Look on the Bright Side Box, brightbrewery.com.au/product/look-on-the-bright-side-box/
A collaboration of eight Bright food and beverage producers, Look on the Bright Side Box aims to reach those in locked down areas or unable to visit Bright because of border closures or COVID restrictions. Bespoke and tailored to personal tastes, the box is perfect for those who love flavoursome food, wine and beer. It features products from Bright Brewery, Alpine Cider, Bright Tea Co, Sixpence Coffee, Reed and Co Distillery, Alpine Sauce Co, Mount Buffalo Olives and Bright Wines. Order the box by August 9 for shipping Australia-wide from August 14.
Albury Wodonga Farmers' Market, Gateway Village, Wodonga, Saturday, August 1, 8am to noon
Victorians can stock up at Albury-Wodonga Farmers' Market. NSW residents can tag their foodie mates south of the border on Facebook. There will be seasonal fruit and vegetables, fresh herbs, tomatoes, honey, free-range pork, lamb, kimchi, artisan cheese, bread and pastries, locally-roasted coffee beans, homemade pasta and sauces, pasture-raised free-range eggs, small goods, smoked meats and trout and preserves.
Dymocks Albury, Myer Centrepoint Albury, Olive Street, Albury, or follow them on Facebook
Hugh van Cuylenburg (The Resilience Project) was a primary school teacher volunteering in northern India when he had a life-changing realisation, despite the underprivileged community the children were from, they were remarkably positive. By contrast, back in Australia depression, social anxieties and mental illness were rife.
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Sustainability Workshop, Rutherglen, Sunday, August 2, 1pm to 3pm, tickets: $35
The workshop covers apple cider vinegar, stock, bone broth, fertiliser, conditioner, vanilla essence, fabric softener, rinse aid, window cleaner and how to use glass jars in the freezer, fridge and pantry. For location details and to book visit blairkalivati.com/sustainability-workshop
AFL, Festival of Footy, Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2
A total of 33 matches will be played across 20 consecutive days, as a hectic AFL fixture brought upon by the COVID-19 shutdown period reaches a climax. Adelaide meets North Melbourne at Metricon Stadium at 2.35pm on Saturday to kick off the weekend's action.
Mask-making and shopping, Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2
With masks becoming mandatory in Victoria from Monday, this is your last chance to acquire some. For a quirky take, Australian soprano Claire Lyon has launched The Masque Co, manufacturing fun, eco-friendly face masks while starring in The Phantom of the Opera in South Korea.
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