Category Archives: Food Produce Swap

Fawkner Community House celebrating 10th Anniversary

Fawkner Community House is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this Saturday, 26 November, with an Open Day. There will be free food and activities for children and adults, including henna painting, craft activities, singing, gardening activities. We will be having a food swap as well, so come along and say hello (and bring any spare produce you may have)

Details are:
Fawkner Community House Open Day
Saturday 26th November
at Fawkner Community House
79 Jukes Rd, Fawkner

Fawkner Community House website

Also, at Sustainable Fawkner’s next regular food swap on the 10th of December, we are having a garage sale fund raiser at the same time, so if you have any stuff you are no longer using and want to donate it, that would be great. And help on the day would be great too -setting up, buying stuff, helping with packing up and finding homes for the unsold items, etc.

Fawkner Festa 2-6 November 2011

Fawkner Festa - bringing arts and culture to the streets

The annual Fawkner Festival has changed from being a one day event to more low key but varied activities and events spread over 5 days at various locations around Fawkner including the Bonwick Street and Major Road shopping precincts, the Fawkner Library and the new skatepark. Events start on Wednesday 2 November and finish on Sunday 6th November.

Come and meet us at Bonwick Street on Saturday or come along to our presentation of the film Economics of Happiness on Saturday evening.

Saturday November 5 Bonwick street 11am – 2pm

Join Sustainaible Fawkner, Zero Carbon Moreland and many other groups and activities in Bonwick Street shopping precinct on Saturday 5th Novemmber 11am – 2pm.

Includes Circus Spot playground, Kerbside Keve and Madame Russlyn Bagg, The Biscuit Readings, Team Taekwondo, Surprise Installations by the Anti Racism Action Band (A.R.A.B.), FREE Face Painting, Bicycle Decorating Workshop, Chalk Art, Keeping the Beat inclusive percussion session, and music from Moreland City Band.

Bring along spare fruit and veggies from your garden to share at the Sustainable Fawkner food swap, sustainable mini market and gardening activities.

Saturday November 5 at 7 pm: Film screening
The Economics of Happiness

Join Sustainable Fawkner in watching this film. Watch the movie trailer.
Location: Fawkner Community House, 77-79 Jukes Road, Fawkner (Melway ref: 17 J1)
Cost: Gold coin donation. Bookings essential.
Bookings: 9357 4631 or
Enjoy the film screening followed by a short discussion and supper.

Other interesting events include:

Wildflower Wander

When: Saturday 5 November 10 am – 1 pm
Location: Bababi Djinanang (Jukes Road Grassland Reserve), eastern end of Jukes Road, Merri Creek Parklands (Melway ref: 18 A2)
Free sausage sizzle and guided walks through the Wildflower Grassland. The ‘Volcano Dreaming’, a spectacular environmental panorama combining 3000 photos of grassland flora and fauna will be on display.
Presented by Merri Creek Management Committee and Moreland City Council

See the full program at Fawkner Festa at Moreland City Council. You can also download the program in PDF format from the council website.

April Food produce swap

Our April Food produce swap is approaching fast. Bring along your excess vegetables and fruit for swapping or come along to share your gardening tips and recipes.Or just come along for a chat.

  • When: 10am to noon Saturday April 9
  • Where: CB Smith Reserve, outside the Fawkner swimming pool, Jukes Road.

First Fawkner Food Swap

Photo of the first Fawkner food swap in June 2010