Calendar of local events

 

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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 2 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Gunyah open garden 10:00
Gunyah open garden @ Gunyah Garden
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 16:30
The garden will be open on both Saturday, 2nd March and Sunday, 3rd March. This is the urban food garden of designer Karen Sutherland. Around 200 edible and useful plants are displayed in an ornamental [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 3 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Gunyah open garden 10:00
Gunyah open garden @ Gunyah Garden
Mar 3 @ 10:00 – 16:30
The garden will be open on both Saturday, 2nd March and Sunday, 3rd March. This is the urban food garden of designer Karen Sutherland. Around 200 edible and useful plants are displayed in an ornamental [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 12:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Mar 3 @ 12:00 – 14:30
What you will learn: How to coagulate milk using acid and rennet. How to stretch and shape mozzarella. How to make whole milk ricotta. What you will get: Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking. [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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.
Plan your edible garden 13:00
Plan your edible garden @ Fawkner Library
Mar 7 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Fawkner Food Bowls will show you how to plan your edible garden. Learn about the urban farm that has been developed in partnership with the Fawkner Bowling Club.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 7 @ 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
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Mar 8 @ 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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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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 [...]
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Edible weeds 10:00
Edible weeds @ CERES
Mar 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: Identify edible weeds. Learn how do use them in your everyday life. What you will get: Detailed handouts. Samples in class of prepared edible weeds. Presenter: Monique Miller. Learn about seasonal [...]
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 11 @ 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 [...]
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) 18:00
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) @ 400 Gradi
Mar 11 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Johnny Di Francesco from 400 Gradi and Jessi Singh of Horn Please, Babu Ji NYC and Don’t Tell Aunty fame are joining forces to create the perfect Indian-Italian cross-cultural marriage. Experience the flavour explosion of [...]
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) 20:00
A slice of spice (curry meets pizza) @ 400 Gradi
Mar 11 @ 20:00 – 21:45
Johnny Di Francesco from 400 Gradi and Jessi Singh of Horn Please, Babu Ji NYC and Don’t Tell Aunty fame are joining forces to create the perfect Indian-Italian cross-cultural marriage. Experience the flavour explosion of [...]
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Farm play 10:00
Farm play @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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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Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) after-work working bee 17:30
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) after-work working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Mar 13 @ 17:30 – 19:30
There will be harvesting, planting and weeding – and you can have any and all food growing questions answered. They will have some more seedlings for anyone who is looking to swap out a tired [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 14 @ 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.
RetroSuburbia – David Holmgren presents ‘Aussie Street’ 18:30
RetroSuburbia – David Holmgren presents ‘Aussie Street’ @ Pachamama Wholefoods + Kitchen
Mar 14 @ 18:30 – 21:00
The evening will start with David Holmgren, co-originator of the permaculture concept, presenting ‘Aussie Street’, a speculative eco-narrative, seen through the microcosm of four adjacent houses and the humans living in them, which shows the [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 14 @ 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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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Okra production with farmer Ajak 10:30
Okra production with farmer Ajak @ Joe’s Market Garden
Mar 16 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Farmer Ajak from Okra Connections will take you through the steps from sowing, propagation, irrigation, and other management practices. His wife Rachael will do a cooking demo which showcases the versatility of okra.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 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.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 21 @ 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
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
Mar 22 @ 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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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 23 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
CERES Harvest Festival 10:00
CERES Harvest Festival @ CERES
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 15:00
An annual event to celebrate food across cultures with live music, free workshops on sustainable living, cultural performances, animal displays, giant veggie growing competition and kids activities. Also, food and craft stalls from local and [...]
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) 12:00
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) @ The B.east
Mar 23 @ 12:00 – 14:00
This event is happening twice, at midday and again at 2.30pm. Memphis-style cooking, featuring mock meat and vegetables, together with drinks and music. The menu: To start: sweet potato crisps with BBQ salt; and jalapeno [...]
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) 14:30
Beale Street BBQ blues (vegan) @ The B.east
Mar 23 @ 14:30 – 16:30
This event is happening twice, at midday and again at 2.30pm. Memphis-style cooking, featuring mock meat and vegetables, together with drinks and music. The menu: To start: sweet potato crisps with BBQ salt; and jalapeno [...]
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 24 @ 09:30 – 11:00
 
Cameron Street garden guided tour 10:00
Cameron Street garden guided tour
Mar 24 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The tour will take place twice, at 10am and midday. This garden has been growing food for 35 years, the past 25 under Denise’s watchful eye. Located right alongside the train line, the garden includes [...]
The Ramble – preserving food from your garden 10:00
The Ramble – preserving food from your garden
Mar 24 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Knowing different ways of processing and preserving the crops you’re harvesting is essential for budding productive gardeners. Leah will walk you through many of the techniques that she uses in her kitchen to extend the [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
Cameron Street garden guided tour 12:00
Cameron Street garden guided tour
Mar 24 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The tour will take place twice, at 10am and midday. This garden has been growing food for 35 years, the past 25 under Denise’s watchful eye. Located right alongside the train line, the garden includes [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 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.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 28 @ 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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Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 30 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Seasonal ferments: kimchi + kombucha 09:00
Seasonal ferments: kimchi + kombucha @ Bee Sustainable
Mar 30 @ 09:00 – 11:30
What you will learn: How to cultivate, feed and keep your ferments for long and short term use. How to assess pH, sugar and alcohol levels. Relevant food safety and sanitisation for fermenting. What you [...]
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 30 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 30 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Beekeeping workshop 14:00
Beekeeping workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Mar 30 @ 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 [...]
Passata-making afternoon 15:00
Passata-making afternoon @ Fawkner Bowls Club
Mar 30 @ 15:00 – 19:00
This is a social afternoon of collective effort, open to everyone, and finishing with a shared meal. You can participate in seven steps of saucing tomatoes and gnocchi-making as well. The tomatoes will be provided. [...]