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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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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Transition Darebin food swaps cancelled until further notice

We are cancelling our 4 food swaps until further notice.  Unfortunately, given the spread of COVID-19 and the need to encourage self-isolation, we can’t safely run these events in public.  Thank you for your understanding. We encourage you to use social media or other avenues to swap food in your locality by doing porch/nature strip/front […]

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Transition Darebin Food Swaps are back!

In light of the easing of restrictions by the Department of Health and Human Services, Transition Darebin have resumed their 4 food swaps in June. Get to know your community and bring along your excess produce to swap.  Ideas: veggies, fruit, herbs, spices, seeds, seedlings, eggs, home baked goods, preserves, olives, kombucha scobies, kefir grains […]

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Transition Darebin Winter Food Swap this coming Saturday 12th July!

Transition Darebin hosts a food swap on the 2nd Saturday of the month. We swap seedlings, seeds, fruit & vegetables, and sometimes jams and chutnies! June swap had sour dough food starter, henna, kombucha tea scoby, chillies, mandarins, sub-limes, lemons galore, Warrigal and a few other greens, thyme, strawberry guava seedlings, baby apricot trees etc […]

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The Darebin ‘Fruit Squad’ is coming!

A new initiative is being launched in Darebin to prevent waste and make fresh food more accessible to the needy.  Darebin Council and Jika Jika Community Centre have partnered with Transition Darebin to launch the ‘Fruit Squad’ project. A group of 22 volunteers are completing a training course in fruit tree maintenance and volunteering skills. […]

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Transition Darebin AGM, August 2012

The annual general meeting for Transition Darebin will be Saturday 1 September 2012 Location: Northcote Uniting Church (251 High Street, Northcote) Time: 12:30 for lunch (bring something to share) (after the Northcote Food Swap between 10 AM and 12) 1:30m to 4:00 PM: AGM Frank Ryan (founder of the Sustainability Streets model) Results of the […]

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