Edible Weeds

Learn about the seasonal edible weeds that thrive in Melbourne and explore these plants’ culinary, medicinal and ecological uses.

Person gardening edible weeds

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

Course details

Sun 5th Feb or
10am – 12pm

Sun 2nd Apr or
10am – 12pm

Sat 10th Jun or
10am – 12pm

Sun 3rd Sept or
10am – 12pm

Sun 29th Oct
10am – 12pm

CERES Brunswick, corner of Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Victoria

Concession available

Lauren Mueller has worked for a number of years in bush regeneration, is part of a gardening co-operative and is studying western herbal medicine. Through these experiences she has developed the skills and knowledge to identify which weeds around Melbourne can be used both for culinary and medicinal purposes.

What will I learn?

  • How to identify edible weeds
  • How do use edible weeds in your everyday life

What will I take away?

  • Detailed handouts
  • Samples in class of prepared edible weeds

What should I bring?

  • Notepad and pen

What should I wear?

  • Casual attire appropriate for walking around CERES

Terms and conditions

Our booking and refund policies, concession pricing information, FAQs, as well as other general terms and conditions can be viewed here.

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