What’s On in Late September

15 September, 2018 at 10:41 am Leave a comment

Food Swaps

Reservoir

The next food swap will be on Saturday September 15, from 10 to 11 am.  It can be found at the pop up park on corner of Broadway  and Cheddar Rd. Reservoir.

Fairfield

The next Fairfield food swap will be on Saturday September 15, from 11 to 12 noon.  It can be found at the corner of Gillies and Duncan Streets, Fairfield. It will be in the side garden facing Duncan St.Convivial

Preston/Thornbury

The next food swap will be on Saturday September 22, from 11 to 12 pm.  It can be found at the corner of High St and Pender St, Thornbury.

Darebin Repair Cafe #3

Darebin Repair Cafe #3 is coming up this month at the Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre, 2-4 Wright St, Reservoir.  It’ll be Sunday September 23, 10am til 1pm.

Spots are now available on Eventbrite for bookings

Repairs on: bicycles, furniture, jewellery, shoes,general, glueing, darning, clothes, small machines, toys.

if you would like to lend a hand with organising/supporting the event – please do get in touch on transitiondarebin@gmail.com

Food Swaps

Northcote

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

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…

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 October 14, 10 am onwards.

Annual General Meeting – Date-Claimer

Just a heads-up that our AGM is coming.  It’ll be the evening of (UPDATED) Thursday October 18.

More details to come.

Convivial Kitchen and Garden – Bee Hotel

Native bees are good friends in the garden, performing the valuable service of pollination. Learn more about solitary native bees, and the advantages of attracting these to your garden, as well as learning how to make your very own insect hotel in which these good garden friends can set up house! Katrina Forstner, a local gardener, native bee enthusiast and maker of insect hotels will share her knowledge and skills to get you started on attracting more native pollinators into your garden.

The workshop will include a brief introduction to native bees, how to spot a native bee, the nesting types, buzz pollination, what materials are great to get you started with your own bee hotel, and no matter what type of green thumb you are how to set up a bee friendly garden.

BYO – bring some secateurs if you have them.

Eventbrite here.

Sunday October 28, 1 to 3 pm.

Note – location of the event will be given to ticketholders only.

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What’s On in September

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