Thursday, January 10, 2019

3000acres and Open Gardens Victoria invite you to food gardening tours and workshops this summer!

3000acres and Open Gardens Victoria are holding a range of exciting food gardening tours and workshops in Moreland and Darebin this summer! Get inspired to grow your own food and meet like minded food gardening enthusiasts at tours and workshops which cover everything from permaculture, keeping quails, bee hotels, productive rental gardens, fruit tree care and maintenance, gardening with kids, seed saving and preserving your summer produce.

Bookings essential – hurry these will sell out fast!


Moreland events:
Darebin events:

Growing Food micro-Enterprise - with Devita Davison, Food Lab Detroit

Are you a current or aspiring food entrepreneur or micro enterprise? Or a small food business interested in being part of a sustainable local food economy which enhances the health and wellbeing of communities?





You are invited to an interactive workshop, cohosted by Moreland City Council and Sustain: The Australian Food Network, featuring Devita Davison,, Executive Director of FoodLab Detroit, telling the inspiring story of the good food movement in Detroit, and the push to build a vibrant food economy in the wake of the decline of the automobile and other manufacturing industries.

She will share the case studies of diverse groups of local entrepreneurs, the skills and confidence they've developed through the Foodlab Detroit program, and how they have gone on to establish food businesses and grow a more equitable food supply which honours identity and culture.

FoodLab is a membership-based non-profit organisation with a vision to cultivate, connect and catalyze, to use food as an economic engine, to form a supportive community of entrepreneurs and to make good food a reality for all Detroiters.

Event Details:

Thursday 7 February, 6 – 8pm
Glenroy Public Hall
5a Cromwell Street, Glenroy
Free event but registrations essential - book here

Light refreshments will be served

About Foodlab Detroit 

FoodLab is a membership-based non-profit organisation with a vision to cultivate, connect and catalyze, to use food as an economic engine, to form a supportive community of entrepreneurs and to make good food a reality for all Detroiters.

Devita's TED interview outlines her approach and experience supporting local food business incubation and entrepreneurs

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

RetroSuburbia : Action, resilience & future visions

Come and join us for an engaging conversation with permaculture co-originator, David Holmgren.

At this event, Holmgren will advance permaculture ideas as a creative framework for applying vital retrofits to our homes, gardens and, most fundamentally, our behaviours. In particular, he will highlight the importance of household food growing and shared neighbourhood activity in our everyday lives.

Holmgren will participate in an open panel discussion with special quest Kat Laver, local permaculturist. There will also be a Q & A session with the audience.

Sunday 21 October 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $20 Full/$15 CERES Member or concession

Bookings essential. Grab yourself a ticket here:

Location: 
CERES Community Environment Park
Van Raay Meeting Room 1
Cnr Roberts and Stewart Street, East Brunswick, VIC 3057

This event is proudly supported by CERES and Moreland City Council.


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