We're not sure what the nuns of the Abbotsford Convent would have made of the sweet, sweet yeasty smell of the Abbotsford Brewery (later the Carlton United Brewery), but for us they're both drawcards, as are the other indie breweries in the area. Don't forget to hit Victoria Street and have a bowl of pho when you go.
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The Abbotsford Convent
Once known as the Convent of the Good Shepherd, the Convent provided refuge for vulnerable women, children and orphans. Nowadays, the convent building and...
The Lactic Factory
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What's on in Abbotsford
Slow Food Melbourne Farmers' Market
Beneath the grey spires of the historic Abbotsford Convent is a market that champions an era when you know the farmer who grew your potatoes, and when...
Head along to the rolling green hills and gothic spires of the Abbotsford Convent to search for locally made arts and crafts
Collingwood Children's Farm Farmers' Market
Set in the pastoral oasis that is the Collingwood Children's Farm and open the second Saturday of each month, this gourmand's paradise offers a fleeting...
Shirt and Skirt Market
Sunday is funday at the Shirt and Skirt Market every month