Calendar of local events

 

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Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) 10:00
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For children of all ages. Harvest and eat produce, water the plants, make art with flowers, dig in the soil or see how many ladybugs you can find. Read about the community garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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.
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 1 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
2
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join this gardening group with a focus on inclusion, relaxation and making friends in the community garden space, followed by a community lunch at 12.30pm. Click here to read about the garden.
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,
Feb 2 @ 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 [...]
No waste cook club 18-25 years (4 sessions) 11:00
No waste cook club 18-25 years (4 sessions) @ Schoolhouse Studios
Feb 2 @ 11:00 – 14:00
On Fridays, starting 2nd February, 11am-2pm. For those aged 18-25. Each week, you will cook and share a vegetarian meal with others using donated surplus food. In so doing, you will learn different recipes and [...]
3
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 3 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Bulleke-bek Park Community Garden gardening session 10:00
Bulleke-bek Park Community Garden gardening session @ Bulleke-bek Park Community Garden
Feb 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Feb 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
4
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Food for mind and gut 10:00
Food for mind and gut @ CERES
Feb 4 @ 10:00 – 14:30
You will learn about foods that can help you to build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog. You will also learn how to incorporate brain powering foods easily into your daily diet. [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 4 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
5
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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 [...]
6
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 6 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
Foraging course (5 sessions) 18:00
Foraging course (5 sessions) @ Precise address to be given on booking
Feb 6 @ 18:00 – 19:30
On 5 consecutive Tuesdays from 6th February, each 6-7.30pm. You will learn about: the importance of wild foods; medicine as food; the difference between cultivated foods and wild food; sustainable wildcrafting; safe foraging; identification, nutrition [...]
7
Really Really Free Market 11:00
Really Really Free Market @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 7 @ 11:00 – 15:00
This is a free, rescued and donated groceries market. Really Really Free Market (RRFM) is a food rescue collective based on the principles of mutual aid, which gathers and re-distributes as much food as possible [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 7 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives [...]
8
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) 10:00
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For children of all ages. Harvest and eat produce, water the plants, make art with flowers, dig in the soil or see how many ladybugs you can find. Read about the community garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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.
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Feb 8 @ 12:00 – 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 [...]
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 8 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
9
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join this gardening group with a focus on inclusion, relaxation and making friends in the community garden space, followed by a community lunch at 12.30pm. Click here to read about the garden.
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,
Feb 9 @ 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 [...]
10
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 10 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee 09:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 10 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Join their working bee to lend a hand and gain new skills and knowledge. A food swap is held on the same day, 10.30am-12.30pm. Click here to read about the garden.
Permaculture Design Course (100 hours) 09:30
Permaculture Design Course (100 hours) @ CERES
Feb 10 @ 09:30 – 16:30
The course will comprise a combination of Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm), weekend days (9.30am-4.30pm) and two weekend visits. It is a classroom-based, theoretical course with site visits, not a gardening course. Participants will develop: an appreciation [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Feb 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
Coburg Food and Garden Swap 10:30
Coburg Food and Garden Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 10 @ 10:30 – 12:30
The food swap is held at the Reynard Street Community Garden and the garden is open at the same time.
11
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee 09:00
West Brunswick Community Garden communal gardening working bee @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Feb 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Their monthly communal gardening group working bee where they focus on their communal garden beds. All welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Mozzarella, burrata and stracciatella cheese making 10:00
Mozzarella, burrata and stracciatella cheese making @ CERES
Feb 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00
You will learn how to make and go home with milky soft pillows of mozzarella and the best of the stretched curd cheeses including burrata (with an oozy filling of creamy stracciatella) and stracciatella (fine [...]
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 11 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
12
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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 [...]
13
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 13 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
14
Introduction to horticulture and permaculture (15 sessions) 10:00
Introduction to horticulture and permaculture (15 sessions) @ CERES
Feb 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
15 sessions over a period of 17 weeks. This course is designed as a taster for those who are unsure as to whether accredited training is for them, or whether horticulture and/or permaculture is the [...]
Really Really Free Market 11:00
Really Really Free Market @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 14 @ 11:00 – 15:00
This is a free, rescued and donated groceries market. Really Really Free Market (RRFM) is a food rescue collective based on the principles of mutual aid, which gathers and re-distributes as much food as possible [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 14 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives [...]
15
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) 09:00
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) @ CERES
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 15:00
14 sessions over a period of a 14 weeks. The topics to be covered will include: permaculture; fruit production; soil preparation; beekeeping; composting, worm farming and fertilisers; vegetable growing; propagation; seed collection; pest & disease [...]
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) 10:00
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For children of all ages. Harvest and eat produce, water the plants, make art with flowers, dig in the soil or see how many ladybugs you can find. Read about the community garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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.
Yes chef! Cooking for preschoolers (4 sessions) 14:00
Yes chef! Cooking for preschoolers (4 sessions) @ Newlands Neighbourhood House
Feb 15 @ 14:00 – 15:00
On 4 consecutive Thursdays, starting 15th February, 2-3pm. For children aged 3-5. Children will need to be supervised by their parent(s) for each session. Week 1 – prepare your environment (set up the space, discuss [...]
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 15 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
16
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join this gardening group with a focus on inclusion, relaxation and making friends in the community garden space, followed by a community lunch at 12.30pm. Click here to read about the garden.
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,
Feb 16 @ 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 [...]
17
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Flavours of Coburg food tour 10:00
Flavours of Coburg food tour @ Coburg Library
Feb 17 @ 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
Feb 17 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
North Coburg Food Swap 10:30
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Feb 17 @ 10:30 – 12:30
 
