24 08, 2016

B Corp Development Day

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:19+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Events, The Merri, Venue Hire|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 rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. There is a growing community of more than 1,600 Certified B [...]

15 08, 2016

Nigethan’s Infamous Garlic Dahl

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:19+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Community Kitchen, Events, Farm and Food, The Merri|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 Australia, these thrice-weekly feasts (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) create a context in which the chefs are able to share their cuisine [...]

20 04, 2016

Harvest Door Prize Round 2

By | 2016-04-20T03:43:47+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Remember CERES Harvest Festival last month? Well some of y'all didn't claim your door prizes! We have re-drawn 10 tickets. If your ticket is listed below and you are the first to contact us, you have the choice of a RACV resort voucher worth $500 or an ecostore bag of goodies! Get in! Tickets with a chance [...]

2 04, 2016

Jossandria and Oscar Get Married

By | 2017-01-18T11:17:30+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Around Site, Events, Venue Hire|0 Comments

Jossandria and Oscar decided to have a bilingual ceremony in the Amphitheatre in the cultural village, followed by a fun reception in the Village Pavilion, where they set up a photo booth, giant Jenga and other games. The wedding was a perfect mix of elegant style in the Pavilion with a fun and rustic charm outside. And [...]

1 04, 2016

Joanna and Hayden Get Married

By | 2017-01-18T11:25:21+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Around Site, Events, Venue Hire|0 Comments

What a fun wedding. On this occasion, the bride and groom wanted to try something different and requested that we drive them onto the Village Green for their ceremony in our "Cushman", the little electric buggy that we normally use for carting plants, equipment and compost around the park! As part of the photo shoot, [...]

22 03, 2016

Harvest Door Prize Winners

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:23+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Below is the list of Harvest Door Prize winning ticket numbers. Winning ticket holders need to contact us on ceres@ceres.org.au or 9389 0100 before 5pm on Tuesday 5th April 2016. If any prizes are not claimed by this date, we will re-draw for unclaimed prizes on Tuesday 12th April. Thanks to all who came along [...]

15 03, 2016

CERES Harvest Festival – peace, prosperity & and eBay goddess

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:23+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Victorian state coat of arms A few weeks ago in a newsletter I was digressing about the joy of discovering the cornucopia that's depicted on our very own Victorian coat of arms. Seemingly mundane at first glance, on closer examination I was struck by its offbeat imagery; a  kangaroo levitating in a lavishly decorated medieval jousting helmet while two toga-clad [...]

3 12, 2015

The Story of the Sacred Kingfisher

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:25+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Around Site, Events|0 Comments

Cultivation – cherishing the ground – involves sacred address as much as it does the regime of hoe and plow. --  Freya Matthews Last week I had the honour of helping carry our gorgeous Sacred Kingfisher puppet through the centre of Melbourne for the People's Climate March attended by 60,000 people. In the crowd I [...]