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27 04, 2018

Down on Joe Sgro’s farm

By | 2018-04-27T12:42:22+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Organic Market & Grocery|0 Comments

Emma from CERES Grocery headed off to Foothills Organics to visit all those delicious greens which are weighing down our shelves this time of year. Loads of fun was had earlier this week riding around in the back of Joe Sgro's mini 4WD ute while he gave us a tour of Foothills Organics farm. Awesome to see growing in [...]

15 01, 2018

Unlearning in India — Day 1 & 2: The Dharavi Community and Shikshantar People’s Institute For Re-Thinking Education and Development

By | 2018-02-05T07:43:41+00:00 January 15th, 2018|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

Guest Post by Dr Ben Habib From 2nd-12th December 2017 I co-facilitated a CERES Global tour to India, themed around sustainable development, permanent culture and un-learning. My focus for the tour was to collect data for my research project on permaculture as a transnational social movement and to learn more about alternative education models as a [...]

8 11, 2017

Strategic Spatial Framework – The Owl Plan

By | 2017-11-08T14:32:07+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Around Site, Board Updates|0 Comments

Help CERES plan for flexibility CERES Community Park in East Brunswick covers 4 hectares and is packed with activities, users and structures. To guide its evolution in a manner that best uses our finite space and avoids constraining future opportunities as activities thrive or change, there is need for a guiding plan for the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

29 08, 2017

Energy Education in Action – A Tour with Tom

By | 2017-08-29T10:54:32+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Energy|0 Comments

By Luke Wakeling CERES Science Communications Intern Tom Lang loves science. He’s the leader of the CERES energy education program and is tasked with educating the hordes of inquisitive children which flock to the East Brunswick sustainability park. Tom’s passion is infectious and knowledge is deep. He holds a Masters in Science Communication and [...]

15 08, 2017

Super Volunteers

By | 2017-08-29T10:54:51+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Around Site|0 Comments

For the first time since hosting corporate volunteers at CERES, two people – Marta and Jon from NAB, volunteered on two consecutive weeks. ‘We wanted to use our two volunteer days this year as an opportunity for our team to get together and do something useful for the community', says Marta. 'We thought that [...]

6 06, 2017

Working to reduce base load power demand

By | 2017-06-06T15:30:44+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Around Site, Energy|0 Comments

The energy audit funded by Sustainability Victoria is well on its way. http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/services-and-advice/business/energy-and-materials-efficiency-for-business/boosting-productivity/energy-assessment-grants The auditors visited us today to check on preliminary findings and to look at thermal leakage of our many refrigeration units. You can see the thermal camera being used in the Grocery cool room located in the turnaround. Information about the [...]

6 06, 2017

Cretan Brotherhood – New Entrance

By | 2017-06-06T15:34:40+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Around Site|0 Comments

BIG BEN - Blazing trails, no matter where he goes! On the morning of May 4 2017, even before the site team had completed the final sweep of the path, our very own Ben Walta made the initial steps over the threshold of the long awaited new entry to the Cretan Brotherhood (CERES overflow) [...]