Darebin Community Grants 2020/2021 now open!

Darebin’s community grants program for 2020/21 is now open for applications, and close on 20 April, 2020. These grants are the main opportunity for not for profit community groups and organisations to obtain funding for community-based projects, and there is a dedicated medium grants stream for Environment and Sustainability projects. Grant categories for groups include: –    Small grants (up … Read More

Volunteers wanted at Bundoora Park Farm

Do you have a spare 3 hours a week? Are you looking to gain experience working with animals or looking to make new friends? Have you ever considered volunteering? Bundoora Park Farm are now taking applications for their volunteer program! For more details check out their website here: www.bundoorapark.com.au

Community Compost Hub @ The Melbourne Food Hub

Do you want to compost but have no space? The Compost Depot would love to take your food scraps! The Compost Depot are trying to get as many food waste donors as possible to bring their food waste to their community compost hubs so that they can keep making loads of lovely compost. Their community compost hubs are located across … Read More

Free Composting Workshops by The Compost Depot

Home Composting Workshops by The Compost Depot Want to home compost but not sure how? Confused about what can and can’t go in your compost bin? Not sure there is a solution for you because you’re renting or don’t have much space? Join the Compost Depot for a series of workshops ranging from home composting for beginners to small space … Read More

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 plan, buy and cook to … Read More

Farmer Incubator’s Pop Up Garlic Farmers program 2020 – Starts 29 Feb!

Farmer Incubator are a non-profit organisation aiming to help grow future farmers from an enterprising collective of young people who are concerned about food quality, sovereignty and security, and who are yearning to work the land. Their famous Pop-Up Garlic Farmers program is running for its sixth year! In this program, participants are supported to grow a market garden scale … Read More

Backyard Harvest Festival is back 14 – 29 March 2020

The Backyard Harvest Festival celebrates the abundance of fresh and healthy food that is grown right here in Darebin. And it’s back this March 14 -29, as part of Darebin’s new arts and cultural festival, FUSE. Come along to one of the 22 guided backyard tours, open gardens or workshops and get inspired by local experts to get more active and … Read More