Calendar of local events


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All areas    Banyule    Boroondara    City of Yarra    Darebin    Manningham    Maroondah    Merri-bek    Nillumbik    Whitehorse    Whittlesea    Yarra Ranges

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 tours   Garden clubs

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Beginners backyard beekeeping 10:00
Beginners backyard beekeeping @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn everything from the inner workings of a beehive to the healing properties of raw honey. You will learn how to maintain a healthy hive, discover the wonders of swarms and how to keep them [...]
Feta, haloumi and mascarpone cheese making 10:00
Feta, haloumi and mascarpone cheese making @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 16:00
You will learn all there is to know about making feta, halloumi and mascarpone, including: the cheese making process using cultures and rennet; sourcing the best quality local milk; salt-brining and dry-salting cheese; marinating feta [...]
Microgreens growing 10:00
Microgreens growing @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
You will be walked through the process of producing microgreens. Presenter: Jess Holland, CERES’ microgreens manager.
Small space gardening 10:00
Small space gardening @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
You will learn: how to maximise your small space to create an abundant oasis of food, herbs and ornamentals; and container gardening techniques and principles. Presenter: Donna Livermore.
The herbal apprentice (8 sessions) 10:00
The herbal apprentice (8 sessions) @ CERES
Apr 6 @ 10:00 – 15:00
On 8 consecutive weeks. The course will include the following topics: medicinal plant cultivation; introduction to plant identification and botany; understanding common ailments; herbal language and terminology; patterns of traditional western herbalism; plant chemistry basics; [...]
Edible weeds 10:00
Edible weeds @ CERES
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Learn about the seasonal edible weeds that thrive in Melbourne’s inner north and gain knowledge about the plants’ culinary, medicinal and ecological uses. This session will also include a demonstration, and sampling, of prepared edible [...]
Indian cooking 10:00
Indian cooking @ CERES
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn how to make easy, delicious and healthy vegetarian Indian recipes. At the end of the workshop, you will sit down together for a shared feast of your own making. Presenter: Aditi Daware.
Organic vegetable growing 10:00
Organic vegetable growing @ CERES
Apr 20 @ 10:00 – 15:00
The workshop is a mix of classroom presentations and practical exercises, giving you a chance to get your hands dirty on a real working farm. You will learn to: build healthy soils; work with the [...]
Sourdough bread baking 09:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Apr 21 @ 09:00 – 17:00
You will: make a variety of different breads, gaining the skills and confidence to make your own at home; enjoy some of your own handmade pizza for lunch; and take home some leaven to get [...]
Sustainable gardening (8 sessions) 10:00
Sustainable gardening (8 sessions) @ CERES
Apr 23 @ 10:00 – 14:00
8 sessions, each 10am-2pm. This course will introduce you to the basics of horticulture, permaculture and organic gardening. The 8 sessions will cover: intro to sustainable gardening and permaculture principles; soils and their preparation; composting, [...]
Greek cooking 10:00
Greek cooking @ CERES
Apr 27 @ 10:00 – 14:00
You will learn how to prepare traditional dishes that you would expect to eat in the kitchen of a Greek family home. You will prepare all the meals together and then enjoy your feast. Presenter: [...]
Traditional wooden spoon carving 10:00
Traditional wooden spoon carving @ CERES
Apr 27 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Learn the traditional craft of carving your own kitchen utensils using specialised carving knives and your hands. From a piece of sustainably sourced native timber, carve spoons, butter spreaders, spatulas or spurtles from a piece [...]
Fermenting at home 10:00
Fermenting at home @ CERES
Apr 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
You will learn the basics of making your own sauerkraut, fermented seasonal vegetables and kombucha plus how to use fermented products in day-to-day life. You will take home your own jars of vegetables to ferment [...]

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  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!

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