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Harvest returns to Eastland on 25 March
Ringwood's Eastland is partnering up with the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival to bring back Harveast on Sunday, March 25 and while there'll be plenty for adults to enjoy, this year, the one-day event is offering quite a bit of family-friendly activities too.
:Thought the Melbourne Food and Wine Fest was just for adults? Think again! There's plenty for adults (and especially kids) at Harveast. Image:Simon Shiff
Running from 10am until 8pm, Harveast is a massive one-day food and wine event with a 50 stall producer market showcasing producers and wineries from Yarra Valley and surrounds, Masterclasses with Melbourneís top chefs, live entertainment and plenty of kids activities.
In particular, kid's will love performances by children's entertainer Justine Clarke of Playschool for the last 19 years and live action TV program, The Justine Clarke Show.
Kids can also roll up their sleeves for the Junior Huxtaburger Masterclasses. Here kids can take part in learning how to make Melbourneís best burgers in mini masterclasses.
: Kids will love rolling up their sleeves for the workshops and materclasses designed just for them. Image: Simon Shiff
The Little Garden Patch allows kids to find their green thumb with workshops on seedlings, soil and sprouts in this large activation. There will be lots of wholesome activities to keep them entertained.
There's cooking classes with Martyna Angell who will be teaching kids to create wholesome, delicious snacks like Arancini Chia Seed balls and Hot Cross Bun Truffles
Eastland is located at 175 Maroondah Highway Ringwood and childrens performances and workshops will be held in Ringwood Town Square (located opposite Ringwood Train Station and bus interchange). Entry is free, but pre-booking is required for masterclasses.