Existing Projects

Transition Darebin is all about action. Whether it be related to food, transport, education, community or a whole range of other topics, the key is to lead by example and demonstrate how these changes can be made. We’ve got a load of projects up and running so if you see something that interests you then get in touch. But there’s always new ideas out there so if you’re looking for a project that doesn’t appear on here or if you have an idea that you’d like to see happen in Darebin then check out the idea seedbank or get in touch with Transition Darebin and let us help you make it happen.

Existing Projects

Fun_raising Group

Description: This group organises fun activities, tours, workshops and stalls, with the side benefit of raising funds for local projects.

How you can help: organise a once-off event or join the crew!

Contact: Rachel 


Food SwapsFood Swap II

Description: Food swaps are a great way to share excess food and also get your hands on some home grown goodies. But there’s loads more to the food swap than just food as we exchange seedlings, recipes, preserves as well as gardening advice and some wisdom about how to make your garden grow even better. Our main food swap occurs on the 2nd  sunday of each month from 10-11am at Chalice, 251 High Street. To get the latest information check out the There are food swaps happening in Northcote and Preston. For all the current details, check out the Darebin Urban Harvesters on facebook.

How you can get involved: Just come along. If you have any excess produce you want to swap bring it along but if not by all means just come and check it out!


Convivial Kitchen and Garden

Description: Convivial Kitchen and Garden is an initiative that brings people together to learn new cooking, preparing and preserving skills in a fun and collaborative environment. We show our favorite recipes to share with like-minded folk who are interladlingested in learning to cook healthy, seasonal, delicious, low-cost food. We hold monthly cooking sessions where you come along and learn a new recipe, make the food together and then eat it. We will also make time to share little food tips

How you can get involved: Keep an eye on the Transition Darebin Site for event dates and details.
Contact: Rachel

Transition In the Pub

Description: Transition Towns, meets pizza and beer. Transition in the pub is a monthly event held in a local venue where we showcase new ideas, new projects or just interesting and inspirational accounts of what is going on in our neighborhood. It’s a laid back social affair and always a laugh.

How you can get involved: We’re always looking for people who have stories, interests or skills to present so if you’ve got something that you want to share then let us know. We also need people to organise, publicise and support the events themselves, so if this sound more like your cup of tea then again let us know.

Contact: Paul



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