Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival 2018

Event Details

For over a decade Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival has celebrated the importance of food in our community, tapping into the traditions and sustainable food practices of the culturally rich residents of Melbourne’s inner north. Whether you want to sample local creations, expand your cooking repertoire, brew your own beer or make your own kombucha, you will find something to suit your tastes. The program is book-ended by two wonderful markets showcasing our ingenious creators and Indigenous culture. Download the full program here.

For more information on entering the DAREBIN BAKE OFF competition (sponges, cookies, biscuits, scones), click here

For more information on entering the MEET THE MAKERS competition (wines, beer, passata, ajvar, preserved vegetables and olives), click here


Zach Green Events

Bush tucker comes to Darebin with chef Zach Green. Zach has partnered with Homemade this year to curate two exciting and unique events that celebrate the history and voice of Indigenous people through shared stories, culture and food.
Saturday June 2 & Sunday June 3. Click for tickets and more info.


Meet the Makers & Homemade Marketplace

This brand new event will transform Northcote Town Hall Civic Square in to a bustling market featuring local craft beer brewers, wine and spirits hand selected by Thornbury’s Carwyn Cellars, a carefully selected range of locally made food and produce, information stalls, coffee, music and more. Free cooking demonstrations include Thai street food, raspberry wine making, Spätzle and salami.
Saturday May 26. Click for entry forms and more info.


Local Legends

Meet some Local Legends, with three events hosted by Darebin residents who have helped shape our vibrant local food scene.
Tuesday May 29 – Thursday May 31. Click for tickets and more info.

Workshops & Demonstrations

The Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival workshops and demonstrations program spans a broad gamut of gastronomy. From kombucha to kimchi, momos to tacos, raspberry wine to olives in brine, Glaswegian cuisine to eating green and clean – there are over twenty masterclasses, seminars and workshop to literally sink your teeth into!
Saturday May 26 – Sunday June 2. Click for tickets and more info.

Thanks to our fabulous supporters:


26 May - 3 June, 2018

Darebin City Council
274 Gower St, Preston Victoria 3072

Phone: (03) 8470 8888
Fax: (03) 8470 8888