Passata Making with Monique Miller
Feb
26
10:00 am10:00

Passata Making with Monique Miller

  • CERES Community Kitchen

Join Monique in this hands-on group passata making experience in the lead up to CERES Fair Food’s Crowdsaucing Day. Monique will show you how to make your very own sauce just how Italians do it at home every summer, creating a production line of tasks for everyone to join in on.

 

Urban Food Growing and Garden Summer Lunch - FREE
Feb
25
10:00 am10:00

Urban Food Growing and Garden Summer Lunch - FREE

  • Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Come and meet our dedicated and diverse group of volunteers for the first working bee of 2017 at the Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre garden and learn some skills while giving us a hand in the garden!

Tour of the Plummery - SOLD OUT
Feb
25
10:00 am10:00

Tour of the Plummery - SOLD OUT

  • The Plummery

Join Kat Lavers as she takes you through her award winning small-scale urban permaculture site in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote. Registration's capped at 25 so get in quick to avoid missing out! 

Garlic Fiesta!
Feb
24
6:00 pm18:00

Garlic Fiesta!

  • Seeds Communal Garden

 Farmer Incubator presents their annual GARLIC FIESTA! held this year at Seeds Communal Garden in Brunswick

Summer Planting Workshop for Children - FREE
Feb
23
11:30 am11:30

Summer Planting Workshop for Children - FREE

  • Richmond Library

Come along to our Summer Planting Workshop in partnership with Richmond Community Learning Centre and Lynette from The Cubby House. Kids will get to pot up their own plant to take home. All materials provided. Age 3+.

Bookings recommended and can be made here. 

Green with Envy? Learn How to Grow Your Own Green Roof
Feb
22
6:00 pm18:00

Green with Envy? Learn How to Grow Your Own Green Roof

  • Melbourne Town Hall, Portico Room

Part of the Sustainable Living Festival, this event is a special edition of 'Canopy', a quarterly discussion forum that brings people together to share information and ideas for greening our cities. 
Bookings essential. 
 

Fair Food (Film Screening & Panel Discussion)
Feb
21
7:00 pm19:00

Fair Food (Film Screening & Panel Discussion)

  • The Oratory @ Abbotsford Convent

Fair Food is Australia’s first feature-length documentary that tells the story of our farmers, social entrepreneurs and communities pioneering new approaches to food production, marketing and distribution.

EcoCity Storytelling Night - FREE
Feb
21
5:30 pm17:30

EcoCity Storytelling Night - FREE

  • Library at The Dock, Performance Room

Join in this fun and innovative storytelling event and hear from local legends making change in the community.
Bookings essential. 
 

Grafting Day - FREE
Feb
19
10:00 am10:00

Grafting Day - FREE

  • Werribee Park Heritage Orchard

Join Permaculture Victoria for a day of grafting, fruit tree design, edible weed walks and much more..

Cooking without waste - FREE
Feb
18
12:00 pm12:00

Cooking without waste - FREE

  • Queen Victoria Market

Part of the City of Melbourne's Love Food Hate Waste program and Sustainable Living Festival, you'll get great recipes using fresh, seasonal produce from Queen Victoria Market, handy food-saving tips and lots of delicious taste testing.

Can't make it on the 18th? Not to worry, Ben and the Social Food project team will be back at the same venue on Friday the 24th of February from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m.

 

The Bush Tucker Garden at Pocket City Farms
Feb
18
10:00 am10:00

The Bush Tucker Garden at Pocket City Farms

  • Camperdown Commons, SYDNEY

This workshop will teach you the background of our Australian native bush tucker, how to identify species, as well as how to grow, care for, propagate and harvest bush foods. You'll also have the chance to taste test some of our local species and learn how to use them in your cooking or for medicinal use at home.

Intro to Permaculture
Feb
18
Feb 19

Intro to Permaculture

  • 107 Rooftop Garden

Join Nick Ritar and Milkwood Permaculture for 2 days of permaculture design theory and action. You will leave this course with a solid grounding of how you can apply permaculture principles in your home, garden, apartment or farm

Just Eat It (Film Screening) - FREE
Feb
15
6:45 pm18:45

Just Eat It (Film Screening) - FREE

  • Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre

From the creators of The Clean Bin Project,  Just Eat It looks at the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. 

The Great Local Lunch - FREE
Feb
12
12:30 pm12:30

The Great Local Lunch - FREE

  • Feast-Out Village Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, VIC 3000

On banks of the Yarra River, in the heart of Melbourne, over 200 farmers, backyard growers and Melbourne foodies will share the fruits of their labour in one massive locally grown and foraged feast.  Fresh seasonal delights will tantalise taste buds in support of local food security.

Keeping Quail with Kat Levers - FREE
Feb
11
11:00 am11:00

Keeping Quail with Kat Levers - FREE

  • Collingwood Library

 In this workshop Kat will introduce you to her covey of quails and discuss their food and housing needs, including tips and tricks to reduce maintenance.

Why Bees Matter!
Feb
9
6:00 pm18:00

Why Bees Matter!

  • The Craft & Co.

Learn about life in the Backyard Honey bee-hive with this informative and detailed demonstration held by the expert urban apiarists, Backyard Honey.

Boyd Nature Play Day with the Park Rangers - FREE
Feb
9
10:30 am10:30

Boyd Nature Play Day with the Park Rangers - FREE

  • Boyd Community Hub

Bring the children down for a fun morning of stories, craft, planting and play.

Join a sustainability-related story time, craft activity, nature play, park rangers visit, pop up library and a nature treasure hunt.