Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

January Food Swaps

Transition Darebin’s local food swaps are back in 2021! Here are the list of food swaps for January: Saturday 9th Jan (2nd Saturday of every month) Northcote Library Food Garden, 32-38 Separation Street @  11 am – 12 noon Saturday 16th Jan (3rd Saturday of every month) In front Reservoir Library, 23 Edwardes Street @ 10 […]

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Sustainable Food Leaders Forum – POSTPONED

**UPDATE: we have decided to postpone the Sustainable Food Leaders Forum to 2021. Please stay tuned for more details ** Local sustainable food advocates and practitioners are invited to attend Darebin’s next Sustainable Food Leaders Forum on Thursday 10th December at 6:00 – 7:30pm. We will hear from inspirational community members and groups involved in […]

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Sustain’s Vermont Farm to Plate Webinar Series, Dec 2020

This December Sustain: The Australian Food Network is hosting a series of events to bring you an in-depth look at Vermont Farm to Plate plan—perhaps the most comprehensive food and farming system strategy of its kind. Across three webinars, Director Jake Claro and Network Manager Sarah Danly will discuss how the program has increased employment, […]

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Detox Your Home, 12 December

Do you have any unwanted gardening chemicals at home that you need to dispose of safely? Sustainability Victoria’s Detox Your Home is a FREE drop off service for residents to dispose of unwanted, toxic chemicals such as cleaning and gardening products, fertiliser and weed killer. Visit https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/detoxyourhome for a full list of accepted items. The […]

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Sowing seeds of resilience in the suburbs, 29 November

Transition Darebin are running a webinar on 29 November called ‘Sowing seeds of resilience in the suburbs’. This session seeks to inform and inspire others living in multi unit apartment precincts to: ‘Green’ their backyard / balcony / terrace and wider precinct Design systems to manage ‘waste’ Rejuvenate small spaces and marginal edges Develop meaningful […]

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Pollinator Garden workshop

Did you know that bees pollinate over a third of Australia’s crops and are an important part of our food system? This Australian Pollinator Week (8-15 Nov) learn about the wonderful world of pollinators with this free workshop bylocal expert Katrina Forstner from Buzz and Dig. Katrina will share her tips for creating a pollinator […]

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Urban Agriculture Month (1-30 April 2021)

  Join us from 1 to 30 April 2020 for the very first national #urbanagriculturemonth! Urban Agriculture Month (UAM) is run by Sustain, a think and do network connecting passionate people like you to build tangible change. Anyone involved in urban agriculture is welcome to organise an event, whether individually or as an group, organisation […]

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Fight For Planet A

Did you catch Fight for Planet A on ABC last night?  Yesterday’s episode focused on food, showing how we can make a difference just by what we eat and how we dispose of our food waste. Inspired to take up the climate challenge? Join our community discussion on episode three of the ABC’s new climate series Fight […]

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World Bee Day – 20 May 2020

To celebrate World Bee Day (20 May) and as part of our Backyard Harvest Stories weekly gardening video series, we are celebrating all things bees to raise awareness about the vital role of bees to a sustainable food system. Tuesday 19 May, 3-3:30pm: Morgan from 3000acres will be talking about the importance of bees to […]

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