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Oct
2
Sun
Blackburn Food Swap
Oct 2 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Not held in January.

Seasonal home cooking: springtime classics (3 sessions) @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Oct 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00

This is a three session workshop on Sundays, 2nd, 9th and 16th October, each 10am-1pm.

Prepare seasonal dishes using fresh spring produce. They will show you how to make the most of every part of the vegetables when cooking seasonally, thus reducing waste.

Presenter: Scott Hitchins.

Community dinner (Mitcham)
Oct 2 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Oct
4
Tue
Hot chocolate workshop @ Koonung Cottage Community House
Oct 4 @ 19:00 – 21:00

Learn to customise your own mixes, explore new flavour combinations, and relax with fellow hot chocolate enthusiasts. Tastings and biscuits provided.

Oct
5
Wed
Seasonal home cooking: springtime classics (3 sessions) @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Oct 5 @ 10:00 – 13:00

This is a three session workshop on Wednesdays, 5th, 12th and 19th October, each 10am-1pm.

Prepare seasonal dishes using fresh spring produce. They will show you how to make the most of every part of the vegetables when cooking seasonally, thus reducing waste.

Presenter: Scott Hitchins.

Kids gardening classes (4 sessions) @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Oct 5 @ 16:00 – 17:30

This is a four session workshop on Wednesdays 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th October, each 4-5.30pm. It is for children aged 5-10.

Week 1: Planting seeds to pot up in week four. Seeds will be leafy greens, tomatoes and summer herbs. Learn about companion planting and healthy soil.

Week 2: Propagating from fruit and vegetable scraps.

Week 3: Observing birds and bird friendly gardens.

Week 4: Making bee hotels and re-potting seedlings from seeds grown in week one.

Oct
8
Sat
Truffle and praline workshop @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Oct 8 @ 18:00 – 22:00

Learn how to create handmade chocolates from start to finish using your creative influences to make unique flavours and shapes. They will cover flavour combinations, ganache based flavours, nut pralines, enrobing methods and finishes. You will take home all you make in the workshop along with the recipes and an instruction booklet.

Oct
9
Sun
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Oct 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00

Gold coin donation.

Community dinner (Mitcham)
Oct 9 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Oct
11
Tue
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Oct 11 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped in chocolate. They will cover shelf life, storage, freezing and nutritional input. They will include gluten free, dairy free and nut free recipes. You will take home 1kg of assorted biscuits made in the class plus their recipes.

Oct
13
Thu
Practical food gardening @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Oct 13 @ 10:00 – 12:30

Find out how to: save seeds and grow your own seedlings; look after your gardening tools; grow fruit and vegetables organically and use companion planting; use crop rotation to reduce soil disease build up; attract wildlife that will protect your garden from pests; and make the best compost in a simple and easy way.

Prepare and share: dishes from around the globe @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Oct 13 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Learn how to cook and then taste a mystery dish.

Oct
15
Sat
Forest Hill Urban Harvest
Oct 15 @ 10:30 – 11:30

Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
Oct 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Oct
16
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Oct 16 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Oct
22
Sat
Blackburn North Food Swap @ Community Kitchen, NewHope Baptist Church
Oct 22 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Oct
23
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Oct 23 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Oct
25
Tue
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Oct 25 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped in chocolate. They will cover shelf life, storage, freezing and nutritional input. They will include gluten free, dairy free and nut free recipes. You will take home 1kg of assorted biscuits made in the class plus their recipes.

Oct
30
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Oct 30 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Oct
31
Mon
Keeping backyard chooks @ Blackburn Library
Oct 31 @ 14:00 – 15:00

This workshop will cover chook health, nutrition, housing, and protection from predators & pests as well as the sustainability and circular economy benefits of keeping chooks. Ella will also talk about Council and local law considerations and guidelines.

Nov
1
Tue
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Nov 1 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped in chocolate. They will cover shelf life, storage, freezing and nutritional input. They will include gluten free, dairy free and nut free recipes. You will take home 1kg of assorted biscuits made in the class plus their recipes.

Nov
6
Sun
Blackburn Food Swap
Nov 6 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Not held in January.

Community dinner (Mitcham)
Nov 6 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Nov
13
Sun
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Nov 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00

Gold coin donation.

Community dinner (Mitcham)
Nov 13 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Nov
15
Tue
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Nov 15 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped in chocolate. They will cover shelf life, storage, freezing and nutritional input. They will include gluten free, dairy free and nut free recipes. You will take home 1kg of assorted biscuits made in the class plus their recipes.

Nov
17
Thu
Prepare and share: dishes from around the globe @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Nov 17 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Learn how to cook and then taste a mystery dish.

Nov
19
Sat
Forest Hill Urban Harvest
Nov 19 @ 10:30 – 11:30

Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
Nov 19 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Nov
20
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Nov 20 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Nov
26
Sat
Blackburn North Food Swap @ Community Kitchen, NewHope Baptist Church
Nov 26 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Nov
27
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Nov 27 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Nov
29
Tue
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Nov 29 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped in chocolate. They will cover shelf life, storage, freezing and nutritional input. They will include gluten free, dairy free and nut free recipes. You will take home 1kg of assorted biscuits made in the class plus their recipes.

Dec
2
Fri
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Dec 2 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped in chocolate. They will cover shelf life, storage, freezing and nutritional input. They will include gluten free, dairy free and nut free recipes. You will take home 1kg of assorted biscuits made in the class plus their recipes.

Dec
4
Sun
Blackburn Food Swap
Dec 4 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Not held in January.

Community dinner (Mitcham)
Dec 4 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Dec
11
Sun
Whitehorse Farmers’ Market
Dec 11 @ 08:00 – 13:00

Gold coin donation.

Community dinner (Mitcham)
Dec 11 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Dec
17
Sat
Forest Hill Urban Harvest
Dec 17 @ 10:30 – 11:30

Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Box Hill South Urban Harvest @ Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
Dec 17 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Organised by Whitehorse Urban Harvest. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Dec
18
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Dec 18 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Dec
24
Sat
Blackburn North Food Swap @ Community Kitchen, NewHope Baptist Church
Dec 24 @ 10:00 – 11:00

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