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Edible Weeds

Learn about seasonal edible weeds that thrive in Melbourne and gain knowledge about plants’ culinary, medicinal and ecological uses

This 2-hr workshop runs on the following dates in 2021:

Saturday 8 May & Sunday 3 October

from $45
1/2 day

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A workshop with a difference. Students will learn about seasonal edible weeds that thrive in Melbourne inner north, gain knowledge about the plant’s culinary, medicinal and ecological uses. This class will also include a demonstration and sampling of prepared edible weeds.

Monique Miller is a generalist. She divides her time between working in conservation and land management, teaching edible weed & fermentation workshops and facilitating the Permaculture Design Course at CERES in Brunswick East. With a background in everything from philosophy to English teaching to working with the homeless, Monique brings her irreverent and humorous style of facilitation to her workshops. She has been teaching edible weeds for more than two years, and started eating weeds in 2014. The journey into eating weeds came from a combined curiosity and a desire to better understand the wild plants that grow everywhere around us: fabulous, amazing, useful “weeds”. Monique is not only passionate about edible weeds, but many other “heritage, permaculture and survival skills” which she sees as important for a low-carbon future, personal wellbeing and reconnection with self and the earth.

What you will learn

  • Identify edible weeds
  • Learn how do use them in your everyday life

What you will get

  • Detailed handouts
  • Samples in class of prepared edible weeds

What to bring

  • Note pad and pen

What to wear

Casual. Appropriate attire for walking around CERES

Appropriate for

Those wanting to learn about edible weeds.

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.