Bi-Monthly Look-Ahead – 2018.01.01

1 January, 2018 at 10:34 pm Leave a comment

Festive Berry-Picking

Do you need some hand-picked, plump and delish berries for the festive season?

We have changed to an early berry pick this year in the hope that cherries as well as berries will be ripe for the picking.

We will be heading up to Silvan to the Bluehills Berry and Cherry Farm on Sunday 7 January early morning, weather permitting. If you are interested in coming please register interest by sending a note to
Please note this is not an organic berry farm, but is a low chemical use farm.

We will car share as far as we can, but we only have as much room as the folks who volunteer to drive can offer. When you register please let us know if you are happy to be a driver who can car share, or whether you need to be a passenger.

Children are welcome too – bring the whole family for some berry-picking – as long as you supervise them.

We hope you can join us!

Food Swaps


The next Northcote food swap will be on Saturday January 13, from 11 to 12 pm.  It can be found at 251 High St Northcote in the side garden of the church.

Our Apple Tree – Working Bee

Come one, come all, to this month’s Apple Tree Working Bee.  Come and support a green space initiative, and make the area better for all.

Where: Garden next to 123 Herbert Street, Northcote

When: Sunday January 14, 10 am onwards.

Food Swaps – Reservoir

The next food swap will be on Saturday January 20, from 10 to 11 am.  It can be found at the pop up park on corner of Broadway  and Cheddar Rd. Reservoir.

South Preston

The next food swap will be on Saturday January 27, from 11 to 12 pm.  It can be found at the corner of Oakover Road and High St, South Preston (outside the op shop, either at the front in the garden or out the back if shade is needed or if it’s raining)

Food Swaps are an occasion to meet your community, talk about gardens and sustainability and swap excess produce from your garden, or something you made in your kitchen. You bring some and get to take some away as with all good swaps.

Ideas of what to bring:

  • seeds from your garden
  • seedlings
  • fruit
  • vegetables
  • herbs
  • preserves
  • cordials
  • sour dough starter

The list goes on…

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