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
May 2 @ 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
May 2 @ 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
May 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
May 3 @ 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
May 3 @ 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
May 4 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
May 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park. Click here to read about the garden.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
May 4 @ 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
May 5 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Make your own beeswax wraps with Emma Grace 10:00
Make your own beeswax wraps with Emma Grace @ CERES
May 5 @ 10:00 – 14:00
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 [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
May 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
May 5 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
May 6 @ 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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Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
May 7 @ 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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How is chocolate made? 19:00
How is chocolate made? @ Coburg Library
May 8 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Debbie Makin, from Ratio Cocoa Roasters, will teach you about the 10-step, month-long process that goes into making their chocolate bars. Registration essential.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
May 9 @ 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
May 9 @ 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
May 10 @ 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
May 10 @ 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
May 11 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House composting workshop 09:30
Brunswick Neighbourhood House composting workshop @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
May 11 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Facilitated by Anna Sonogan. Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden has upgraded its composting facilities. In this workshop, you will learn: how composting works, including the difference between hot and cold compost; how to balance your [...]
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
May 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park. Click here to read about the garden.
Edible weeds 10:00
Edible weeds @ CERES
May 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: How to identify edible weeds. 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 [...]
Home brewing with Paul Rigby 10:00
Home brewing with Paul Rigby @ CERES
May 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Make your own beer. All about full grain brewing. The fermentation process. What you will get: Samples of different beers. Recipes to take home. The workshop will be a practical demonstration [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
May 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
May 11 @ 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
May 11 @ 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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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
May 12 @ 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
May 12 @ 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
May 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Swap 10:30
Fawkner Food Swap @ Fawkner Food Bowls
May 12 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
May 12 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
May 13 @ 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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Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
May 14 @ 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
May 16 @ 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.
Composting to improve your soil 11:00
Composting to improve your soil @ Fawkner Library
May 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Facilitated by Tash van Velzen. Understand what is really going on in the compost heap and worm farm.
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:30
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
May 16 @ 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
May 17 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
May 17 @ 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
May 17 @ 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
May 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
May 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park. Click here to read about the garden.
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
May 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
May 18 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
May 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Edible weeds walk 11:00
Edible weeds walk @ Precise location to be given upon booking
May 18 @ 11:00 – 13:00
This walk will take place twice on the day, at 11am and at 2pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? What [...]
Edible weeds walk 14:00
Edible weeds walk @ Precise location to be given upon booking
May 18 @ 14:00 – 16:00
This walk will take place twice on the day, at 11am and at 2pm. What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? What [...]
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
May 19 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
May 19 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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.
Pentridge Community Garden new member day 13:30
Pentridge Community Garden new member day @ Pentridge Community Garden
May 19 @ 13:30 – 16:00
Rock up, meet some of the regular volunteers, and find out what’s new at the garden. 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
May 20 @ 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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Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
May 21 @ 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
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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
May 24 @ 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
May 24 @ 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
May 25 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee 10:00
Brunswick Neighbourhood House Community Garden working bee @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
May 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
The garden is located at the back of Brunswick Neighbourhood House. Enter via Warr Park. Click here to read about the garden.
Fermented beverages 10:00
Fermented beverages @ CERES
May 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
What you will learn: Do’s and don’ts of fermenting beverages. The process of fermenting beverages. What you will get: Recipes to take home. A jun scoby to take home. Samples in class of all three [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
May 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Food Swap 11:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
May 25 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
May 26 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Click here to read about the garden.
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
May 26 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 12:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
May 26 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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.
Kitchen medicine – the garden farmacy 14:00
Kitchen medicine – the garden farmacy @ CERES
May 26 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: An introduction to herbal medicine making. Plant identification. Guidelines for foraging and wild-crafting. Medicinal uses for plants. How to introduce medicinal herbs into the kitchen for medicine. What you will get: [...]
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
May 27 @ 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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Bush skills and kids farming 16:00
Bush skills and kids farming @ Joe’s Market Garden
May 28 @ 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
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 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
May 31 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Open Table, Coburg 12:30
Open Table, Coburg @ Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 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.