Calendar of local events

 

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1
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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 [...]
2
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Aug 2 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
3
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 3 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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 [...]
4
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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.
5
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Aug 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 11:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Aug 5 @ 11:00 – 12:30
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.
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Aug 5 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
6
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 6 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Grafting and tree sales day 10:00
Grafting and tree sales day @ CERES
Aug 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Purchase scion/budwood from a wide range of varieties of apples and other fruits. Purchase 2-year-old ready-to-plant apple and plum trees. The session will also include a grafting demonstration. No need to book – just turn [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
Chinese home cooking 11:00
Chinese home cooking @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Aug 6 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Miao will discuss traditional ingredients and cooking techniques. Afterwards, sit down together and enjoy the dishes you have created. Enrol by phone (9386 9418) or email (info@bhnc.vic.edu.au).
7
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 7 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 7 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
8
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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 [...]
9
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Aug 9 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
10
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 10 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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 [...]
11
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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.
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:30
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Aug 11 @ 12:30 – 13:00
The Open Table crew collects surplus food and it is used to create a hearty, vegetarian meal. This event is for everyone, from those who don’t have much to those who have plenty. It’s a [...]
12
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 12 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Aug 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Aug 12 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
13
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 13 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their website calendar before going. Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn [...]
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee 14:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 13 @ 14:00 – 16:00
One of the volunteers, John, runs this monthly working bee. 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
Aug 13 @ 14:30 – 16:00
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.
14
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Their monthly communal gardening group working bee where they focus on their communal garden beds. All welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 14 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
15
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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 [...]
16
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Aug 16 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
17
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 17 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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 [...]
18
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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.
19
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 19 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Aug 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 11:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Aug 19 @ 11:00 – 12:30
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.
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Aug 19 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
20
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 20 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
DIY mushrooms 10:00
DIY mushrooms @ CERES
Aug 20 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Presenter: Buttons Mira from The Mushroomery. 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 [...]
Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Aug 20 @ 10:00 – 13:00
You will experience the cultural delights of 6 different countries over 8 food stops. With a mixture of sweet and savoury tastings, you will soon discover that Coburg is an ideal foodie destination for anyone [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:30
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Aug 20 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
21
Cheddar cheese making 10:00
Cheddar cheese making @ CERES
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: how to make your own cheddar cheese; how to make ricotta cheese; and about different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 21 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
22
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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 [...]
23
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Aug 23 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
24
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 24 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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 [...]
25
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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.
26
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 26 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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 @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Aug 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
No need to come every week or stay the whole time or even do any gardening, you can just come along, say hello and sit about and enjoy the view and have a cuppa. Everyone [...]
Carlton aperitvio food tour 17:00
Carlton aperitvio food tour @ Brunetti Classico
Aug 26 @ 17:00 – 19:00
You will indulge in the Italian ‘Aperitivo’ tradition. What exactly is Aperitivo, what can you expect to eat and drink, how did it begin, how did it make its way to Melbourne? You will learn [...]
27
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Aug 27 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Aug 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 27 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their website calendar before going. Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn [...]
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee 14:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Aug 27 @ 14:00 – 16:00
One of the volunteers, John, runs this monthly working bee. 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
Aug 27 @ 14:30 – 16:00
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.
28
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Veggies in desserts 10:00
Veggies in desserts @ CERES
Aug 28 @ 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; and foods that can build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog. [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Aug 28 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Aug 28 @ 11:00 – 15:00
They do a lot of gathering and eating, and a bit of gardening! All welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
29
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Aug 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 [...]
30
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Aug 30 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
31
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Aug 31 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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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  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!
    Lisa

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