
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 18 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jul 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 19 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 20 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Jul 20 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 20 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 20 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 21 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Stock Street Community Garden hangout & spring planting – planning session 14:00
Stock Street Community Garden hangout & spring planting – planning session @ Stock Street Community Garden
Jul 21 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Join them on Sunday to discuss spring planting & what you’d like to grow next season. Probably do a bit of a tidy as well. Byo art supplies if you just want to come and [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 23 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Jul 25 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
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West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Jul 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Winter vegetable planting in Reynard St Community Garden 10:00
Winter vegetable planting in Reynard St Community Garden @ Reynard Street Neighbourhood House
Jul 26 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Go along to the Reynard Street Community Garden and get involved in some winter planting. Learn new tips and tricks on how to keep your garden happy and healthy this winter. Book by phone (9386 [...]
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Jul 26 @ 12:30 – 13:30
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 26 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Jul 27 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Food Swap 11:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Jul 27 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Jul 27 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
Native edibles – walk, talk, taste 14:00
Native edibles – walk, talk, taste @ Gunyah Garden
Jul 27 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Presented by Karen Sutherland. There are many edible native plants that are easy to grow in urban gardens and pots. Karen’s own garden grows around 40 native edible plants and is a great place to [...]
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Jul 28 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Winter food forest – walk, talk, taste 10:00
Winter food forest – walk, talk, taste @ Gunyah Garden
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Presented by Karen Sutherland. Tour Karen’s garden, where there are a number of unusual edible plants that produce in winter, including perennial bell pepper, avocado, yacon and choko. Learn how to grow more winter edibles, [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Jul 28 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jul 29 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 30 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For families with children aged 2-4. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating sensory [...]
Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jul 30 @ 16:00 – 17:30
For children aged 5-13. Learn about the life of plants, animals, and their interactions with the environment, cultivating wonder and wisdom from nature play. The activities will vary with the seasons, incorporating seed saving, planting, weeding, [...]
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