8 10, 2017

CERES in October – How does my visit support enviro ed?

By | 2018-03-08T15:31:57+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

When you buy your turmeric latte at the Merri Table or a new houseplant from the Nursery, or some bulk steel cut oats from the Grocery, the staff there will tell you that they are a social enterprise, and that any profits raised from the business help support environmental education at CERES. What does [...]

4 10, 2017

CERES is a finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2017

By | 2017-10-04T14:51:44+00:00 October 4th, 2017|CERES Courses, CERES Education|0 Comments

Media release 13 September 2017 CERES announced as finalist in 2017 Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards CERES has been announced as a finalist in the Education category for this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards for their Sustainability and Alternative Pathways program. The interim Chief Executive of Sustainability Victoria, Stephanie Ziersch, praised the team for their creative [...]

3 10, 2017

Out With The Old & In With The New

By | 2017-11-01T12:45:46+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Around Site, Energy|0 Comments

The ATA office, known now as the Dig office, is being renovated. Here is Simon Harvey, an early member of the ATA, who volunteered his time to design the original building all of those years ago. Standing next to him is Mark Romei who has designed the renovation of the building. Simon told us [...]

19 09, 2017

Community Connections – Introducing The Rhythm Tree

By | 2017-09-25T17:29:03+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Venue Hire|0 Comments

Our community includes a range of independent organisations running their own programs, events and workshops on a regular basis in various venues across our park on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. This month we would like to introduce Gillian Lee, founder of The Rhythm Tree. Please introduce yourself. What do you do? My [...]

18 09, 2017

Lessons From Samoa

By | 2017-09-18T14:10:40+00:00 September 18th, 2017|CERES Global, Samoa|0 Comments

My name is Milind Gowdanakunte, I recently embarked on a journey to Samoa. I was given this opportunity through the CERES Global partnership with the university of Swinburne where I study Robotics and Mechatronic Engineering, with a double degree in business. My hope is to one day establish my own business that develops artificial intelligence.  As [...]

14 09, 2017

Ecohouse Does Sustainable House Day

By | 2017-09-14T14:24:29+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Energy|0 Comments

By Luke Wakeling, CERES Science Communications Intern On Sunday the 17th of September 2017, Australia celebrates Sustainable House Day. The CERES EcoHouse will again be part of this day, between 11am and 3pm, with support from Moreland Energy Foundation (MEFL) staff. Our homes shape our habits, and on this day we recognise the important [...]

11 09, 2017

Faafetai to Samoa

By | 2017-10-03T14:03:10+00:00 September 11th, 2017|CERES Global, Samoa|0 Comments

Author - Finola Lynch, CERES Global participant July 2017 The email arrived one week out from exams, the letter head read ‘Industry Study Tour Samoa, Winter Term 2017’, the offer? An opportunity to participate in industry based learning and add to my degree, that was if I could apply in time for the looming [...]

5 09, 2017

Case Study on Home Energy Efficiency

By | 2017-09-05T17:38:34+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Around Site, Energy|0 Comments

Guest blog by Lucy Best from Positive Charge David Gordon and his partner were keen to reduce their power bills and improve their environmental impact. Installing solar was high on their list of priority actions but they also understood that finding ways to keep their electricity usage down was going to improve the impact [...]