Oct 182012

Local food-related events

Community Fair @Monty. Montmorency Primary School, October 20, 10am-3pm. Visit the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden and buy some produce.

Help is still needed for the LFC stall at the Practically Green festival, Oct 21, 10-5pm, Edendale Farm. Come and talk to others about your local and sustainable food passion. If you can help, please email Linda at lincor88@hotmail.com

Thrive Community Garden in Diamond Creek is working with Council to develop some community garden areas. Follow their website.

Are you a visitor to Edendale? Would you like to do the food survey on their site?

Other food activities/information

Banana packaging. How ridiculous is our food system becoming? Here is a message from Permablitz Melbourne.

“And lastly, how great to know that in this fast paced world where we’re all time poor, we no longer have to waste all that time peeling a banana; this time can now be spent unwrapping layers of plastic and disposing of the styrofoam instead. Much simpler! Oh dear…”

If you haven’t yet had a chance, have your say at the People’s Food Plan public forum, being held in the Green Building, 60 Leicester Street in Carlton on Sunday October 21, 2 – 4.30pm.

Famous farmer Joel Salatin will be having a chat with Whole Larder Love’s Rohan Anderson at the Abbotsford Convent on the night of Tuesday October 23. Tickets can be purchased online. Very inspirational speaker.

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