Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Next MFGN Social Thursday 2nd Nov 6pm (Peppertree Place)

Mark your diaries now and come along to our next Moreland Food Gardens Network Social.
Spread the word. All welcome! Not just for people from Moreland but anywhere.

What's it all about?A chance for us to hang out, catch up with (or meet) each other socially, chat about what's been happening, meet others interested in food systems, local food, urban ag etc.

This time we'll have Lee Tozzi (Moreland's Food System Officer) coming along to meet everyone and talk about what we're doing as well as what she's doing in the new role with Moreland.

If you haven't been to a social for ages - or never - see if you can squeeze it in! I hope we can drag lots of you out. We've had a breakthrough year! 

Thursday 2nd November from 6pm (venue TBC - I'll try to get the Coburg Community House)

Peppertree Place (512 Sydney Rd)

What to bring?
Something shareable to eat and drink

Please RSVP so we know we have enough room and in case of venue changes.

Monday, October 2, 2017

SEEDs Communal Garden Fundraiser

Part of the 'Garage Sale Trail', SEEDs annual 'Rummage Sale' Fundraiser! Come and support the garden by buying pre loved treasures! Rummage through a giant garage sale donated by our community.

Eat a sizzling sausage or sweet corn on the cob, followed by a baked good and coffee from Vagabond Coffee van. We have also been working hard making homemade goodies-seedlings, beeswax wraps, painted pots, gardener's hand cream and more.

Or just come and check out the garden and enjoy some live music on the grass.
Hope to see you there and that the sun will be shining!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Wellness Series by Rasha Tayeh

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To welcome the warmer months, nutritionist Rasha Tayeh is launching The Wellness Series, which include four 1-hour workshops discussing practical ways to nourish the mind & body through nutrition, herbalism & mindfulness.

Workshop 1: Cleansing & Mindful Eating on Sat 14th Oct 2017. The first instalment will discuss ways to cleanse & reenergise the body & support the immune system in time for the warmer months.

Workshop 2: Food & Mood on Sat 11th Nov 2017. The second instalment will discuss ways to use food as medicine to promote mental health. Learn about foods & herbs that can support us through anxiety, depression or to generally lift the mood & support mental health & wellbeing.

Workshop 3: Food & Women’s Health on Sat 18th Nov 2017. This third instalment will discuss how foods & herbs can support women’s health; including fertility, regulating menstrual/moon cycles, and ways to relieve symptoms of PMT & endometriosis.

Workshop 4: Healing the Gut on Sat 2nd Dec 2017. The fourth & last instalment will discuss how we can heal the gut through food & fermentation with a practical introduction to Komboocha making.

You can book one workshop for $35 or ALL four workshops for $120.
Each workshop runs from 11am – 12pm & is limited to 20 spaces.

For bookings visit:
For more information visit

If you have any questions please contact rasha.tayeh[at]gmail[dot]com

Rasha Tayeh is a holistic nutritionist, researcher & artist. She is also the cofounder of the Moreland Food Gardens Network.  Her practice is inspired by the seasons & ways in which we can enhance connections with our bodies, our communities & with nature. She combines principles of nutrition & herbalism in her wellness workshops. Rasha is a registered nutritionist with experience working in private practice, community health and academia. As an artist, she has exhibited nationally & internationally at various galleries including the Australian Centre for the Moving Image & the National Gallery of Victoria. For more visit
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