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2507, 2016

Homegrown asparagus anyone?

By |July 25th, 2016|Categories: Nursery, Nursery Advice|0 Comments

   If you’ve got the space for an asparagus patch you should definitely consider planting this amazing perennial vegetable. In the first few years it’s recommended to resist harvesting all but a few spears, but [...]

1307, 2016

What do wetlands and seaweed farming have in common?

By |July 13th, 2016|Categories: CERES Education, CERES Outreach|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Eco solutions Naturally occurring biological, chemical or physical processes have mitigated or deferred global warming for millions of years by accumulating and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere in the process known as carbon sequestration. [...]

1207, 2016

Seed Potato Time!

By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: Nursery, Nursery Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our seed potatoes have arrived and are flying out the door! This year we have Desiree, Dutch Cream, King Edward, Kipfler, Nicola, Royal Blue, Russet Burbank, Sebago and Spunta. See below for growing information and [...]

607, 2016

Bike Shed Consultation

By |July 6th, 2016|Categories: Around Site|Tags: , |79 Comments

Proposed Bike Shed Expansion - Feedback requested PROJECT DESCRIPTION       SUMMARY POINTS: The Bike Shed at CERES has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Right now we have to turn away [...]

2306, 2016

Taruka’s Story

By |June 23rd, 2016|Categories: CERES Education, Food Producer Incubator|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Taruka was born in West Sri Lanka in a region called Negombo. When he was 5 years old his father came to Australia as a refugee. He was a photographer and had sensitive photos of [...]

2405, 2016

Edible Gardens

By |May 24th, 2016|Categories: Community Groups|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Ed Lagzdin has been involved with the LETS community at CERES for many years. He recently contributed this article to a local paper and it has some great info about edible gardens. It's essentially a [...]

2305, 2016

Bare-root Strawberry Runners

By |May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Nursery, Nursery Advice|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Our bare-root strawberry runners have arrived in the nursery! Winter is the best time to get strawberry runners in to have them established and ready to fruit in the summertime, and planting runners is the [...]

1005, 2016

Yenny’s story: CERES Food Producer Incubator Program

By |May 10th, 2016|Categories: CERES Education, Food Producer Incubator, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviewed on Thursday the 21st of April 2016 Yenny comes from a small town called Bandung 3 hours from the capital of Jakarta in Indonesia. She came to Australia in 2007 for love. Her Husband [...]

1005, 2016

CERES Food Producer Incubator Program

By |May 10th, 2016|Categories: CERES Education, Food Producer Incubator|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

CERES Education and Training have launched a new training program called The Food Producer Incubator, offering multi-layered expertise, training and support to people from migrant backgrounds interested in food and selling the food they make. The [...]

905, 2016

Top Educators honoured by Environment Education Victoria

By |May 9th, 2016|Categories: CERES Outreach, Sustainable Schools|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Four outstanding educators have been recognised for their exemplary contribution in the Environmental Educator of the Year Awards from Environment Education Victoria (EEV). EEV is the professional association for environmental and sustainability educators in Victoria. [...]