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Feb
24
Mon
Men in the kitchen @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Feb 24 @ 18:30 – 21:00

Jill Bowen Hess will demonstrate dishes for summer with light seasonal vegetables and salads to accompany BBQ meat and fish dishes.

On the enrolment form, enter class/workshop code ‘MK’.

Feb
27
Thu
Ladies day in the kitchen @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Feb 27 @ 09:30 – 12:00

Jill Bowen Hess will demonstrate dishes for summer with light seasonal vegetables and salads to accompany BBQ meat and fish dishes.

On the enrolment form, enter class/workshop code ‘CJ’.

Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Feb 27 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Feb
29
Sat
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Feb 29 @ 09:00 – 09:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Feb 29 @ 11:30 – 12:30

This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate and truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their European Chocolatiers. Your chocolate education concludes with the chance to create your own personal chocolate bar and delve in giant lollipop making fun.

Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) @ Edible Forest Yarra Valley Estate
Feb 29 @ 12:00 – 14:30

Louise will lead you through the techniques and importance of incorporating good gut health into your diet. You will sample and learn how to make fermented foods such as pickling, exploring the art of fermenting your own vegetables, and how to easily introduce these and other fermented foods such as miso into your diet for better gut health. After the class, enjoy a guided Edible Forest tour.

Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Feb 29 @ 13:00 – 14:00

This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate and truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their European Chocolatiers. Your chocolate education concludes with the chance to create your own personal chocolate bar and delve in giant lollipop making fun.

Mar
3
Tue
Easy vegan in your Thermomix @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Mar 3 @ 19:30 – 21:30

They will be assembling a ‘burger’ with mayo, relish, ‘cheese’ all vegan all made in the thermomix. Learn about the benefits of eating plant based and expand your repertoire. Tastings on the night and you don’t need to have a thermomix to attend.

Mar
5
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Mar 5 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Mar
12
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Mar 12 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Mar
14
Sat
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 11:30
The Herb and Chilli Festival
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 17:00

The festival is on for two days (14th and 15th March).

A two-day festival celebrating all things related to herbs and chillis. There will be stalls, demonstrations, talks, tastings, music and dance. There will be around 80 exhibitors, including Arthurs Creek Garlic, Blossom’s Organics, Juanita’s Kitchen and PoppySmack.

Mar
15
Sun
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market @ Yering Station
Mar 15 @ 09:00 – 14:00
The Herb and Chilli Festival
Mar 15 @ 10:00 – 17:00

The festival is on for two days (14th and 15th March).

A two-day festival celebrating all things related to herbs and chillis. There will be stalls, demonstrations, talks, tastings, music and dance. There will be around 80 exhibitors, including Arthurs Creek Garlic, Blossom’s Organics, Juanita’s Kitchen and PoppySmack.

Mar
17
Tue
Family friendly meals in your thermomix @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Mar 17 @ 19:30 – 21:30

This workshop will focus on fresh, fast food that is nutritious and ready in minutes with minimal fuss. Tastings on the night and you don’t need to have a thermomix to attend.

Mar
19
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Mar 19 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Mar
21
Sat
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Mar 21 @ 09:00 – 09:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Mar 21 @ 11:30 – 12:30

This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate and truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their European Chocolatiers. Your chocolate education concludes with the chance to create your own personal chocolate bar and delve in giant lollipop making fun.

Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Mar 21 @ 13:00 – 14:00

This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate and truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their European Chocolatiers. Your chocolate education concludes with the chance to create your own personal chocolate bar and delve in giant lollipop making fun.

Mar
26
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Mar 26 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Mar
28
Sat
Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) @ Edible Forest Yarra Valley Estate
Mar 28 @ 10:00 – 12:30

Louise will lead you through the techniques and importance of incorporating good gut health into your diet. You will sample and learn how to make fermented foods such as pickling, exploring the art of fermenting your own vegetables, and how to easily introduce these and other fermented foods such as miso into your diet for better gut health. After the class, enjoy a guided Edible Forest tour.

Mar
31
Tue
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Mar 31 @ 10:00 – 10:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Kids cooking @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Mar 31 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Jill Bowen Hess will show you how to make savoury nibbles, slice and chocolate treats.

On the enrolment form, enter class/workshop code ‘KC’.

Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Mar 31 @ 11:00 – 11:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Mar 31 @ 12:00 – 12:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Apr
1
Wed
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 1 @ 10:00 – 10:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 1 @ 11:00 – 11:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 1 @ 12:00 – 12:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Apr
2
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Apr 2 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Apr
7
Tue
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 10:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 7 @ 11:00 – 11:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 7 @ 12:00 – 12:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

Apr
9
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Apr 9 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Apr
11
Sat
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
Apr 11 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Apr
16
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Apr 16 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Apr
19
Sun
Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers’ Market @ Yering Station
Apr 19 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Apr
23
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Apr 23 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Apr
30
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Apr 30 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

May
2
Sat
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
May 2 @ 10:00 – 10:45

In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home three chocolate creations to enjoy.

May
3
Sun
Kalorama Chestnut Festival @ Kalorama Memorial Reserve
May 3 @ 10:00 – 16:00

Savour the abundant chestnuts, gourmet food, Devonshire tea, coffee, artisan beer and mulled wine. Explore the diverse range of stalls showcasing locally-made handcrafts and produce. Children can enjoy the fun rides and adventure play space. The activities will include: roasted chestnuts; poffertjes; Devonshire tea and homemade cakes; sausage sizzle; local restaurant food stalls; artisan beer (including chestnut beer!) and mulled wine; coffee, tea and chai; bungy jump trampolines; train rides’ flying swings; petting zoos; old-fashioned kids games; raffles; local handmade crafts; local produce; and live music and performances.

May
7
Thu
Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street<br>(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,<br>42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
May 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

May
9
Sat
Mooroolbark Urban Harvest @ Red Earth Community Park
May 9 @ 10:00 – 11:30