What's On

   

Fed Square Harvest: The Artichoke

Posted by

<
>

July 29, 2012
10:00 amto4:00 pm
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Artichokes – the ugly and abstruse ‘beard’ of the perennial thistle plant, formally known as Cynara Cardunculus…a name which, in my mind, conjures thoughts of some sort of nasty fungal disease. Sounds appetising? Makes you want to dash down to the markets and return with a hefty pile of ‘chokes? No, didn’t think so.

But someone down at Federation Square must have a serious fondness for this underrated vegetable because they have taken it upon themselves to sex-up the artichoke’s image with an entire festival in its honour. Fed Square Harvest: The Artichoke will take place on Sunday 29 July and will encompass cooking demos, a pop-up artichoke garden, workshops and roving performers. Artichokes will also appear as the produce du jour in at many of the Fed Square restaurants throughout the weekend.

If you still aren’t sold, consider this: thanks to their positive effects on the liver, many people swear by artichokes as a hangover treatment. So when you wake on Sunday morning in a world of pain and regret, forget hair of the dog and remember the vegetables with spiny buds that hide a tender heart…

WHEN: Sunday 29 July, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Federation Square, corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets, Melbourne
WEB: fedsquare.com/events/fed-square-harvest-the-artichoke/


Art & Design

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2016/05/12/henry-talbot-1960s-fashion-at-the-ngv/

Henry Talbot: 1960s fashion at the NGV

If your eye tends to be drawn to the finer things in life, then you'll be captivated by Henry Talbot's 1960s fashion photography exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2016/05/05/melbourne-art-book-fair-2016/

Melbourne Art Book Fair 2016

Writers, publishers and book lovers alike flooded the walls of the National Gallery of Victoria over the weekend for the Melbourne Art Book Fair.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2016/04/28/andy-matthews-and-matt-stewart-logistical-nightmare/

Andy Matthews and Matt Stewart – Logistical Nightmare

Milk Bar Mag chatted to comedy duo Andy Matthews and Matt Stewart about Logistical Nightmare, their show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and the other happenings in their lives.

Uncategorized

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2012/10/17/guerrilla-gameshow-the-grace-darling/

Guerrilla Gameshow @ The Grace Darling

The Guerrilla Gameshow is on again, this time with a vintage Halloween theme!

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2012/08/29/the-black-exhibition/

The Black Exhibition

Self-taught artist tohm has dedicated his second exhibition to nothing but the colour black. A dark event indeed.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2012/08/06/helicopter-at-mtc/

Helicopter at MTC

The MTC's latest challenges the perception of war in modern suburbia through two very different families.