Local food-related events
Eltham Farmers Market
The inaugural market is this Sunday April 13, 9am-2pm, Eltham Town Mall. Come along and support the farmers and local producers and say hello to us at the LFC tent! The second market will be on April 27.
Japanese Soba Noodle Making and Seitai Massage Workshop
Learn how to prepare fresh homemade soba noodles from scratch using organic buckwheat flour. $25 (workshop fee) for buckwheat noodle, brown rice sushi roll, tenpura, sesami tofu, shiratama rice dumpling. We usually make it with 80% buckwheat 20% wheat flour. If you are gluten free and would like 100% buckwheat flour let us know in advance.
Seitai Massage workshop ($10) – using only foot for massage. This is also a great opportunity to find out more about Murundaka co-housing for those interested.
13 April (Sunday), Noodle workshop (10-12pm), followed by lunch from 12-1pm; Massage workshop (1.15-2.45pm). Murundaka Co-housing, 42 Bamfield Road, Heidelberg Heights. RSVP: Mikoto (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Nillumbik Open Farm Day
Nillumbik farms will be opening their gates for the first Open Farm Day on Sunday 27 April. See their flyer here.
Other food activities/information
Grow your own report
Recently launched, The Australia Institute’s Grow Your Own is a research paper on ‘the potential value and impacts of residential and community food gardening’. Read more here.