18
Renown Street Orchard working bee 09:30
Renown Street Orchard working bee @ Renown Street Community Orchard
Feb 18 @ 09:30 – 12:00
 
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Vegan cheese making 10:00
Vegan cheese making @ CERES
Feb 18 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create your own array of vegan cheeses, milks, creamy spreads and dairy-free desserts. Limitless options for flavours and styles. Presenter: Nase Supplitt.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 18 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
19
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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 [...]
20
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 20 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
21
Really Really Free Market 11:00
Really Really Free Market @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 21 @ 11:00 – 15:00
This is a free, rescued and donated groceries market. Really Really Free Market (RRFM) is a food rescue collective based on the principles of mutual aid, which gathers and re-distributes as much food as possible [...]
Buns and beer – cooking workshop at Molly Rose 18:00
Buns and beer – cooking workshop at Molly Rose @ Molly Rose Brewery
Feb 21 @ 18:00 – 20:30
Learn how to make a Taiwanese pepper bun. With a Molly Rose drink in hand, learn how to laminate a flaky Chinese-style dough, mix a pork filling, and fold and cook the buns. Presenter: Cristina [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 21 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives [...]
22
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) 10:00
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For children of all ages. Harvest and eat produce, water the plants, make art with flowers, dig in the soil or see how many ladybugs you can find. Read about the community garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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.
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 22 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
23
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) inclusive gardening group @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Feb 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Join this gardening group with a focus on inclusion, relaxation and making friends in the community garden space, followed by a community lunch at 12.30pm. Click here to read about the garden.
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,
Feb 23 @ 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 [...]
24
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Feb 24 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Feb 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Just outside the CERES grocery.
25
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 09:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather @ West Brunswick Community Garden & Food Forest, Behind Moreland Child Care Centre,
Feb 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
They do a lot of gathering and eating, and a bit of gardening! All welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Read about the community garden.
Mexican cooking 10:00
Mexican cooking @ CERES
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 15:00
You will learn how to work with fresh seasonal ingredients, traditional spices and ancient grains to create authentic Mexican meals. At the end of the workshop, you will sit down together for a shared feast [...]
Mushrooms growing 10:00
Mushrooms growing @ CERES
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 16:00
In this hands-on introductory workshop, you will learn: the secrets to successfully growing oyster mushrooms at home; inoculation, sterilisation and basic mycology; and how to start master cultures. Presenter: Buttons Mira from The Mushroomery.
Zero waste cooking workshop 10:00
Zero waste cooking workshop @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Feb 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Learn cooking techniques and recipes that lead to zero waste cooking, getting the most out of produce in order to be both environmentally and financially sustainable. Presenter: Tony Chiodo. Organised by Brunswick Neighbourhood House.
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 10:30
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Feb 25 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee 11:00
Merri Corner Community Garden (Brunswick East) open garden / working bee @ Merri Corner Community Garden
Feb 25 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
26
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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 [...]
27
Community lunch (Brunswick) 12:00
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 27 @ 12:00 – 13:00
The cook provides a home style, two course meal.
28
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) 09:00
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) @ CERES
Feb 28 @ 09:00 – 15:00
14 sessions over a period of a 14 weeks. The topics to be covered will include: permaculture; fruit production; soil preparation; beekeeping; composting, worm farming and fertilisers; vegetable growing; propagation; seed collection; pest & disease [...]
Really Really Free Market 11:00
Really Really Free Market @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 28 @ 11:00 – 15:00
This is a free, rescued and donated groceries market. Really Really Free Market (RRFM) is a food rescue collective based on the principles of mutual aid, which gathers and re-distributes as much food as possible [...]
Food Not Bombs, Coburg 18:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 28 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives [...]
29
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) 10:00
Playgroup in the garden (Fawkner) @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Feb 29 @ 10:00 – 12:00
For children of all ages. Harvest and eat produce, water the plants, make art with flowers, dig in the soil or see how many ladybugs you can find. Read about the community garden.
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Feb 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.
Community dinner (Fawkner) 18:00
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 29 @ 18:00 – 20:00
They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.
Kombucha brewing workshop 19:00
Kombucha brewing workshop @ The Good Brew Company
Feb 29 @ 19:00 – 23:00
Learn how to brew your own kombucha. Plus, receive your own kombucha SCOBY starter kit to create your own brew.

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  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!
    Lisa

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