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With lots of lemons on the tree and many delicious fresh eggs from our hens, I think Lemon meringue pie may be a special treat this week! What is your special seasonal treat at your place?

Local food-related events

How to create an edible garden (spring/summer). Learn about the principles of permaculture, composting, siting of food plants and crops that would be suitable for spring and summer planting.
Session 1: Saturday 3 November   Session 2: Saturday 10 November Time: 2pm – 5pm
Cost: $20 for both sessions  Facilitator: Lyn Beattie
Venue: Living & Learning Panton Hill, 18 Bishops Road, Panton Hill (Melway 263 K9)
Bookings: Environment and Planning Administration on 9433 3316

November 25, 11am -3pm. You are invited to join us for a casual conversation around local food issues and opportunities at Red Box Winery in Kangaroo Ground. A barbeque is booked. Antipasto and cheese plates are available to purchase or bring along your own picnic. We hope that you can join us and share your ideas for local food in 2013. RSVP – Robyn email:

Other food activities/information

Eltham Rotary Festival, November 11. Visit the LFC local food hub!

Eaterprises is connecting Victorian farmers and eaters via its website. On a fortnightly basis various seasonal foods are offered for sale. At the moment most of the distribution points are  around  inner northern Melbourne. If anyone is interested in joining the scheme but lives in the Diamond Valley region, please let us know at and we shall see what we can arrange in the way of a closer distribution point.

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