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

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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Backyard Harvest Stories is here!

We are excited to launch our new online food growing and sharing project, Backyard Harvest Stories! Backyard food gardening is a healthy, grounding and therapeutic activity to do while we are all spending more time at home, and we are partnering with 3000acres to encourage social connection and engagement online through the world of food […]

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The Perma Pixie free ‘Intro to Foraging’ livestream, Friday 27 March 2pm

Want to see more local and inspiring free gardening live videos? Catch permaculture educator, herbal and medicinal plant expert and local Darebin resident, The Perma Pixie with an Introduction to Foraging free livestream today! Take something into your own hands by learning about the edible wild food and Medicine around you. To view please visit The Perma […]

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Kat Lavers gardening livestream videos starting Friday 27 March 11am

Local gardening legend Kat Lavers is offering free gardening Q&A on Fridays at 11am, with the first one starting this Friday 27 March 2020 on the topic of ‘gardening in hard times’. In the midst of a pandemic and with a recession looming, many of us are starting food gardens for the first time or […]

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Backyard Harvest Festival – Postponed

While the first weekend of the Backyard Harvest Festival went ahead as planned, the remaining two weekends of events had to be postponed as we work to promote good health and safety of our community and lessen the spread of the coronavirus. We hope to run the remaining events during Darebin’s Spring FUSE Festival in September 2020 if it is safe to do so.   But don’t worry: we recognise how […]

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PATCH: Farming & Environment Workshops for Young People @ Bundoora Park Farm

Bundoora Park Farm are holding PATCH Workshops for young people who are interested in animals, farming and the outdoors. PATCH: Farming and Environment Workshops at Bundoora Park Farm are aimed at young people in year levels 7 – 9, and include activities such as feeding animals, seasonal planting and harvesting, visits to our wildlife reserve, […]

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Zero Waste Cooking Demonstration with the Social Food Project – 26 March

Victorian’s throw away around $2000 a year in wasted food, with almost two thirds of this being food that could have otherwise been eaten. Join Darebin City Council and the Social Food Project for a zero-waste cooking demonstration to give you all the tools and tips for zero-waste cooking at home. You’ll learn how to […]

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