Supporting the Environment

Rotary shares an interest in protecting our common legacy: the environment.

Rotary Club of Ivanhoe is committed to supporting activities that strengthen the conservation and protection of natural resources, advance ecological sustainability, and foster harmony between communities and the environment.

Listed below are Veggie Swaps and Farmers’ Markets.

For a printable list please click here.

Transition Banyule Network Groups

Our aim is to act as catalyst in building resilient, re-localised, low carbon, thriving communities in response to climate change

Sustainable Macleod

The Macleod community garden is open on Wednesdays 1pm-4pm and Saturdays 1pm-4pm.
You can also find us once a month at the vegie swap in the Rotunda at Macleod Park 11:00am – 12:00pm on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Montmorency Community Group Inc

Dedicated to creating a sustainable and resilient Montmorency. Activities include veggie swap 1st Sunday each month.

Monthly email newsletter.

Email: [email protected]

Transition 3081

Focused on postcode 3081 – Heidelberg West, Heidelberg Heights and Bellfield

Activities include veggie swap 1st Saturday each month, active Facebook page and a monthly community gathering at Johnson Reserve.

For monthly “Grapevine” newsletter email [email protected]


Transition Warringal

Heidelberg & Rosanna

Empowering people to live healthy and happy lives for a sustainable future.

Heidelberg Food Swap: 4th Saturday of the month, 10:00am – 11:00am, St John’s Riverside Community Garden, 1 Burgundy St, Heidelberg


Email: [email protected]


Sustainable Greensborough

Activities to engage with the local community on issues of climate change, sustainable living practices, and the building of community resilience


Email: [email protected]


Sustainable Watsonia

Members are passionate about developing a strong vibrant community working towards zero waste and providing practical ideas to living sustainably.


Sustainable Community Ivanhoe

Links people in Ivanhoe, Bellfield, East Ivanhoe and Eaglemont interested in improving the environment and connection with neighbours.


The Community Grocer

The Community Grocer is a not-for-profit social enterprise that runs fresh produce markets and programs to increase social, economic and physical access to fresh food.

When:              Every Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm

Where:             The Bell Street Mall, Heidelberg West

Cost:                Less than Supermarket prices



BAAG Nursery

When:              3rd Saturday of the month

                        10:00am – 11:00am

Where:             6 Manningham Road, Bulleen

Cost:                Free


Bellfield Community Garden

The Bellfield Community Garden is an accessible sustainable community garden and community gathering space.

Corner Banksia and Oriel Road, Bellfield 3081

[email protected]

Melbourne Farmers Markets

Melbourne Farmers Markets is a not for profit social enterprise dedicated to Victorian food and producers, regional food cultures, seasonal produce, biodiversity, sustainable farming practices and strengthening relationships between the consumer and the producer.

  • All of our markets are proudly accredited by the Victorian Farmers Market Association.

  • Please don’t forget that all of our markets are plastic bag free. So, get in the swing and BYO!

  • BYO coffee cup or mug.

Coburg Farmers Market

When:              Every Saturday

Where:             Coburg Primary School

92 Bell Street Coburg, VIC 3058

Time:                8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost:                Gold coin donation (by card only)

Carlton Farmers Market

When:              1st Saturday of the month

Where:             Carlton North Primary School

Cnr Canning and O’Grady Streets

Carton North, VIC 3054

Time:                8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost:                Gold coin donation (by card only)

Alphington Farmers Market

When:              An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 26, 2021

Where:             Melbourne Innovation Centre

2 Wingrove Street, Alphington, VIC 3078

Time:                9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost:                Gold coin donation (by card only)

Alphington Midweek Farmgate

2 Wingrove Street, Alphington (opposite the train station)

2:00pm – 5:00pm every Thursday

Collingwood Farmers Market

When:              An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day 2nd Saturday of the month, repeating until December 11, 2021

Where:             Collingwood Children’s Farm

18 Heliers St,Abbotsford, VIC 3067

Time:                8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost:                $2.00

Gasworks Farmers Market

When:              3rd Saturday of each month

Where:             Gasworks Arts Park

21 Graham Street, Albert Park, VIC 3206

Time:                8:00 am – 1:00 pm