CERES Environment Park Blog

2209, 2016

Success at International Higher Education Awards

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: CERES Global, CERES Global India|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The biggest congratulations to, Dr Jason Sargent, our friend and partner who we work with in delivering the IT for Social impact Trips to India, and who has achieved global success at this year’s QS International [...]

609, 2016

CERES Community Environment Park – finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2016

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: CERES Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We are excited to announce that CERES Community Environment Park has been selected as a finalist in the Education category for this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards for our program CERES Education and Training: Teaching all [...]

3108, 2016

A day in the life of a volunteer

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: Around Site|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

By Kelum Wijewardena (Corporate Volunteer with NAB) The sun was out in a cloudless sky as we made our way towards Brunswick, we were all meeting up for a group volunteer day at the CERES Community [...]

2408, 2016

B Corp Development Day

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Events, The Merri, Venue Hire|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Van Raay meeting rooms at CERES were recently home to the first ever B Lab Australia & New Zealand Leadership Development Day. B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab, to meet [...]

2408, 2016

A case for funding Sustainability Coordinators in schools

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: CERES Education, CERES Outreach, Sustainable Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Schools can be well placed to provide a learning environment for educating the next generation of sustainable leaders. What sustainability looks like at each school is of differing kinds and degrees but based on the [...]

1608, 2016

Seeds for Spring

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Nursery, Nursery Advice|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We've changed over our seed boards in anticipation of spring planting! Now, don't be too hasty, some of these seeds will still need to be germinated inside or in a mini-hothouse (or a maxi-hothouse if [...]

1508, 2016

Nigethan’s Infamous Garlic Dahl

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Community Kitchen, Events, Farm and Food, The Merri|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A Cooking Demonstration by Tamil Feasts chef, Nigethan Siththirasegaram. Tamil Feasts is a social enterprise that serves up traditional Sri Lankan fare at CERES Community Environment Park. Prepared by Tamil men currently seeking asylum in [...]

908, 2016

Choosing a new hot water system

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Around Site, Energy|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The solar hot water system on the Eco House isn’t working and we are now using gas to heat the water which is not what we want to be demonstrating! The current system was installed long [...]

808, 2016

Put that drumstick down and let’s veg out

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: CERES Outreach|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Food is a really big part of my life, as I assume it is for most people. Some would even consider me a ‘foodie’. About 5 years ago, I made the decision to become vegetarian. [...]

308, 2016

Living on Country in Arnhem Land

By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: CERES Global, CERES Global Arnhem Land|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

This poem was written by Darcy Neave, a participant on the CERES Global Arnhem Land Living on Country Workshop. There is magic in this place In this Faraway Land, Where the sun burns hot In [...]