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

Sylvester Hive invites you to 2 exciting end of year events!

Sylvester Hive is inviting you to celebrate what has been a super productive year for them at these 2 exciting events: 1.’Buzz and Dig’ native workshop Help identify native bees and understand their nesting behaviour. Understand why insect biodiversity is so important and how you can encourage native bees to your garden When: Thursday 29 November from […]

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Backyard Harvest Festival 2017 – program and tickets now available!

The popular Backyard Harvest Festival is back again, running from 18 – 26 November 2017 in a celebration of home food-growing traditions from around the world. This year Darebin Council has joined with the City of Moreland to offer the most diverse and inspiring range of home food garden tours yet! There are over 34 […]

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Horticulture Therapy – Why we need MORE School Gardens…. Dirty Hands Make Happy Hearts !

Gardening is an engaging activity for children of all ages and abilities. Join us in visiting 3 special school settings where students can enjoy the recreational & therapeutic benefits of gardening. Teachers and volunteers will gain an insight into: – Recreational/therapeutic and pre-vocational benefits of gardening – The delivery of a Certificate 2 program in […]

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Are you in Darebin and making wine at home? Or want to learn from an experienced home winemaker?

Darebin Winemaking Mentoring Pilot Project The Homemade Food and Wine Festival is looking for mentors and mentees for a pilot project that aims to match older home wine makers with younger people eager to learn this amazing traditional skill from the experts! Mentors – you will be Darebin based, plan to make wine at home […]

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