Calendar of local events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, it is unlikely that many, if any, of these events will actually be happening.

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View calendars for specific types of event (and the key to the colour coding):
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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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 22 @ 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.
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Intro to permaculture (two sessions) 10:00
Intro to permaculture (two sessions) @ CERES
Oct 1 @ 10:00 – 15:00
This course is designed for both those new to permaculture and those thinking of undertaking a Permaculture Design Certificate. The two sessions are on Thursday 1st October and Thursday, 8th October, both 10am-3pm. What you [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 1 @ 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.
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Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 2 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Oct 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Edible weeds 10:00
Edible weeds @ CERES
Oct 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: how to identify edible weeds; and how do use them in your everyday life. What you will get: detailed handouts; and samples in class of prepared edible weeds. Presenter: Monique Miller. [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Oct 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters 10:30
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Oct 3 @ 10:30 – 12:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Then make your own milk or dark truffles with a selection of toppings.
Chocolate workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters 13:00
Chocolate workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Oct 3 @ 13:00 – 16:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Then make your own milk or dark truffles with a selection of toppings. Then learn [...]
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Oct 3 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. 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 [...]
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 4 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Soft goat cheese curd and goat camembert cheese 10:00
Soft goat cheese curd and goat camembert cheese @ CERES
Oct 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own goats cheese. How to make ricotta cheese. About different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Oct 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 8 @ 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.
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Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 9 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Oct 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Growing and cooking with bushfoods 10:00
Growing and cooking with bushfoods @ CERES
Oct 10 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to identify and harvest bush foods. How to grow and maintain bush foods in the home garden. How to incorporate bush foods into everyday recipes. What you will get: Handouts [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Oct 10 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 10 @ 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.
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 11 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Food for mind and gut 10:00
Food for mind and gut @ CERES
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Foods which make your brain brighter. How to incorporate brain powering foods easily into your daily diet. Foods that can build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog. Presenter: [...]
Growing nutrient dense food in any space 10:00
Growing nutrient dense food in any space @ CERES
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00
This workshop will introduce you to growing better quality, nutrient rich produce at home even if you only have a tiny growing space. It will include: selecting your crops; transforming your soil by focusing on [...]
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
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Swap 10:30
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Oct 14 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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 [...]
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Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Oct 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Sourdough bread baking 09:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Oct 17 @ 09:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: How to make your own bread. How to make your own handmade pizzas. More about sourdough. What you will learn: Handmade pizzas for lunch. Your own bread to take home and [...]
Sourdough bread workshop 09:00
Sourdough bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Oct 17 @ 09:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: Ways to create and look after your own Sourdough starter culture, flour to use for the best nutrition and results. Ways to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more authentic [...]
Growing great tomatoes 10:00
Growing great tomatoes @ CERES
Oct 17 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Choosing varieties. Garden set-up. Common problems. Presenter: Carol Henderson. Topics to be covered include: how to choose which tomato varieties to grow; whether to grow from seed or seedling, in pots, [...]
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Oct 17 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Oct 17 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Oct 17 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. 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 [...]
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 18 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Indian cooking 10:00
Indian cooking @ CERES
Oct 18 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Indian cooking. Improved culinary skills. What you will get: An Indian feast Recipes to take home. Presenter: Aditi Daware.
Backyard beekeeping basics 13:30
Backyard beekeeping basics @ CERES
Oct 18 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Presenter: Benedict Hughes. This workshop will provides you with an insight into the skills and experience required to safely and effectively manipulate a bee hive. Topics to be discussed will include: protective clothing and occupational [...]
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee 14:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 18 @ 14:00 – 16:00
One of the volunteers, John, runs this monthly working bee.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 19 @ 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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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Oct 21 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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 [...]
23
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 23 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Oct 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 24 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Beeswax wraps 10:00
Beeswax wraps @ CERES
Oct 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: How to make and maintain their own beeswax wraps. Learn skills that are transferable to the home environment. Bundling techniques. What you will get: Take home your beeswax wraps. Presenter: Emma [...]
DIY Mushrooms 10:00
DIY Mushrooms @ CERES
Oct 24 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Presenter: Brendan Morse. you will be shown the secrets to successfully growing mushrooms at home. You will learn the growing methods for oyster and shitake mushrooms, including inoculation and sterilisation, and be introduced to basic [...]
Gluten free kitchen skills 10:00
Gluten free kitchen skills @ CERES
Oct 24 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Presenter: Melanie Leeson, from Mettle + Grace. After an introduction to gluten-free flours and their texture, taste and how to use them, you will have the opportunity to cook a collection of recipes, including: a [...]
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Oct 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Oct 24 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Food Swap 11:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 24 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Oct 25 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Blue cheese making 10:00
Blue cheese making @ CERES
Oct 25 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make blue cheese. How to make sour cream. How to make your own ricotta cheese. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Oct 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Oct 28 @ 19:00 – 21:00
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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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Oct 29 @ 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.
30
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Oct 30 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Oct 30 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Oct 31 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Sourdough bread workshop 09:00
Sourdough bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Oct 31 @ 09:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: Ways to create and look after your own Sourdough starter culture, flour to use for the best nutrition and results. Ways to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more authentic [...]
Fermentation 10:00
Fermentation @ CERES
Oct 31 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: The basics to successfully start fermenting vegetables at home. Ideas about creating your own fermented condiments. How to use fermented products in day to day life. What you will get: Two [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Oct 31 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Oct 31 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. 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 [...]

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