Green living events

Our program of free workshops and events for adults and children will help you live green all year long.

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When  Event Where

Saturday, 20 October,

9am - 10am

10am - 11am

Bird Walk and Talk

Celebrate National Bird week by joining us for a walk along Steele Creek with bird expert, Lindall Kidd from Birdlife Australia, to learn all about the beautiful birds we have right here in Moonee Valley.

This will be an easy 45 minute walk suitable for adults and children with time for questions.

Register for Session 1, 9am - 10am

Register for Session 2, 10am - 11am

Spring Gully Reserve

Keilor Rd, Niddrie

Monday, 5 November,


Sustainable Christmas Table 

Wow your guests with an ethical celebration as co-founder of Sustainable Table, Cassie Duncan, covers everything from ethical menus, to unconventional trees, and avoiding waste.


Sam Merrifield Library

762 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Wednesday, 14 November,


Preserving for beginners

Learn basic preserving techniques to make and decorate jars of tasty preserves you can gift at Christmas or keep for yourself!


Flemington Community Centre

25 Mount Alexander Road, Flemington

Thursday 15 November, 4pm-5pm

Beginners Guide to Edible School Garden

Learn the basics of setting up edible school gardens.

The workshop will cover:

  • The benefits of wicking garden beds for schools
  • Seasonal planting information
  • Materials you will need
  • Ways to involve the students and school community
  • Take home resources

This workshop will be run by Karen Sutherland of Edible Eden Garden Design. Karen is a garden designer with 25 years experience in edible gardening, including school projects.

A great workshop for educators and school parents wanting to start new or reinvigorate a school garden.


Avondale Heights Community Garden

2-22 River Drive, Avondale Heights.


Friday 16 November

12:30pm - 2pm

Declutter for a simpler life without costing the earth - The 10 R's

How much money and time do you waste buying things only to find you already have it?

An organised homes saves time, space, money and helps reduce our carbon footprint.

Eco Organiser, Tanya Lewis, will show you how to organise, declutter and reduce waste to live the life you want with a focus on how to survive the clutter of Christmas.


Sam Merrifield Library

762 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds


Sunday 25 November

11:15am session 1

12:30pm session 2

Fruit Trees for Backyard

Come to this free workshop as part of the Avondale Heights Community Garden open day.

Learn all about suitable fruit trees for urban yards and how to look after them to get the best produce possible.

This workshop will be presented by permaculture experts from the Very Edible Garden team.

Register for session 1

Register for session 2

Avondale Heights Community Garden.

2-22 River Drive, Avondale Heights

Last updated: Friday, 9 November 2018, 3:52 AM